6. Spousal Stewardships - The Divine Design of Marriage Part II

6. Spousal Stewardships - The Divine Design of Marriage Part II

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Click to edit Master subtitle style Spousal Stewardships: The Divine Design of Marriage, Part II Jason S. Carroll School of Family Life Brigham Young University
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The Divine Design n “By divine design , fathers are to preside over their families in love and righteousness and are responsible to provide the necessities of life and protection for their families. Mothers are primarily responsible for the nurture of their children. In these sacred responsibilities, fathers and mothers are obligated to help one another as equal partners.” ¶ 7, The Proclamation on the Family
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The Divine Discipleship Divine Institution Covenant Cleaving Equal Partnership Interdependence Husband / Father Wife / Mother . 3 Ps . Preside Provide Protect . 1 N . Nurture =
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Fathers: Preside in Love and Righteousness Ø Christ is the model – Perfect love – Seek the will of God Ø Servant leadership / “minister” Continual service, often at significant personal sacrifice Ø Priesthood holder responsibilities Ø Lead family worship Ø Administer blessings and ordinances Ø Liaison with church and outside institutions “… but whosoever will be great among you, let him be your minister; And whosoever will be chief among you, let him be your servant. Even as the Son of man came not to be ministered unto, but to minister…” (Matt 20:25-27) Sacred Responsibilities of Fathers and Mothers
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“Fatherhood is leadership, the most important kind of leadership… Your leadership in the home must include leading in family worship. You preside at the meal table, at family prayer. You preside at family home evening; and as guided by the Spirit of the Lord, you see that your children are taught correct principles… You give father’s blessings. You take an active part in establishing family rules and discipline. As a leader in your home you plan and sacrifice to
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6. Spousal Stewardships - The Divine Design of Marriage Part II

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