Honour God with your first fruits

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Proverbs 3:9-10 “Honor the LORD with your possessions, And with

the first fruits of all your increase; So your barns will be

filled with plenty, And your vats will overflow with new wine.”

Honoring God, with your possessions, is one of the most

Important principles to positioning yourself in the blessing of

God. Honor means to place someone in high esteem; to put them

first in your life. God has to come first when it comes to your

finances. In honoring God you will find His blessing poured out

over your life.

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Honour your father and mother that your days may be long upon the land which the Lord your God is giving you. Exodus 20:12

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HONOURING YOUR PARENTS

Honour your father and mother that your days may be long upon the land which the Lord your God is giving you. Exodus 20:12

My dad recently turned 90 years old and his physical capabilities are fading. He can still move around with his walker, but he needs someone to cook his meals and help him with other tasks.

My older brother Steve and his wife Judy lived close to him, so they decided to move in with Dad to care for him. Wanting to help in some way, my wife and I flew across the country to help out a bit by watching Dad while my brother and his wife had some time away together. We enjoyed our time with my father and were glad to ease Steve and Judy’s load – even if it was only for a few days.

The Bible says to “honour your father and mother” (Eph. 6:2). One New Testament commentary says that to honour someone is to “treat him with the deference, respect, reverence, kindness, courtesy, and obedience which his station in life…..demands.”

For young children, this means obeying your parents. For teenagers, it indicates showing respect for Mom and Dad even if you think you know more than they do. For young adults, this means including your parents in your life. And for those in middle-age and beyond, it means making sure that parents are cared for as they move into old age or their health declines.

How can you honour your parents this week? – Dennis Fisher

Don’t miss the opportunity

To honour and obey

The parents God has blessed you with –

For they’ll be gone someday. – Sper

Honouring Our Parents Has No Age Limit!

May God Almighty prosper Nigeria and Israel and defend them from all their enemies in Jesus Christ Name, Amen!