COMMANDMENT 4: HONOR YOUR FATHER AND YOUR MOTHER
1. The upbringing of man for Heaven
God the Father: My fourth commandment establishes parental authority over children. It is an authority based on love. Children are obliged to listen to their parents, respect them and love them, and the parents are obliged to bring them up in love and the fear of God, so that they seek Salvation throughout their entire later lives. By entrusting parents with the upbringing of a new man, I desire that they raise him for Heaven, not for Hell. Participation in My creative act has as a goal to bind the hearts of children to parents, and the hearts of parents to children. Thanks to this, the ones should be intent on the salvation of the others. When creating a family, I give over part of My own responsibility to parents. They will be accountable to Me for their children, for their life and choices. My responsibility for creation led My Son to the cross. I offered Him as a sacrifice for all My offspring, so it could be saved and happy forever. In this great Sacrifice, I have shown to the world that there is nothing greater in this world than Salvation. Salvation requires the greatest sacrifice and I call parents to this sacrifice, to be ready for any commitment for the salvation of their children.
A new human being cannot be treated as a complement to the whims of the modern family. By accepting the gift of parenthood, some people accept the responsibility for the souls of other people. For this effort, I give them a share in My work of creation and I create some humans similar to others. However, the purpose of parenthood is to educate people for Heaven. I want parents to teach their offspring to worship God and to distinguish good from evil so that in later life, filled with good example, children will make good choices. This sacrifice of dedicating one’s life for the life and the education of others demands respect and love. Thus, children should love and respect their parents, because through them they receive the gift of life, so that they could get to know and love God.
2. Parents deserve honor because they act on behalf of God
God the Father: The love of parents should teach children to love. This is the most important skill needed in life. Because they act on behalf of God, they are worthy of all love and honor from their children. The gift of life outweighs other gifts. This is a Divine gift. The highest. This gift cannot be given to you by anyone else but your parents. For this reason, parents should be nurtured by their children until their last breath, and in this way, children can, as it were, repay them for the gift of life. The respect of parents, however, results not only from this Divine gift but from the mission to which they were called by God. Bearing in mind the love and the desire to ensure a safe and dignified life for their children, parents try to shape them as best as possible and in every respect. Parents’ orders are therefore God’s orders because they are guided by love. I bless you, child.
3. Responsibilities of children towards parents
God the Father: The Mother and the Father are not only worthy of obedience, but also of honor from their children. Children, whenever they are able to, should help them in their duties and work. The parent’s faith should be the faith of their children and children have the obligation to imitate and continue the parents’ faith. I direct My Messages to Catholics, and I only think about them, defining My Law. The whole world must become Catholic to hear My voice. Parents do not enslave children by mandating their faith and raising them with discipline and love. Any abuse of parents toward children will be considered as a sin. Abuses are deeds and actions directed at children, and not aimed at their upbringing, resulting from bad tendencies or sinful entanglements of the parents. These acts have the nature of mistreatment or exploitation.
So I require obedience from children towards parents and a full submission to their will, as if they were submitting to My Will. Parents have the right to protect their children from any bad influence, because they are fully responsible for the formation of their children. That is why parents receive the right to decide about everything in regard to their children; from education, nourishment, and treatment to all the ways they spend their free time.
It is the duty of children to pray for parents. Only God stands above parents, so in the case of difficulties in the family, one should only turn to Him for help. The introduction of people and ungodly institutions into family matters will always result in an augmentation of the problem and greater injuries. The church should deal with all problems related to family relations because these are such intimate and delicate spheres, that only God can enter them due to the holiness of the family.
Therefore, the sin of children is not only disobedience to parents, but also all bad words addressed to parents, as well as against them in slander. Slandering parents is a serious offense, and going against them in the court is the most serious one. A quarrel with a parent is a serious offense, and hitting one of the parents is the most serious one. Regardless of the circumstances, children should always defend their parents, unless they oppose the holy Catholic faith in their behavior, and then the child may refuse to obey. Parents should be treated by children as faithful messengers of God, as angels themselves, because they took upon themselves the duty of begetting and raising man for God.
In their proceedings towards parents, children can only seek advice from a confessor in the confessional. If they turn directly or indirectly to their peers or non-family members in the matter of their parents, taking advice from third parties, either directly or through the media, they introduce the action of the evil spirit into their families. They open the door for him and give him a voice, which is why all psychological reports pertaining to the family will not bring you benefit and peace. On the contrary, they will bring anxiety to your families and an egoistic attitude. You will start looking at each other as objects making up an ensemble of positive or negative behaviors, and from here it is easy to move to judgment and resentment, which turns into wounds begetting subsequent wounds. Only love brings peace, and only love is able to transform and heal the family.
