Here are 5 more ongoing conversations helpful to the process of building a strong home. As you listen, think about the passages listed for each principle. God’s Word has guidance for every situation. Knowing and applying God’s Word does not mean we will not encounter significant challenges – it just tells us how to pray and discern His wise guidance as our marriage and family life unfolds.
“A plan in the heart of a man is like deep water, but a man of understanding draws it out.” – Proverbs 20:5
“This book of the law shall not depart from your mouth, but you shall meditate on it day and night, so that you may be careful to do according to all that is written in it; for then you will make your way prosperous, and then you will have success.” – Joshua 1:8
“But flee from these things, you man of God, and pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, perseverance and gentleness. Fight the good fight of faith; take hold of the eternal life to which you were called, and you made the good confession in the presence of many witnesses.” – 1 Timothy 6:11-12
COMMON SENSE PARENTING
“But the wisdom from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, reasonable, full of mercy and good fruits, unwavering, without hypocrisy.” – James 3:17
PARENTING IN COMMUNITY
“Two are better than one because they have a good return for their labor. For if either of them falls, the one will lift up his companion. But woe to the one who falls when there is not another to lift him up. Furthermore, if two lie down together they keep warm, but how can one be warm alone? And if one can overpower him who is alone, two can resist him. A cord of three strands is not quickly torn apart.” – Ecclesiastes 4:9-12