Five Spiritual Laws for Dads
June 15, 2014 Speaker: Series: Father's Day
Topic: General Verse: Judges 13:3–13:3
“Five Spiritual Laws For Dads”
Pastor Duane Cross | 06.15.14 5
Spiritual Laws For Dads Law
#1: A Father’s Heart prays for his children.
“You are sterile and childless, but you are going to conceive and have a son.” Judges 13:3 (NIV)
“Oh Lord, I beg you let the angel of the Lord you sent to us come again and teach us how to bring up the boy who is to be born.” Judges 13:8 (NIV)
“The women gave birth to a boy and named him Samson. He grew and the Lord blessed him.” Judges 13:24 (NIV)
Law #2: A Father’s Heart instructs his children.
“Listen, friends, to some fatherly advice; sit up and take notice so you’ll know how to live. I’m giving you good counsel; don’t let it go in one ear and out the other. When I was a boy at my father’s knee, the pride and joy of my mother, He would sit me down and drill me: Take this to heart. Do what I tell you - live!” Proverbs 4:1-4 (Message)
Law #3: A Father’s Heart is his children.
“His father had never interfered with him by asking, ‘why do you behave as you do?’” 1 Kings 1:6 (NIV)
Law #4: A Father’s Heart shares his love for Jesus.
Law #5: A Father’s Heart is full of love and forgiveness.
“But while he was still a long way off, his father saw him and was filled with compassion for him; he ran to his son, threw his arms around him and kissed him.’” Luke 15:20 (NIV)