Biblical Foundations Essay

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Biblical Foundations Essay

Presented to
Prof. Ryan Rush

For
THEO 330– Theology of the Family

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February 7, 2014
Biblical Foundations Essay

The Bible tells us “But if someone does not provide for his own, especially his own family, he has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever.” (1Timothy 5:8) this class has been a blessing to me because of the amount of focus it has on the family, a topic greatly needed in this day, despite what position you may hold in either the church or the secular world. One thing that stuck out to me in the first week was the importance of understanding the instructions for fathers. This hit home for the obvious reason of me being a father. I learned that in the
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In the third week of our lesson knowing that men and women were created in the image of God was enjoyable. Man has learned to bring honor to one another, and as husband and wife we are to honor one and other in the things of God, and in how we raise our children as Christian families. I see the way children grow when their parents aren’t in one accord, being a team means understanding one another’s needs and respecting each other. In one of the presentations they talked on how every married couple should go through some form of marriage counseling that will help with their growth by having them understand what is to expect as they grow with one another and raise children. In the fourth week we read an article that talked about being a refuge for your family. But in order for that to take place we must first be able to seek refuge in Christ. You as an adult have to know where your strength comes from and how it is able to get you through whatever storm you face. Sometime we as parent don’t realize that our families are always watching how we go through problems, if we are constantly stressed out our families will be stressed out, but if we continue to look towards the hills from which comes our help then our families can seek refuge in us. Overall,

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