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Fellowship, Family, and Kingdom Ethics (Mark 10:17-31)

Fellowship, Family, and Kingdom Ethics (Mark 10:17-31)

4 episodes unfold in the sequence of Mark 10:1-31: A discussion on marriage and divorce, a blessing of children, a rich young ruler, and a question from Peter about reward. So what ties all this together?

Blessing Your Children (Genesis 49:22-26)

Blessing Your Children (Genesis 49:22-26)

Most of our pray for our families. But the biblical idea of “blessing” goes deeper. We explore Jacob’s blessing of his adult son Joseph to see if we can apply some principles in our relationships with sons and daughters of all ages.

Mothers In the Image of God (Hosea 11:1-4)

Mothers In the Image of God (Hosea 11:1-4)

While the Bible does use the masculine pronouns for God and portrays Him as our Father, men are not the only ones made in the image of God. And God is not only the model for fathers but also for mothers. We look at some passages which use mothering language to describe God’s nurturing activity with His children. And what does this language teach us about mothering?

Training Your Children (Ephesians 6:1-4)

Training Your Children (Ephesians 6:1-4)

We break down Ephesians 6:4 and propose a four-fold curriculum for the discipline and instruction of our children, based on the three main ways we learn.

A Mother's Treasure (Luke 2:41-52)

A Mother's Treasure (Luke 2:41-52)

What we can learn from Mary's treasuring of her moments with her oldest son

Impact Through Submission (Titus 2:1-10)

Impact Through Submission (Titus 2:1-10)

An unlikely but powerful connection between understanding submission and reaching the world with the Gospel