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A Family of FAMILIES Adult Sabbath School Lesson PowerPoint Presentation January 7, 2006 Families in the Family of God 1 st Quarter 2006 ADAPT it! Teaching Approach
Now therefore, you are no longer strangers and foreigners, but fellow citizens with saints and members of the household of God, having built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ Himself being the chief cornerstone. Ephesians 2:19, NKJV Memory Verse Families in the Family of God
Reflecting Gods Love Fulfill Gods purposes for the family Express Gods Love Steps we need to take
Gods Purposes for the Family STEP 1
Purposes of Family A.When was the first family established? Gen. 2:18-25 Creation A gift of God before the entrance of sin
Purposes of the family B. What were Gods purposes in establishing the family? Gen. 2:18 Companionship Help meet Community Procreation
Purposes of Family C. What does the special unity one flesh symbolize? Gen. 2:24 It symbolizes the unity of the members of the GodheadFather, Son, Holy Spirit
FULFILL Gods Purposes Companionship Community Social Needs Do you have time for your family? We reflect Gods love by fulfilling Gods purposes for the family REMEMBER
Expressing Gods Love STEP 2
Expressing Gods Love A. How can the whole family express their love to God? I John 4:12 Treat family members with love and respect
Expressing Gods Love B. How did Jesus show His love to His mother? John 19:26, 27 He made sure His mother got the best care Jesus is our model
Expressing Gods Love C. How does the idea of the church as a household open the doors to include everybody? Eph. 2:19 Church is a family of families Provides sense of belonging to all
We express Gods Love By treating family members with respect By treating family members with love By providing sense of belonging to everyone
Expressing Gods Love Do you treat your family with love? Do you treat your family with respect? Does your church provides sense of belonging to everyone? REMEMBER We reflect Gods love by showing love, respect and acceptance
Summary Fulfilling Gods purposes for the family Expressing Gods Love We reflect Gods love by
Families in the family of God LOVERESPECT ACCEPTANCE Christian FAMILIES
APPLY How can this truth about Christian families affect my life today? Do we have the desire to fulfill Gods purposes for our families? Do we have the desire to express Gods love in dealing with family members? Do we have the desire to accept everyone regardless of his/her status in life?
PLAN How can we use this truth about family this coming week? What are the practical ways we can do to show our love and respect to our family members? Discuss.
TRANSFER truth to life What changes do I need in my life? What biblical principle from the lesson can we use today?
TRANSFER Truth to Life What changes do I need in my life? We need to reflect God's love to our families I am always busy with my work By treating each one with respect and love By caring for them By spending time with our families This coming week I will appropriate special time for my family PRINCIPLEAPPLICATIONPROBLEMDECISION Lets make a decision!
Families in the family of God Christian FAMILIES
ASSOCIATE truth – Why should I study this lesson? DISCOVER truth – What does the Bible say about this truth? APPLY truth – How can this truth affect my life today? PLAN using the truth – How can I use this truth today? TRANSFER truth to life – What changes do I need in my life ? ADAPT it! Teaching Approach Teach With Power Ministry Sabbath School Lesson PowerPoint Presentation Effective for SMALL GROUPS