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Exodus 20:12

Honor Your Parents

God ordained order …
I. A Command
A. Honor Your Parents
B. Submit to Authority
C. Consider the Outcome
II. A Promise
A. Life
B. Prosperity
III. The Perfect Example
A. The Son of Joseph & Mary
B. The Son of God
IV. An Appeal to Patience
A. God’s Will Be Done
B. Several Flawed Relations
… and the grace to love it.

Heidelberg Catechism
Lord’s Day 39

104. Q. What does God require in the fifth commandment?
A. That I show all honor, love, and faithfulness to my father and mother
and to all those in authority over me,
submit myself with due obedience to their good instruction
and discipline, and also have patience with their weaknesses and
shortcomings, since it is God’s will to govern us by their hand.