Part 6 - A Family Trait
Abraham not a perfect man, not a perfect faith – but He kept following.
The one family trait we all need: commitment.
“Humans...can be deterred from seeking marriage as a solution because they do not find themselves ‘in love,’ and, thanks to us, the idea of marrying with any other motive seems to them low and cynical. Yes, they think that. They regard the intention of loyalty to a partnership for mutual help, for the preservation of chastity, and for the transmission of life, as something lower than a storm of emotion.” ~ C.S. Lewis in Screwtape Letters
Defn: prioritizing being used by God to meet the spiritual, emotional, and
physical needs of my family members.
Simply put: being present, staying engaged, and doing what it takes to prevent drift.Practicals for husbands toward wives
Working to Understand
Practicals for wives toward husbands
Why do you need Commitment? Because life happens!
• You will face challenges and the thing that will determine whether you defeat those challenges or they defeat you is your commitment to one another.
Death in the family (25.7-‐9)
Family of Origin Issues (26.6-‐7)