I love to see all of the practical and simple advice you can find in the Word of God. Manoah was Samson’s father, and a man who sought God for guidance to parent. He received very practical advice directly from God that we can implement in our own homes. This was God’s answer to Manoah’s prayer:
“The angel of the Lord answered, “Your wife must do all that I have told her. She must not eat anything that comes from the grapevine, nor drink any wine or other fermented drink nor eat anything unclean. She must do everything I have commanded her.” (Judges 13:13-14 NIV)
We can learn three things from this Scripture:
1.You and me first
Before an airplane takes off, the instruction they give to parents in case of an emergency is: Put your oxygen mask on first, and then help your children put theirs on. Many times, we think we need to put our children’s masks on them first, and then put on our own....