Father’s Day Is …

Father’s Day is a Time to Remind Fathers

Father's Day Reminder
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  • a time to remind fathers to bring up their children “in the training and instruction of the Lord” (Eph. 6:4) by “encouraging, comforting and urging them to live lives worthy of God” (1 Thess. 2:11-12)
  • a time to remind fathers to work at leaving a positive impression on their children, not to provoke or exasperate them (Eph. 6:4)

Father’s Day is a Time to Remind Children

  • a time to remind children that to honor and obey their fathers isn’t just for the benefit of the parent but also for their own good “so that it may go well with” (Prov. 19:26; 20:20; 23:22; Eph. 6:1-3)
  • a time to remind children of the joy they can bring to their father by living wisely, not merely by what they say on this one special day (Prov. 15:20; 23:24-25; 29:3)

Father’s Day is a Time to Remember the Greatest Father

  • a time to remember God as “a father to the fatherless” (Ps. 27:10; 68:5) who comforts those who did not grow up with a father or who perhaps had an ungodly father who wasn’t there for them as he should have been
  • a time to remember God as the Greatest Father who can serve as a role model for earthly fathers (Matt. 7:9-11; Heb. 12:7-10; 1 Jn. 3:1)

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