17.And whatsoever ye do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God and the Father by him.
18.Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands, as it is fit in the Lord.
19.Husbands, love your wives, and be not bitter against them.
20. Children, obey your parents in all things: for this is well pleasing unto the Lord.
21. Fathers, provoke not your children to anger, lest they be discouraged.
22.Servants, obey in all things your masters according to the flesh; not with eyeservice, as menpleasers; but in singleness of heart, fearing God:
23.And whatsoever ye do, do it heartily, as to the Lord, and not unto men;
Colossians 3:17-23 KJV
I so love this scripture warning the full family.I want to bring your attention to thanks giving,it is appreciating God for the things He has done see people that find it difficult to thank God He also find it difficult to help them because they are not returning the Glory back to Him.
Back to the Family You will be wondering like I was,why The Apostle started with the Wives instead of the husbands who is the head of the family. When I saw it I was like hmmmmmm maybe it was a mistake, but I came to the Knowledge that the wives are the family builder, She keeps the Home together. Any wife that can’t manage her Home should learn it very quickly if not her family is at a tendency to break up it will take only God and a wonderful Husband to sustain such a marriage. Now wife summit yourself to you Husband why He is your head, don’t try to be the Boss over Him, if he does things you don’t like go down on your knees and report him to his Maker report him to His Own Head which is Christ fighting him will not solve anything.
Husbands Love your wives whether she is a this or that,Love her be not bitter, a bitter husband can beat up his wife so try not to be a bitter husbands nobody is perfect not even your wife. Give her all the Attention she needs and you will be surprise the feed back you will be getting from her.
Children obey Eph 6:1-2 remember it is the first commandment with a promise. You will say I don’t like what daddy and mummy deed still respect them, they are you parents you can talk to them in a polite way but make sure you don’t insult or disrespect them in anyway. Parents here also implies to your elders too not only your biological parents.
WARNING FOR FATHERS
Fathers provoke not your children to wroth or anger. You may say but they are my children I can do what ever I like to them remember they have feels too. And don’t forget that you are also a child to God and God loves little children. Discipline with the right hand and don’t ever forget to bring them back with the left hand if not they may be brought back by someone else left hand and you may not know the motive of the person if it is Good or evil.
Servants you should be hardworking and sincere in everything you do because God is watching. whatsoever you plant is what you will harvest. Plant deligent so you can harvest good report later. Eye service will take you no where in life always remember that no condition is permanent. A greater future awaits you but be humble and loyal to your masters.
What ever responsibility we find in our hand no matter how small we should do it with all our heart, word of advice sincerity pays, be sincere,hardwork comes with a result, be wise
Have A Blessed Day