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The Priority of Obedience

Hearing and Doing The word obey means doing something in response to hearing something (Eph 6:1; Col 3:20). More specifically, it means to hear what you are told to do and do it. In the most literal sense, the word is a combination of two words,…

Family Life Focus Review

Lesson 1: Viewing Family with the Right Perspective Both family and church serve an important purpose in God’s plan for the world. As such, they are not competing institutions. For the complete lesson, click here. Lesson 2: The Power of…

The Painful Side of Parenting

Behavior and Consequences Paul uses a specialized word to describe one essential way that parents should meet the needs of their children (Eph 6:4). This is the Greek word for nurture or discipline, which means “child training.” It focuses…

Preventing Anger and Frustration

Both Parents, but Especially Fathers Paul urges fathers not to cause hurtful feelings in raising their children (Eph 6:4), but mothers also share responsibility in raising children well (1 Tim 5:10). Parenting is joint venture. The Greek word…

Scripture in the Home

The Basis of Faith All of creation, the natural world, reveals in an obvious way that there is a God (Psa 19:1-6). It teaches us that God is eternal, that he is all-powerful, and that we must answer to him as God (Rom 1:20). Unfortunately,…

Giving Priority to Your Spiritual Family

When you choose to follow Jesus, you may find yourself in the middle of a difficult family situation. Unbelieving relatives, especially immediate family members, may place intense pressure on you to withdraw from your faith entirely or to diminish…

The Power of Heartfelt Values

A Pagan Messaging Frenzy The noteworthy “media” statistic for parents used to be the average number of hours teenagers spent in front of a television screen. This is no longer the case, because portable electronics and the omnipresent internet…

Faith Baptist Church Values

Faith Baptist Church desires to demonstrate our love for God in the Queens Borough, leading people of all ages to become joyful followers of Jesus. To that end, we embrace the following biblical values as guiding principles for all that we…