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Covenant and family life

The baptismal promise that Christian parents make is just one of a handful of vows that a believer may take in his or her lifetime. The fact that this vow is taken is a testimony to the importance that believers place on the godly rearing of their children. We baptize our children because we view […]

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Charlene’s Conviction

Charlene slipped into the pew at ten after nine. She was early, something that didn’t happen often on Sunday morning. Twenty minutes were left to sit back and watch the church fill up. Charlene didn’t realize that God would be using those twenty minutes to convict her of being negligent in her prayer and devotional […]

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The Responsibility of the Youth

“Get wisdom, get understanding: forget it not; neither decline from the words of my mouth. Forsake her not, and she shall preserve thee: love her; and she shall keep thee. Wisdom is the principal thing; therefore get wisdom: and with all thy getting get understanding. Exalt her, and she shall promote thee: she shall bring […]

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Let Brotherly Love Continue

Behold, how pleasant and how good That we, one Lord confessing, Together dwell in brotherhood, Our unity expressing: ‘Tis like the oil on Aaron s head, The seal of ordination, That o’er his robes the sweetness shed Of perfect consecration.   Who is a brother? Who is a sister? A brother and/or sister is someone […]

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Discipline: An Awesome Responsibility

Finally…. the long-awaited for cry of a newborn infant pierces the air!!! In amazement, the new mother and father stare at the miracle produced by their love. God, in His infinite wisdom, has bestowed upon them the blessing of a covenant child. Even as their grateful hearts and mouths praise the Lord for this precious […]

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Championship Basketball – Respect

The whistle blows. Both sides are tense as the tip-off begins the game, a game that will decide which team will win the championship trophy. Respect. It’s a matter of life—or death. Bang, bang . . . the ball bangs against the floor as the blue team dribbles it toward their hoop. The opposition is […]

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The Place of the Mother in the Home

Why is it so important for mom to be in the home? I would say the greatest reason is that children learn from example more than from word. Not always, but usually when a girl gets married and starts a home, she imitates the home she came from. That’s why when a young couple starts […]

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Christian Fathers

One of the goals of Christian fathers is to rear their children to the point of maturity, when he no longer is the controlling and ruling factor in their lives, but they control and rule their own lives through their own new man and the grace of God. In the book titled The Family by […]

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The Importance of Family Time

The family is under attack from the devil and from the world. The devil knows that the heartbeat of the Church is the cov­enant family. The devil knows that if he can abol­ish the family unit from off the earth, he has also rid the world of the Church. He is working hard at it. […]

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The Covenant Family

Our families are a gift, given to us on earth, By our Heavenly Father, the God of matchless worth. The parents must reflect God’s glory and His love, Until someday at last, we are a family up above.   God intended families, His covenant to reflect, Each member has responsibilities, which he may not neglect. […]

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