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What do healthy, loving, biblical relationships look like? Human experience is all about relationships - successful or otherwise. Unsurprisingly, the bible has much to say about how we can love others, how we can relate well. This series examines the key relationships - between adults, children, husbands, wives, friends and church family.

Part 1: Children and Young People

by David Fowler March 8, 2015 10:30am

Matthew 3: 13-17

Children – expect to obey you parents unless they’ve lost their way, parents – love and discipline your children, but don’t drive them nuts!

Part 2: Mums and Dads

by David Fowler March 15, 2015 10:30am

1 Timothy 5: 3-8, John 19: 25-27

Mums and Dads – our default expectation needs to be to honour our parents throughout their lives and to show real practical care in their later years.

Part 3: Church Family

by David Fowler March 22, 2015 10:30am

Matthew 12: 46-50

Jesus honours the church family - calls us his brothers and sisters. We need to have an equally high view of each other and to live the caring, encouraging 'one-another' life that all the New Testament writers speak of.

Part 4: Jesus Christ

by David Fowler April 5, 2015 10:30am

Matthew 28:18-20, Romans 6: 3-7

Love for Jesus is demonstrated by obedience to his commands - including the call to Baptism. For the Christian, three key truths are pictured in Baptism - death with Christ, new life in Christ, and a very public welcoming into the family of the church.

Part 5: Honour One Another

by David Fowler April 19, 2015 6:30pm

Romans 12: 10

Christians desperately need to learn to honour one another.

Part 6: Friends

by Julian Gittings April 26, 2015 10:30am

John 15: 12-17

Friendship is a gift from God. We are God's friends and knowing this transforms relationships. We are the beloved of God sent into the world to transform it.

Part 7: Husbands and Wives

by David Fowler May 3, 2015 10:30am

Ephesians 5: 15-33

Good and godly marriages are one of the key building blocks for the community God purposes - a loving marriage also became the clearest illustration of how much Jesus loves his church.