God is always on the side of the father and on the side of the mother. I bless the children who love and honor their parents. Love is shown to parents through obedience to their will, help in their work and needs, as well as prayer in their intention. In later years, this honor and love are shown to parents by listening carefully to their advice and warnings, caring for their life and health, and offering, aside from prayer and help, care for their existence and dignified living conditions. The love of the child experiences a real trial during the parents’ old age or frailty. It is a time in which a child can repay his parents for nurturing his frailty in the first period of his life, for the sleepless nights of his parents and all financial means incurred in raising him. He can also offer this time for any errors and neglect of his own parents in parental responsibilities.
The time of parent’s old age should be treated as a time of pregnancy, that is, the time preceding the birth of parents for Heaven. Pregnancy is a time when a conscious mother or father does everything to bring a healthy and a strong as possible child into the world. The same goes for the birth for Heaven. The time preceding the death and the departure of parents, and thereby their birth in the future world, should be devoted to make sure that they will be born into eternity as healthy and as strong as possible, which means being as clean as possible, aware, and having atoned for their sins, to enter Heaven or be forced to spend the shortest possible time span in Purgatory. If the soul of the parent is sick, every possible effort should be made to ensure that she would not die after birth, and thus that she would not be damned. Thus, the preparation of parents not only should encompass the care for their dignified existence and external cleanliness, but also for the cleanliness of their souls, the holy sacraments, prayer and the awareness of the necessity to forgive absolutely to all trespassers. And so, aside from providing parents with necessary things from the physiological side, children are also responsible to give them appropriate education for the hour of death, provide them with good readings, or read pious and inspiring contemplations. Stories of saints, which add valor and incite reflection on one’s own life, are also of great help.
After the parent’s death, it is a duty on the part of the children to give them a dignified funeral and take care of their souls; it means the obligation to pray and order Holy Masses for the souls of the parents. This obligation lies upon the children until their own death, because until their own death they are the children of their parents. In the same way, the parental responsibility for children applies until the deaths of parents, because parents remain parents until the end of their lives, even if their children are already adults. The admonitions of parents are the admonitions of God, and the one who does not listen to them will experience a lot of pain and suffering, learn from his own mistakes and acting against the will of parents. These angelic beings, for they are beings receiving their mission from God Himself, receive the love to raise their children, thanks to which they know what is good for them and what will bring them pain, suffering, and death. So whoever wants to live a good and happy life, let him ask his parents for advice, let him always ask them for their blessing, and God will give Himself to him through his parents and bless him through their blessing. I bless you, daughter, in the name of your Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit. Amen.
4. Respect due to teachers, educators, and employers
God the Father: You know, the fourth commandment is not only the honor, which is due to parents. It is also the Will of God expressed through teachers, educators, employers, and authorities. One should recognize not only the rightful parental authority, but also the authority derived from the social system in which one lives: respect for the rights of other people who have received authority from God in the education and formation of young people, respect for the rights of employers towards employees, and authority over society, and this applies to both secular and spiritual authority. Authority comes from God, and if only it is not contrary to the Law of God, a Christian should comply with it. Above all, however, he is bound by the Law of God, and only later by human law.
It is a sin to oppose teachers and educators, to hinder and inconvenience their work that is compatible with their calling, if only it has as a goal the good of the student. The student should only oppose this authority for a valid reason, that is, for moral or spiritual motives, if the tasks and requirements of the teachers exceed what God demands in His commandments. It is a sin to persecute teachers for no reason, to slander them, and act to their detriment. It is a sin to weaken their health by showing them hostility and disobedience, ignoring their requests and recommendations.
Also, all action to the disadvantage of the employer is a sin. The hiring of an employee is always good, and if only it does not have an exploitative character and it is not a job that in itself opposes the Law of God, it is good and for that good, the employer is due gratitude and respect. Slandering an employer, disregarding his requirements, sluggishness at work and robbing him of property or a good name is a sin. It is also a sin to reveal the secrets of the employer for no important reason, which may lead to his fall not only in the financial sphere but also in the spiritual one. Respect for the employer and his property is the duty of the employee. An employee, who not only performs his duties badly but also murmurs against his employer, will never have God’s blessing at work. It is important to notice the good qualities of the employer and give thanks for the goodness shown to us. The ingratitude and the dishonesty of employees is the main reason for the collapse of many companies, for which the employees bear the blame and answer for this before God.
Every man should perform the work, for which he receives remuneration, to the best of his ability. The employee’s honesty and loyalty are many times more valuable than his abilities. The abilities can always be increased with the right preparation and experience. Loyalty is an extremely valuable trait and cannot be increased with compensation and promotions. There are loyal people and those who murmur permanently. These should be avoided. An employer, however, can win over good employees by appreciating and respecting their work, or even lose the favor of the good ones through bad treatment. Both owe respect and honesty to each other, and both answer for this to God. Tomorrow, My child, I will tell you about authority. I bless you in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit. Amen.
5. The teaching of the commandments and love for the Law of God
God the Father: Listen, now I will speak and you only write. If I do not ask, do not interrupt Me. We write. I want societies to profess this faith that was instilled in them before World War II. This war introduced chaos in teaching. Now the truth is no longer being taught about the commandments, and hence mankind, and especially Catholics, do not obey the Law of God. I told you, “especially Catholics,” because precisely this group of people is the subject of the furious attack of Satan. It is precisely Catholics who are surrounded by a cloud of evil spirits that obscures the light of God to them and leaves them walking in the dark. By destroying priests, they destroy souls who senselessly worship god, whom I am not. It is easy to wound the One, whose Heart one does not know. It is easy to deceive people who are stupid, uneducated and devoid of God’s grace. That’s what the world is striving for, so that Catholics would become the spittle of Satan thrown on My Face.
Child, the teaching of the Church about sin and God’s commandments was withdrawn following the spread of liberalism in the Church. It aims to standardize the teaching of all religions so that a religion can arise, with which it will be possible to master and control the whole world. And I said that no iota in My Law can be changed and removed. I am not like other gods. I am the only One, so never be afraid because no one more powerful will stand against you. Boldly fulfill My commandments with courage and strength, not allowing yourself to exceptions or deviations from the Law. Please Me by treating all My recommendations seriously. I want your good. Trust only Me.
The renewed teaching of the commandments should begin by learning the Decalogue by heart and including it in the daily morning and evening prayers. This is My Law, whose observance I have demanded from you and whose observance guarantees your obtainment of Salvation. A proper understanding of the commandments should be the main preaching lesson for the dumbed-down society of the 21st century. There is nothing more important, because a man who does not know the law cannot follow it, and failure to follow My Law is the simplest way to Hell.
So write down now. The second degree of love for My Law, after repeating its commandments every day and getting to know their proper understanding, is its observation and love. Its exaltation in your homes and hearts as the most holy item. To this end, I want to give you tablets with My Law, so you may put them in your homes and commit with entire families to observe them. This Law is the basis for Salvation, but Catholics have received even more. They also received the law of the Church, which complements the law of the Ten Commandments. However, I will talk about that later.
Beloved child, tell the world about My desires. I want to start teaching you from the basics, so that you would know what is white and what is black. God is not rainbow-colored, My child. There are good and bad things. To talk about colors, one must get to know black and white. You have mush in your head and you do not understand more, that evil is and remains evil, and pity can also lead to evil if it is caused by feelings and weakness, and not reason and will. Now, I bless you in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit. Amen.
6. Secular and spiritual authority
God the Father: I bless you. I bless the nations that abide in faith. Think about it, daughter, how many of these nations are there? What percentage of society must believe so I might call the nation a believer? Or is it a matter of authority? Yes. It is a matter of authority. Secular and ecclesiastical authority. I want it to be clear that the direction of development or regression of a nation is directed by authority. Authority is always a vocation to service and is bound by great responsibility, about which those who lust for it do not know. Those who do not lust for it manage with it much better, and I want to talk about them today.
Authority as an election comes from God, who entrusts the development of mankind in the hands of individuals. Authority is a necessity and is good as long as it comes from God and is directed towards the common good of mankind. There is also an authority that does not come from God, but can only be called an allowance of God. It is the one that is attained by deceit, iniquity, and violence, and it is driven by greed. I am not calling anyone to kill and to gain authority through murder, which is its abuse already from the very beginning.
Authority in the concept of God is called to govern entire nations, so that they would serve God in the best way and fulfill their national vocations. When authority tries to do this in accordance with the inspiration of God, it has My blessing. If it misappropriates this grace, it loses My blessing.
In the first case, the nation should show full obedience and love to the rulers, striving zealously to fulfill the law of the state and to support the authorities with their prayer and other means, because those who rule with God’s blessing are supported by God Himself. He also guides their actions and is the author of their inspirations. Criticizing the legally ruling authority, which honestly tries to fulfill its obligations to God and to mankind, is a sin weakening its strength, and by the same token weakening the entire nation. Incitement to rebellion through open criticism is an attack on God Himself, who, through His blessing, wants to fulfill His plan for a given nation.
In the case of bad authority, which leads mankind to destruction and the nation to extinction, the national law should be the Law of God, and it should be used in making all decisions. If the national law exceeds God’s commandments or encourages their violation, not only man should not follow it, but he should decisively oppose it in order to save his soul. The salvation of the human soul is always a paramount goal. In this case, acting in accordance with national law is not an excuse for sin, and cannot be a criterion for mitigating or changing the Law of God. One should also pray for this authority, because only in this way can it be transformed or changed. God is the only source of grace and salvation for a nation that suffers due to bad authority. Then, a great and major responsibility lies with ecclesiastical authority, because a nation not guided by any authority cannot go in the right direction. I bless you, daughter. Amen.
Translated from: 10 Przykazań Bożych na podstawie Orędzi na Czasy Ostateczne, które własnie nadeszły, Grzechynia 2019, p. 73-93