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Fatherhood Series #3: Effective Fathers are Compassionate

For You From The Word As a father has compassion on his children, so the Lord has compassion on those who fear him. (Psalm 103:13, NIV) For You To Think About Third in a series on fatherhood Scripture presupposes that when … Continue reading

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God’s Promises for Fathers, Part 3: Your Children Will Be Blessed

For You From The Word Good fathers live right, and God blesses the children who follow their example. (Proverbs 20:7, CEV). For You To Think About Actor Woody Allen is credited with saying, “80 percent of life is just showing … Continue reading

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God’s Promises for Fathers, Part 4: Uniqueness

For You From The Word Children are a gift from the Lord … those born to a young man are like arrows in a warrior’s hands.  How joyful is the man whose quiver is full of them! (Psalm 127:3-5, NLT) … Continue reading

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Fatherhood Series #2: Effective Fathers Are Teachers

For You From The Word He commanded our forefathers to teach their children, so the next generation would know them. (Psalm 78:5-6, NIV) For You To Think About Second in a series on fatherhood God is clear on what fathers … Continue reading

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Fatherhood Series #1: Effective Fathers Are Present

For You From The Word Talk about [God’s commandments] when you sit at home and when you walk along the road, when you lie down and when you get up. (Deuteronomy 6:7) For You To Think About First in a … Continue reading

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Thank You to All the Birth Dads Out There

For You From The Word He will turn the hearts of the fathers to their children. (Malachi 4:6) For You To Think About Posted on an online adoption discussion board. “I feel birth dads are very much ignored in the … Continue reading

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The Origin of Father’s Day

For You From The Word Honor your father and your mother. (Exodus 20:12, NIV) For You To Think About Sonora Smart Dodd was one of six children raised by her father, a widower and Civil War veteran named William Jackson … Continue reading

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How We Serve, Part 4: Unity

For You From The Word May they be brought to complete unity to let the world know that you sent me and have loved them even as you have loved me. (John 17:23, NIV) For You To Think About Fourth … Continue reading

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How We Serve, Part 3: Faithfulness

For You From The Word Having loved his own who were in the world, he loved them to the end. (John 13:1, ESV) For You To Think About Third in a series of Birthmothers’ Core Values – the beliefs that … Continue reading

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How We Serve, Part 2: Relational Evangelism

For You From The Word The Son of Man came eating and drinking, and you say, “Here is a glutton and a drunkard, a friend of tax collectors and sinners.” (Luke 7:34, NIV) For You To Think About Second in … Continue reading

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