Marriage and the Family

Children, Obey Your Parents in the Lord

Bible Text: Ephesians 6:1-3 | Preacher: Rev. Christopher Folkerts | Series: Marriage and the Family “Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right” 1.  The reason why you should honor and obey your parents. 2.  The duty of honoring and obeying your parents. 3.  The blessing from honoring and obeying your parents.

Raising the Lord’s Children – Part 2

Bible Text: Ephesians 6:4 | Preacher: Rev. Christopher Folkerts | Series: Marriage and the Family Bring your children up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord. What an awesome privilege and responsibility. Our children belong to the Lord and it is our duty to nourish them tenderly in the ways of the Lord. This is a training that includes all of life, and specifically, the rod of discipline and instruction in the word and wisdom of God.

Raising the Lord’s Children – Part 1

Bible Text: Ephesians 6:4 | Preacher: Rev. Christopher Folkerts | Series: Marriage and the Family “Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger.” How can we provoke our children to anger, and what is the effect of provoking them to anger. In the following sermon 25 ways will be outlined wherein we provoke our children to anger. The second sermon (Part 2) of this text will consider the positive side of the verse, “but bring them up in the discipline…

A Godly Woman’s Adornment

Bible Text: 1 Timothy 2:9-10 | Preacher: Rev. Christopher Folkerts | Series: Marriage and the Family A godly woman’s adornment brings her praise and gives praise to God. 1. Clearing away the clutter 2. How should godly women adorn themselves 3. How should godly women not adorn themselves 4. Something better

Wives, Submit to Your Own Husbands

Bible Text: Ephesians 5:22-24, 33 | Preacher: Rev. Christopher Folkerts | Series: Marriage and the Family Wives, submit to your own husbands. Now that is very counter-cultural! But God’s wisdom is so very good. Biblical submission is a cheerful, willing, and grateful submission to the husband God has given you.

Husbands, Love Your Wives

Bible Text: Ephesians 5:25-33 | Preacher: Rev. Christopher Folkerts | Series: Marriage and the Family Husbands, love your wives. The love of Christ displayed in the sacrifice he made of his own body on the cross for the church is the model and motivational force for husbands loving their wives.