Father

Father

Steadfast Provider

Steadfast Provider – Rock in the Storm – Faithful Father Series

This is post 8 of 8 in the series “Faithful Father” As a father we provide for our children in many ways. It is east to think, ‘Well they have a roof over their head, food in their belly, and clothes on their bodies. I’m doing alright.’ and to a certain extent that is true but the logic is flawed. We provide more than tangible things for our children and… Read More »Steadfast Provider – Rock in the Storm – Faithful Father Series
Compassion = Benevolent

Compassionate Friendship – Benevolent Bonding – Faithful Father Series

This is post 7 of 8 in the series “Faithful Father” Bonding with our children is so important that the Bible made sure we understood the need to provide benevolent bonding for our children. Proverbs 22:6 tells us what that bonding can lead to. I consider my home an institution and I think that men should look at their own home that way as well. Consider the children you are… Read More »Compassionate Friendship – Benevolent Bonding – Faithful Father Series
God's Authority

Respected Authority – Discipline and Honor – Faithful Father Series

This is post 6 of 8 in the series “Faithful Father” When we speak of authority as Christians we must consider the differing levels of authority in the home. These are easy to delineate but I can guarantee that I, like others struggle with them. The first and absolute authority is God. If you are a Christian and you believe that you are the final authority in your home, you… Read More »Respected Authority – Discipline and Honor – Faithful Father Series
Leading and Prayer

Loving and Leading – A Compassionate Leader – Faithful Father Series

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This is post 5 of 8 in the series “Faithful Father” Leadership is a subjective skill because the base definition of it leaves it as an open-ended trait. Men can posses the ability to lead people in different ways. God has a way of raising up people to lead that others simply never expected. Every married man has a command from God to be leading his family spiritually. We must… Read More »Loving and Leading – A Compassionate Leader – Faithful Father Series
Walking the Walk

Walking the Walk – Living Like Christ – Faithful Father Series

This is post 3 of 8 in the series “Faithful Father” You talk the talk but are you walking the walk? It is an age old idiom and as we continue the Faithful Father series we need to move beyond simply talking about God and the work Jesus did to acting upon those words. Our children learn so much from us at home because they spend so much time with… Read More »Walking the Walk – Living Like Christ – Faithful Father Series
Faithful Father

Faithful Father Series: Introduction

This is post 1 of 8 in the series “Faithful Father” There are no more terrifying roles in a man’s life than those of husband and father. I mean let’s be honest, we can really make life difficult for the ones closest to us if we do not guard ourselves against the enemy. In fact, we can make their life suck by not being a faithful father and devoted husband.… Read More »Faithful Father Series: Introduction

Our Conflicting Nature

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This is post 47 of 64 in the series “Daily Devotional” Then God said, “Let us make mankind in our image, in our likeness, so that they may rule over the fish in the sea and the birds in the sky, over the livestock and all the wild animals, and over all the creatures that move along the ground.” – Genesis 1:26 This is one of my favorite parts of… Read More »Our Conflicting Nature
God's Child

Daily Devotional – Child of God

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This is post 25 of 64 in the series “Daily Devotional” To be blessed with a child is the most precious gift next to our salvation that God bestows on us in this life. What do you love more than anything? For me it is my kids. I am not taking away from my love for God at all. I believe it is a different kind of love. You can’t… Read More »Daily Devotional – Child of God