Saturday, June 25, 2016

June 25, 2016

Read:  Matthew 6:9-13, Matthew 26:36-42, Ephesians 6:1-3

How does the Lord’s Prayer model how children should be relating to their dads? What is the result?

How would you describe your relationship with your father? How has it had an impact on your life today?

What steps does God want you to take to help improve your relationship with your dad in the future?

Friday, June 24, 2016

June 24, 2016

Read:  Ephesians 5:28-29, Genesis 3:17-19

What does Genesis 3:17-19 say it takes for a dad to provide for a family? Why is this important to understand?

What does your dad do for a living? What kinds of pressure does he face? How has he provided for you?

How can you do a better job of acknowledging his hard work and provision for you? Be specific.

Thursday, June 23, 2016

June 23, 2016

Read:  Ephesians 5:28, Matthew 22:34-40

What is assumed when Christians are told to love their neighbor as themselves? Be specific.

How does this truth relate to a father and his family? In what way is this different for a wife and mother?

How do you see this being challenged today? How does it indirectly devalue dads? How can you avoid this?

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

June 22, 2016

Read:  Ephesians 5:25-27, 6:4, Genesis 26:1-16, Romans 3:23-24, Exodus 20:12

How did Isaac fail in his role as a father and husband? What was the result?

Why is this important to remember in how you view your father and his role in your family? Be specific.

In what way have you had unrealistic expectations about your dad? Moving forward, how does God want you to change?

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

June 21, 2016

Read:  Ephesians 5:25-27, 6:4, 1 Timothy 3:1-5, Hebrews 13:17

What is assumed to be taking place at home in order to qualify for being a Pastor at a church?

How does this define the role of a dad at home? How does this define the role of the family towards dad?

How can you be more intentional about honoring and supporting your dad/husband in his role?

Monday, June 20, 2016

June 20, 2016

Read:  Ephesians 5:26, 1 Corinthians 6:9-11, Titus 3:3-8

What is Paul describing that takes place in the life of a Christian by using a washing metaphor?

How does the “word” relate to this washing? How does this define the goal of the Christian life?

What are the implications of this truth for a Christian father? How does this expand your perspective?

Saturday, June 18, 2016

June 18, 2016

Read:  John 13:1-17

What did Jesus demonstrate to His disciples? Why? In what way is this also a model for church life?

How would you describe your current relationships at PCC? (i.e. casual, deep, broad, limited, etc.)

What does this show you about applying John 13? Be specific. Pray and ask God to help you grow.