This week was quite a hectic one for me. As a parent I find myself not only trying to keep track of my social calendar but also my children’s calendars. Today, my wife had an appointment at with her chiropractor. After a day of running the girls around, I took this as an opportunity to get away with my wife, even if it was for only an hour, and had our oldest daughter stay home with her younger sister.
It felt nice sitting and talking with my wife in the waiting area but soon she was called into the patient area, leaving me alone to my thoughts. So I decided to use this time to prepare for an up coming sermon I’m giving on Ephesians 6 in a couple of weeks.
Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. “Honor your father and mother” (this is the first commandment with a promise), “that it may go well with you and that you may live long in the land.” Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger,but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.
DO THE RIGHT THING
As I was reading these verses, the thought of slogans began to enter my mind. The first one that came to my mind was“DO THE RIGHT THING.” From there, my mind went to the Nike slogan, “JUST DO IT.”