Return Of The Patriarch

There is a statement we grew up hearing and we still hear today: behind every successful man, there is a great woman. How we rejoice when we hear that! For such a popular statement I’ve often wondered why the opposite is not commonly said. I would say the reverse is also very true. Without a great man, there will be no great woman. 

Before you start throwing your shoes at me with feminism or sexism or any other ‘ism’ there is, understand that I’m not just talking about spouses here I’m also talking about fathers, brothers, mentors or male figures who have taken the role to raise, support and be there for God’s daughters. Look at the family set up. No matter how brilliant a mother is, trust me, a home would not be complete without a good father. Thank God for good husbands and good fathers!
 
The unfortunate part comes in here. The world we live in is trying to remove the importance of patriarchs and I know women have the power to change this hence this article. Look at the one day of the year when the mainstream media and much of the public pretend to actually value fatherhood, Fathers’ Day. 

For exactly 364 days, the role of fathers in the family is downplayed, discounted, taken for granted or seen as optional. Attacked by the media that all too often, and wildly out of proportion to reality, portrays them as awkward, villainous or incompetent. Even Pepper the famous little pig portrays her daddy as silly. All this is seemingly harmless but the effects on the family unit God intended are detrimental.
 
I’d like to show you what God has to say about this. Let’s take a look at the following scriptures:
 
Proverbs 1:8: “Hear, my son, your father’s instruction, and forsake not your mother’s teaching.”
Proverbs 23:22: “Listen to your father, who gave you life, and do not despise your mother when she is old.”
 
 
Just taking a quick glance at these scriptures shows you immediately how God values the parental structure of Father and Mother together. Not one without the other.
 
 
One of the most urgent social challenges in the world right now is the re-creation and re-instatement of fatherhood as a vital social role especially for our young males. It’s no secret that the statistics about children, whatever their ethnic background, raised in fatherless families are not good.
 
So where do you come in in all of this?
 
Well for starters, become a voice for biblical values. Don’t be one of those women who swims with the tide. Stand for Christ and for what you know is right, not what popular influencers say, who don’t have the foggiest idea about real Christian values. Secondly, Women who  have children with men who express no interest in a long-term commitment to them or don’t display qualities that would make them good fathers are also in error. 

If you’re looking to get married, be spirit led, pray about a good life partner and choose wisely. I know this is a task on its own and a topic worthy of its own article but for now I’ll say this, do your research, ask tough questions and have uncomfortable conversations – a lot of red flags usually come up when you do this.

Thirdly, let’s encourage our men to be mentored by other men. Whether it’s your husband, your father, your son or your brother, encourage that accountability. It goes a long way in making a lot of wrongs right. The devil is after the family unit because he knows the power contained in that unity. Don’t give him the satisfaction.
 
Does every child need a father? The answer from modern society appears to be “not necessarily” or “not really” or “maybe” or a flat “no”. For as long as we have these kind of answers, our children, facing a competitive future coupled with perilous times will be in trouble. So I’ll ask the question again; Does every child need a father? The answer is emphatically “YES”, which bizarrely has become a radical thing to say in many circles today.
 
You cannot change what you refuse to confront. You and I can change this. It starts right here. We are Christian women who stand for Biblical values and morals. We stand for the rights of Christianity and the Christian home.
 
I’ll close with this.
 
Malachi 4:6 says;
 
He will turn the hearts of the fathers to their children, and the hearts of the children to their fathers.
 
Let’s work with God and ensure that this happens in the 21st century.

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52 thoughts on “Return Of The Patriarch”

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    God values the family unit and in this perilous times as women we need to remember to stand for Christ, real Christian family values and for what is right,not what the world says about family values!! Thank you Prophetess❤️

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    Wooow woow so much truth in this ,am halfway through the blog but the content is amazing.Very true the man’s role has been downplayed in the name of “endependent woman”, “l can do it all by myself” where as in in reality a home is incomplete without both parents,a house might be complete with just one but a home is not.
    Thank you so much mom for the content l cant wait for moooooooooore .
    Learning learning from the best everyday
    Love you Mom😍😍

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      BebeJunior Justine

      Pens down. This is all truth and so needed in this current day and age. This is head on , facing ignorance. I pray more women will read this one. Thank you mum for this one. MORE MORE& MORE😃
      LET’S HIT THAT SHARE BUTTON!🙌🙌🎈✨💕

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    Natalie Angel

    Blessed to have you as a mentor mum. Teaching me to be a young woman who doesn’t go with the tide… Thank you soo much

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    Thokozani C Simbamba

    Wow this is so powerful and I thank God for my grandparents who raised me.I did not feel
    like i did not have a father figure or a mom as they filled the gaps.My dad passed away when i
    was 9 and my mom had abandoned me.But these 2 made sure I did not lack I basically saw them as mum and dad.I I was raised in a christian home too and for that im greatful.Thank you mom for this teaching.

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      Sibongile Nkele

      This is such profound truth Mum … a deeper knowledge revealed through you my prophetess. This is a beginning of much more greater to come. The Biblical foundation and being a voice to all is want is needed …. thank you so much Mum ❤❤❤
      Ready for more!!!

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    Wow so much knowledge! It’s time for us girls and women to stand for Christ and Christ alone! ❤️

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    Brenda Bhebhe

    This is soo true and powerful and when the devil is attacking the family he makes either party feel that they are able to raise the children in a broken home and do so well….in the name of being a “strong woman ” playing both roles….Thank you so much enlightening us Mum….we will surely stand with the Christian values.

