Wednesday, June 16, 2021 King Solomon writes of the imperative of fathers instructing their children to pursue understanding and wisdom. Proverbs 4:1 Listen, my sons, to a father’s instruction; pay attention and gain understanding. (NIV) Imagine Old Testament Solomon being taught by his father David! What follows in Proverbs 4, is the fatherly instruction to
Tuesday, June 15, 2021 The Psalmist David compares God’s compassion for Christ-followers to a father’s compassion on their children. Psalm 103:13 As a father has compassion on his children, so the Lord has compassion on those who fear Him. (NIV) What a challenge faces parents — especially fathers — as the responsibility for the home
Monday, June 14, 2021 The apostle Paul describes how a father’s authority is to properly relate to children. Ephesians 6:4 Father’s do not exasperate your children; instead bring them up in the training and instruction of the Lord. (NIV) How does a father relate to his children? Children have a right to be treated properly
The apostle Paul describes how God’s Holy Spirit is the means through which Christ-followers come to know Him. I Corinthians 2:11 For who knows a person’s thoughts except their own spirit within them? In the same way no one knows the thoughts of God except the Spirit of God. (NIV) One of the most radical
The apostle Paul tells Christ-followers to discern truth by carefully studying the Bible as a whole. II Timothy 2:15 Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved, a worker who does not need to be ashamed and who correctly handles the Word of truth. (NIV) Ever hear of people leaving the church
The apostle Paul writes that people do not believe in Christ as Savior because Satan has blinded them. II Corinthians 4:4 . . . the god of this age has blinded the minds of unbelievers, so they cannot see the light of the gospel that displays the glory of Christ, who is the image of God.