September 10, 2017

“Grandparents Day—Scriptures and Suggestions”

Psalms 127:3

I. Scripture
    Deuteronomy 4:9—Only take heed to thyself, and keep thy soul diligently, lest thou forget the things which thine eyes have seen, and lest they depart from thy heart all the days of thy life: but teach them thy sons, and thy sons' sons;

    Deuteronomy 4:25—When thou shalt beget children, and children's children, and ye shall have remained long in the land, and shall corrupt yourselves, and make a graven image, or the likeness of any thing, and shall do evil in the sight of the Lord thy God, to provoke him to anger:

    Psalm 103:17—But the mercy of the Lord is from everlasting to everlasting upon them that fear him, and his righteousness unto children's children;


    Proverbs 13:22—A good man leaveth an inheritance to his children's children: and the wealth of the sinner is laid up for the just.
Proverbs 17:6—Children's children are the crown of old men; and the glory of children are their fathers.
    2 Timothy 1:5—When I call to remembrance the unfeigned faith that is in thee, which dwelt first in thy grandmother Lois, and thy mother Eunice; and I am persuaded that in thee also.

II. Suggestions
    1.Be the guardian of tradition for your family

    2. Make faith connections with your grandchildren

    3. Think creatively about spiritual practices that  you can teach your grand kids

    4. Share your faith in ways that are natural

Annual Bethel Picnic

No Evening Service

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