Tag Archive: Parents

Feb 13

Tim Challies – Be a Parent Worthy of Honor

For a number of weeks, I have been exploring the fifth commandment and, in particular, how adult children are to obey it. “Honor your father and your mother, as the LORD your God commanded you, that your days may be long, and that it may go well with you in the land that the LORD …

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Feb 06

Tim Challies – The Commandment We Forgot: Honoring the Dishonorable

Today we continue this series on honoring our parents, the series that considers how we, as adults, can fulfill the fifth commandment. Behind it is the knowledge that few of us seriously consider the fifth commandment and how we can actively fulfill it, even after we have left our parents’ authority. We have been focusing …

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Dec 31

Tim Challies – The Commandment We Forgot

It is a commandment of God. It is a commandment with promise, with divine blessings attached to it. It is a commandment positioned in a place of special honor and significance. It is a commandment pertaining to the whole life of every human being. It is a commandment with application to the home, church, and …

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Dec 17

Chad Ashby – Four Daily Prayers for Your Children

Our kids never seem to be at a loss for words. Even with tiny vocabularies, it is astounding how well they are able to fill any silence with a thousand little syllables. We parents are a different story. In homes full of questions and needs, it can be hard for our fried brains to put …

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Nov 15

R. C. Sproul – The Most Solemn Mandate

I don’t know how many times I’ve heard parents who are members of churches say to me: I intentionally never discuss theology or religion with my children, because I want them to believe whatever they come to believe honestly and not because they’ve been indoctrinated by us in the home. I don’t want them to …

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Nov 12

A. W. Pink – A Word to Parents

One of the saddest and most tragic features of our twentieth-century “Civilization” is the awful prevalence of disobedience on the part of children to their parents during the days of childhood — and their lack of reverence and respect when they grow up. This is evidenced in many ways, alas, even in the families of …

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Oct 30

John Angell James – The Duties of Children to their Parents

Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. “Honor your father and mother”—which is the first commandment with a promise—”that it may go well with you and that you may enjoy long life on the earth. Ephesians 6:1-3 “My son, obey your father’s commands, and don’t neglect your mother’s teaching. Keep their …

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Sep 10

Nick Batzig – Tuned in Parents on the Technological Frontier

I am a child of the technological frontier — the brave new world of exciting potential and seemingly limitless possibility. I learned how to type on a typewriter; but, how to spell on a Speak & Spell. As a young boy, I played video games on Commodore 64 and Atari. It wasn’t until I was …

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Mar 07

Book Review – Critical Conversations: A Christian Parents’ Guide to Discussing Homosexuality with Teens

We live in a time when what once was considered right is now viewed as intolerance. Arguably, this paradigm shift in our culture is most evident when it comes to the subject of gay marriage versus biblical marriage. The recent Supreme Court decision ruling gay marriage to be legal greatly shifted the social landscape. Add …

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May 26

Tedd Tripp – Listening at Home

How well do you communicate? Most of us will answer in light of our ability to present our thoughts and ideas in cogent ways. But I would suggest that the finest art of communication in our family life is not expressing our ideas. It is understanding the thoughts and ideas of the other people in …

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