The fourth chapter of Volume Two reminds us about the importance of loving our parents. Furthermore, it addresses some of the ways we can take better care of them as they get older. Finally, my focus is on Scripture, so you will learn how to honour your parents biblically.
In recent years, I have noticed a sea-change in the way people address the needs of their parents. Especially here in the west. Another thing I've noticed, is that loving our parents seems to be something more people are neglecting. Markedly - it seems - as their parents get older. As well as that, I see elderly parents packed off to a care-home - out of sight, out of mind. Consequently, I highlight some of the Scriptures that I believe will help us to better take care of their needs. Don’t get me wrong, I’m not saying we are all neglecting our ailing mums and dads! But I’m bringing your attention to a disturbing trend I’ve noticed here in the West.
This chapter will help you work out how to show love to your parents, especially in their old age.
‘Let me ask you a question.
Do you love you father?
Do you love your mother?
Is it easy for you to love either or both of your parents?
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