Ephesians 6:1-3 CSB – Children, obey your parents in the Lord, because this is right. 2 Honor your father and mother, which is the first commandment with a promise, 3 so that it may go well with you and that you may have a long life in the land
When You Are Young, To Honor Means….
Ephesians 6:1 CSB – Children, obey your parents in the Lord, because this is right.
Proverbs 22:6 ESV – Train up a child in the way he should go;
even when he is old he will not depart from it.
Proverbs 31:26 NIV – She speaks with wisdom,
and faithful instruction is on her tongue.
Colossians 3:20 CSB – Children, obey your parents in everything, for this pleases the Lord.
2 Timothy 1:5 CSB – I recall your sincere faith that first lived in your grandmother Lois and in your mother Eunice and now, I am convinced, is in you also.
2 Timothy 3:14-17 CSB – But as for you, continue in what you have learned and firmly believed. You know those who taught you, 15 and you know that from infancy you have known the sacred Scriptures, which are able to give you wisdom for salvation through faith in Christ Jesus. 16 All Scripture is inspired by God[a] and is profitable for teaching, for rebuking, for correcting, for training in righteousness, 17 so that the man of God may be complete, equipped for every good work.
Exodus 20:12 CSB – Honor your father and your mother so that you may have a long life in the land that the Lord your God is giving you.
Leviticus 19:3 CSB – Each of you is to respect his mother and father. You are to keep my Sabbaths; I am the Lord your God.
When You Are Teens Means……
Deuteronomy 6:4-9 CSB – “Listen, Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one.[a] 5 Love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your strength.6 These words that I am giving you today are to be in your heart.7 Repeat them to your children. Talk about them when you sit in your house and when you walk along the road, when you lie down and when you get up. 8 Bind them as a sign on your hand and let them be a symbol[b] on your forehead.[c] 9 Write them on the doorposts of your house and on your city gates.
Proverbs 1:8-9 ESV – Hear, my son, your father’s instruction,
and forsake not your mother’s teaching,
9 for they are a graceful garland for your head
and pendants for your neck. (ESV)
Deuteronomy 5:16 ESV – “‘Honor your father and your mother, as the Lord your God commanded you, that your days may be long, and that it may go well with you in the land that the Lord your God is giving you. (ESV)
Leviticus 20:9 CSB – If anyone curses his father or mother, he must be put to death. He has cursed his father or mother; his death is his own fault
Proverbs 12:1 CSB – Whoever loves discipline loves knowledge, but one who hates correction is stupid.
Romans 13:1 CSB – Let everyone submit to the governing authorities, since there is no authority except from God, and the authorities that exist are instituted by God.
When You Are a Young Adult, To Honor Means…..
Proverbs 15:20 CSB – A wise son brings joy to his father, but a foolish man despises his mother.
3 John 1:4 CSB – I have no greater joy than this: to hear that my children are walking in truth.
2 Corinthians 3:18 NIV – And we all, who with unveiled faces contemplate[a] the Lord’s glory, are being transformed into his image with ever-increasing glory, which comes from the Lord, who is the Spirit. (NIV)
Psalm 71:9 CSB – Don’t discard me in my old age.
As my strength fails, do not abandon me.
As You Grow Older, To Honor Means……
John 19:25-27 CSB – Standing by the cross of Jesus were his mother, his mother’s sister, Mary the wife of Clopas, and Mary Magdalene. 26 When Jesus saw his mother and the disciple he loved standing there, he said to his mother, “Woman, here is your son.” 27 Then he said to the disciple, “Here is your mother.” And from that hour the disciple took her into his home.
1 Timothy 5:8, 16 CSB – But if anyone does not provide for his own family, especially for his own household, he has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever.
If any[b] believing woman has widows in her family, let her help them. Let the church not be burdened, so that it can help widows in genuine need.