TagHonour Father and Mother

Does Jesus teach you not to honour your parents?


There’s just one scripture that I want to close with in which Jesus, apparently, tells us not to honour our parents. Sometimes this causes a bit of trouble and one of the books which I read recently by a Jewish man (Asher Norman) called ’26 reasons why Jews don’t believe in Jesus’ quotes this verse to say that Jesus actually told people to break the Commandments...

Betrayal, adultery, divorce, single parenthood


What if parents are not good to us? Some people don’t even know their parents, especially, their father. We have the difficulty of single parent families in our society today. Often, single mothers do a heroic job looking after their children. And they do what they can to care for their children and do well at it, but I think all of them recognized that they would do much better if they had...

Nurturing family in the faith


Now, within the family, the idea is not just to give life to children but also to care for them and also to teach them about God. When the new testament repeats the fifth commandment Paul adds to it in Ephesians chapter 6: Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. 2 “Honor your father and mother,” which is the first commandment with promise: 3 “that...