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Hausvater: /HAUS-fah-ter/
noun (German)
1. Housefather.
2. Spiritually responsible head of household, including the housefather as assisted by the housemother.
>> Example: "As the Hausvater should teach it [Christian doctrine] to the entire family ..."
(Martin Luther, Small Catechism, 1529)

For Advent & Christmas ...

We present some seasonally approprriate articles posted in prior years.

Scripture

Psalm 128:3-4,6a

[3] Your wife will be like a fruitful vine within your house; your sons will be like olive shoots around your table.

[4] Thus is the man blessed who fears the LORD. ...

[6a] May you live to see your children's children.

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