“Anyone who does not provide for their relatives, and especially for their own household, has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever. 1 Timothy 5:8 NIV
Question; as an earthly father have you ever been so consumed doing your divine commissioned assignment that you lost consciousness of TIME?
This happened to JESUS at a very young age. He accepted His divine assignment to fully OBEY his father. JESUS made a conscious decision one day. He decided that
“Being about His fathers business” was far greater then just playing marbles with his friends. (Luke 2:49)
Even as a child JESUS recognized that His life was set apart for His father’s Holy Will. GOD’s Holy Will was not for JESUS to be just the Savior of the world but to be a MODEL example of how all children should OBEY their father. When JESUS was a child he was an exemplary example in everything his father told him to do too.
Then after becoming an adult HE declared…”I DO NOT SEEK MY OWN WILL BUT HE WILL OF THE FATHER WHO SENT ME.”(John 5:30)
Today, we celebrate “Father’s Day” on a national level and many fathers will be enjoying their children and many honored gifts from their children. But, some fathers will disregard Father’s Day by saying it's every day. I agree, except for everyday we don’t interrupt our national schedule and celebrate earthly fathers. Because of who our great Heavenly Father is to us I encourage all earthly father’s to walk daily in your divine assignment in the presence of GOD and your children. “HAPPY FATHERS DAY!”
We should celebrate our Heavenly FATHER everyday.(Psalm 118:24)
Dear Heavenly FATHER,
Thank you for being the perfect model for our earthly fathers. Your perfect Word is the perfect manual and may it perfect all fathers in the world. In JESUS’ Holy and Righteous Name, Amen.
O. M. Nugget:
“EARTHLY FATHERS SHOULD MODEL THE HEAVENLY FATHER.”
Food For Thought:
Father! to God himself we cannot give a holier name.—William Wordsworth