Happy Father’s Day

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HAPPY FATHER’S DAY

We’re so glad you’ve decided to spend part of your day with us at Living Water Church. We pray that the message will inspire and encourage you to be all you can for Christ. Today we’re talking about Father’s and how they can be a great Dad – One way tot be a great Dad is to follow the example of how Jesus lived – Jesus came to SHOW US the Father. † Colossians 1:15 Christ is the visible image of the invisible God † John 14:9 Anyone who has seen Me has seen the Father

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Happy Father’s Day
 
Jesus came to SHOW US the Father.
Colossians 1:15 Christ is the visible image of the invisible God
John 14:9 Anyone who has seen Me has seen the Father
 
Our Father AFFIRMS us; He did this when Jesus was baptized.
Mark 1:11 And a voice came from heaven: “You are my Son, whom I love; with you I am well pleased.”
We all need and long for the affirmation of our fathers. It’s said that over 80% of men have not been affirmed by their father. Men, don’t let that be you, don’t be a victim of that statistic, hear the affirmation of your heavenly father and also affirm your children regularly. Men, you can also regularly affirm children who are not your birth children too.
 
 
Our Father Is TRUSTWORTHY
Hebrews 13:8 Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever.
 
We always know what Father we’re going to get, it’s the one whose love is relentless and endless, it’s the one who will protect us with His power, it’s the one who is always the same.
 
Our Father Is FAITHFUL
Deuteronomy 31:8 And the LORD, He is the One who goes before you. He will be with you, He will not leave you nor forsake you; do not fear nor be dismayed.
 
Our Father Is COMPASSIONATE
Psalm 86:15 But you, O Lord, are a God of compassion and mercy, slow to get angry and filled with unfailing love and faithfulness.
 
Luke 15:19 I am no longer worthy to be called your son; make me like one of your hired men.’ 20 So he got up and went to his father. “But while he was still a long way off, his father saw him and was filled with compassion for him; he ran to his son, threw his arms around him and kissed him.
 
Our Father Is FORGIVING
1 John 1:9 If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins and purify us from all unrighteousness.
 
Our Father Is PROPHETIC
1Corinthians 14:3 But everyone who prophesies speaks to men for their strengthening, encouragement and comfort.
 
Father’s speak words that will strengthen encourage and comfort their children
 
Father’s are called to build up their children.

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Unity In Marriage

We’re so glad you’ve decided to spend part of your day with us at Living Water Church. We pray that the message will inspire and encourage you to be all you can for Christ. Today we’re talking about Unity In Marriage – A house divided will not stand but a house in unity will be blessed by God – Mark 10:8 and the two shall become one flesh.’ So they are no longer two but one flesh.

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UNITY IN MARRIAGE
Sunday, June 10, 2018 – Pastor George M. Dupree
 
Psalms 133:1 Behold, how good and how pleasant it isfor brethren to dwell together in unity!
2 It islike the precious oil upon the head, running down on the beard, the beard of Aaron, running down on the edge of his garments. 3 It is like the dew of Hermon, descending upon the mountains of Zion; for there the LORD commanded the blessing—life forevermore.
 
Unity prompts a heavenly response of unrestrained and lavish abundance from the Lord, the fragrant anointing of the Spirit and the commanded blessing.
 
Mark 10:8 and the two shall become one flesh. So they are no longer two but one flesh.
 
God’s Math In Marriage – Two Equals One
When two people marry they become one, they don’t lose their identity, they enhance one another’s identity and for a better identity.
 
Invite Jesus and His disciples to you marriage
John 2:1…there was a wedding in Cana of Galilee, both Jesus and His disciples were invited to the wedding.
 
Stick Together – Keep Jesus In Your Marriage – He will add the strength to stay together.
Ecclesiastes 4:9 Two people can accomplish more than twice as much as one; they get a better return for their labor. 10 If one person falls, the other can reach out and help. But people who are alone when they fall are in real trouble. 11 And on a cold night, two under the same blanket can gain warmth from each other. But how can one be warm alone? 12 A person standing alone can be attacked and defeated, but two can stand back-to-back and conquer. Three are even better, for a triple-braided cord is not easily broken.
 
Unified Marriage Recipe – Add A Dash Of Salt – Salt Preserves
Colossians 4:6 Let your speech always be with grace, seasoned with salt, that you may know how you ought to answer each one.
 
Never sow words of discord, speak words that unite.
Proverbs 6:16 These six thingsthe LORD hates, yes, seven arean abomination to Him:
17 A proud look, a lying tongue, hands that shed innocent blood, 18 A heart that devises wicked plans, feet that are swift in running to evil, 19 a false witness whospeaks lies,
 
And one who sows discord among brethren.
 
 
Three Keys For Unity In Marriage – Mutual Submission – Respect – Love
 
Ephesians 5:21 Out of respect for Christ, be courteously reverent to one another.
 
Ephesians 5:22 Wives, understand and support your husbands in ways that show your support for Christ. 23 The husband provides leadership to his wife the way Christ does to his church, not by domineering but by cherishing. 24 So just as the church submits to Christ as he exercises such leadership, wives should likewise submit to their husbands.
 
Ephesians 5:25 Husbands, go all out in your love for your wives, exactly as Christ did for the church—a love marked by giving, not getting. 26 Christ’s love makes the church whole. His words evoke her beauty. Everything he does and says is designed to bring the best out of her, 27 dressing her in dazzling white silk, radiant with holiness. 28 And that is how husbands ought to love their wives. They’re really doing themselves a favor—since they’re already “one” in marriage.
 
Ephesians 5:29 No one abuses his own body, does he? No, he feeds and pampers it. That’s how Christ treats us, the church, 30 since we are part of his body. 31 And this is why a man leaves father and mother and cherishes his wife. No longer two, they become “one flesh.” 32 This is a huge mystery, and I don’t pretend to understand it all. What is clearest to me is the way Christ treats the church. 33 And this provides a good picture of how each husband is to treat his wife, loving himself in loving her, and how each wife is to honor her husband.
 
Husbands treat your wife with respect. Honor and cherish her. Protect and provide for her.
 
Wives treat your husband with respect; he’ll thrive in that kind of environment.
 
These things are not quick fixes to marital problems, they’re lifelong commitments to building a happy, healthy and vibrant marriage.
 
Matthew 12:25 Jesus…said to them…a house divided against itself will not stand.
 

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