Nehemiah 4:13-14, :20!
He is saying if you will ﬁght for your family, then God will ﬁght for you!!
Subject: Fight 4 Your Family!
The attack today, yesterday, and tomorrow will be an attack on the family. It always has been
and always will be. !
Fight for your family values that we cherish. !
Marriage and it’s sad that I have to deﬁne marriage between a man and a woman. !
Children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren!
These values are worth ﬁghting for. Our homes for our children. !
Nehemiah 2:20 warned his enemies and said, you have no portion, no right, no memorial!
We need to look the enemies in the face and tell them they have no portion – right or memorials!
Nehemiah 4:14 ﬁght for your homes, ﬁght for your brothers, ﬁght for your sons, ﬁght for your
daughters, ﬁght for your wife and ﬁght for your houses. !
Young Couples Need To:!
1. Be committed to God!
2. Be committed to your family!
Any looseness to God or your family, the enemy will divide and conquer !
Nehemiah 4:20 if we ﬁght for our family, then God will ﬁght for you!!
Don’t be afraid to raise kids in this environment – the word still works!
Before the nation, there was a town before the town was the church before the church was the
The enemy is after the family!
If the home is the number one priority of the devil, then we need to make it the number one
priority in our lives. !
I thank God for my home: Celeste and Paul (the happiest time of your life is with them)!
The enemy wants to destroy the family unit. !
Fight with Love!
Ephesians 5:25 Husbands love your wife as Christ loved the church and gave Himself for it.!
This Ressurection Sunday 2021, don’t think about Jesus giving Himself for you; think about Him
going through the death of the cross. The burial in the tomb and the resurrection from the
grave for your family. !
The husband ﬁghts with love
He is the “house,” “band,” the “band” around the “house” house band-husband!
Nehemiah 4:20 if we ﬁght for our families, God will ﬁght for us!!
It cost to ﬁght. It’s not easy. It’s a costly commitment to keep your marriage together. It cost to
keep your family together. !
Illustration: The CEO and his board doesn’t want him to care for his wife with Alzheimer’s!
It’s a costly commitment. Until death due us part. !
Nobody wins in a divorce!!
1 Corinthians 11:3 I would have you to know that the head of every man is Christ, and the head
of woman is a man, and the head of Christ is God!
1 Peter 3:7 likewise you husbands dwell with them according to knowledge, giving honor unto
the wife as a weaker vessel…!
Illustration: an expensive crystal vase versus a glass mug!
Fighting means protection!
Noah protected his family!
2 Peter 2:5 a preacher of righteousness!
The eighth person!
Make sure your family is on the ark!
You are called to make sure your family is on the ark!
Don’t leave it to the pastor!
Don’t leave it to the youth leader!
Don’t leave it up to your wife father. You pray for your family!
Job had a job!
Job1:2 seven sons and 3 daughters!
:5 he rose up early in the morning and called them. Each one of them and a made a sacriﬁce in
the event they had sinned. !
Job had a job to keep his family covered. Every morning in Job 1:5 he rose up early every
morning and took an animal and made sacriﬁce for each of his 10 children – 7 sons and 3
Charlie King had 9 children!Charles!Joann!Mary!Corabell !Clarestine !Alice!
Maxine!JE!Baby JohnnyPlead the blood over your children.!It’s not old fashion!It’s not old school!The old principles work. Put enough blood on them, and they will not be raised by Hollywood!World Flesh, the devil!When you fail to ﬁght, you give in to the devil!!Ahab and jezebel didn’t ﬁght for their family. !70 in the household of children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren!2 Kings 10:1 70 sons!2 Kings 10:7 70 killed and beheaded because of Ahabs rebellion!Obed Edom!I Chronicles 26:8 NKJV All these were of the sons of Obed-Edom, they and their sons and theirbrethren, able men with strength for the work: sixty-two of Obed-Edom.!Philemon 1:1Greeting!1! Paul, a prisoner of Christ Jesus, and Timothy, our brother,!To Philemon our beloved friend and fellow laborer, 2 to [a]the beloved Apphia, Archippus ourfellow soldier, and to the church in your house:!Fight for your family!Keep God’s presence in your home!Beware or dangerous distraction (sports, Pageants, gangs, clubs!Addictions, drugs, sickness disease,!Fight!!!!Up to 15 years old they do what you tell them to do, but after 15 they do what you showedthem to do. !Illustration: prominent Attorney waking in the snow.If your children have to ask you if we are going to church today, then you are not ﬁghting foryour family. !If your husband or wife or grandkids have to ask if you are going to church today, then you arenot ﬁghting for your family. !Where are your footsteps going? Who is following you?!