CHARACTERISTICS OF A STRONG HOME
MAY 9, 2021
I Chronicles 13:14
Verse 14 – The ark of God remained with the family of
Obededom in his house for three months and the Lord
blessed his household and everything he had.
Ingredients For Confidence
1. The presence of Jesus Christ.
Ex. 25:16 – God told Moses to place inside the ark the
tablets of stone that had the Ten Commandments on
Eph. 2:16 – As parts of the same body, our anger
against each other has disappeared, for both of us
have been reconciled to God and so the feud ended at
2. A proper attitude.
Numbers 17 –
Phil. 2:5 – Your attitude towards each other should be
the same as that of Christ Jesus.
Eph.4:2 – Show your love by being helpful to each
*Focusing on each other’s strengths.
*Verbalize our love.
I Thes. 5:11 – Give encouragement to each other
and keep strengthening each other.
Prov. 12:10 – Take delight in honoring each other.
*Must have commitment.
I Tim. 6:20 – Guard what has been entrusted to
*Children must respect their parents.
Exodus 20:12 – Honor your Father and Mother,
so that you may live long in the land.
How To Show Respect
*Obey them while at home.
Eph. 6:1 – Children obey your parents.
*Accept and appreciate them.
*Listen to their opinion.
Prov. 23:22 – Listen to your father who gave you
life and do not despise your mother.
*Appreciate their effort.
*Care for them in their old age.
3. Right action.
Eph. 4:3 – Make every effort to keep the unity of the
Prov. 13:17 – Reliable communication permits
I Cor. 13:5 – Love does not demand its own way.
*You will have conflict.
*Some things you’ll never agree on.
*Evidence of real love.
.God is faithful.
John 6:48-51 – I am the bread of Life, your
forefathers ate the manna in the desert, yet they died.
But here is the bread that comes down from heaven,
which a man may eat and not die.
GOD CAN BUILD STRENGTH IN THE HOME