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Jesus Asks their Thoughts

Chalk Board by childMatthew 10.25 reads, "It is enough for the student to be like his teacher, and the servant like his master. If the head of the house has been called Beelzebub, how much more the members of his household!" Matthew 10.36 adds, "a man's enemies will be the members of his own household." Jesus knew their thoughts and said to them in Matthew 12.25, "Every kingdom divided against itself will be ruined, and every city or household divided against itself will not stand."

Faithful and Wise Servants

Gospel HouseholdsJesus asks in Matthew 24.45, "Who then are the faithful and wise servants, whom the master has put in charge of the servants in his household to give them their food at the proper time?" John 4.53 also says, "Then the father realized that this was the exact time at which Jesus had said to him, 'Your son will live.' So he and all his household believed."

A Servant before a Leader

1. How important is it for the Heads of Households to be Household Faith Servants?
2. What do the above passages tell us about unity and the inclusive nature of the Household?
3. How is the Household of Faith, "the church of the Living God, the pillar and foundation of the truth?"
4. How can the Household of Faith Servants be saved?✞

"Household Faith Servants"
by Ron Meacock © 2017

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