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Parents, Take Your Promises And Threats Seriously

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Promises and threats are often words that roll off of our tongues, especially when it comes to others. How much do our words really matter to them and God?

Parents, Take Your Promises And Threats Seriously

If we make a promise or a threat, let’s make sure we carry it out so the children learn that words truly matter.

“Those of us who are Christians, should be exactly the same in reflecting our godliness. We must therefore never make promises in a hurry, never. If your back is against the wall and you need to borrow money and consequently you make a promise that you will pay back by a certain day, make sure you do it. And that is the reason why for those of us who are Christians, we must never make a promise or a threat in the emotions of the moment.”

Topics & Timestamps

00:00 – Making empty threats and promises
01:40 – Take your words seriously.
03:45 – God’s fulfilled promise to us
04:36 – As Christians we must reflect Godliness
05:29 – Keep your word in your home


Top Quotes: Take Your Promises And Threats Seriously

“When you discover that you are unable to fulfil your promise, don’t wait until your neighbour comes to inquire about it.”

“Did God back out when his son was in Gethsemane pleading with him that the cup of suffering should be taken away? No, he made a promise.”

“If we make a promise or a threat, let’s make sure we carry it out so the children learn that words truly matter.”


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