Pray your children grow into understanding a Biblical perspective on work which enables them to accept it will not be easy but that there is a purpose in all work. Ask Jesus to help them see that as our Father is working, so too it is good for us to work.
But the wisdom from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, open to reason, full of mercy and good fruits, impartial and sincere. (James 3:17 ESV) When God makes a person wise they will also become […]
… whoever would be great among you must be your servant, and whoever would be first among you must be your slave, even as the Son of Man came not to be served but to […]
Though you have not seen him, you love him. Though you do not now see him, you believe in him and rejoice with joy that is inexpressible and filled with glory, obtaining the outcome of […]
Not that I am speaking of being in need, for I have learned in whatever situation I am to be content. I know how to be brought low, and I know how to abound. In […]
I need to try doing more ‘praying for’ rather than ‘grumping at’ my kids in attempting to convince them to do stuff to help around our home.
To pray that our children will be compassionate is to ask God to cause them to enter into to pain, joys and sorrows of others. Are we willing for them to lay don their own concerns, fears and needs in order to both serve and feel the needs of others? Are we prepared as adults to model this?
The reward for humility and fear of the LORDis riches and honor and life. (Proverbs 22:4 ESV) What is humility? It is quite a difficult thing to define, often we tend to think of humility […]
… our God whom we serve is able to deliver us from the burning fiery furnace, and he will deliver us out of your hand, O king. But if not, be it known to you, […]