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Healthy Families

What makes a healthy family?

Love

Read 1 John 3:16 - This is how we know what love is: Jesus Christ laid down his life for us. And we ought to lay down our lives for our brothers.

What is the greatest example of love?

How can we show love to our family members?

Forgiveness

Read Ephesians 4:31-32 - Get rid of all bitterness, rage and anger, brawling and slander, along with every form of malice. Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you.

Is there anger and bitterness in your home? How does that make you feel?

What does God say to do with anger and bitterness? See words in BOLD above.

Respect

Read Ephesians 6:2-3 - Honor your father and mother–which is the first commandment with a promise–that it may go well with you and that you may enjoy long life on the earth.

How do you show respect to your parents?

What will happen if you honor and respect your parents?

How can you train your children to respect you?

Love | Forgiveness | Respect

From what you have read and discussed, what is one thing that you can do differently in your family today?
Tell one person what you have learned today.

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