The Christian Family

In Psalms 68:6 we see these words, “God setteth the solitary in families.” The word “solitary” here is the word for “darling.” God sets His darlings in families. The family is the basic unit of our society. Without the family unit there will be no community, no organization, and no kind of order. In order to have what God calls a family there must be a father, a mother and children. The instruction to Adam and Eve was to be fruitful and multiply; meaning have children so you can have a family.

It is interesting to note that it is the family unit that the devil has spent the most time trying to destroy; especially the Christian family. The reason being, that when there is a family that is of God the strength of that family is the power of God. A family with a father, mother and children growing and prospering in the Lord is a unit that the devil simply cannot contend with. When they, the family, are right with God, in the Godly order of the Word of God the devil cannot touch them. When they are a praying, serving, trusting, believing their entire life and lives are centered around the principles and precepts of the Word of God they cannot be defeated.

When there is a family working together for the cause of Christ through a local church, dedicated to the service of our Lord they not only are strong physically but spiritually as well.

It is a glorious thing to see a family come into the church; Dad, Mom and the children dedicated to the things of God without reservation.

The family is likened unto a garden growing and prospering and producing. For this to be a reality as God told Adam and Eve to “Keep the Garden” the family garden must be kept. It must be kept Holy, clean, neat, protected, honest, safe, happy and looking nice all the time.

The only way this could ever happen is for the family to be right with God, dedicated to that which God has ordained for the family. Father, Mother, children in Church serving the Lord with all their heart.