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  • Our Father Series

    Contributed by Darian Catron on Jun 14, 2019
     | 4,674 views

    Fathers today are seen as little more than another child for the wife to take of. We have lowered the expectation of dads to an all time low. But dads, fathers are so very needed.

    INTRODUCTION: How important are a father’s words of wisdom? How valuable is a father's presence in the lives of his children? How necessary is a father's influence as compared to his income or him providing for his family? How many of you remember the old song “Cat’s in the cradle”? ...read more

  • The Importance Of Fathers Series

    Contributed by Rich Anderson on Feb 14, 2011
    based on 4 ratings
     | 8,628 views

    God has given Fathers good instruction. There are five principles for Fathers that are more important than ever in our lives today.

    Recently I read a story about triplets, 3 young boys who got along pretty well. They saw everything alike. They were loyal to each other. If somebody got into trouble they wouldn’t tattle on each other. A neighbor asked the father, “How in the world do you know which one to punish if ...read more

  • Straight Talk From Dad

    Contributed by Brian Atwood on May 29, 2001
    based on 185 ratings
     | 9,312 views

    Three things a good dad wants his kids to do. (These are also three things our heavenly Father wants from all of us.)

    A traditional Father’s Day sermon would direct its attention to things a good dad ought to do. Instead, let’s look today at some things a good dad wants his kids to do. In Proverbs 4:1-4, Solomon says: "Hear ye children, the instruction of a father, and attend to know understanding. (2) For ...read more

  • The Influence Of The Father

    Contributed by Paul Etterling on Jun 18, 2001
    based on 78 ratings
     | 10,919 views

    A word of encouragement to men to be the Father and Grandfather that molds a childs life by pu=ouring wisdom into the child.

    Hear, ye children, the instruction of a father, and attend to know understanding. 2 For I give you good doctrine, forsake ye not my law. 3 For I was my father’s son, tender and only beloved in the sight of my mother. 4 He taught me also, and said unto me, Let thine heart retain my words: ...read more

  • God's Advice To Father's And Mother's

    Contributed by Chris Layton on Jun 13, 2001
    based on 90 ratings
     | 2,602 views

    The problem with our children today is not the fault of the school, church or even the kid’s. Fault primarily lies with us parents. How are we to reverse this trend? With God’s Holy Word!

    Title: God’s Advice for parents on raising children. Text: Proverbs 4 ETS: Advice for parents and children ESS: Advice for parents and children OSS: I want my people to listen to the advice of Solomon Probing Question: How are we to raise our children? U.W. Steps Transitional ...read more

  • Holy, Heavenly, Everlasting, Abba (Daddy), Father Series

    Contributed by William Akehurst on Jun 30, 2014
    based on 1 rating
     | 7,418 views

    Celebrating the Heavenly Father. The Father of the fatherless. Perhaps your earthly father has departed this earth, but we can celebrate our Heavenly Father on this Father's Day.

    Holy, Heavenly, Everlasting, Abba (Daddy), Father 2014.06.15 Sermon.Father’s Day William Akehurst, HSWC FATHER TO THE FATHERLESS Psalms 68:1-5 1 Let God arise, let his enemies be scattered: let them also that hate him flee before him. 2 As smoke is driven away, so drive them away: as ...read more

  • Undeserved Credit Series

    Contributed by Thomas Swope on Apr 14, 2014
     | 5,647 views

    A study of Proverbs 4 verses 1 through 19

    Proverbs 4: 1 – 19 Undeserved Credit 1 Hear, my children, the instruction of a father, and give attention to know understanding; 2 For I give you good doctrine: Do not forsake my law. 3 When I was my father’s son, tender and the only one in the sight of my mother, 4 He also taught ...read more

  • Fathers, Lead Your Family - A Message To Fathers On Mothers Day

    Contributed by Paul Barreca on May 12, 2012
    based on 1 rating
     | 8,817 views

    If the greatest gift a dad can give his children is to love their mother. The greatest gift a man can give his wife is to lead his family. We will examine Proverbs 4 as a pattern for fathers to lead their families.

    Since today is Mothers Day, I thought I would begin with some statistics from Moms on their most difficult moments. These results were taken from a nation wide survey of moms with children under six. The “Worst place to have to change a diaper” 47% said a public restroom with no ...read more

  • Watch Your Step Series

    Contributed by Dennis Davidson on Aug 25, 2011
    based on 34 ratings
     | 30,977 views

    Often we Christians believe that we are so insulated against evil that we do not need to be isolated from evil. Everything the Bible says is opposed to such a view. The people and the activities we are involved with can hurt us and cause us to fall.

    PROVERBS 4:10-19 WATCH YOUR STEP [Jude 24, 25] A sign on the entrance to the IRS office read, "Watch your step." A sign on the exit read, "Watch your language." Two good pieces of advice! The first warning is especially appropriate, for as we walk through life, it is easy to stumble and ...read more

  • Choosing The Right Path

    Contributed by Jose Cabajar on Jan 4, 2004
    based on 30 ratings
     | 11,946 views

    Choosing the right path is a brilliant move and an excellent display of one’s sound mind.

    Our choices reflect our intelligence and reveal our hearts. What we choose today affects our life in the future. Our future will show what we have in mind and heart today. It’s a simple and clear principle of sowing and reaping. What we will reap in the future will surely uncover ...read more

  • Listen To Dad Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on May 17, 2004
    based on 78 ratings
     | 10,490 views

    In our society, dads have almost become irrelevant. But in God’s mind, fathers are almost indispensable. Find out why.

    OPEN: A writer named Donald Ogden Stewart, had a son away at prep school. When his son reached the age of 14, Stewart wrote him the following letter: "Dear son, now that you have reached the magic age of fourteen, the time has come to tell you about the flowers and the bees. There is a male and a ...read more

  • Proverbs 4 - The Father And His Children Series

    Contributed by Tom Shepard on Dec 3, 2010
    based on 30 ratings
     | 15,354 views

    A look at Proverbs chapter four.

    Pearls From Proverbs – Chapter Four We now turn to chapter four of Proverbs. THE FATHER AND HIS CHILDREN 1 Hear, my children, the instruction of a father, And give attention to know understanding; 2 For I give you good doctrine: Do not forsake my law. 3 When I was my father's son, ...read more

  • Becoming A Pro Dad

    Contributed by Terry Jones on Jun 16, 2006
    based on 9 ratings
     | 3,841 views

    Exploring three Keys to becoming a Pro Dad.

    So tell me men, what’s your profession? That thing that you are “proficient” at, that you went to college for, trained for, worked hard to achieve, have dedicated your vocational life to? Perhaps you do not consider your vocation to have much of a professional status, but I encourage you to ...read more

  • Wisdom For Families Series

    Contributed by Chris Appleby on Aug 7, 2008
    based on 4 ratings
     | 4,811 views

    HOw can parents showe wisdom in the way they raise their children

    We’ve spent 4 weeks reading through Ecclesiastes working out how that sort of wisdom literature fits with the rest of God’s revelation of himself and I hope we discovered that it fits well. But I thought we might round that series off with a short excursion into Proverbs, in particular to think ...read more

  • Kids Will Be Kids Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on May 16, 2010
    based on 64 ratings
     | 34,017 views

    Some say "Kids will be kids" meaning that if you just leave them alone, they’ll turn out okay. But the writer of Proverbs disagreed. Do you know why?

    James Dobson tells of a 10 year old boy named Robert who was an absolute terror. Whenever his mother went to the doctor, he would literally attack the office, grabbing instruments and files and telephones. All the while his passive mother could do little more than shake her head in bewilderment. ...read more