Date: November 5, 2020 ()

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Dealing with Rebellion

  1. Rebellion is as the sin of witchcraft, and stubbornness is as iniquity and idolatry.
  2. The first rebellion was when Satan tried to exalt himself above God.
  3. Satan rebelled against God because he was filled with pride.
  4. King Uzziah was a great king for almost 52 years. As long as he sought the Lord, God made him to prosper.
  5. Let every soul be subject unto the higher power.
  6. Every person is to be subject to the governing authority over them.
  7. There are FIVE spheres of Human Authority:
    1. Legitimate state authority over its citizens.
    2. Legitimate parental authority over their children.
    3. Legitimate authority of husbands over their wives.
    4. Legitimate authority of employer over employee.
    5. Legitimate authority of pastors over the church.
  8. Submission to authority applies to the elite as well as to the common man.
  9. The government should cause people to fear to do evil, and the government should reward good behavior.
  10. Many times dads have so much pride that they cannot discipline correctly.
  11. The goal is to raise a godly child not to prove to them who is boss.
  12. Husbands and wives, and mothers and dads, need to be willing to swallow our pride once in a while.
  13. For God resisteth the proud and giveth grace to the humble.
  14. Pride goeth before destruction.
  15. Love your wife and children more than yourself.
  16. You cannot be a good husband or wife until you learn to admit you have been wrong once in a while.
  17. We want to discipline our children but do not want to drive them to rebellion.
  18. There should be no such thing as a time out chair in the home.
  19. A soft answer turneth away wrath, but grievous words stir up anger.
  20. Do not embarrass your children in front of their peers.
  21. Remember, everyone has a rebellious nature.
  22. Deep in our heart we are all rebels. We have a propensity towards being selfish and sinning.
  23. Rebellion will push the good things out of your life: joy, happiness, contentment, and peace.
  24. Being rebellious will fill us with: hurt, anger, resentment, and hatred.
  25. You should pray for whoever you are rebelling against.

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