Sunday, February 10, 2013

A Diet Rich In Truth

Do your children walk in truth?  Do they know Jesus and His love for them?  Do they know all the promises God has made for them if only they believe in Him?  One of the main jobs you have as a parent is to make sure your children know Jesus.

Every evening before dinner, you could have a promise box filled with all of God's promises.  Everyone takes one and reads it aloud.  This way your children will be able to hear all the wonderful promises God has made to them in His Word and be reminded of them consistently.

While they are eating breakfast, read them a chapter of Proverbs.  There are 31 chapters in Proverbs so there is one for every day of the month.  They will fill your children's minds with godly wisdom.

Take them to a church program like Awana.  My children went every week and learned a ton of Bible verses.  God's Word never comes back void.  They loved going to Awana!

Make sure church is a huge part of their lives.  I knew every Sunday morning we would go to church.  It was a part of my life.  We raised our children going to church every Sunday so they all continue going to church now that they are all grown.

The most important thing for you to do, however, is to model Jesus to your children.  Love them earnestly, be patient, kind, and disciplined.  As they see you loving your husband, friends, neighbors, and being generous with them, they will grow up to do the same.

Whereby are given unto us exceeding great and precious promises: 
that by these you might be partakers of the divine nature,
having escaped the corruption that is in the world through lust.
2 Peter 1:4

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