Daily Archives: September 9, 2014

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Our culture is suspicious of authority in general and of parental authority in particular. After all, who is a parent to tell a child how he should live? In contrast, the Bible teaches all people are accountable to and answerable to a holy God. Apart from this reality, even the gospel itself has no meaning.  If you and I are not accountable to God then we have no need of the gospel. “Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right.” This truth does not ring true with our world. If man is only the result of a random series of bio-chemical events, then the idea of being responsible to divine authority has no validity–in fact, it is […]