Family Matters Part 2 “Husbands Lead, Love and Live Like Jesus”
Todays Sermon Notes
“Family Matters” – Part 2
Husbands: Lead, Love and Live Like Jesus
____________ of all Americans will be married at some point before they reach age 55.
Big Idea: Marriage is God’s _____________________ of His desired ___________________ to mankind.
People look to followers of Jesus to get marriage ____________.
Big Idea: Husbands who ___________, _____________ and ____________ like Jesus will matter greatly to their family and to their world.
New International Version (NIV)
22 Wives, submit yourselves to your own husbands as you do to the Lord. 23 For the husband is the head of the wife as Christ is the head of the church, his body, of which he is the Savior. 24 Now as the church submits to Christ, so also wives should submit to their husbands in everything.
25 Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her 26 to make her holy, cleansing[a] her by the washing with water through the word, 27 and to present her to himself as a radiant church, without stain or wrinkle or any other blemish, but holy and blameless
In relation to marriage the question: “What would ____________ do? Is very appropriate.
1. God desires that husbands _____________ like Jesus. (vs 23-24)
Men have increased ___________________ before God for their marriage relationship.
This truth should impact how you make ______________ in all aspects of your family.
A key word of application is ____________________
Dads: Ask the question: How can I be a servant to you?
2. God desires that husbands ____________ like Jesus. (vs 25)
Like many husbands, I ________________ with loving my wife like Jesus loves her.
Past or present circumstances are not an excuse because of the ________________ of the Holy Spirit who lives in us.
A key word of application is ___________________
Dads: Ask the question: How can I sacrifice for you?
3. God desires that husbands ________________ like Jesus. (vs 26-27)
A key word of application is __________________.
How are you ___________________ your family to be set apart?
Dads: Ask the question?: What can I do to help you be different to make a difference?
Note: Our ________________ in pursuing what God is asking matters __________ ____________ than the final outcome.