"Samson went down to Timnah together with his father and mother. As they approached the vineyards of Timnah, suddenly a young lion came roaring toward him. The Spirit of the LORD came upon him in power so that he tore the lion apart with his bare hands as he might have torn a young goat. But he told neither his father nor his mother what he had done." - Judges 14:5-6 (NIV)
"...because you will conceive and give birth to a son. No razor may be used on his head, because the boy is to be a Nazirite, set apart to God from birth, and he will begin the deliverance of Israel from the hands of the Philistines.” - Judges 13:5 (NIV)
Manoah’s example as a father
1. _________________ for God's help.
"Then Manoah prayed to the LORD: “O Lord, I beg you, let the man of God you sent to us come again to teach us how to bring up the boy who is to be born.” - Judges 13:8 (NIV)
"Train a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not turn from it.” - Proverbs 22:6 (NIV)
2. Be _______________ about teach Christian values:
•confident •compassionate •character •competent •convictions
3. ____________________ and ____________________ with wisdom and courage.
"I have no greater joy than to hear that my children are walking in the truth.” - John 1:4 (NIV)