As parents, it’s our responsibility to teach our children everything they need to know before we release them into the
wild world. From how to walk and talk, which we quickly regret once they learn how to repeat everything, to reading and writing.
As Christian parents our responsibility goes much deeper than just walking and talking or reading and writing. They have been entrusted to us by God. Now that’s quite the calling. He has entrusted us to teach them about Him and and His everlasting love for us.
How can we teach them to truly know God rather than just know about Him?
How do we teach them that it’s a personal relationship with Jesus Christ that saves us?
The more I thought about how to teach my own children the saving grace Jesus offers, the more intimidated I became. I mean…this is their eternity we’re talking about here! And then one day as I was frustrated and about to pull my hair out from this adventure called parenting, it hit me. Or rather the Lord hit me with it smack between the eyes.
Parenting is like gardening.
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