“Whoever spares the rod hates his son, but he who loves him is diligent to discipline him.” (Proverbs 13:24)
“Thank you Lord for faithful fathers, loving, giving strong and brave, Leading happy house-holds onward, praying for their homes to save. For their daily needs providing, willing to correct and stand. Oh how precious are our fathers! How we need them in the land!” (Huey P. Hartsell)
Our families must stay in tact! We must fight off Satan’s attack against marriage, home and family. We must not get caught up in the world’s rat race. We simply must seek first God’s kingdom and righteousness. That’s our purpose in life.
“If the Lord does not build the house, the builders are working in vain.” (Psalm 127:1) Homes are the very basis of society. We must build our homes based on God’s values. Homes must please God in order to receive His blessings. Righteousness in the home is God’s way. “Righteousness exalts nations.” (Proverbs 14:34)
The story is told of a family that decided to compile a family history. Their past would begin with ancestors coming to America on the Mayflower. It would record actions of famous relatives; some had been well known politicians and trade tycoons. They hired an author to write their legacy for their children and grandchildren. [...]