Monday, June 21, 2021

Monday, June 21, 2021 The Psalmist prays for God to have mercy on Israel. Psalm 79:8 Do not remember the iniquities of our forefathers against us; let Your compassion come quickly to meet us, for we are brought very low.  (NASB) God forgives and forgets our wrongs “as far as the east is from the

Friday, June 18, 2021

Friday, June 18, 2021 Moses encourages parents to teach their children about God’s love. Deuteronomy 6:6-7  These commandments that I give you today are to be on your hearts.  Impress them on your children.  Talk about them when you sit at home and when you walk along the road, when you lie down and when

Thursday, June 17, 2021

Thursday, June 17, 2021 The Psalmist David describes God as a father to the alone and abandoned. Psalm 68:5  A father to the fatherless, a defender of widows, is God in His holy dwelling.  (NIV) What a comfort to know that if you are father-less . . . that is not the end of the

Wednesday, June 16, 2021

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

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

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