Overcoming Family Problems

EXHORTATION 18 FEBRUARY 2018

TOPIC: OVERCOMING FAMILY PROBLEMS

BIBLE REF.: 1 JN. 5:5, JOHN 1:12, GAL. 3:26.

 

FAMILY IS A GROUP OF PEOPLE RELATED BY BLOOD OR MARRIAGE.

MOST OF TEARS AND PROBLEMS FACING HOMES TODAY IS AS A RESULT OF NOT SOLVING THEM AS THEY ARISE.

THERE MUST BE UNDERSTANDING AND AGREEMENT IN THE HOME TO AVOID PROBLEMS.

 

THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT FAMILY PROBLEMS

  1. YOU CANNOT STOP THEM FROM HAPPENING

 

  1. YOU CANNOT RUN FROM IT, THE BEST WAY TO SOLVE A PROBLEM IS TO FACE IT

 

  1. YOU MUST NOT LOOK FOR PROBLEMS.

 

  1. YOU CAN SOLVE PROBLEMS

 

SOURCES OF FAMILY PROBLEMS:

FROM THE HUSBAND:

  1. ANGER; MEN ARE NATURALLY PRONE TO ANGER.
  • BE READY TO PUT YOUR LIFE ON THE LINE FOR YOUR WIFE AND CHILDREN. EPH.5:23
  1. SEEING WIVES AS OBJECTS TO BE USED.
  2. SELFISH AMBITION.
  3. AUTHORITARIAN AND OPPRESSIVE ATTITUDE.
  4. HAVING NO TIME FOR THE FAMILY.
  5. LACK OF CARE.
  6. NO COMMUNICATION AND SHARING.

 

DON’T TAKE YOUR WIVES FOR GRANTED. 1PET. 3:7, MAL. 2:14

HUSBANDS MUST SERVE AS PROBLEM SOLVERS NOT PROBLEM PRODUCERS.

 

FROM THE WIVES:

THEY ARE TO HELP NOT TO COMPETE WITH THE HUSBAND.

AS A WIFE, YOU ARE TO BE A PARTNER NOT A RIVAL.

 

  1. UNGUARDED UTTERANCES AND BEING FETISH.
  2. LACK OF GOOD CHARACTER.
  3. USING YOUR BODY AS A WEAPON TO DOMINATE YOUR HUSBAND.
  4. THIRD PARTY AND FRIENDS.
  5. ABUSING AND CURSING.
  6. DISRESPECT.

 

OVERCOMING FAMILYPROBLEMS

  1. KNOW THE SOURCE OF THE PROBLEM.
  2. CONFESS ALL KNOWN SINS.
  3. RENOUNCE ALLTHAT GIVES ROOM TO THE PROBLEM.
  4. HAVE A CHANGE OF ATTITUDE; POSITIVE APPROACH TO EVERY THING.
  5. BE BROAD MINDED AND SPIRITUAL.
  6. RESIST AND BINDEVERY EVIL SPIRIT BEHIND THE PROBLEM.
  7. BUILDAPRAYER ALTAR IN YOUR HOME
  8. MAKE YOURSELF AVAILABLE TO YOUR SPOUSE.
  9. HAVE FAMILY DIALOGUES.
  10. FORGIVE AND FORBEAR ONE ANOTHER; LEARN TO LET GO
  11. UNDERSTAND EACH OTHER.

 

 

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