Questions for Heads of Household

As I have noted before, covenant headship (or federal headship) defines the glory of the family. A lost head causes a dismembered and chaotic body. The same is applied to the covenant family. Redeemer Presbyterian has a challenging set of questions for the head of the household that has and continues to challenge me. Gentleman, true covenant succession begins by faithful headship. Take a deep breath and be ready to be challenged.

Would the people who know me best say that I am a “slave of righteousness” (Rom 6:18)? That I seek God’s kingdom and righteousness (Matt 6:33) and am zealous for the good works He has redeemed me to do (Titus 2:14)? Am I more aware of my sin and God’s grace in Christ both for forgiveness and walking in obedience? Am I growing in my passion and love for God? (Deut. 6:4; Matt 22:37-38) Are there things in my life (use of time, money, etc) that are inconsistent with such a passion and love? Continue…

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