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Resolution 121 - The Family in Contemporary Society - The Christian Family

Resolution 121

The Family in Contemporary Society - The Christian Family

The Conference commends, as an aid to better teaching about marriage and home life, the following summary of the marks of a Christian family. Such a family:

  1. seeks to live by the teaching and example of Jesus Christ; 
  2. joins in the worship of Almighty God on Sundays in church; 
  3. joins in common prayer and Bible reading, and grace at meals; 
  4. is forgiving one to another, and accepts responsibility for one another; 
  5. shares together in common tasks and recreation; 
  6. uses abilities, time, and possessions responsibly in society; 
  7. is a good neighbour, hospitable to friend and stranger.