Monthly Archives: August 2005


The Family’s Function Toward God

This entry is part 10 of 10 in the series Five Functions of a Faithful Family

We’ve just spent 10 weeks together working through how the different members of the family should function towards one another.  The family is the most vital building block of society, not only because it’s first in line, but because the family is a direct reflection of the godhead.  Our God: Father, Son and Spirit is one God operating in perfect communion.  The Father sends the Son, and the Father and Son send the Spirit.  God the son submits to the father in full equality – as does the Spirit of God.  How Christian family members function towards one another is supposed to be a visible representation of the nature and Character of God on Earth. The summary of relationships is simple and demands a repeat. Husbands bear the chief responsibility in their homes.  A godly man will sacrificially Love, Lead, Live with and Laugh with His wife.  He will honor her, protect her, guide her towards Christ, and provide for her every emotional, spiritual and physical need.  Husbands, Love your wife as Christ Jesus our Lord and Savior Loves the church. Wives, you in turn are commanded to Submit to, Support and Strengthen your husband’s position of leadership in the home. Parents are commanded to bring your children up in […]