Hope Community Church
REFUEL Mid-Week Bible Study - March 6th, 2019
A casual, topical bible study to help "fill up your tank" in the middle of the week. Come as you are and dig deeper into the Word! • Hope's Coffee Café - coffee/tea bar in the foyer from 6:30-6:55 PM • Child Care (ages 6wks-5yrs) & Kids "Mid-Week Mania" (grades K-5th) provided
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  • Hope Community Church
    1240 Jay St, Waterford Twp, MI 48327, USA
    Wednesday 7:00 PM
Lesson 6

Ten Commandments Review:
#1: No Other Gods
#2: Idols Are Dumb
#3: Don't Misuse God's Name
#4: Take a Day Off

Commandment #5:
Don't Disrespect Your Parents
Honor = to give weight to, to show/give respect to
Commandment #5: Don't Disrespect Your Parents
• It not only addresses the recipient's position, but also the giver's character.
• It is the first of 6 horizontal commandment. (Order matters)
• It contains a unique promise for those who follow it.
Children honor their parents through…
I. Appreciation (Build up)
Defined: 1) sensitive awareness 2) increase in value
Children honor their parents through…

I. Appreciation (Build up)
• Giving honor is both taught and caught.
II. Participation (Help out)
Children honor their parents through…

I. Appreciation (Build up)
• Giving honor is both taught and caught.

II. Participation (Help out)
• Parents are simply temporary stewards.
III. Cooperation (Stand down)
Children honor their parents through…

I. Appreciation (Build up)
• Giving honor is both taught and caught.

II. Participation (Help out)
• Parents are simply temporary stewards.

III. Cooperation (Stand down)
"subject to" (hupotasso) = to subordinate, place oneself under, to submit or obey
• What parents do in moderation their kids often do in excess.
IV. Reciprocation (Give back)
Children honor their parents through…

I. Appreciation (Build up)
• Giving honor is both taught and caught.

II. Participation (Help out)
• Parents are simply temporary stewards.

III. Cooperation (Stand down)
• What parents do in moderation their kids often do in excess.

IV. Reciprocation (Give back)
• Honoring aging parents often involves a reversal of roles.
General Considerations:
1. Godly parents follow God's example.
General Considerations:

1. Godly parents follow God's example.
2. Rebellion is best addressed early and consistently.
General Considerations:

1. Godly parents follow God's example.
2. Rebellion is best addressed early and consistently.
3. The importance of our personal example cannot be overstated.
4. The best gift kids can give their parents is to live their lives for God.