1 Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right.
2 "Honor your father and mother" (this is the first commandment with a promise),
3 "that it may go well with you and that you may live long in the land."
4 Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.
On The Rocks - Pastor Josh We believe that GOOD PARENTING = GOOD CHILDREN (not true Adam/Eve) Book of Proverbs - A book on how life should work, not a promise. God created every person with their own free will. How do we honor dishonorable parents? - Military - honor the uniform. May not respect the person, but just respect the rank. Same with parents. - Job as a parent- TRANSFER DEPENDENCE FROM ME TO GOD -John 19 - Jesus on cross- he says to John & Mary, man here is your mother, mother here is your son. - give parents credit for what they did right - release parents from their mistakes 2. Marriage before children -The best way to be a good parent is to be a good spouse 3. It starts with Dad When Eve sinned, God ask Adam where he was