The father of godly children has cause for joy. What a pleasure to have children who are wise.
[ Buy Wisdom, Education, Insight ] [ 16 ] Listen with respect to the father who raised you, and when your mother grows old, don’t neglect her. Buy truth—don’t sell it for love or money; buy wisdom, buy education, buy insight. Parents rejoice when their children turn out well; wise children become proud parents. So make your father happy! Make your mother proud!
If any of you are parents and have children you know how important it feels to be sure they are raised right and make good impression. You do all you can to raise them smart wise and right. However you also know how hard and frustrating it can also be. You look at your children and pray that they make good choices and listen wisely and come out good kids in the final adjustment. You pray and ask for love, respect and honor. God is the same way, he is our Heavenly Father he takes great pride and joy in is as his children but also gives us space to be raised with our own decisions and choices and live as we feel comfortable. He also is in hope that we will make the right choices big has acceptance for us even if we have done wrong. Being the Heavenly Father he is he becomes proud of his children. However when his children live a godly and prosperous life he has strong feelings and cause for celebration and joy. He finds splendor in his children living godly lives and being wise. Like any parent he also gets disappointed as well. Having a wise child he knows the joy of raising and teaching them right and he wants to show that child off in pleasures. He wants to honor and find pride in his accomplishment. Respect your parents, they may seem like the bully but they are only trying to help you learn from the lessons they have already endured. The are try to also help you learn and teach you as well. They aren’t trying to be a bully. They do it because they love you and want to help you learn. They only want what’s best for you. God is the same way, he wants to see you prosper and succeed and wants you to learn the best from the best and have the best for you.