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    Sepo Sikuleka

    It is a great article. This is the message of the season. I feel fatherhood is not valued because the devil does not want people to recognize their relationship with father God and the benefits of sonship. I am encouraged. We need this timely message in our society today.

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    It’s very true. It takes two to tango. Therefore, it takes two to make a baby… this article is mind blowing. Manhood should be celebrated in our lives as they are a vital component to our everyday living and structure in general 🙏Thank you Prophetess Bebe #Allsoulsmatter!

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    Ronaldo Angel Jr

    Wow, mom this is so powerful and very true….i have captured a lot and will put it into work, thank you Prophetess@BeBeAngel for your time to share your wisdom. ❤️❤️❤️

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    Facts at their peak. Men are being painted as irrelevant today and this is very sad. Thank God we can start where we are and make a change to return these patriarchs, thanks mama, shot well shot.

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    So profound and deep!
    So beautifully written and backed with solid biblical wisdom to help guide us towards a more balanced family unit.
    Thank you Mummy. This article alone is enough to make this world a better place..

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    Thanks Mum! Soo much truth that needs to be said loud and clear by us all, provoking the shift back into the right mindset in the 21st century!

    Much Love

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      Wow!!! You have said it all grandma❤… it’s of paramount importance to know what God says concerning every aspect of our lives including families… I’m taking notes…we ought to stand for God in every direction…and shut up the voice of this world and be sure to open our ears to the voice of GOD concerning our lives…
      I love you immensely❤…Keep on filling us with God inspired articles ❤

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      OlinaGoodnews

      Thank you so much mum ,it’s time to fall back of the “ism” agenda and follow God’s word .Honor to whom it is due regardless of the stories behind them

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    So much truth in this . We need to definitely appreciate the men in our lives, after all we all won’t be here if a man and woman did not meet !
    I love this and hopefully in this 21st people will not give a a not really or maybe but a YES ! 🖤🖤

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    Thank you for this blog. It’s sad and true that the importance of male figures especially in children’s lives is being downplayed. The society we’re living in encourages ‘Independent’ Women who feel they can raise kids on their own or lesbianism. It might be okay for the women , but they don’t realise it will affect their offspring later in life, especially psychologically. Male guidance is equally important as female guidance to build up a strong and confident society. What a beautiful message.

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    Thank you very much for this beautiful article it is such a eye-opener, and simultaneously also very inspiring. Thank you very much mom, for awaking our conscience!

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    Kezia Chiwota

    Wow this means I need help. My case is different 🙌 God’s word is so true and ever living. Thank you so much Mum for this insight 🙏

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    Wow☺️ Very outstanding article, loved every part of it. Indeed mum fathers are important and family is also important.

    Thank you for enlightening us😊

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    Keneilwe Duma

    This is so true Prophetess we need to stand firmly on what we believe is right no matter the times we live in.

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    I stand for for Christianity and Christian homes such a wealth of truth been shared by Mom in this blog.

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    Thanks Mum, we should value our fathers. It’s time I start to pray for my spouse.
    Keep on taking to us in this blog.

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    Barbara Ephraim

    Thank you mum for this powerful article as we sometimes tend to overlook the role of our fathers in our lives. This articles has given me a new perception and I appreciate you mum for this.

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    Helen Mutambara

    Thank you prophetes for the enlightening message there are no roles that change between a men and a woman regardless of who the bread winner is .

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    Buki Christian

    Amen! Thank you so much for this incredible article Mom. The current state of society has really downplayed the importance of Fathers and has played us in the process. Biblical values are where it’s at, no matter what is trending in the world.

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    Zukhanye Lengisi

    We stand for biblical values and morals …
    Glorry!!!! We are blessed to have a mother like you
    Mom. A mother who teaches us to learn the messages of wisdom. The wisdom that comes from the spirit of God. 😊😍😇

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    Well written mum. I love it that you have categorically stated that the reverse is also true for the old adage, “behind every successful man there is a woman.” Its about time men take their rightful position in the family unit. We all need each other and It can truly happen also when their female counterparts appreciate and value their roles. Thank you mum❤❤❤my star💥💥

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    Amazing! This was pressed upon my heart today as I thought how God has greatly blessed our family because of the great husband he gave me and the wonderful father he has become. Thank you for this truth!

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    Wow this is so eye opening and amazing,I love your content and may God continue using you prophetess because you are a blessing to many mom. We shouldn’t be conformed to the things of this world and yes we are in this world but not of this world.

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    Yvonne W. Kariuki

    This is so true, before i became a devoted Christian. I was seperated with my son’s father, we are still seperated to date. But the difference is back then I hated his gutts. I wanted nothing to do with him and because our relationship went sour, I expected the relationship with my son to be dead as well with him. Im an independant woman I told myself, I can
    raise my son by myself I dont need him. My mom also raised her 4 children alone so can I. But my nephew said something to me, and he said i may think i am helping my son by seperating him from his father but what i am doing is planting a seed of resentment. When that child grows up he will resent me for not allowing him an opportunity to know his father and experiencing whatever that relationship may have been for himself. I can say today i am glad i changed my mindest and did not becone a barrier. As i look today there are things I as a woman can not teach my son. I see the relationship between himself and his dad, how he loves his father. If I look at families, I can now appreciate what role a father plays in the unit. I see my life and alot of the mistakes I made in life would have not happened if I had a father figure in my life.

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    Eye opening Article Mum. Thank you for making time for me. I take this article on a personal level because a mothers love is all a girl like me needs to press on and be all God wants me to be.
    Extremely Grateful,
    Love Nicha.

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