Marriage and the Family

Marriage and the Family

Love In Marriage (24 min)

PART 6 – Andrew Ussher expounds what “marital love” really looks like in the Bible – not some mere sentimental feeling or emotion, but a commitment, in the words of 1 Cor 13:7, to “bear all things”, “believe all things”, “hope all things” and “endure all things”. This message will really challenge you to think about “love” on a different level to the culture around us – Readings: Gal 2:20, 1 Cor 13:3 and 7 (Message preached 24th Feb 2013)

Questions and Answers (40 min)

PART 5 – Andrew Ussher answers written audience questions on financial and child rearing issues. He gives wise answers on questions like “How should parents respond to a child who says he or she wants to be saved?”: “How should parents handle issues such as TV, the internet and smartphones” and “At what age should parents bring young children to meetings”? A very helpful session (Questions answered on 23rd Feb 2013)

Raising Children (47 min)

PART 4 – Andrew Ussher preaches on raising children in the nurture and admonition of the Lord. He stresses the need to understand what a child is – a stewardship from God, and a sinner with a fallen nature – before outlining Biblical principles of child rearing – Readings: Psa 51:5, 58:3, 127:3-5, Prov 27:6, Eph 6:1-4, Luke 2:41-52, 15:11-24 (Message preached 23rd Feb 2013)

Money Matters in Married Life (47 min)

PART 3 – Andrew Ussher gives wise scriptural counsel on handling money within a marriage. He touches on subjects such as covetousness, debt, a household budget, credit cards and giving. An instructive insightful message – Readings: Matt 6:19-33, Luke 12:15, Eph 4:28, 1 Tim 6:6-11, 17-19, 2 Cor 8:1-5, 9:6-8 (Message preached 23rd Feb 2013)

Understanding Marriage (44 min)

PART 2 – Andrew Ussher delivers a comprehensive and helpful message on Christian marriage under 5 headings: “Origin and Objectives”, “Leaving and Cleaving”, “Roles and Responsibilities”, Commitment and Communication” and “Focus and Faithfulness” – Readings: Gen 2:21-24, Prov 31:10-12, Matt 19:4-6, 1 Cor 7:39, Eph 5:23-32, 1 Tim 5:10, Titus 2:4-5 (Message preached 22nd Feb 2013)

Searching for a Suitable Spouse (56 min)

PART 1 – Andrew Ussher preaches on searching for a suitable spouse. He give sound Biblical guidance and insight into the principles that should govern a single person as they contemplate being married – Readings: Gen 2:18-24, Prov 18:22, 30:19, 1 Cor 7:39, 2 Cor 6:14-18, Gal 5:22-25, Heb 13:4 (Message preached 21st Feb 2012)