I don’t have any children and that’s mostly because I’ve never been married. Love (well, romantic love) has been very elusive over my lifetime, not that I didn’t try as I was engaged twice but wasn’t “in love” with either of those fellows. However, as I read the following reblogged post below by “The Daily Way,” I was reminded of the incredible responsibility that comes with raising children and how very important it is to teach our children well in order for them to have a positive influence in our world when they grow up. So, for my readers who are also parents, I thought I’d share this reblogged post (below) with you, even if your children are now adults with children of their own. You can still have a great impact on your grandchildren, too.
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Training children to love and to serve the Lord, to be compassionate toward others, and to have consistent walks of faith is the most noble and important work any parent can do. Therefore, we should find great joy in the fact that the Lord has called us and entrusted us to be parents!
Never lose sight of the fact that you are training your child not only to take a role in God’s kingdom on this earth, but also to assume a place and an inheritance in heaven.
Many parents wonder what the most important lesson is that they can teach their children. The answer is simple. Nothing can take the place of teaching your child about the forgiveness and love of God. Telling him or her about the saving grace of Jesus Christ is the most important thing you will ever do.
Too often, mothers and fathers become weary…
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