'Respect' Tagged Posts

'Respect' Tagged Posts

Daily Devotions

Honor your father and your mother, so that your days may be long in the land that the Lord your God is giving you.” vs. 12 Exodus 20:12-17 Typically this commandment is referenced most often by parents who are having a tough time getting the respect and obedience they desire from their children. Out of control kids are forcefully reminded that God wants them to behave–they are to honor their fathers and their mothers or face divine anger! That might…

Daily Devotions: October 9, 2018

October 9, 2018 Amos 5:12-15 …“Therefore the prudent will keep silent in such a time; for it is an evil time.” vs. 13 These words from Amos seem a bit strange in their context. He’s been railing against injustice and taking shots at the excesses of the wealthy. We’d expect that he would encourage his listeners to speak up and join the crusade. But he doesn’t do that. Instead, he says that the prudent will keep silent in such a…