Family Practice: God's Prescription for a Healthy Home

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To achieve healthy families we must turn to the Great Physician, a "family doctor" who still makes house calls.

Family Practice reveals that a strong dose of the biblical concept of covenant is as salutary for the family as for the family of God. The editor and twelve contributors explore the implications of covenant for fathers, mothers, and children.

R.C. Sproul sheds light on fatherhood by describing "our strong Father," on motherhood by ...

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Overview

To achieve healthy families we must turn to the Great Physician, a "family doctor" who still makes house calls.

Family Practice reveals that a strong dose of the biblical concept of covenant is as salutary for the family as for the family of God. The editor and twelve contributors explore the implications of covenant for fathers, mothers, and children.

R.C. Sproul sheds light on fatherhood by describing "our strong Father," on motherhood by depicting "holy mother church," and on childhood by pointing to the importance of offspring to Abraham. Elisabeth Elliot urges female readers to become Women of Titus Two.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780875524986
  • Publisher: P&R Publishing
  • Publication date: 2/28/2001
  • Pages: 98
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.52 (h) x 0.32 (d)

Table of Contents

Contributors vii
Introduction: The Covenant Family 1
Part 1 Fathers 17
1. Our Strong Father 19
2. The Father as Prophet 25
3. The Father as Priest 31
4. The Father as King 37
Part 2 Mothers 43
5. Holy Mother Church 45
6. The Woman as Wife 49
7. The Woman as Mother 53
8. A Woman's Mandate 59
Part 3 Children 63
9. Count the Stars 65
10. Raising Biblically Responsive Adults 71
11. That You May Live Long 77
12. A 30-Year-Old Child 83
Appendix Pastors' Perspective
1. Pastoring Masculinity 87
2. The Church and Widows 91
3. Children, Obey 95
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