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30 backbiters, haters of God, violent, proud, boasters, inventors of evil things, disobedient to parents,  


disobedient [unwilling to be persuaded] to parents,

This sin rejects the authority of those who have done the most for them. There is a lack of gratitude in this sin.


Children need to learn from their parents that other people have rights.


Rejection of authority by children is rampant in our day. The Ten Commandments say, “Honor your father and mother” (Ex 20:12). The reason children need to learn to obey their parents is to learn that other people have rights; they need to respect those rights. Obedience is yielding one’s will to authority.

Eph 6:2, Honor your father and mother,” which is the first commandment with promise . . .  

2 Ti 3:2, For men will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy,