The decisions you make today will shape the legacy you leave

(Super) Natural Stages Reverse Engineered

  • Honor
  • Submission
  • Obedience
  • Compliance
  • Beck & Call

Childhood Benchmarks For Jesus

  • At five years old [one is fit] for the Scripture.
  • At ten years the Mishnah.
  • At thirteen for the fulfilling of the commandments.

Raising Kids To Honor

  • Train for the next stage.
  • Teach your children their biblical responsibility.
  • Ask for their heart.
  • Always include God.
  • Use the ‘terminology’ of your family (1 Chronicles 25).

– Dwayne Terry

An Intentional Training

Sunday March 05, 2016 at 10:30am
Speaker: Pastor Dwayne Terry
From the “Leave A Legacy” series. Sermon 4 of 5

The decisions you make today will shape the legacy you leave.

Vision for a Christian Life

  • Relational Goals: become fulfilled (John 10:10). Two Becoming One for marriage (Don & Sally Meredith), The Mingling of Souls for courtship (Matt Chandler), Living Single (Tony Evans)
  • Financial Goals: become a giver (Luke 6:38). Total Money Makeover (Dave Ramsey)
  • Ministry Goals: Become a servant (Galatians 5:13). Join FIND.
  • Parenting Goals: “Growing Kids God’s Way” (Gary Ezzo)

Exodus 20:12 ESV“Honor your father and your mother, that your days may be long in the land that the LORD your God is giving you.

kabad [kah-vad’] – honor: to prize highly, to show great respect, to glorify, exalt.

John 2:1-5, 7 ESVOn the third day there was a wedding at Cana in Galilee, and the mother of Jesus was there. 2 Jesus also was invited to the wedding with his disciples. 3 When the wine ran out, the mother of Jesus said to him, “They have no wine.” 4 And Jesus said to her, “Woman, what does this have to do with me? My hour has not yet come.” 5 His mother said to the servants, “Do whatever he tells you.” … 7 Jesus said to the servants, “Fill the jars with water.” And they filled them up to the brim.

(Super) Natural Stages Reverse Engineered

  • Honor
  • Submission

Luke 2:51-52 ESVAnd he…was submissive to them…

  • Obedience

Ephesians 6:1 ESVChildren, obey your parents in the Lord…

  • Compliance

1 Corinthians 13:11 ESVWhen I was a child, I spoke like a child, I thought like a child, I reasoned like a child.

Hebrews 12:9 ESV…we have had earthly fathers who disciplined us and we respected them.

  • Beck and call

Childhood Benchmarks for Jesus

  • At five years old [one is fit] for the Scripture.

Luke 2:52 ESVAnd Jesus increased in wisdom and in stature and in favor with God and man.

  • At ten years the Mishnah.
  • At thirteen for the fulfilling of the commandments.

Luke 2:41-42 ESVNow his parents went to Jerusalem every year at the Feast of the Passover. 42 And when he was twelve years old, they went up according to custom.

Raising Kids To Honor

  • Train for the next

Proverbs 22:6 ESV – Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it.

chanak – to train, to put something in one’s mouth so that he tastes it, to initiate

  • Teach your children their biblical responsibility.

Ephesians 6:1 ESV – Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right.

  • Ask for their heart.

Malachi 4:6 ESV – And he will turn the hearts of fathers to their children and the hearts of children to their fathers, lest I come and strike the land with a decree of utter destruction.”

  • Always include God.

Deuteronomy 6:6-7 ESV – And these words that I command you today shall be on your heart. 7 You shall teach them diligently to your children, and shall talk of them when you sit in your house, and when you walk by the way, and when you lie down, and when you rise.

  • Use the ‘terminology’ of your family (1 Chronicles 25).