He avoids works of iniquity

Text: 2 Corinthians 6:14-18. “Therefore go out from their midst, and be separate from them, says the Lord…”, Verse 17. A godly father will shun ungodly meetings, clubs and ungodly friends. Reflect on verses 16 and 17, what is God teaching you in these verses, and how are you going to apply them to your life? Father,[…]

Text Psalm 1:1-6. “Blessed is the man who walks not in the counsel of the wicked, nor stands in the way of sinners, nor sits in the seat of scoffers;” verse 1. A godly father looks for fellow godly fathers for fellowship and counsel. He chooses the right people to interact with, people whose lives have been entrusted[…]

He diligently watches his ways

Text: Psalm 50:1-22. “The one who offers thanksgiving as his sacrifice glorifies me; to one who orders his way rightly I will show the salvation of God!” verse 23. A godly father watches over his own ways in all the circumstances and in every form of community. He guards every part of his body; tongue, eyes and also[…]

Ephesians 5:1-14. “Take no part in the unfruitful works of darkness, but instead expose them”, verse 11. Works of darkness are fruitless deeds. Do not allow yourself to share with others their sins because you will share with them their plagues. Instead, witness against those sins and expose them so that the culprits are saved. Reflect on verse[…]

Pray for your children

Text Job 1:1-5. “…and he would rise early in the morning and offer burnt offerings according to the number of them all…Job 1:5. This is the most important duty that all the fathers should do. On our own it is difficult to raise godly children. This is the reason why God, who has created them, should be consulted[…]

Text: Genesis 18:1-21. “For I have chosen him, that he may command his children and his household after him to keep the way of the LORD by doing righteousness and justice, so that the LORD may bring to Abraham what he has promised him”, verse 19. The father should exercise authority and enforce law and order to[…]

Text: Colossians 3:1-17. “Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly, teaching and admonishing one another in all wisdom, singing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, with thankfulness in your hearts to God”, verse 16. As a father, you should not only influence your children in ways of godliness but you yourself must practice godly living.[…]

Text: Deuteronomy 6:1-15. “And these words that I command you today shall be on your heart. You shall teach them diligently to your children, and shall talk of them when you sit in your house, and when you walk by the way, and when you lie down, and when you rise”, verses 6-7. This is a[…]

Test: Romans 2:17-29. “You then who teach others, do you not teacher yourself? While you preach against stealing, do you steal? verse 21. A father cannot properly discipline his children unless he first learns how to govern himself. As a father, how can you stop your children from coming home late when you yourself are a problem and cause[…]

Text: 1 Chronicles 16:37-43. “Then all the people departed each to his house, and David went home to bless his household”, verse 43. As a priest, a father should sacrifice spiritual sacrifices of prayer, praise and thanksgiving. A father should encourage private worship of God with his family and crave blessing from God upon his family members.[…]