Parenting

Deuteronomy 4:9

Deuteronomy 4:9

But watch out! Be careful never to forget what you yourself have seen. Do not let these memories escape from your mind as long as you live! And be sure to pass them on to your children and grandchildren.

After Thought

As parents and grandparents we have a great responsibility to pass on to our children, and our children's children, the miracles we have encountered in our lives. They need to hear the stories of the times God has intervened to bring us ...

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Mark 10:14-15

Mark 10:14-15

14 Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of God belongs to such as these. 15 I tell you the truth, anyone who doesn't receive the Kingdom of God like a child will never enter it.

After Thought

Children cannot live without trusting those around them. Their trust is not a virtue; it is a vital reality. To encounter God, the best thing we have is our child’s heart that is spontaneously ...

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Proverbs 31:27-28

Proverbs 31:27-28

27 She looks well to the ways of her household, and does not eat the bread of idleness. 28 Her children rise up and bless her.

After Thought

To look well to the ways of your household means believing that your time spent there is a worthy and precious investment, that will bring great returns.

~Pastor Bob

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Proverbs 3:12

Proverbs 3:12

For the LORD corrects those he loves, just as a father corrects a child in whom he delights.

After Thought

The words "yes" and "no" are meant to be spoken with the same motive. The motive is love.

~Pastor Bob

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Isaiah 12:4

Isaiah 12:4

And in that day you will say, "Give thanks to the LORD, call on His name. Make known His deeds among the peoples; Make them remember that His name is exalted."

After Thought

Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend.

~Melody Beattie

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