appreciating parents

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appreciating parents

Deuteronomy 27:16 (JDV)

Deuteronomy 27:16 ‘The one who dishonors his father or mother is afflicted with a curse.’ And all the people will say, ‘Amen!’

appreciating parents

Most of us encounter the command to honor parents when we are young, so the misconception continues that obedience to one’s parents as a small child is what God is after. But this passage makes it clear that the curse for dishonoring parents comes upon an adult who disregards his or her responsibility to parents.

There are a number of ways an adult can show dishonor to parents. Perhaps the most insidious is simply by ignoring them. Parents are a gift to an adult. Our sky Father wants us to appreciate all our gifts.

Lord, show us how to appreciate and utilize the gift of parents.

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About Jefferson Vann

Jefferson Vann is pastor of Piney Grove Advent Christian Church in Delco, North Carolina. You can contact him at marmsky@gmail.com -- !
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