Family Matters

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Today's reading: 1 Timothy 5:1-16

In 1 Timothy 5, Paul is giving Timothy instruction concerning certain areas of church operations and functioning. But within these church guidelines, we also get a little insight and instruction on the importance of taking care of family members who are in need. This directive traces all the way back to Exodus 20 and the commandment to "Honor your father and your mother" (vs. 12), and it's still applicable to us today. God wants us to value, respect and take care of our family members.

How do you demonstrate respect and value to your relatives in general, but particularly to your parents and grandparents? Is there someone in your family (or within your church family) who may need--An encouraging phone call? A helping hand with yard work, home repairs, vehicle problems? Someone to drive them to a doctor's appointment or the grocery store? Help with an unpaid bill or unexpected expense? Tami

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Hi, my name is Tami Weissert, the P4 facilitator and the "voice" behind the blogs. I'm passionate about helping people grow spiritually and actively encourage Bible engagement through conference speaking and writing. I also served as co-host of the Back to the Bible radio program for over 8 years. A little about me. I'm married to Jeff, and we love scuba diving, playing with our 3 dachshunds and going to Husker football games. I also love growing orchids, singing and Diet Pepsi. I hope you'll join in the conversation as we read the Bible and grow together.

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