- Adam: Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth, and subdue it: But of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, thou shalt not eat of it.
- Noah: Make thee an ark of gopher wood.
- Abraham: Thou shalt keep my covenant. Take now thy son, thine only son Isaac, whom thou lovest,… and offer him.
- Lot: Escape to the mountain, lest thou be consumed.
- Joshua: Arise, go over this Jordan,… Every place that the sole of your foot shall tread upon, that have I given unto you.
- Samson: For the child shall be a Nazarite unto God from the womb
- Jonah: Arise, go to Nineveh, that great city, and cry against it
- John the Baptist: Repent ye: for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.
- Paul: Prisoner of Jesus Christ for you Gentiles.
Your turn, Dad: …..What is God’s direction for you? Will you obey?
“But now, O Lord, thou art our father; we are the clay, and thou our potter; and we all are the work of thy hand” (Isaiah 64:8).