Honor God by Honoring Parents
When Jeremiah brought the elders of a large family into the Temple and offered them wine to drink, they responded with an amazing account of how they had honored the instructions of their forefather for more than 250 years!
They told Jeremiah: “We will drink no wine: for Jonadab the son of Rechab our father commanded us, saying, Ye shall drink no wine, neither ye, nor your sons forever: Neither shall ye build house, nor sow seed, nor plant vineyard . . . but all your days ye shall dwell in tents . . . . Thus have we obeyed . . . and done according to all that Jonadab our father commanded us” (Jeremiah 35:6–10).