Spread the Good Word: Proverbs 3:12

by | Jun 16, 2017 | The Good Word | 0 comments

Prov_3_12.jpg

Today’s Good Word reminds us of the role of a good father. How many of you ever heard a parent say to a child, “Because I love you, I’m taking this away,” or “…I’m not letting you run into the street,” or “…I’m not letting you act like this”? 

Our Heavenly Father is not just a good father … He’s the best father out there. And part of His job is correcting us when we’re going astray. It’s not because He’s controlling or unreasonable or just a big meanie. It’s because He knows what’s best for us, and He wants us to have it. Sometimes that means saying no to some things so that we can be free to receive the better things. 

So, let’s thank our Heavenly Father for being so good at his job. And while we’re at it, let’s thank our earthly fathers and father figures, too — especially on Sunday, Father’s Day. 

As always, we encourage you to be loving toward those who may be grieving the loss of a child or father this year, as well as those who are still waiting to be fathers. 

This article has undergone ministry review and approval. 

0 Comments

Submit a Comment

Your email address will not be published.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Further Reading

Luke_2_8.png

Spread the Good Word: Luke 2:8

Good Word Friday Theme: Abide "And there were in the same country shepherds abiding in the field, keeping watch over their flock by night." (Luke 2:8) For the past couple of months, everyone in my home recited Luke 2:8 every day. Why, you ask? Because these were my...

Read More

John_15_5.png

Spread the Good Word: John 15:5

Good Word Friday Theme: Abide "I am the vine, ye are the branches: He that abideth in me, and I in him, the same bringeth forth much fruit: for without me ye can do nothing." (John 15:5) This month, we are talking about abiding in Christ. "Abide" means to remain,...

Read More

Never Miss a New Article

Subscribe to Our Email List
Sign up and get every new blog post sent straight to your inbox so you always have the day’s devotional at your fingertips.

We never share your email address with anyone for any reason, and we use it only to send you Gospel Blog emails. Just articles, not ads!

Your Story for God’s Glory

Share Your Testimony on Miracle Monday

We devote Miracle Monday to sharing miracle stories. From finding a lost wedding ring to healing cancer on the spot, Jesus Christ has done it all, big and small.

And we want to hear about what He’s done for you.

The Gospel Blog Is Open for Submissions

We encourage devotional-style or scripture-based articles in the ballpark of 500 words. We are open to any topic that glorifies God and unites the Church.