In this sermon, our founding pastor asks the question, “Is all well with your family?” Here are some excerpts:

“…That three-fold question re-echoes down the centuries, and this morning it confronts the parents of every growing child. It is a relevant question to ask on Mother’s Day. It is a personal question…”

“Is it well with you? Is it well with your husband? Is it well with the child?…”

Is it well with you?

“A minister and his wife whom I knew well, had one son. When he was a little boy, his mother was so wrapped up in church work and in her bridge club and in a dozen other community projects that the poor child was not “brought” up – he was “dragged” up…”

“Remember, Christian mother, God always pays good wages; and if you are faithful to the sacred trust committed to you, you will indeed lay up for yourself treasure in heaven…”

Is it well with your husband?

“…Is he a Christian? Is he accepting responsibility for the spiritual welfare of the home?…”

“…It is hard for a father to know how deeply little children want their father’s undivided time and attention… Let me tell you fathers today that if you are shirking your responsibility to your children, you will live to regret it bitterly…”

Is it well with the child?

“If it is well with the father and the mother, it will certainly be well with the children…”

“…[W]hat I am saying is that we should regard everything that this world has to offer in the light of eternity. Looking at things in true perspective…”


Is All Well with Your Family? Graham has a lot more to say about this topic. If you would like to learn more, please download and read the attached transcript of the sermon, as the above excerpts do not even scratch the surface. If you would like to do a word search on the transcript, download the file, and then open the file with your web browser after downloading and use your browser’s find feature.

Is All Well With Your Family


May 8, 1988

2 Kings 4:26

Rev. W. Graham Smith

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