Today many families are under attack in our society because of sinful world’s parties. Many people are obsessed with fun party lifestyle. Those who want to destroy the family will continue to urge mothers to leave the home and become fulfilled in the workplace instead of spending time with their children at the expense of their family. 1st Timothy 5:14-15 says “I will therefore that the younger women marry, bear children, guide the house, give none occasion to the adversary to speak reproachfully. For some are already turned aside after Satan.
Many people just want to have fun and party at work in the name of business, in the name of get together etc to seek personal fulfillment in career instead of family. They would be rather a corporate slave instead of serving their families. To serve God starts with serving in our families. Many successful man have crossed over the line of God’s limitations in the work place have selfishly ignored or neglected their marriage ,their families, their wife and children instead of spending a quality time with them, buried their emotions for their family and have worked like computerized robots. As a result marriages, relationships have destroyed, families have fallen apart.
Most of the Parties involve things that are immoral for living, fornication, all sorts of worldliness, flirting, where drinking, drug use, temptation, lust, or adultery including the adultery of the mind is common. God says in Romans 13:13 not to participate in the darkness of wild parties and drunkenness or in sexual promiscuity and immoral living, or in quarreling and jealousy.
Today majority of the people in the world are busy in searching for the worldly places to engage themselves in ungodly behavior to have fun and enjoyment or to hang out with their wrong ungodly friends.
As a true believer in Christ our actions should not cause someone else to stumble in their faith or walk with God (2 Corinthians 6:3) and we are to guard ourselves against temptation, remembering that bad company corrupts good character (1 Corinthians 15:33). God wants us to live by a higher standard by being examples of Christ rather than living by the world’s standards of life. Our goal should be to please God not a man. We must live right, by repenting all sins forsaking ungodly lifestyle, sharing the good news of Jesus Christ with the lost sinners by, setting a good example to our families, friends in a heathen world. God is concerned with how high a priority we place our families next to him. We all need to seek first His kingdom and His righteousness; and all these things shall be added to us ” (Matthew 6:31-33)
What the scripture says: Ephesians 5:8 - "For once you were full of darkness, but now you have light from the Lord. So live as people of light!"
Ecclesiastes 11:9, “Rejoice, O young man, in thy youth; and let thy heart cheer thee in the days of thy youth, and walk in the ways of thine heart, and in the sight of thine eyes: but know thou, that for all these things God will bring thee into judgment.”)
1 John 5:19, “And we know that we are of God, and the whole world lieth in wickedness.”
Matthew 5:16 - "In the same way, let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and praise your Father in heaven."
1 Peter 2:12 - "Live such good lives among the pagans that, though they accuse you of doing wrong, they may see your good deeds and glorify God on the day he visits us."
Luke 8:14:And that which fell among thorns are they, which, when they have heard, go forth, and are choked with cares and riches and pleasures of this life, and bring no fruit to perfection.
1 John 2:15-17:Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world. If any man love the world, the love of the Father is not in him. For all that is in the world, the lust of the flesh, and the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life, is not of the Father, but is of the world. And the world passeth away, and the lust thereof: but he that doeth the will of God abideth for ever."
The more you spend time with Bible and have personal time with Christ in the midst of busy schedule , the more you will find that you will not even desire the things of the world any more.
If you died today, are you absolutely certain that you would go to heaven? You can be! TRUST JESUS NOW
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