- The dad is in charge. “God sets a father in honor over his children.”
- The mom’s authority in the home is clearly evident. “a mother’s authority he confirms over her sons”.
- Honoring dad keeps one clean from sin. “Whoever honors his father atones for sins, and preserves himself from them”.
- When you honor dad, the windows of heaven remain open. “When he prays, he is heard.”
- Revering mom creates the ultimate savings account. “He stores up riches who reveres his mother”.
- Dad’s prayers are answered with happiness. “Whoever honors his father is gladdened by children, and, when he prays, is heard.”
- Children enjoy a longer life. “Whoever reveres his father will live a long life.”
he who obeys his father brings comfort to his mother.
- Dad’s receive care in old age. “My son, take care of your father when he is old;
grieve him not as long as he lives.”
- Dad’s mind may fail but never his children. “Even if his mind fail, be considerate of him; revile him not all the days of his life.”
- Children receive continued forgiveness and justice filled home. “kindness to a father will not be forgotten, firmly planted against the debt of your sins
—a house raised in justice to you.”