Text: Psa 127:1 A. Purpose of the home. Provide companionship (Gen 2:18; Mal 2:14). Prevent immorality (1Co 7:2; Heb 13:4). Procreation of children (Mal 2:15; 1Ti 5:14). Pattern of our relationship with God (2Co 6:18; 11:2). B. Pattern of the home. A place of harmony.
a. A divided home cannot stand (Mar 3:25).
b. Homes become divided because of pride (Pro 14:1; 21:19).
c. A home can have union without unity.
d. A Christian home ought to be a harmonious home where ever
Luke 23:13-25 depicts the trial of Jesus before Pontius Pilate. The Jews, in their hatred for Jesus, sought reasons for Jesus to be condemned to death. However, Pilate could find no fault in Jesus. In fact, Pilate sought ways and means to have Jesus released. He tried to let the Jews choose between Jesus and another criminal. Therefore he picked the worst criminal he could find: Barabbas. Barabbas was a prisoner who had been involved in an insurrection, and had also committed