Friendship Baptist Church Owasso

Friendship Baptist Church Owasso
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Saturday, February 17, 2018

Fusion: week of 2/18

FAMILY THEME: GENERATIONAL DESCIPLESHIP


Deuteronomy 6:5-9 ; Ephesians 4:11-13 ; Galatians 5:22-23


With the support of the body of Christ, parents are to disciple their children.

1.  Parents are to be the Primary Disciplers of Their Children

     (Deuteronomy 6:5-9)

     God calls parents to disciple their children by shaping their hearts.
 
2.  A Church Family Supports the Parent's Efforts to Disciple Their Children

     (Ephesians 4:11-13 ; 2 Timothy 1:3-5)

     Parents can seek the help of the church family to help disciple their children.
 
3.  The Bible Gives Us Principles for Discipling Our Children

     (Galatians 5:22-23 ; Isaiah 1:18 ; Proverbs 15:22 ; Ephesians 4:15)

     Use the Bible as your map when discipling your children.


Sunday, February 11, 2018

Fusion: week of 2/11

FAMILY THEME: BIBLICAL FAMILIES


Genesis 17:9 ; Esther 2-4 ; Acts 16:1 ; 2 Timothy 1:5 ; Titus 1:4


God can use adaptive family models to disciple children and
less mature believers.

1.  Discipleship Can Take Place Through the Traditional Family Model

     (Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob - Genesis 17:9)

     Married couples have the privilege and responsibility of
     discipling their children.
 
2.  Discipleship Can Take Place Through the Related Family Model

     (Mordecai and Esther - Esther 2:5-7)

     God can work through relatives to care for and disciple
     extended family.
 
3.  Discipleship Can Take Place Through the One-Parent Family Model

     (Eunice and Timothy - Acts 16:1 ; 2 Timothy 1:5)

     God can help single parents or those without a Christian
     spouse disciple their children.

4.  Discipleship Can Take Place Through the Adopted Family Model

     (Paul and Titus - Titus 1:4)

     God uses mature believers to disciple less mature believers.

Saturday, February 3, 2018

Fusion: week of 2/4

FAMILY THEME: GOD CREATED MARRIAGE


Genesis 1:26-27 ; 2:18-25 ; 3:1-18 ; Jeremiah 17:9 ; 

Philippians 2:3-4 ; Ephesians 5:21-33


God created marriage to reflect the oneness of the Trinity.

1.  God Made Marriage to Reflect His Oneness

     (Genesis 1:26-27 ; 2:18-25)

     The oneness of marriage is a gift and a responsibility.
 
2.  Sin Marred Our Oneness with God, and with Each Other

     (Genesis 3:1-18 ; Jeremiah 17:9 ; Philippians 2:3-4)

     The effects of sin can make good, healthy relationships
     difficult.
 
3.  God Made Marriage to Reflect Christ's Relationship with
     His Church

     (Ephesians 5:21-33)

     We reflect Christ's relationship with His church by
     loving and respecting others.

Saturday, January 27, 2018

Fusion: week of 1/28

FAMILY THEME: REPENTANCE AND RESTORATION


2 Samuel 11:1  -  12:25


David received forgiveness, but, sadly, he and his family
experienced consequences.

1.  No One is Above Falling Into Sin

     (2 Samuel 11:1-27)

     We must constantly be on guard against temptation.
 
2.  Our Sin Rarely Looks as Bad to Us as Those We See
     in Others

     (2 Samuel 12:1-9)

     David was blind to the fact that he was the main
     character in Nathan's sad story.
 
3.  Sincere Confession Results in Forgiveness, But We

     May Still Suffer Sin's Consequences

     (2 Samuel 12:10-25)

     David repented and received forgiveness, but he
     experienced the consequences of his choices.

Sunday, January 21, 2018

Fusion: week of 1/21

FAMILY THEME: A HEART FOR GOD


2 Samuel 6:1-15 ; 7:1-29


David expressed his heart for God by seeking to return
the ark of God and building a place of worship.

1.  A Person With a Heart for God Seeks to Worship God
     and Obey His Word

     (2 Samuel 6:1-15)

     David prioritized personal an national worship of God.
 
2.  A Person With a Heart for God Will Receive the Favor
     of God

     (1 Samuel 7:1-17)

     David sought to honor God by building Him a 
     permanent dwelling place.
 
3.  A Person With a Heart for God Gratefully Accepts
     God's Will

     (2 Samuel 7:18-29)

     David accepted God's plans for his son to build the
     temple and thanked God for His provision.

Saturday, January 13, 2018

Fusion: week of 1/14

FAMILY THEME: COURAGEOUS FAITH


1 Samuel 17:1-58


Displaying great faith, young David fought and defeated the 
champion Goliath.

1.  Our Faith Will Often Be Challenged

     (1 Samuel 17:1-3 , 16 , 28 , 33)

     David faced challenges both from the Philistines
     and from his own brothers.
 
2.  Challenges to Our Faith Are Often Intimidating

     (1 Samuel 17:2-24)

     By all human measures, Goliath was an intimidating,
     indomitable obstacle.
 
3.  God Can Prepare Young and Old Alike for
     Great Acts of Faith

     (1 Samuel 17:25-40)

     Because of his faith, David was convinced and was
     able to convince others that he could defeat Goliath.

4.  God Honors Courageous Faith

     (1 Samuel 17:41-58)

     God gave David the victory because of his faith in Him.

Saturday, January 6, 2018

Fusion: week of 1/7

FAMILY THEME: THE IMPORTANCE OF OBEDIENCE


1 Samuel 13:1-23


Saul impatiently offered a burnt offering to God, breaking the
command of the Lord.

1.  Both Obedience and Disobedience Have a Ripple Effect
     in Our Lives

     (1 Samuel 13:1-7 , 13-14)

     Saul's disobedience would have lasting effects on
     future generations.
 
2.  Impatience Can Undermine Obedience

     (1 Samuel 13:8-12)

     Saul's impatience and desire to do things his way
     led to disobedience and all its consequences.
 
3.  Disobedience Leads to Oppression

     (1 Samuel 13:15-23)

     Because of Saul's disobedience, the Israelites 
     experienced oppression at the hands of the
     Philistines.