Bible Passage: Joshua 24:15, Joshua 24:20-24
This is the first sermon in our series titled “All in the Family”. In this Sermon, Pastor Daniel Lackey teaches us about “Common Practices found in Strong Families”, starting with verses found in the book of Joshua.
Joshua 24:15 ESV
15 And if it is evil in your eyes to serve the Lord, choose this day whom you will serve, whether the gods your fathers served in the region beyond the River, or the gods of the Amorites in whose land you dwell. But as for me and my house, we will serve the Lord.”
Joshua 24:20-24 ESV
20 If you forsake the Lord and serve foreign gods, then he will turn and do you harm and consume you, after having done you good.” 21 And the people said to Joshua, “No, but we will serve the Lord.” 22 Then Joshua said to the people, “You are witnesses against yourselves that you have chosen the Lord, to serve him.” And they said, “We are witnesses.” 23 He said, “Then put away the foreign gods that are among you, and incline your heart to the Lord, the God of Israel.” 24 And the people said to Joshua, “The Lord our God we will serve, and his voice we will obey.”
Other verses used in this sermon include: Proverbs 22:15, 1 Corinthians 16:2, 2 Thessalonians 3:10, Galatians 6:2, Proverbs 17:22, Ephesians 4:2-3, Psalm 133:1, Acts 2:46, Romans 12:10, Deuteronomy 6:6-7