A Father’s Gift!

Ephesians 6:1-4, Common English Bible

Fathers offer children many gifts, but one of the most vital to their faith is belief.  One of the most profound statements of the faith is offered by Jesus in John’s gospel, “For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.”

“My father gave me the greatest gift you could give to another person, he believed in me.”  Jim Valvano

Fathers must demonstrate every day a way of faithful living.  Here are examples of the practices of the role of fatherhood.

Create an environment of TRUST!
“As for parents, don’t provoke your children to anger,

Model a life of DISCIPLINE!
“but raise them with discipline and

Offer Godly INSTRUCTION!
“instruction about the Lord.” Ephesians 6:4

Hear the W.OW, the Words of Wisdom,
“Act on your belief in Christ!”

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