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Family Loyalty

"I don't want to be disloyal to my family and ancestors; therefore, I don't want to change my traditional religion."

Scripture Observations References

The one true living God has been pleased to reveal Himself through the Holy Scriptures. 1 Thessalonians 2:13

God has also revealed Himself in His incarnate Son, the Lord Jesus Christ. 2 Timothy 3:15; Hebrews 1:1-2

Though there are many religious leaders in history, there is only one Savior. Acts 4:12; 1 Timothy 2:5-6

God will honor those who honor Him. The believer, too, must respect his parents and old people. Leviticus 19:32; 1 Samuel 2:30; Exodus 20:12

He must still be loyal to his family and to his ancestors, but above all to the Lord Jesus. He must, by the power of the Holy Spirit, worship only God-not angels, saints, mediators, images, ancestors, or idols! John 4:23-24; Exodus 20:5-6; Revelation 22:8-9

Fingertip Texts

The fact of salvation 1 Timothy 1:15

The means of salvation Romans 10:13

Everyone has sinned Romans 3:23

God's gift of love John 3:16

The open door Revelation 3:20

Salvation through Christ Acts 4:12

Power to be witnesses Acts 1:8

God's love revealed John 1:18

Saved by His mercy Titus 3:5

Jesus gives rest Matthew 11:28-29

God's inspired Word 2 Timothy 3:16-17

The new life 2 Corinthians 5:17

Life in the Son 1 John 5:11-12