There are several questions when it comes to family worship and we will discuss some of them here. What’s not in question is the fact that the Bible lays the weight of pastoring the family and teaching them the Word of God squarely on the shoulders of the father.
And these words that I command you today shall be on your heart. You shall teach them diligently to your children, and shall talk of them when you sit in your house, and when you walk by the way, and when you lie down, and when you rise. You shall bind them as a sign on your hand, and they shall be as frontlets between your eyes. You shall write them on the doorposts of your house and on your gates. (Deuteronomy 6:6-9 ESV)
Here are a few of the questions I have heard (and wrestled with myself) about leading family worship in the home and what we are currently doing in our home. These are questions you and your wife should sit down and answer. Leading your family doesn’t mean you do it alone! Also, take it from me, beating yourself up because it isn’t going the way you thought it would or you missed a day or two will only lead to frustration! Read more →