Father’s Day 2017
What does the Bible say about fatherhood?
6-18-17, In the United States, Father’s Day is celebrated on the third Sunday in June, but the holiday honors Fathers and their duty everywhere. A few pertinent Bible truths from God's Word:
“These commandments that I give you today are to be on your hearts. Impress them on your children.” Deuteronomy 6:6
“As a father has compassion on his children, so the Lord has compassion on those who fear him;” Psalm 103:13
“My son, do not despise the Lord’s discipline, and do not resent His rebuke, because the Lord disciplines those He loves, as a father the son he delights in.” Proverbs 3:11-12
v24 "Whoever spares the rod hates his son, but he who loves him is diligent to discipline him. v26 Whoever fears the Lord has a secure fortress, and for their children it will be a refuge. v6 Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it.” Proverbs 13:24, 14:26, 22:6
v1 "Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. Honor your father and mother (this is the first commandment with a promise). v4 Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord." Ephesians 6:1,4
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1 John 5:13
5-26-21, Israel has only 8000 square miles of land - the Muslims have 5 million. Yet, they want what the Jews have too. Out of all the nations of the world, the Lord chose the descendants of Jacob [Jews], not Esau [Muslims], to be His covenant people - the descendants of Abraham and wife Sarah. (Genesis 17:19-21; Malachi 1:1–5).
2-12-21, When we look at the truth of God and His requirement for salvation we realize there's only two 'religions.' WORKS or FAITH': Whether it be Catholicism, Judaism, Islam, Mormonism that all preach doing certain 'works' to achieve forgiveness and eternal life with God; OR FAITH: repentance and trust in the finish work of Jesus living for Him. Ephesians 2:8-10, John 3:36.
✝️ 6-8-20, Jesus is God; He came to save sinners. “For He [Jesus] Whom God sent speaks the words of God: The Father loves the Son & has given all things into His hand. He that believs on the Son hath everlasting life & they that believes not the Son shall not see life; but the wrath of God abideth on them.” John 3:34-36
✝️ 6-7-20, The Lord □ Jesus spoke from the cross first of forgiveness, salvation then of His Mother's care into John's hands. He spoke of being forsaken & then triumph as His task as human was complete shedding His perfect blood for the forgiveness of sins to all who repent believing in Him. His body was thirsty. And last of His reunion with the Father. Matthew 27:46; Luke 23:34, 43, 46; John 19:26-28, 30; Mark 15:34
✝️ 5-7-20, Sins □ Jesus Harshly Condemns; He said, “God knows our hearts: for that which is highly esteemed among men is abomination in the sight of God. V9 For all those who exalt themselves will be humbled, and those who humble themselves will be exalted.” [Pride] Luke 16:15, 18:9-14; Hebrews 1:8-9
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