Wednesday, June 11
Posted: Wednesday, June 11
1 Kings 8:1-66
Verse of the day:
Better a dry crust eaten in peace than a house filled with feasting—and conflict. (Proverbs 17:1)
I’m a big advocate for reestablishing the family dynamics where the dad is the leader of the home, mom is number two in command, and kids are loved with all that their parents can offer. I believe whole heartily that establishing Godly homes will be the greatest remedy to many of our culture’s needs. The home is such an important aspect of anyone’s life and the way we are brought up for the majority determines the choices we will make in life.
I’m so thankful for my parents making it a priority that I had a relationship with God. They made it a priority that we were always in church, ALWAYS. Every Sunday morning, Power For Living Groups, every Sunday night, and Wednesday service. What’s even better, those dynamics and values were the same in our home. I remember almost every day leaving for school early in the morning and seeing my Mom reading her Bible. And my Dad making an effort to wake up extra early to spend time with God and put first things first.
Is your home one full of unity through Christ? As the Word says this morning, having a peaceful God fearing home is way more fulfilling than being a family that’s focusing their time, effort, money, and values on things that don't last. Parents, are you setting a Godly example for your kids in what a healthy relationship with God looks like? Kids, are you honoring your parents in all that you do?
As you reflect on today’s reading, think how your family can work to make your home more centered around Christ and less about the business and things of this world. A healthy family will be so beneficial not only to your future, but our entire culture and the Kingdom of God!
Pastor Joshua Humpa // Special Events Pastor