Children are instructed as to how they relate in the family…
Wives, be subject to your husbands, as is fitting in the Lord.
Husbands, love your wives and do not be embittered against them.
Children, be obedient to your parents in all things, for this is well-pleasing to the Lord.
Fathers, do not exasperate your children, so that they will not lose heart.
Children are to be obedient to their parents in all things.
It is well-pleasing to the Lord.
Note that there is no age limit.
Children are to be obedient.
A wise parent will know how to live within this as children mature.
Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right.
HONOR YOUR FATHER AND MOTHER (which is the first commandment with a promise),
SO THAT IT MAY BE WELL WITH YOU, AND THAT YOU MAY LIVE LONG ON THE EARTH.
Obedience is reflective of honor.
We are to honor Father and Mother.
A commandment with a promise…
- that it will be well with you
- that you may live long on the earth
We know that Believers are to honor one another…
Be devoted to one another in brotherly love; give preference to one another in honor;
Live a long life.