Lasting Answers for Time & Eternity to Lifeâ€™s Most Important Issues
Look up the Scripture and fill in the blanks (Be sure to use the Authorized Version KJV)
1. Find the last verse in the Old Testament, Mal. 4:6 â€śAnd he shall ________ the ___________ of the fathers to the ______________, and the _________ of the children to ________ fathers, lest I come and smite the _____________ with a ___________. 2. Have you ever said to your son or daughter what God the Father said to Hid Son in Mark 1:11? â€śThou art my _______________ son in whom ____ am __________ ____________________.â€ť 3. Look up I Peter 3:7 and fill in the blanks. â€śLikewise, ye ____________, dwell with them according to ____________, giving ____________ unto the ____________, as unto the _________ ___________, and as being ____________ _____________ of the ___________ of __________, that your __________ be not _______________. 4. Do you pray regularly with your wife? Do you pray with your children? If not, why not start today? 5. Ephesians 5:23 â€śFor the ___________ is the _________ of the wife, even ________ Christ is the head of the ___________: and he is the ____________ of the body.â€ť ( â€˘Think on what the Biblical headship of the home means. Write down your thoughts.) 6. Eph. 5:25 â€ś__________, ________ your _________, even _________ __________ also loved the church, and gave himself for it.â€ť (â€˘ How could you demonstrate Godâ€™s love toward your wife in meaningful ways?) 7. Study Eph. 5:18-33 Here are some insights as to what God would have Husbands be toward their wives:
â€˘ V. 26 a priest, in leading his home in reading and heeding the word of God, in worship, in praying for his family. â€˘ V. 31 a physician, in bringing healing and harmony (oneness) in relationships. â€˘ V. 25 a pattern of love toward his wife and family , as Christ does to the Church. â€˘ V. 23 a prince, as head of a God-given home, honoring the Lord as a servant-leader. â€˘ V. 23 a protector, in guarding his family against physical, as well as spiritual danger. â€˘ V. 25 a provider, in laboring, earning, and managing funds, to see that families basic necessities of life are met.
8. In Gen.. 18:19, God said about Abrahamâ€¦â€ťFor I know him, that he willâ€¦(What?) look it up! 9. Each of us will have failures as a husband and father. Donâ€™t despair about your failure. Use your failure to seek God for His Grace. His Grace will enable you to be what He teaches in His Word. 10. Let us encourage you toâ€¦
â€˘ Be converted to Christ if you are not. â€˘ Get in a Bible preaching church, and be consistent and regular â€˘ Have a family devotion time each day. (Suggestion: after breakfast or supper, read 1 chapter together and pray) â€˘ Make God your 1st priority, your wife 2nd priority, your children 3rd priority, anything else after that.