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As a Christian father, you bear a tremendous responsibility - to raise your children through both biblical instruction and personal example. But how can you succeed in a society that attacks the role of fatherhood and godly family values? Are you sometimes tempted to give in or give up? The rewards of being a dad who leads are well worth making the effort to stand firm. The Bible offers clear guidance for dads on how to parent effectively. Join pastor-teacher John MacArthur as he looks at...

  • The keys to building healthy family unity
  • Essential character qualities to teach every child
  • How to lovingly discipline children and nurture obedience
  • Traps to avoid in the course of parenting
  • The power of a dad's example to influence future generations

Commit yourself to being a dad who leads, and God will enable you every step of the way. There's no surer path to experiencing a lifetime of family blessings!

©2014 eChristian (P)2014 eChristian

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Invaluable information

This book is precise in what is required in fulfilling our role as a Godly father.

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Must have book for Fathers

I find this book a must have for every father on their parenting journey. Love the way pastor MacArthur constantly quotes the Bible throughout the book. This book is a reminder to men to be what God designed them to be.

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Great book, great narration

A strong and convicting peace written by a notoriously faithful minister of the Gospel. Eye opening regarding how we as fathers and men, can faithfully raise our children in a corrupt society.

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Wonderful instruction

This book provides an excellent biblical perspective on how to be a dad that leads his house in a manner that exalts the Lord. Great use of many biblical examples, straight from the word of God.

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Great for dads struggling to lead a difficult home.

This is the first book I’ve finished in a decade that the Lord has brought my way. My family has went through so much I can’t believe it’s not a fictional story. After pushing back against the grain, I finally submitted and read a book on Biblical leadership. I’m so glad I did. Grace to you and ligonier literature has transformed my life from a desolate reprobate, to a reformed Christian who understands my fallenness, but the grace of God through his omniscience. Stay strong as a man, and I recommend you read this more than once and study the verses provided. Love you wife, and Shepard your children as the Lord commands. They need us greatly to lead with strength, and a soft touch. “A truly strong man isn’t afraid to be humble and approachable.

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Every Dad should listen and study this.

love it, great Audio book , every dad should read and study every bit of it

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thinner then a dr Seuss heavier then a door stop

read it twice and reference it alwasy. that's what makes a treat book. this is a great book!

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Where it takes you

This is a fantastic book. It includes a great amount of real live examples on how to be a better father. The author's point of view is easily taken and understood and with the riding style of John MacArthur it is very enticing and makes you want to continue to read.

I would recommend this book to anyone with an open mind that is learning how to be a better parent and father.

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  • 04-14-19

Exceptional!

Though this book is at times very slow. the moral and lesson behind the book is flawless.

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short and sweet!

this book was a very short listen. It is packed full of a lot of great information you will have to take time to break it down later. Great book overall.

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  • 06-29-21

bible bashing

terrible just carried on about their so called god and how he changed his life and other garbage, i came to hear about being a dad that lead not get converted

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  • Charles
  • 03-03-17

nothing new but full of simple truth

simple message that didn't hold any punches, what we come to expect from John. No matter what Bible believing church you come from you will be able to appreciate this book. a firm reminder of a father's responsabilities.