To honor your parents implies respect, obedience, and submission to their authority. It is the only commandment accompanied by a stated promise. Those who honor their parents are promised God’s blessing. Honoring our parents is more than a family obligation. We honor God by honoring our parents. Honoring our parents is a commandment for today.
Questions to Answer As You Listen
We honor our parents ultimately for ________ _____, not our own or our parent’s, because we are called by God to honor the roles that God created and intended for good, despite the sin that can mar such a good creation.
Both parents and children have the mutual responsibility to ___________ ____________ to each other.
The bigger issue at hand is how we should interact in _____________________ ____________.
God is the one who created _________ and God is also the one who gives us the guidance we need in our parent-child relationships.
Genesis has many accounts of parents and children being _______________.
Families are intended to be a _______________ of God’s love and relationship.
As Christians, our faith in Christ should make us better __________and better ___________.
Not only does God provide guidance for our parent-child relationships, God also _______ these relationships.