Skill Level: 2
Original Honor: 1975 Updated 2018 (NAD)
AdventSource Honors Handbook PDF
AdventSource Catalog: Patch Order (must have approved order login) (link from AdventSource)
Wikibooks.org Article/Answer Key
Originating Institution: General Conference
Note: Note: This is the NAD version of the honor requirements. For the General Conference honor requirements visit here. The patch is identical.
- Describe the attitudes that the members of the family should have toward one another as described in the Bible and the Spirit of Prophecy.
A. Bible: Read Ephesians 5:21-6:4; Colossians 3:18-21; 1 Peter 3:1-7 What do these verses tell us the attitude each member of the family should have toward the others?
*Husband and Wife
B. Spirit of Prophecy: Read Adventist Home, Chapter 17. List 5 ideas or principles regarding family life that you learned from this chapter.
- Discuss some of the things that make you feel good about your family. Include the things you are proud of and your family's good qualities and accomplishments.
- Do a chore in your home for one week. Log your accomplishments.
- Care for the younger members of your family or a neighbor's family for at least a couple of hours. Share what you learned from this experience.
- Make a list of some of the things your family spends money on. Explain your responsibility towards the finances of your family.
- Make a list of family activities that you think your family would enjoy.
- How would you make a family worship meaningful for preschoolers, juniors, and/or teens? Plan and conduct a family worship for one of these age groups. Share in a few words the worship activity you conducted.
- List five ways you can show concern for or interest in your neighbors.
- Make a list of several of the recreational activities your family currently participates in, including some that are appropriate for the Sabbath. Evaluate what improvements, if any, can be made.
- Make a list of the family traditions that have come down from either your father’s side or your mother’s side of the family and which you practice in your own home. Make a separate list of traditions that are unique to your family.
- Write a prayer for your family. Be sure to include each family member. Share the prayer with your family at an appropriate time.