Be A Leader Like Joshua

As a father, I think a lot about the command given to fathers in Ephesians 6:4.  This is a command that God did not give to mothers, although mothers also are to bring their children up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord (Proverbs 31:26-28, 30).  The command in Ephesians 6:4 is given to fathers, which tells…

Ephesians 6:1-4: “Children, Obey Your Parents In The Lord…”

Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right.  “Honor your father and mother” (this is the first commandment with a promise), “that it may go well with you and that you may live long in the land.  Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline…