Who's Boss?

Timmy was busy playing toy cars with his younger brother, Kit, in the playroom. He was just driving his car over to Kit's toy house for a visit when Mother called, "Time to come and set the table, Timmy."

"Oh, no! I'm busy! I don't want to," Timmy called back.

When she asked him again and Timmy didn't come, Mother took action. She had him sit on a chair for a while to think about why it's important to obey your parents. He asked her, "Why do I have to do everything you tell me? Are you my boss?"

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Understand God—and Find Man!
February 7, 1976

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