Fathers, do not exasperate your children;
instead, bring them up in the training and instruction of the Lord.
Families are to be educational centers for children to learn about God's grace. Specifically, fathers are to be to the first ones in the family to teach the children about God's grace.
In seeking to properly interpret and apply Ephesians 6:4, we must first understand Ephesians chapters 1-5. In these chapters, Paul goes into great detail about the glorious riches of God's grace freely given to us in Jesus.