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Father's Day: The Father-Teacher

June 21, 2015

Scripture: Deuteronomy 6:1–6:25

I. The command of teaching (6:1-3)
     A. The goal of learning
     B. The generations of learning-leave a spiritual legacy
II. The content of teaching (6:4-5)
     A. Sound Theology
     B. Obedient Action motivated by Love for God and Love for others
III. The counsel of teaching (6:6-9)
     A. Truth must be internalized
     B. Truth must be taught: teaching pierces the heart
     C. Truth must be displayed
IV. The cautions of teaching (6:10-19)
     A. Pride
     B. Complacency: prosperity can lead to spiritual indifference
     C. Idols of the Heart (Romans 1)
     D. Disobedience (Exodus 17:1-7)
V. The conversation of teaching (6:20-25)
     A. Slaves
     B. Deliverance
     C. Blessing
Next Steps: A "Father-Teacher" will...
     > Be humble before the Lord!
     > Diligently study the Word of God!
     > Observe and capture teachable moments!
     > Maintain a guarded heart! (Psalm 19:14; 1 Peter 3:15)
     > Develop the art of Gospel conversations!