Session 4  --  Fatherhood

Having watched this video, please have a private meditation on the points below.  If you need, listen to it again and make notes.  You might like to discuss these points with your family later.  You might like to make a journal of your journey through the whole series for your future review of your progress in life.

Discussion Reflections and Questions


What kind of things keeps men from not being involved with their children and family?      


     Fear of not doing the right thing?  

  • “Fathers, do not provoke your children, so they may not become discouraged.”  Colossians 3:21  
  • “I command you: be firm and steadfast! Do not fear nor be dismayed, for the LORD, your God, is with you wherever you go."  Joshua 1:9  
  • “Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up with the training and instruction of the Lord.”  Ephesians 6:4  


   Not knowing where to go for advice?

  • “All scripture is inspired by God and is useful for teaching, for refutation, for correction, and for training in righteousness, so that one who belongs to God may be competent, equipped for every good work.”   2 Timothy 3:16-17  



  • “Toil not to gain wealth, cease to be concerned about it; while your glance flits to it, it is gone! for assuredly it grows wings, like the eagle that flies toward heaven. ”  Proverbs 23:4-5  


What does it take to be a good father/dad?  
  • “Know this, my dear brothers: everyone should be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath, or the wrath of a man does not accomplish the righteousness of God.”   James 1:19-20  
  • “Train a boy in the way he should go; even when he is old, he will not swerve from it.”    Proverbs 22:6


What can be seen in a good father?  
  • “When a man walks in integrity and justice, happy are his children after him!”   Proverbs 20:7 

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