Daily Wisdom 118: Proverbs 6:22

Proverbs 6:22 (NKJV) — 22 When you roam, they will lead you; When you sleep, they will keep you; And when you awake, they will speak with you.

Three blessings of obedience to parents. The commandment to honor and obey one’s parents is not given to cramp one’s lifestyle or to rob a person of legitimate pleasure. Obedience to one’s parents provides: (1) direction in life; (2) safety; (3) instruction, which includes a sense of belonging and freedom from loneliness and purposelessness.