Contributed on Jun 18, 2007
God provides several lessons on fatherhood the show us the how to and the how not to, in being a successful father. In this section we can see: 1)The Standard Ignored 2)Exemplified 3)Failed 4)Held to Account
New research on pregnancy literature for dads being presented at Canada’s largest annual gathering of academics recently noticed that Survival guides for today’s "expectant fathers" are becoming increasingly convoluted. They tend to be either high-minded tomes exhorting dads to abstain from ...read more
Contributed on Jun 19, 2010
In order to father God’s way, a Godly Father 1) Knows God 2) Loves God & 3) Shows his love for God.
As Barbara Kay said this week: Happy are those for whom Father’s Day means a barbecue and a card poking fun at Dad’s foibles. Not so much for children whose "father" was an anonymous sperm sold to create a child he would never know or likely care to know. For them "Seed Provider’s Day" would be ...read more
Contributed on Jun 14, 2012
1) Blessing Announced (Psalm 128:1), 2) Blessing Described (Psalm 128:2–4), 3) Blessing Pronounced (Psalm 128:5–6).
If you were to think of the picture of an ideal man, what would that look like. Would he be rugged, strong, brave and fearless? A quality like fear, is one of those factors that nobody desires. But what about in the sphere of relating to God? The idea of fearing God has vanished from our ...read more
Contributed on Jun 23, 2015
1) Discipline is a Parental Responsibility (Hebrews 12:5-8) 2) Discipline is Perfect for Respect (Hebrews 12:9-10a) 3) Discipline is Profitable for Results (Hebrews 12:10b-11)
When you look for Father’s Day cards you tend to see two general types. There are the golf, BBQ, sailboat and classic card variety with some general thanks to dad. Then, there are the humorous type that usually poke fun at him. The one card you never seem to see, is the one thanking dad for ...read more
Contributed on Jun 16, 2018
The: 1) Personal (Psalm. 103:1-5), 2) National (Psalm. 103:6-18) and 3) Universal (Psalm. 103:19-22) praise for the compassion of God the Father.
Of all the qualities that fathers are generally known for, love and compassion is often not high on the list. There are social norms, popular depictions and personal history on how we have been fathered that makes those qualities rare. As much as we might strive to achieve them, we can find it ...read more