Other Sermons #12 – Christian mothers, and fathers and “honour your father and mother”

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Sermon outline

Christian mums’ and grandmothers’ influence.

God’s commandment to honour parents

    • Saved by comes before saved for.

“Children obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right..”

    • “For this is right”
    • “In the Lord.”
    • “this is the first commandment with a promise…”
    • “Fathers, do not exasperate your children…”
    • “but bring them up in the training and instruction of the Lord.”

A second stage – to courtesy and respect for parents.

A third stage of honouring parents – supporting & caring for them.

Jesus is our example in honouring parents.

    • At the age of 12.
    • When suffering on the cross.    

Jesus is not only our example, but also our help.