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SLAVES OF CHRIST, NOT MAN

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Eph 6:5-9
The Westminster Confession says the chief end of man is “To glorify God and to enjoy Him forever.” This summary statement in the Westminster Catechism about the chief end of man is taken by what Paul wrote to the church in Corinth. “So, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God.”1 Cor 10:31. We come to  the end of the submissive order of Paul’s letter that presents the a proper biblical worldview that brings God the most glory.
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Submitting to one another in the body of Christ through the gospel confession. (Eph 5:15-21)
Wives submitting to their own husbands in the beautiful union of covenant marriage. (Eph 5:22-24)
Husbands submission to Christ as godly leaders as an example to the marriage. (Eph5:25-33)
Children submit by living out God’s direction in your life to your parents because it comes with the fullest of life. (Eph 6:1-3)
Father’s submit to Gospel confession and be the example as the head of the home in grace and Christ’s righteousness…

FAMILY DRIVEN FAITH PART TWO

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Eph 6:4
I was reading of a story about a pastor who was absolutely stunned, by a well-known biblical scholar who invited him out for lunch during a “Pastor’s Conference”. As this pastor sat across the table with this well-known biblical scholar, who wrote many deep theological books. The pastor began the conversation by asking this wise theologian a question “How did you manage to be so prolific?” This biblical scholar mumbled under his breath“I sacrificed my son” The pastor was stunned by his words and thought maybe he misunderstood him, so he asked the question again and the scholar replied with anger, “You heard me! I said I sacrificed my son!” The scholar went on to say“I was so driven to research, writing, publishing and made a name for myself in the academic world that I neglected my family.” As the conversation continued the pastor found out that his son essentially grew up as a stranger to his father and he never seemed to have a relationship at all with his son.The pastor trie…