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Being A Protector

Being A Protector

January 18, 2023

Written by Justin Vanriper (@justinvanriper @reformed_reloaded) | January 18, 2023

Being a protector Being a protector of a family is a noble and important role. As a protector, you are responsible for the physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being of your loved ones. This includes providing for their basic needs, such as food, shelter, and clothing, as well as ensuring their safety and security. 1 Timothy 5:8 - But if anyone does not provide for his relatives, and especially for members of his household, he has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever.

One of the most important aspects of being a protector is to lead by example. This means living a life that is in line with the teachings of Jesus Christ and the principles of the Bible. This includes showing love, compassion, and forgiveness to others, as well as being honest, truthful, and respectful. 1 Corinthians 11:1 - Be imitators of me, as I am of Christ.

It is also important to teach your family members about the love of God and the importance of having a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. This can be done through regular family devotions and by setting aside time each day to pray together as a family. Ephesians 5:26 - that he might sanctify her, having cleansed her by the washing of water with the word.

As a protector, it is also important to be a good steward of the resources that God has given you. This means being responsible with your finances and using your resources to help others in need. It also means being good stewards of the environment and taking care of the earth that God has given us. 1 Peter 4:10 - As each has received a gift, use it to serve one another, as good stewards of God's varied grace:

Being a protector is not always easy. There will be challenges and difficulties along the way. But with the help of God and the guidance of the Holy Spirit, you can rise to the challenges and be a true protector for your family. It also means being a good listener, being available, and being supportive. It means being there for your family members when they need you, whether they need advice, a listening ear, or a helping hand. It means being a rock for them to lean on during difficult times, and a guiding light to show them the way.

1 Corinthians 11:3 - But I want you to understand that the head of every man is Christ, the head of a wife is her husband, and the head of Christ is God. In conclusion, being a protector of a family is a challenging but rewarding role. It requires commitment, dedication, and a strong faith in God. But with God's help, you can be the kind of protector that your family needs, and help lead them to a deeper understanding of God's love and grace.




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