Ephesians
More Hope for the Family
June 30, 2019
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Ephesians 6:1-4

Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right.

“Honor your Father and Mother (which is the first commandment witha  promise), so that it may be well with you, and that you may live long on the earth.”

Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.

New American Standard Bible, 1995 Edition

 

Paul again is referencing the Old Testament and referencing one of the most well-known concepts of the western world: the Ten Commandments.  What does that word “honor” actually mean?  And, what does it look like to honor parents?