For as high as the heavens are above the earth, so great is his steadfast love toward those who fear him, as far as the east is from the west, so far does he remove our transgressions from us. As a father shows compassion to his children, so the LORD shows compassion to those who fear him. For he knows our frame; he remembers that we are dust.
At Wednesday Connection on February 1, 2012 at the Downtown Campus, Pastor Doug Wilson spoke on the role of parents to bring up their children "in the discipline and instruction of the Lord" (Ephesians 6:4), with a particular emphasis on fathers.
For additional resources from Pastor Doug Wilson on this topic, listen to his conference messages at the Desiring God 2012 Conference for Pastors where he addresses the issue of "father hunger" in leading the home and in leading the church.