Honouring My Parents

Honour your father and mother, so
that you can live longer in the
land.
Exodus 20:12
hy Did God Give This
Commandment?
1. There are no perfect parents
hy Did God Give This
Commandment?
1. There are no perfect parents
2. Respect for authorities begins at home
hy Did God Give This
Commandment?
1. There are no perfect parents
2. Respect for authorities begins at home
3. How Ì relate to my parents will affect
every other relationship
How Am Ì to Honour My
Parents?
1. As a child ÷ obedience and respect
Children, obey your parents; this
is the right thing to do because
God has placed them in authority
over you.¨
Eph 6:1 (LB)
A son who mistreats his father or
mother is a public disgrace.¨
Prov 19:26 (LB)
How Am Ì to Honour My
Parents?
1. As a child ÷ by obedience
2. As a young person ÷ by acceptance
and appreciation
Acceptance Means:
· Realizing that God used them to bring
me into the world
Listen to your father, who gave
you life and do not despise your
mother.¨
Prov 23:22
Acceptance Means:
· Realizing that God used them to bring
me into the world
· Listening to what they have to say
Listen, my son, to your father's
instruction and do not forsake
your mother's teaching.¨
Prov 1:8 (NÌV)
Acceptance Means:
· Realizing that God used them to bring
me into the world
· Listening to what they have to say
· Forgiveness
Honouring by Appreciation
hen your mother is old, show
her your appreciation.¨
Prov 23:32 (LB)
Honouring by Appreciation
· You can appreciate their effort
· You can appreciate their sacrifice
Ìf you curse your parents, your
life will end up like a lamp that
goes out in the dark.¨
Prov 20:20 (GN)
How Am Ì to Honour My
Parents?
1. As a child ÷ by obedience
2. As a young person ÷ by acceptance
and appreciation
3. As an adult ÷ by affirming and not
abandoning them
Anyone who won't care for his
own relatives when they need
help, especially his own family,
has no right to say he is a
Christian. Such a person is worse
than the heathen.¨
1 Timothy 5:8
They should . put their religion
into practice by caring for their
own family and so repaying their
parents and grandparents, for this
is pleasing to God.¨
1 Timothy 5:4
A ord To Parents
Be Honourable
And now a word to you parents:
don't keep on scolding and
nagging your children, making
them angry and resentful. Rather,
bring them up with loving
discipline.¨
Ephesians 6:4 (LB)
Every Child Must Learn:
1. Disobedience brings pain
2. Obedience brings freedom
how can Ì honour a parent who
was dishonourable to me?
A ord to Those ithout
Parents
My father and mother may
abandon me, but the Lord will take
care of me.¨
Ps 27:10 (GN)

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