Category Archives: Parenting


Eph.5: 21 And further, submit to one another out of reverence for Christ. 22 For wives, this means submit to your husbands as to the Lord… 25 For husbands, this means love your wives, just as Christ loved the church. He gave up his life for her”


Great leaders [parents] exercise their authority within the boundaries of love, wisdom, and sufficiency. Anything outside of this will lead to abuse.  Read the rest of this entry


Isa.40:11 “He will feed his flock like a shepherd. He will carry the lambs in his arms, holding them close to his heart. He will gently lead the mother sheep with their young.”


Effective parenting only happens within the confines of sufficiency, wisdom, and love. Abuse begins when authority is misused outside of these lines. Read the rest of this entry

With Honours

2 Chron. 1:10 Give me the wisdom and knowledge to lead them properly, for who could possibly govern this great people of yours?”


Parenting worthy of honour is possible. The first thing is, you need to see yourself how God has placed you. Becoming parent means you are representing God in your child’s life.

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Phase IV

Ex. 20:12 (VOICE) “You are to honour your father and mother. If you do, you and your children will live long and well in the land the Eternal your God has promised to give you.” [with emphasis]


You are going to be great, far greater than your father and your father’s father, in Jesus Name [say Amen]. What that means is the level of thought that will deliver that greatness will be outside the scope of your father.

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Given vs. Earned

Ex.20:12 “Honour your father and mother. Then you will live a long, full life in the land the Lord your God is giving you.”


I perceive that the question on a lot of our minds since we began to talk about the fifth commandment is, how can a Christian honour a dishonourable teacher, or a dishonourable boss, or a dishonourable head of department, or a dishonourable parent, or honour a dishonourable president? Read the rest of this entry


1 John 3:1 [NIV] See what great love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God! And that is what we are…”


My advice to parents is to do your best to be impartial in your dealings with your children. I applaud the parents that claim not to have a favourite child and I think it is really commendable.

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Prov. 22:6 (MSG) “Point your kids in the right direction—when they’re old they won’t be lost.”

Your first experience of a person of authority shapes your reaction to other authorities. Our parents are the first authority figures in our lives. Our experiences with our parents shape our experiences with God and with authority to a very large extent.

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Growth Stages

1 Cor.13:11 (TLB) “It’s like this: when I was a child, I spoke and thought and reasoned as a child does. But when I became a man my thoughts grew far beyond those of my childhood, and now I have put away the childish things.”


God is not only with you, God is for you; so you do not have to wait for things to be perfect before you are happy. You do not have to be perfect for God to love you, but God loves you too much to leave you the way you are. Read the rest of this entry


Eph.2:10 (VOICE) “For we are the product of His hand, heaven’s poetry etched on lives, created in the Anointed, Jesus, to accomplish the good works God arranged long ago.”


You are a unique, hand-crafted, single edition child of God! There is no one else like you because that is how God wanted to be. He did not make two like you; He makes even identical twins totally different. Read the rest of this entry


Matt.7:11 “So if you, sinful people know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your heavenly Father give good gifts to those who ask him. 12 “Do to others whatever you would like them to do to you. This is the essence of …the law and the prophets”


Parents, are all your children perfect? Or do you have one perfect child at least? I do not think any parent has perfect children. Do you love them a little bit or absolutely, regardless? I am certain that every parent would say absolutely! Read the rest of this entry