This article presents three things for fathers to do in raising their children: be tender, discipline, and instruct.
By showing the humble origins of the gospel—in Nazareth, in the life of a poor peasant girl—this article points out that the good news of Christmas is for the poor and humble.
In this chapter Hughes comments on James 1:1-4. He focuses on the faith of believers being tested.
In this chapter Hughes comments on Hebrews 1:2-3. The main theme of this chapter is the supremacy of Jesus Christ as God’s final word.
The Hughes are convinced that a vital element for building a family is instilling a healthy sense of heritage. By that they mean an appreciation of family roots, both earthly and spiritual. It has become increasingly common in our world for children to have no such sense of continuity or regard for family history. The authors see it as one of the disciplines of a godly family.
In this chapter Hughes comments on Philippians 1:9-11. The main focus of these verses is Paul’s prayer for the believers in Philippi. Paul informs his readers how and what he prayed for them.