Sunday, October 28, 2012

Sunday School Teachings - What Righteous Children Do



TEXT: Exodus 20:12
Exodus 20:12 - Honour thy father and thy mother: that thy days may be long upon the land which the LORD thy God giveth thee.


BIBLICAL CHARACTER
:  Solomon– He always followed the instructions of His father and he even wrote proverbs about it - (Proverbs 10:1 - The proverbs of Solomon. A wise son maketh a glad father: but a foolish son is the heaviness of his mother.)

MEMORY VERSE
Proverbs 15:20 - A wise son maketh a glad father: but a foolish man despiseth his mother. 

Objective: Help the children understand what is expected of them as righteous children.

What Righteous Children Do In Their Families
  1. They Honour their Parents
    Exodus 20:12 - Honour thy father and thy mother: that thy days may be long upon the land which the LORD thy God giveth thee.
    Deuteronomy 5:16 - 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.

  2. They Obey Their Parents
    Ephesians 6:1 -
    Children, obey your parents in the Lord: for this is right.
    Colossians 3:20 - Children, obey your parents in all things: for this is well pleasing unto the Lord.

  3. They Work Hand At Home And In School
    Proverbs 10:5 - He that gathereth in summer is a wise son: but he that sleepeth in harvest is a son that causeth shame.

BIBLICAL TRUTH: It is a commandment for children to honour their parents – Exodus 20:12

CHALLENGE FACTOR:
What will be doing to prove that you honour your parents?

POSITIVE CONFESSION
: - I will do everything possible to bring honour to my parents!