Pastor Bode's Blog

30
Jun 2021

The first blessing for honouring your parents is long life. Exodus 20:12 says: ‘Respect your father and your mother, so that you may live a long time in the land that I am giving you.’ This is Gods promise; when you respect your parents, you will have long life. Determine to esteem your parents highly. The second blessing is that honouring your parents will lead to an improved character. Proverbs 1:8-9 says: 8 my son, hear the instruction of thy father, and forsake not the law of thy mother: 9 for they......

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29
Jun 2021

 ‘Whoso curseth his father or his mother, his lamp shall be put out in obscure darkness.’ Proverbs 20:20  ‘If you curse your parents, your life will end like a lamp that goes out in the dark.’ Proverbs 20:20 (Good News) The word “curse” here means to despise or esteem lightly. Each time you despise or esteem your parents lightly you curse them! Many lives, especially of young people, are ruined because of their attitude towards their parents. Often times, one despises one’s parents in one’s mind and so no one knows but......

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28
Jun 2021

 8My son, hear the instruction of thy father, and forsake not the law of thy mother: 9for they shall be an ornament of grace unto thy head, and chains about thy neck. Proverbs 1:8-9 The Bible teaches us to honour our parents. If you take heed to the instructions of your parents that is one way you honour them, and it will be well with you. Exodus 20:12 says: ‘Honour thy father and thy mother: that thy days may be long upon the land which the Lord thy God giveth thee.’ This......

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27
Jun 2021

 9Honour the Lord with thy substance, and with the firstfruits of all thine increase: 10so shall thy barns be filled with plenty, and thy presses shall burst out with new wine. Proverbs 3:9-10  9Honour God with everything you own; give him the first and the best. Your barns will burst, your wine vats will brim over. Proverbs 3:9-10 (Message) The word honour here means to esteem, to make weighty, or to have great regard for. What the Bible is saying here is esteem God with your substance, esteem Him highly. Let God......

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