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STRENGTHENIN

G FAMILY LIFE
Covenant Orientation
Talk No.3

A Christian Family Renewal Ministry

Family
the basic unit of society

He knows how best it will work. Let Him.

Come to me,all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. 29Take my yoke upon you
and learn from me,for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. 30For my
yoke is easy and my burden is light.

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Matthew 11:28-30

Principles of Christian
Relationships
But I tell you, love your enemies and
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Teacher, which is the greatest


commandment in the Law?
36

Jesus replied:Love the Lord your


God with all your heart and with all
your soul and with all your mind.[a
]38This is the first and greatest
commandment.39And the second is like
it: Love your neighbor as yourself.[b
]40All the Law and the Prophets hang
on these two commandments.
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Matthew 22:36-40

pray for those who persecute


you,45that you may be childrenof
your Father in heaven. He causes his
sun to rise on the evil and the good,
and sends rain on the righteous and
the unrighteous.46If you love those
who love you, what reward will you
get?Are not even the tax collectors
doing that?47And if you greet only
your own people, what are you doing
more than others? Do not even pagans
do that?48Be perfect, therefore, as
your heavenly Father is perfect.
Matthew 5:44-48

To love and to serve


each other
Before we are husbands and
wives, we are brothers and sisters
in the Lord.

Center of family life.


Make our homes the center of
family life.
Make it joyous and happy.
Fill it with love and hope.

Be in fellowship with
other Christian
families.
Let us, as a community of
Christian family support one
another as we all journey towards
God.

Exercise greater
control over the
familys use of media.
Let us disconnect from multimedia and REALLY connect with
one another in the family.

Develop Christian
peers environment for
our children.
Let us actively encourage our
children to be members of our
family ministries.

Become pastors of our


children
In the future, when your son asks you,What is the
meaning of the stipulations, decrees and laws
theLORDour God has commanded you?21tell him: We
were slaves of Pharaoh in Egypt, but theLORDbrought us
out of Egypt with a mighty hand.22Before our eyes
theLORDsent signs and wondersgreat and terribleon
Egypt and Pharaoh and his whole household.23But he
brought us out from there to bring us in and give us the
land he promised on oath to our
ancestors.24TheLORDcommanded us to obey all these
decrees and to fear theLORDour God,so that we might
always prosper and be kept alive, as is the case
today.25And if we are careful to obey all this lawbefore
theLORDour God, as he has commanded us, that will be
our righteousness.
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Deutronomy 6:20-25

Family is Gods design.

A Christian Family Renewal Ministry

Tomorrow starts today. The future starts now.


It starts with our family.

To God be the glory.