For Generations to Come (Deuteronomy 6:1-9)
Delivered By
Pastor Michael Daugherty
Delivered On
May 6, 2018 at 10:00 AM
Central Passage
Deuteronomy 6:1-9
Disciple-Making in the Family

Deuteronomy 5:32 "...You shall not turn aside from the right hand or to the left..."

Deuteronomy 6:1-9 

6 “Now this is the commandment - the statutes and the rules - that the Lord your God commanded me to teach you, that you may do them in the land to which you are going over, to possess it, 2 that you may fear the Lord your God, you and your son and your son's son, by keeping all his statutes and his commandments, which I command you, all the days of your life, and that your days may be long. 3 Hear therefore, O Israel, and be careful to do them, that it may go well with you, and that you may multiply greatly, as the Lord, the God of your fathers, has promised you, in a land flowing with milk and honey. 4 “Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one. 5 You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your might. 6 And these words that I command you today shall be on your heart. 7 You shall teach them diligently to your children, and shall talk of them when you sit in your house, and when you walk by the way, and when you lie down, and when you rise. 8 You shall bind them as a sign on your hand, and they shall be as frontlets between your eyes. 9 You shall write them on the doorposts of your house and on your gates.

Obedience demonstrates respect and love for God.

Changing the world one family at a time: For generations to Come...

I. God commands all generations to obey. Obedience is never supposed to stop.

II. By keeping all His statutes and comands all the days of your life. You may receive blessings:

    1.  Long Life

    2. Good Life

    3. Numerous Offspring

III. Be careful to obey. He's asking us to do only what He has already done.

Main Points from this passage:

* The Lord is the One and Only - He is ALL we need.  We should love God with ALL we are. 

* Jesus reminds us to have his words near to our heart - a good reason to memorize scripture.

* You can't teach something you don't live. You've got to spend time with God to know Him. 

* We don't want a world of good people; We want a world of Godly people.

* Lead your children so that your children's children will love and obey God.

Point to Ponder:

How does the way in which you live demonstrate what's most important in your life?