Fathers have a unique role in the lives of children, and even if we did not have a good example in our earthly fathers, we have a perfect example in God our Father. He gives us diving truths to guide us to become fathers that please Him.
1. The Negative: Do not provoke your children to anger.
2. The Positive:
“but bring them up” (ektrephete)
“in the discipline” (paideia)
“and instruction” (nouthesia)
“of the Lord.”