Honor Your Parents–Generation to Generation

Honor your parents

Honor your parents. We listened as our parents told us to honor them, and now we teach our children to honor us. But, do we realize that God blesses thousands of generations after us because of our faithfulness to his commandments?  “Therefore know that the Lord your God, He is God, the faithful God…  Read More

Teens’ Respect for Parents: A Heart Issue

“Respect for parents ” is a modern-day version of God’s commandment to honor them: “Honor your father and your mother, that your days may be long upon the land which the Lord your God is giving you.” (Exodus 20:12 NKJV) Respect for Parents in 21st Century Let’s listen in on a discussion…  Read More

Respect for Parents by Middle Graders

Respect for Parents includes not putting them on the spot

Respect for parents: It is commanded by God, but difficult to teach to the heart. “Honor your father and mother. Then you will live a long, full life in the land the Lord your God is giving you.” Exodus 20:12 NLT Putting Mom on the Spot “Mom. Can Madison spend the night?”…  Read More

5 Respect Lessons for Young Children

Respect for parents is a lesson best begun when children are small. There are five rules that even toddlers can learn. Honor or respect for parents is so important that God made it the first commandment that tells us how to relate to others. The first four are about our…  Read More

Teach Your Children: Honor Your Parents

Honor Your Parents by Following their Rules

Honor your parents. It’s one of the foundational concepts of Christianity. Why is it so important? God thought it was important enough to make it the fifth of only ten commandments he gave the Israelites: “Honor your father and your mother, that your days may be long upon the land which the Lord your God is giving you.”  Exodus…  Read More