FAMILY DAILY CHOP CHOP  –  3rd December 2023.

Message: SOME OF THE THINGS THAT CAN CAUSE ARGUMENTS IN THE FAMILY – WISDOM AND ADVISE – Share with Your Family

Scripture: Proverbs 15:1 (NIV):

“A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger.”

Family arguments can arise from various sources, and the Bible provides guidance on navigating these challenges. Here are some common causes of family arguments along with relevant scriptures:

1. Miscommunication:

 Scripture:

Proverbs 15:1 (NIV):

“A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger.”

Wisdom:

Practicing gentle communication and actively listening can prevent misunderstandings that lead to arguments.

2. Unresolved Conflicts:

Scripture:

Ephesians 4:26-27 (NIV):

“In your anger do not sin: Do not let the sun go down while you are still angry, and do not give the devil a foothold.”

Wisdom:

Address conflicts promptly, seeking resolution and avoiding the accumulation of unresolved anger.

3. Financial Stress:*

Scripture:

Proverbs 22:7 (NIV):

“The rich rule over the poor, and the borrower is slave to the lender.”

Wisdom:

Open communication about finances, setting a budget, and seeking financial wisdom can alleviate stress and disagreements.

4. Parenting Differences:

Scripture:

Proverbs 22:6 (NIV):

“Start children off on the way they should go, and even when they are old, they will not turn from it.”

Wisdom:

Align on parenting principles, discuss strategies, and support each other to provide a united front for the children.

5. Lack of Appreciation:

Scripture:

1 Thessalonians 5:18 (NIV):

“Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.”

Wisdom:

Cultivate gratitude, expressing appreciation for each other regularly to foster a positive atmosphere.

6. Stress and Busyness:

Scripture:

Philippians 4:6-7 (NIV):

“Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.”

   – Wisdom: Prioritize rest, spend quality time together, and lean on God’s peace to navigate stress._

7. Jealousy and Comparison:

Scripture:

Galatians 5:26 (NIV):

“Let us not become conceited, provoking and envying each other.”

Wisdom:

Focus on contentment, celebrating each family member’s uniqueness, and avoiding comparisons.

8. Unresolved Past Issues:

Scripture:

Colossians 3:13 (NIV):

“Bear with each other and forgive one another if any of you has a grievance against someone. Forgive as the Lord forgave you.”

Wisdom:

Practice forgiveness, addressing past issues with a commitment to healing and reconciliation.

Remember, the Bible offers principles of love, forgiveness, and communication to guide families through challenges. Applying these principles can contribute to a healthier and more harmonious family life.

Pieces of advice for addressing common causes of arguments in the family:

1.  *Miscommunication:

 *Advice:* Practice active listening and choose words carefully. Foster an open environment where family members feel heard and understood.

2. Unresolved Conflicts:

*Advice:* Address conflicts promptly and seek resolution. Encourage open dialogue and a willingness to understand each other’s perspectives.

3. Financial Stress:

*Advice:* Establish a budget together and regularly discuss financial goals. Transparency and joint decision-making can help alleviate financial stress.

4. Parenting Differences:

*Advice:* Have regular discussions about parenting strategies. Find common ground, support each other, and present a united front in parenting decisions.

5. Lack of Appreciation:

*Advice:* Express gratitude regularly. Acknowledge and appreciate each family member’s contributions, fostering a positive and supportive atmosphere.

6. Stress and Busyness:

*Advice:* Prioritize self-care and quality family time. Recognize signs of stress and work together to create a balanced and relaxed environment.

7. Jealousy and Comparison:

*Advice:* Celebrate each family member’s uniqueness. Encourage a culture of support rather than competition, emphasizing individual strengths.

8. Unresolved Past Issues:

*Advice:* Practice forgiveness and reconciliation. Create a safe space for family members to discuss and resolve past issues, allowing for healing.

Remember, open communication, empathy, and a commitment to understanding each other are key elements in overcoming family conflicts. Cultivate an atmosphere of love, respect, and support within the family, always keeping in mind the importance of unity and harmony.

Prayer

Father, I come before You with a heavy heart, seeking Your guidance and peace for our family. Lord, You are the Prince of Peace, and we ask for Your presence to fill our home. Soften our hearts and help us to overcome the constant disagreements that have created tension among us.

Grant us the wisdom to communicate with love and understanding. Help us to listen to each other with open hearts and minds. May Your spirit of reconciliation prevail in our conversations, replacing anger with patience, and frustration with kindness.

Lord, reveal to us the root causes of our conflicts and guide us to address them with humility and grace. Teach us to forgive as You have forgiven us, recognizing that forgiveness is a pathway to healing and restoration.

In moments of frustration, remind us to turn to You in prayer before reacting hastily. Help us to seek common ground and solutions that honor You and strengthen the bonds of our family.

Lord, we acknowledge that without Your intervention, our efforts may fall short. We surrender our family dynamics to You, trusting that Your love and wisdom will guide us through this challenging time.

May Your peace, which surpasses all understanding, guard our hearts and minds in Christ Jesus. Bring unity, love, and understanding into our home. May our family be a reflection of Your grace and a source of encouragement to one another.

We lift these prayers in the name of Jesus, our Savior. Amen.

Meditate And Act On The Above

Prayer:

In the name of the Lord Jesus, thank God for Family Global Ministries And Fellowship and Apostle Rose and the Family Daily Chop Chop. Pray that Holy Spirit will continue to inspire Apostle Rose with messages and you will be blessed by the message.

Declaration:

I declare peace, joy, love, understanding and Breakthrough in every family today in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ, amen.

Read further:

Proverb 16:14

Proverbs 25:15

If you are to die now, and you are not sure where you will go; heaven or hell? It’s not too late to fix it. You need Jesus, the saviour of the world.

Please Say this Salvation prayer now

Lord Jesus come into my heart, wash me with your precious blood, save my soul today. Let your blood and mercy speak for me. I repent from my sins, I ask for forgiveness, I confess my belief in you, I accept you as my Lord and Savior from now in Jesus’ name, Amen.

Saying a salvation prayer is the first step in your relationship with God.

Please Read Romans 10:9-13

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