God's Plan for the Family...

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  1. I Am Blessed 24

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    Satan is the great perverter. Satan takes the
    perfection of God, and perverts it. This is how he operates. Perhaps nothing has been more destructive to our society here in the United States in recent years then how he has managed to pervert God's plan for the family.

    No matter what subject that I am dealing with on a particular day, I usually share that you have the freewill to make your own choices. You
    can either do it God's way, or you can choose to reject God's way and do whatever you want.

    However, when you choose to rebel against God, there are ALWAYS consequences to deal with. Nobody forces you to stop at a red light.
    You stop because it is the safe thing to do, not only for yourself, but for the other motorists. However, you are free to ignore the red-light and not stop, but there will be consequences for doing that. It is impossible to go against the plan of God, and not have negative consequences to deal with.

    The Book of Genesis clearly lays out God's plan for the family. One man, one woman, in marriage for one lifetime. Throughout the Bible, we get God's instruction on how a husband and wife are to live. We get instruction on how they are to raise their children. God has done a thorough job in giving us His plan for marriage and the family. That is why the first thing anyone
    who rebels against God MUST DO is reject the Bible, since it clearly defines their choice as a sin. God's plan for a family is NOT a man and a woman living together without being married. God's plan for a family is NOT two men living together. God's plan for a family is NOT two women living together. These are perversions of God's plan for what a family is to be!

    The next generation of mom's and dad's MUST KNOW what God's plan for the family is. Young adults are being taught at school, through the media, that however they decide to live is fine. In this age of political correctness, they are taught that NOBODY is wrong. If you challenge a choice the Bible clearly says is wrong, then you are called intolerant.

    It is in this atmosphere that our next generation of mom's and dad's are growing up in, and why now more than ever this message MUST BE SHOUTED FROM EVERY ROOFTOP! The Bible clearly teaches us that their IS absolute right and wrong. It must
    become their goal and desire to follow God's way. There are NO ALTERNATIVES to God's plan for the family!!!

    The reason is God's plan for the family WORKS! By far the biggest perversion of God's plan for the family is people living together. Marriage is not like buying a car where you take it out for a test drive. You date over a period of time. You build a spiritual foundation to your relationship. Eventually, God will confirm it to you both, many times, that this is part of His plan for your life. You go through a period of
    pre-marital counseling with your pastor. Once you BOTH know that this is what God wants for your life, you GET MARRIED.

    To live together, there is no real commitment. You are living in rebellion to God's plan so you live outside of His blessings. Sex becomes part of this relationship and now you are involved in even more sin. You simply can not choose to
    ignore God, and expect Him to bless you for sinning! Instead of God's blessings, you live
    through the consequences of your rebellion to God. The spiritual and practical
    consequences of rebelling against God can literally destroy your life!

    Never forget, that is the goal of the enemy, to KILL, STEAL, and DESTROY!

    To the young adults reading this, I pray that as you get older, these words will stay in your heart. YOU HAVE THE CHOICES THAT WILL DETERMINE YOUR LIFE AHEAD OF YOU!!! Life works when we do it God's way.

    Does that mean life is perfect? Of course not! There will always be problems because of the sin-filled world that we live in. But there is a peace, and a joy, and an abundance above and beyond anything that you can imagine when we are living life according to God's plan. I pray
    today that these words find a fertile resting place in the hearts of those who read them.
    God's Word for you today is to do it HIS WAY. GOD'S WAY WORKS!!!!

    God's plan for the family is clear. One man, one woman, in marriage for one lifetime!!!

    Genesis 1:28

    In His love and service,
    Bill Keller
     
  2. MissAbbyIFBaptist

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    Granny Sue, Amen and amen! Most definatly it's between a married couple {Man and woman!} who are dedicated for life! I didn't get to grow up like this, and now I have a very dim idea of what all I'm suposed to do if one day God blesses me by allowing me to be wife and momma. I depend on the ladies in my church to teach me, when my mom should have been the one!
    Sometimes people look at me odd, because when I first hold a new baby I struggle with tears.
    I spent a few days with a godly family from church, and she was teaching me some simple things to cook, and her husband came in and kissed her. I had to leave the room, cause I didn't want them to know I was crying. I cryed because I'd never seen a married couple do that. Except aside weddings. I never knew married couples showed afection in front of their children. I saw how their children were so obediant, and loving to their parents, and how their parents seemed so pround and loved them so. They had Bible study together every morning, and sang together and prayed together, and mentioned me in their prayers. I didn't know people prayed for me outside of church. They ate meals togehter. The kids helped cook, and clean, and had been taught all this! Sure, I saw the kids argue, and the husband's wife get upset with him, but it was all handled well. I had slid up on their bathroom floor, my shoes leaving a huge black mark and landed in the bathtub, and their mom couldn't beleive I was more concerned for the floor than my bruises...but I was afraid they would yell at me cause I'd messed up the floor! They didn't! I just couldn't belevie it. I think I spent a lot of those days in tears over the wonder of it! I had NEVER seen anything like it...and I long for something similar for my littles ones to be raised in.
    My pastor and his wife renewed their vows Sunday...the lady in front of me teased me later because I cryed before they even started down the isle...but I couldn't belive this couple had been married FORTY years, and were still so in love with each other, and who were still serving God.
    I had nursery awhile back with a little baby gal that cried and cried...she spit up on me, put my hair in her mouth, and blew baby snot all in my hair. SHe held onto me so tight I didn't think she'd ever let go! And As I sang her to sleep, and saw her perfect little face, still wet with years, and her little lashes fanned out, and her mouth open snoring, I almost lost it. I couldn't beleive I was privliged with holding that little miracle! I didn't care one bit that when I got home I had to wash my hair full of baby slobber and snot. It was worth it since I got to care for something so precious!
    You other youth, if you've got godly parnets, if you've been raised right, you ought to get on your knees and priase God for it, because you are so Very VERY blessed. I love my family dearly, and family is important to me, but I wished they'd done God's order, instead of their own. Oh how I wish I'd been raised in a family devoted to serving God and doing His will.
    By God's grace, and if it's the only thing I ever acomplish, should God give me a husband and children, I want it to be like GOd intended. The ladies in my church have been great! So patient, and they've taught me to laugh when something isn't perfect and just to keep going. I think I might just make it! :D
    Thanks Granny Sue for posting this!
    ~Miss Abby [​IMG]
     
  3. Brett

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    I enjoy reading your posts Abby, but paragraphs are your friend. [​IMG]
     
  4. InTheNameOfLove

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    OMIGOSH THANK YOU!!!!! I am so tired of being thought of as 'intolerant' because I think sodomy and other forms of sexual sin are wrong, not just 'alternate lifestyles.'

    Truth Not Tolerance

    I love that saying...
     
  5. I Am Blessed 24

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    Hi InTheNameOfLove: You are not alone. There are a lot of us on here who are called "intolerant". [​IMG]

    Have you been to the Baptist Board Welcome Forum? It's at the top of the main page. If you haven't been there yet, go and introduce yourself so we can all welcome you to the BB! :D

    Blessings,
    Sue
     
  6. InTheNameOfLove

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    Yes, now I have!Of, course, you'd know that having greeted me. [​IMG] Thank you for your assurance. Good day and God bless!
     
  7. MissAbbyIFBaptist

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    Paragraph?! What's a paragraph!? [​IMG] :confused: :eek: :D
    I'll try and do better, I promise! {seriously I will!}
    ~Miss Abby [​IMG]
     

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