Scripture Union Daily Guide 10 June 2022 – Family Cohesion

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Scripture Union Daily Guide 10 June 2022
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Topic: Family Cohesion

Opening Prayer: Sanctify my life dear Lord as I study your word in Jesus name.

Scripture: Genesis 25:1‐18

Question(s) for Reflection
• Is there any example for me to follow or not to follow?
• What truth is God revealing to me in this passage?

Scripture Union Daily Guide 10 June 2022 MESSAGE

Even at old age, God blessed Abraham with many children, in addition to Isaac and Ishmael (vs.1‐4; cf. Psalm 127:3‐5). But managing a large family can be a tough job for an old man to handle. However, Abraham was able to maintain family unity and cohesion while he was alive.

Often, after the death of the head of the family (father), the whole family is thrown into confusion and sharp disagreement. For Abraham, the unity and cohesion in his family continued after his death. There was no struggle over sharing of properties among his children.

What did he do to ensure this (vs.5‐6)? What can we learn from him? Many Christians are very reluctant and unconcerned about writing a will but that is one thing we can do to save our families from confusion and chaos after our transition. Read v.9 again.

Can you see another sign of unity here? Note that every descendant of Abraham was blessed (vs.11, 12‐17). If we also serve that Lord faithfully, He will bless us and our children after us (Psalm 128:1‐4).

Practice/Word Application
So What: If you have never considered writing your will, take a decision to do so today.

• Any new insight or reinforcement of what you already know?

Scripture Union Daily Guide 10 June 2022 Closing Prayer
• Pray that you will not be a source of disunity in your family (v.18).

Offer a prayer of faith in line with Psalms 118:25 ‐ 26

One Year Bible Reading Plan
1 Chronicles 28, 29; Mark 9.

NATIONAL PRAYER BULLETIN

Fri, 10-Jun-2022

PRAYER FOCUS

TRAVELLING SECRETARIES/REGIONAL COORDINATORS

DILIGENT DISCIPLES
The hand of the diligent will rule, while the slothful will be put to forced labour… Proverb 10:4

THANK GOD FOR:
› Our Ts’s and RC’s who have dedicated their lives and services to God in working with SU.
› Their walk of faith as they depend on God for all their spiritual and physical needs.

PRAY FOR:
› Their health, spiritual growth and provision for their physical needs as they continue to toil in God’s Vineyard in SU.
› Grace to continue diligently knowing that our God will reward them in due season.
› Their prayer life and studying of God’s word to ensure their spiritual growth.

PRAY AGAINST:
∷ Slackness and lack of diligence that will make the kings matter to suffer loss in SU.
∷ Accidents, ailments and other negative things that will distract the Ts’s and RC’s in their work for God in SU.

Scripture Union Daily Guide 10 June 2022. Scripture Union is an international, interdenominational, evangelical Christian organization. It was founded in 1867, and works in partnership with individuals and churches across the world. The organization’s stated aim is to use the Bible to inspire children, young people and adults to know God. Scripture Union Daily Guide 10 June 2022.

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