Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. Honour your father and mother--which is the first commandment with a promise-- that it may go well with you and that you may enjoy long life on the earth. Fathers, do not exasperate your children; instead, bring them up in the training and instruction of the Lord.Ephesians 6. 1-4. Honor your father and your mother
Exodus 20:12. Children, obey your parents in all things, for this is well pleasing to the Lord.Colossians 3.20.
Youths' expectation and God's promise
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God expects people to obey His commandments. However, there is a special promise to young people. God commands us to ‘Honor our father and mother’. God also promises that children who honor their parents will live long on the earth, and it will be well with them.
"Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. Honour your father and mother--which is the first commandment with a promise--that it may go well with you and that you may enjoy long life on the earth." Ephesians 6 1-4. The attached promise to this commandment is "you may enjoy long life on the earth". There are other commandments in the Bible such as:
"Regard your father and mother, that your days may be long in the land the Lord your God gives you" (Exodus 20:12).
"Remember now your Creator in the days of your youth, before the difficult days come, And the years draw near when you say, "I have no pleasure in them" (Ecclesiastes 12:1).
“Hear, my son, your father's instruction, and do not forsake your mother's teaching; indeed, they are a graceful wreath to your head and ornaments about your neck” (Proverbs 1:8-9).
“Children, obey your parents in all things: for this is well pleasing unto the Lord” (Colossians 3:20).
"Come, you children, listen to me; I will teach you the fear of the LORD" (Psalm 34:11).
“Pay attention to your father, and don't neglect your mother when she grows old” (Proverbs 23:22).
“Now therefore, listen to me, my children, for blessed are those who keep my ways. Hear instruction and be wise, and do not disdain it” (Proverbs 8:32-33).
"Even a child is known by his doings, whether his work be pure, and whether it be right." (Proverbs 20:11).
“My children, have nothing to do with false gods or idols" (1 John 5:21 )