“Honor your father and your mother, so that you may live long in the land the Lord your God is giving you.
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This Week’s Sermon Reflection:
- How have I honored God by honoring my parents?
- In what ways has obeying my parents been in tension with what God desires for my life?
- Where do I need reconciliation and healing in my relationship with my parents?
Those of Asian-American descent have been taught repeatedly about the importance of filial piety so the idea of “honoring mother and father” may not be anything new to some of us. Yet, how do we resolve the tension of honoring our family and honoring God at the same time?