The Recipe For Honor – Part Four
Isaiah 29:13 (NIV)
These people come near to me with their mouth and honor me with their lips, but their hearts are far from me.
Matthew 8:5-10 (NIV)
When Jesus had entered Capernaum, a centurion came to him, asking for help.6 “Lord,” he said, “my servant lies at home paralyzed, suffering terribly.” 7 Jesus said to him, “Shall I come and heal him?” 8 The centurion replied, “Lord, I do not deserve to have you come under my roof. But just say the word, and my servant will be healed. 9 For I myself am a man under authority, with soldiers under me. I tell this one, ‘Go,’ and he goes; and that one, ‘Come,’ and he comes. I say to my servant, ‘Do this,’ and he does it.” 10 When Jesus heard this, he was amazed and said to those following him, “Truly I tell you, I have not found anyone in Israel with such great faith.
Romans 13:1-2 (NIV)
Let everyone be subject to the governing authorities, for there is no authority except that which God has established. The authorities that exist have been established by God. 2 Consequently, whoever rebels against the authority is rebelling against what God has instituted, and those who do so will bring judgment on themselves.
Luke 2:52 (NKJV)
And Jesus increased in wisdom and stature, and in favor with God and men.
Luke 2:51 (NKJV)
Then He went down with them and came to Nazareth, and was subject to them, but His mother kept all these things in her heart.
Proverbs 31:25 (NIV)
She is clothed with strength and dignity; she can laugh at the days to come.
Ephesians 6:2-3 (NIV)
“Honor your father and mother”—which is the first commandment with a promise— 3 “so that it may go well with you and that you may enjoy long life on the earth.”