Sermons

Father’s Day: “Manliness in Fatherhood”

06/18/2017

When it comes to fatherhood, God defines manliness.

MANLINESS IN FATHERHOOD

When it comes to fatherhood, God defines manliness.

(Ephesians 6:1-4) Children, obey your parents in the Lord, because this is right. Honor your father and mother – which is the first commandment with a promise – that it may go well with you and that you may have a long life in the land. And fathers, don’t stir up anger in your children, but bring them up in the training and instruction of the Lord.

  1. EXALTATION

(6:1-2) Children, obey your parents in the Lord, because this is right. Honor your father and mother.

 

A. We tell them what we expect of them.

B. We “remind” them what we expect of them.

C. We “model” what we expect of them.

  1. EXASPERATION

(4) Fathers, don’t stir up anger in your children.

A. Treat your children with love and respect.

B. Treat your children like your offspring not your buddies.

  1. EDUCATION

(4) Fathers… bring them up in the training and instruction of the Lord.

A. Fathers are the ones assigned to do this.

B. To “bring them up” means to “lift them”.

C. Show them how to live according to Scripture.

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