“Honor Entrusted, Honor Earned” Sunday Service 2021 June 13 (9:30 AM in the GYM and 9:45 AM Live Stream)

You are invited to experience, view or listen to our Sunday morning sermon in one of 5 ways.
1) Participate in our onsite worship service in the GYM which begins at 9:30 AM, SUNDAY at 3757 Mill Street.
2) Watch live on the church Facebook page at 9:45 AM, SUNDAY by going to: facebook.com/srcmarion  There are announcement slides and music at the start of the stream while we wait for the right time to join the service in progress.  Please “like” our Facebook page for future notifications.
3) Watch the same recording later on Facebook at a time more convenient for you: facebook.com/srcmarion
4) Watch the same recording later on our newly created YouTube channel. Just type in “Second Reformed Church of Marion” when you go to youtube.com  Or you can click on this link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCo3ZNP8OgRarSQXfqzGcn-Q
5) Listen to the audio recording and see sermon outline on our church website: sermons.srcmarion.org

Title: Honor Entrusted, Honor Earned

Scripture: Exodus 20:12

Theme: The Lord directs us to look up to those He has set over us.

  1. Some roots of _______________________ authority.
    1. Parents didn’t dream this up to be boss over us.
    2. Honoring parents’, rulers’ authority promotes familial, social wellbeing.
  2. Some responsibilities of ______________-_______________ authority.
    1. Honor your father & your mother, that your days…
    2. In adult children, honor means loving reverence & other forms of respect
  3. Some results of honoring ______________-_______________ authority.
    1. Through learning to honor parents’ authority, we learn to respect authority outside our home…
    2. Through honoring parents’ authority, we inherit their culture, learning…

Questions for Application:

  • Even if we have a string of academic degrees as long as our arm, do we ever outgrow Proverbs 3:5-6?
    • Why not?
    • Solomon has other wise counsel to young folks in Ecclesiastes 12.
  • How is an education a stewardship for which we’ll account to God?
    • How does graduation in some ways fulfill Jesus’ principle in Luke 19:15-26?
  • What are some benefits of learning to respect authority in our youth?
    • Why did God choose parents to be the ones to teach us to honor authority?
  • What are some ways we can help fathers to carry out the responsibilities?
  • From a Christian father’s perspective, what might be the best gift his child could give him?