This lesson focuses on commitment # 2: We Will be a Loving Intergenerational Family. These commitments were originally presented in 2016. We have taken them, abbreviated them, and are now looking at them from a fresh perspective.
Original Commitment # 2
2) We will be a loving family, full of hope, joy and excitement for Jesus and each other.
-We will meet together to share in vibrant sincere worship as we celebrate God and praise Him for all He is doing.
-We will intentionally encourage and help our members develop meaningful relationships across all generations.
-We will nurture a community of encouragement, support and growth within the body.
Abbreviated Commitment # 2
We Will be a Loving Intergenerational Family
7 Commitments (abbreviated)
We will cultivate a Deeper Love for God
We will be a Loving Intergenerational Family
We will Pursue Unity Focused on Jesus
We will Nurture Marriage and Young Families
We will Make Disciples who Make Disciples
We will Have an Outward Focus on Our Local Community
We will be Mission Minded for the Lost of the World
4 We will not hide them from their descendants;
we will tell the next generation
the praiseworthy deeds of the Lord,
his power, and the wonders he has done.
5 He decreed statutes for Jacob
and established the law in Israel,
which he commanded our ancestors
to teach their children,
6 so the next generation would know them,
even the children yet to be born,
and they in turn would tell their children.
4 One generation commends your works to another;
they tell of your mighty acts.
4 Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one.[a] 5 Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength. 6 These commandments that I give you today are to be on your hearts. 7 Impress them on your children. Talk about them when you sit at home and when you walk along the road, when you lie down and when you get up.