Children, obey your parents in everything, for this pleases the Lord. Fathers, do not provoke your children, lest they become discouraged.Colossians 3:20-21
Children and Parents
A family is a team. They should work together for the good of the family and to serve the Lord. Unfortunately, this is not the way every family works. But when a family takes direction from the Lord and His Word, then they will see their family thrive.
These two verses tell us how both children and parents ought to act. This verse says fathers, but it can mean parents as well. Do not provoke your children. Treat them with respect. If you do not provoke them, then it will be easier for them to obey and respect. Take some time each day to pray for your children so they will follow the Lord’s lead in their lives.
A Prayer to Remember
Thank you for my children. Help me love them and show them respect. Amen.