People can be able to learn together when they do family devotions. Families may choose to use family devotion books which focus on family topics which are suitable for family devotion time. This family devotional books are well planned so that a family can progress from one topic to another and grow through the devotions. A family can decide to use a family devotional on a weekly basis or on the times that they can be able to meet.
In order to have spiritual growth, families must set aside a regular time and be consistent with family devotions. A certain amount of time is required when a family is doing a family devotional so that they can be able to go through the study without a rush. A family devotional mostly include a topic of discussion, questions for discussion and a prayer. Family devotion time must include reading from God’s word. By taking time to read the words in the Bible, a family can be able to get joy and strength from the words of the bible.
Questions that people do not understand should be addressed during the discussion time to get more clarification from other members of the family. Praise and worship is important during family devotion time and it should be included in the devotion. Family members can also decide whether they want to have confession time with one another. Parents should provide a platform where family members can participate freely in the discussions but they can still offer leadership when necessary.
Some of the topics that family members may bring up may be uncomfortable but they should also be dealt with in an understanding and loving manner.
Family members may be dealing with different issues and they can be able to support one another when they bring up these issues during family devotion time. Family members can be able to love one another more and create stronger bonds when they handle real issues and become real with each other.
Devotion time can also be a time of praying together and encouraging one another. Family devotion time can also be a time when they may pray for extended family members and communities.
One of the ways that family members know each other better is by having family devotion time. There is freedom to choose different kinds of devotions for family members from time to time. Family members can also have fun together when they set aside one night from their family devotion time to just enjoy each other. Through the teachings, family members can develop character and this will make them better individuals. Children can be trained in the ways of the bible and know leadership from their parents during family devotion time.