Hope Community Church
REFUEL Mid-Week Bible Study (November 9th, 2016)
A casual, topical bible study to help "fill up your tank" in the middle of the week. Come as you are and dig deeper into the Word! • Coffee bar at 6:30 in the auditorium • Child Care (ages 6wks-5yrs) & Kids "Mid-Week Mania" (grades K-5th) provided
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  • Hope Community Church
    1240 Jay St, Waterford Twp, MI 48327, USA
    Wednesday 7:00 PM
Week 7:
The God-Honoring Role
of Husbands & Fathers

In this lesson we'll consider the important role given men, by God.

"The wedding ceremony drives a stake into time, dividing a person's life into two periods: the time when one is bound to parents and the time when one is bound to husband or wife."
-D. James Kennedy
Husbands/fathers are called to be:
1. Pacesetters
Husbands/fathers are called to be:
1. Pacesetters
The distortion of roles is caused by:
Gender characterizations
Cultural expectations
Personal preferences
Sub-par performance
Husbands/fathers are called to be:
2. Providers
• A beautiful example is the betrothal promise.
Husbands/fathers are called to be:
2. Providers
• A beautiful example is the betrothal promise.
• Men have traditionally been the breadwinners.
Husbands/fathers are called to be:
2. Providers
• A beautiful example is the betrothal promise.
• Men have traditionally been the breadwinners.
• Men have traditionally helped their family succeed.
Husbands/fathers are called to be:
3. Protectors
Husbands/fathers are called to be:
3. Protectors
• This involves sacrificial love
• This involves sanctifying love

Question for Men:
How would you rate yourself in these 3 crucial areas of responsibility?
If you are married, ask your wife to rate you and commit to change, if necessary.

Questions for Ladies:
Current/Future wives, do you balk at any or all of these being primarily the husbands role?
Why do you think God laid these out as vitally important?