Essential Family: Plans, Promises & Problems

Scripture Verses

Deuteronomy 6:2-9

Outline

The sins that people tolerate in moderation could become magnified in the lives of their children.

Deuteronomy 6:2-9

  • Verses 17-19, 24; 7:9, 12-14a
  • The revelation – verse 4
  • The response – verses 5-6
  • The responsibility – verses 7-9
    • convincingly, consistently, creatively, conversationally, and conspicuously

Exodus 20:5

  • Our sin affects future generations

Judges 2

  • Joshua 24:14-16
    • Sincerity and truth
    • Promises by the people to follow God’s will
  • Judges 2:2
    • Disobedience to the will of God by the people
  • Judges 2:10-13, 14-19
    • Falling away of their children from God
    • More than their fathers

Generation to Generation

  • Proverbs 22:6; 29:15, 17; 13:22
  • 2 Timothy 2:2

Generational Iniquity – Principles

  • Intensity increases with each generation
  • It’s not time to blame the parents
  • Children are not guilty for the sin of the parents – Ezekiel 18:20

Changing History

  • Recognize generational iniquity
  • Acknowledge and confess iniquity
  • Identify the root iniquity
  • Forgive your forefathers
  • Establish wise daily disciplines
    • 1 Corinthians 9:27
  • Establish a new line of blessing
    • Exodus 20:6; Deuteronomy 12:28
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