Family Devotional Week 11

Posted by Scott Chitwood, Category: Announcements, Church News, Family Devotionals,

A Family with Purpose
Purpose: To read and discover God’s purpose for Christian Families.
Bible Verses
-Matthew 1:18-25; Matthew 4:23; Philippians 2:1-5
Family Discussion:
– Matthew 1:18-25
• Who was the mother of Jesus?
• Why did Jesus have to come down to earth? What was His
purpose? (Matthew 1:21)
-Matthew 4:23
• This verse gives a good overall picture of how Jesus lived His
• Share four things that Jesus did from these verses.
• What did Jesus ultimately have to do in order to fulfill His
purpose of saving everyone from their sins?
-Philippians 2:1-5
• Who are we named for as Christians?
• Carrying the name of Christ brings about a great responsibility
to imitate Christ. How can we as a family imitate Christ?
• One of the things listed in verse 2 is purpose. We must have
the same purpose as Christ. What was Christ’s purpose for
life? (Refer back to Matthew 1:21) What is your purpose?
• As Christians we must have the same purpose as
Weekly Challenge:
On a piece of paper write down three things you can do this week to imitate
Christ’s purpose. Be prepared to share your experiences next week!
Family Bible Goals: Take time to work on your Family Bible Goals! (p. 17)