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The Privilege Of Honoring Our Parents, Pt. 2

Our relationships with our earthly parents represents the relationship we have with our Heavenly Father.

“Honour thy father and thy mother, as the Lord thy God hath commanded thee; that thy days may be prolonged, and that it may go well with thee, in the land which the Lord thy God giveth thee…” (Deut. 5:16).

As our parents age, they may not be able to move around or think as sharply as they once did. We are still required to show deference to them in love and with respect because they are the earthly representation of our spiritual relationship with our Heavenly Father. In essence, to be disrespectful to them is to show disrespect to God.

So let us keep this one thought in mind when we interact with our parents: they are not perfect, but they are doing the very best they can with the human limitations they have been granted…

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