Imperfect Dads, One Perfect Father – Day 7

Imperfect Dads, One Perfect Father -- Pastor Juan Martinez, Comedian Richard Bright, NFL Chaplain George Gregory, Police Chief Scott Silverii

Yesterday was a great day of getting to be caught up at work from being out so that I could get to watch my daughter play in her first college soccer game in her freshman year as a starter, then after dinner, I got to go out to the gym and workout with my son, and then before bed, my daughter called my wife and we got to hear how things are going with her. Let’s be the dads our wives, our kids, and our world need us to be!

Today, we continue with our 10-day devotional with day 7. This devotional caught my eye when I read the following description:

“An NFL chaplain, a preacher, a comedian, and a chief of police share a powerfully honest and insightful guide for men who sincerely want to improve relationships with their kids. God the Father gifts us with the perfect example for being dad. If you’re not the dad you thought you’d be at this point or simply looking to up your dad game, Imperfect Dads, One Perfect Father will encourage you.”

Imperfect Dads, One Perfect Father | Devotional Reading Plan | YouVersion Bible

Scripture for Today’s Devotional:

‘Hear, my son, and accept my sayings, And the years of your life will be many. I have instructed you in the way of [skillful and godly] wisdom; I have led you in upright paths. When you walk, your steps will not be impeded [for your path will be clear and open]; And when you run, you will not stumble. Take hold of instruction; [actively seek it, grip it firmly and] do not let go. Guard her, for she is your life. ‘

Proverbs 4:10-13 (AMP)

God’s Word is so amazing to me, it is alive and active and meets me right where I am at!

Let’s be the dads who hear and accept God’s sayings! Let’s be the dads who get the blessings of a long life because we listen and obey God’s instruction and direction! Let’s be the dads who receive God’s instruction on how to live skillful and godly lives through wisdom! Let’s be the dads who follow after God in order to walk in His upright path for us! Let’s be the dads who listen to and follow the directions of the Holy Spirit so that our steps won’t be impeded since God is making our path clear and open! Let’s be the dads who are in hot pursuit of God, His plans, and His purposes so that when we run we won’t stumble! Let’s be the dads who are looking for and following the instruction we receive from God by actively seeking it, holding on to it firmly, and not letting go! Let’s be the dads who guard God’s wisdom because we know that God’s wisdom is our life!

Today’s devotional has been provided by FIVE STONES CHURCH.

Reading through today’s devotional, here are some takeaways for me: (check out the devotional on your own too to see if you pick up other nuggets, and please share your findings in the comments)

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Takeaways from Today’s Devotionals:
Fathers Who Are Perfectly Imperfect

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