Daily Archives: September 16, 2015

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Obedience is Love

Teaching your children that obedience is love will radically impact your parenting. Paul tells children to obey their parents. To rightly understand Paul’s admonition to children, we must remember how Paul previously described obedient living to the Ephesians. Follow God’s example, therefore, as dearly loved children 2and walk in the way of love, just as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us as a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God. Ephesians 5:1-2 Walking in the way of love is the path of blessing. This truth of this verse must not be separated from what Paul writes in Ephesians 6:3. Otherwise, obedience becomes about performance and earning approval. Obedience is not about doing what I say or else. Obedience […]