The Forgotten Commandment

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Product Description

The Forgotten Commandment, based on God’s fifth Commandment to “Honor your father and your mother…” teaches how this command—full of hope and promise—may be one of the most profound in Scripture. Author Dennis Rainey shares his belief with readers that there are penetrating and unforeseen benefits that are inextricably linked to one’s obedience to this command:

  • We could forge a deeper, more meaningful relationship with our parents by honoring them.
  • God is honored and pleased when we honor our parents.
  • Parents are just as desperate as their children are to receive approval and affirmation.
  • The quality of life we experience today is directly tied to our obedience to this command.
  • A part of our longing and quest to become an adult is connected with honoring our parents.
  • Obeying this commandment is an important test of our relationship with God.

The book guides readers through a process that can bring healing and forgiveness, and provides practical help for how to write a tribute to parents to:

  • express understanding, compassion, and forgiveness,
  • live and love without regrets,
  • and heal and strengthen relationships.

About the Author

Dennis Rainey is a best-selling author, dynamic speaker, and cofounder of FamilyLife®, a ministry of Cru®. Under his leadership, FamilyLife grew to help marriages and families survive and thrive in more than 109 countries. Together he and his wife, Barbara, have spoken at over 150 FamilyLife Weekend to Remember® marriage getaways and authored or co-authored more than 35 books, including best-selling Moments Together for Couples and Staying Close. He is also the original daily host of the three-time award-winning radio program FamilyLife Today®. He and Barbara have been married since 1972 and love laughing with their six children and growing number of grandchildren. The Raineys still serve with Cru. You can follow their work at DennisAndBarbara.com.

Dave Boehi is a senior editor at FamilyLife. He has written and edited numerous FamilyLife® resources, including Preparing for Marriage. He also writes and edits articles for FamilyLife®’s website. David and his wife, Merry, live in Little Rock, Arkansas.

About the Product

Paperback: 272 pages
Publisher:FamilyLife® Publishing (April, 2014)
Language: English
ISBN: 978-1-60200-677-5
Product Dimensions: 6" x 9"
Shipping Weight: N/A

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