Monday, May 04, 2015
What Influence Do You Have on Your Children?
You can’t save your children. You can raise them in the fear and admonition of the Lord, guard them from the sinful influences and temptations of the world, and cocoon them in the fellowship of others who know and love God. But in the end, as we saw last time, their repentance and faith cannot be inherited or manufactured—salvation is God’s work, not yours. As a parent, your influence can only go so far.
Friday, May 01, 2015
How Do You Raise Christians?
Is there anything believers can do to guarantee the salvation of their children? No doubt many Christian parents have asked that very question, naturally hoping to see their offspring grow to know and love the Lord, and spared the horrors of hell.
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
The Foundation of Godly Parenting
Our world has an increasingly cynical view of children. More and more the cultural depiction of parenting is negative, with particular emphasis on the child’s capacity to frustrate. While it’s true that at times children bring unique challenges into our lives, no loving parent wants to view their child as a hindrance to happiness.