Many Christian parents hold Ephesians 6:1-2 in their back pocket ready to whip out at any time to remind their children how they must honor and obey. But what does God say about the way we must treat our children? Does the Bible actually instruct us to honor our kids?
Take the opportunity to shepherd your believing children and help them biblically view and share their salvation testimony.
How can you help your teenager behave in a manner pleasing to God? How do you help him or her grow into a committed disciple of Jesus Christ? According to the Apostle Paul in Ephesians 4:17–32, you must begin with the gospel. New birth produces new behavior.
Teaching your children is a 24-hour God-given responsibility but the atmosphere is not always conducive for a formal time of instruction. How do you create natural teaching times with your kids or identify those moments that are best for communicating with them? Ron Perry gives very practical advice for dads about creating, finding, and seizing teachable moments.
The Bible is your best parenting power tool, but you must know how to use it. 2 Timothy 3:16–17 says that the Bible has four uses, the first of which is “doctrine.” We use the Bible for doctrine when we instill a Christian worldview into our children using the Bible.