Parenting made simple and easy. Introduction: Our spouse and children are one of life’s blessings given to us by God. God has a plan and purpose for every individual, every family, and every child that is born. Today I want to speak on effective parenting. GOD’S PLAN FOR THE FAMILY See what God spoke to Abraham regarding his children. Genesis 18:18-19 18 Abraham will surely become a great and powerful nation, and all nations on earth will be blessed through him. 19 For I have Continue reading →

Biblical Marriage

Summary: Biblical Marriage is a sermon preached in a marriage ceremony.  Today _________ and _________  are entering into wedlock. Well they have been waiting for this moment for a long time. However, I want to give you some inputs from God’s word as they are getting ready for the greatest moment of their lives. Marriage Humour 1. Biblical Marriage Manual: The Holy Bible. The Bible is God’s manual for marriage. Matthew 5:24-25 24“Therefore everyone who hears these words of mine and puts them into practice is like a Continue reading →

Secret to a Happy Home!

Points Covered: Five secrets to a build happy home. Do you see your home as an oasis of comfort and joy or do you feel it as a battle zone? You don’t know when the next tension is arising? Do you know most of the time people search for happiness outside the home? Now you can never be happy anywhere in the world, if you are not happy at home. The happiness of a country, happiness of a church, and the happiness of an individual Continue reading →

Prioritize your Marriage.

Points Covered: A sermon on how a husband and wife can fulfill their God given roles within a family and enjoy the joy of marriage. Prioritize your marriage. Prioritize your life complete series. Joke: Attending a wedding for the first time, a little girl whispered to her mother, “Why is the bride wearing white?” Her mother said, “Because white is the color of happiness, and today is the happiest day of her life!” The little girl thought about this for a minute, then asked, “Why Continue reading →

Prioritize your parenting.

Points Covered: How to be a godly parent? How to bring children up in the fear of the Lord? Roles of children and parents within a godly family. Prioritize your parenting. Complete series on Prioritizing your life.  Illustration: The story of two paddleboats. They left Memphis about the same time, traveling down the Mississippi River to New Orleans. As they traveled side by side, sailors from one vessel made a few remarks about the snail’s pace of the other. Words were exchanged. Challenges were made. Continue reading →

Maximize Your Relationships. Ephesians 5:18-33

Points Covered: Marriage, husband and wife relationship, submission, sacrifice, love  in family. Illustration: A couple was celebrating their golden wedding anniversary. The husband was asked the secret to their successful marriage. He said, “I grew up in an orphanage, never received a father’s or mother’s love, never witnessing how a husband was to love a wife, or any healthy family relationships. I had to work hard for everything I had. I was hesitant to commit to someone until Sarah asked me to marry her. I Continue reading →

Hand in Hand.

Points covered: Three simple ways you can build a strong family. Introduction: Man is a social being and we always want to belong, want to relate to each other. One of the primary places for man’s sense of security is his family, a place where the husband, wife and children walk hand in hand. Don’t you think often times family is where there is a lot of conflict today? God created family and yet there are no prefect families. In fact if you look at Continue reading →

God and Family

George Bernard Shaw, “A happy family is but an earlier heaven.” Introduction: There’s no place like home when it is happy and healthy. The devil’s plan for family is to make life miserable and destroy people by splitting families. God’s plan for family is to help us build a happy and a sustainable relationship which can be our strength, a fortress in this world. Proverbs 14:26 Whoever fears the Lord has a secure fortress, and for their children it will be a refuge. Most of Continue reading →

Building a strong family

Speaker: Rev. Shine Thomas Introduction: We are living in times where the institution of family is under great attack. Demands at work, school, busy schedules, stress etc are pressures pulling families apart these days. At the end of everything we compromise on family time. On the other hand, Satan has made many families a conflict zone but God wants us to have peaceful dwellings of joy. I want to give you some things strong families have in common. Isaiah 32:18 My people will live in peaceful dwelling Continue reading →

In harmony or not?

Speaker: Rev. Shine Thomas Joke: A little girl was punished for some act of disobedience. Her mom and dad decide that her punishment will be for her to eat dinner alone in the corner of the dining table, while the rest of them would sit on the other side of the table. As they sat down to eat that night the family paid no attention to her until they heard her pray: “I thank Thee, Lord, for preparing a table before me in the presence of my Continue reading →