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Wednesday, June 10, 2009

FAMILY RULES

BE KIND AND FORGIVE EACH OTHER
(Eph 4:32 And be ye kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ's sake hath forgiven you.) hurting, name calling, fighting, arguing

TREAT YOUR BODY AS A TEMPLE OF GOD
(1 Cor 6:19-20 What? know ye not that your body is the temple of the Holy Ghost which is in you, which ye have of God, and ye are not your own? For ye are bought with a price: therefore glorify God in your body, and in your spirit, which are God's.) smoking, drinking, drugs, tatoos, piercing

BEHAVE PROPERLY IN THE LORD'S HOUSE
(1Tim 3:15 But if I tarry long, that thou mayest know how thou oughtest to behave thyself in the house of God, which is the church of the living God, the pillar and ground of the truth.) running, talking during the service, note passing, horse play, playing on the platform
CHILDREN HONOR (RESPECT) AND OBEY YOUR PARENTS
(Eph 6:1-3 Children, obey your parents in the Lord: for this is right. Honour thy father and mother; (which is the first commandment with promise;) That it may be well with thee, and thou mayest live long on the earth.) obey on the 1st command, playing one parent against another

DON'T BE BOUND TOGETHER WITH UNBELIEVERS
(1 Cor 6:14 Be ye not unequally yoked together with unbelievers: for what fellowship hath righteousness with unrighteousness? and what communion hath light with darkness?) have only approved friendships

RESPECT THOSE IN AUTHORITY
(Rom 13:1 Let every soul be subject unto the higher powers. For there is no power but of God: the powers that be are ordained of God.) teacher, principal, pastor, police, any elder

DO NOT LIE TO ONE ANOTHER
(Col 3:9 Lie not one to another, seeing that ye have put off the old man with his deeds;) to stay out of trouble, to acuse someone, to make the story more exciting, none at all

DO NOT USE COARSE, FILTHY LANGUAGE
(Eph 5:4 Neither filthiness, nor foolish talking, nor jesting, which are not convenient: but rather giving of thanks.) name calling, cursing, obscene jesters

DO YOUR WORK THE BEST YOU CAN
(Col 3:23 And whatsoever ye do, do it heartily, as to the Lord, and not unto men;) do it right the first time

DO NOT STEAL
(Exo 20:15 Thou shalt not steal.) take or borrow without permission

CONDUCT YOURSELF PROPERLY IN PUBLIC
( Ps 101:2 I will behave myself wisely in a perfect way.) Wal-Mart fits, whinning, interupting, inappropriate behavior

2 comments:

Johnny said...

Great rules to live by, and they are all founded on the Word of the living God!

Don Porter, M.Ed said...

Here's a hard one given the problems in government...

RESPECT THOSE IN AUTHORITY
(Rom 13:1 Let every soul be subject unto the higher powers. For there is no power but of God: the powers that be are ordained of God.)