Deuteronomy 6 tells us to impress God's commandments on our children. We are to talk about them when we sit at home, walk along the road, lie down, and get up. Clearly God has made it a parent's job to show their children how to follow God. But to do this, we need to understand what that means. The challenge we face is not just teaching our children about God but helping them know God and what it looks like to follow him.
Table of Contents
SCRIPTURE: Leviticus 20:7–8, 26; Deuteronomy 6:4–9; 16:7; Psalm 23:6; 94:14; Mark 12:28–31; Romans 12:2; Hebrews 11:6
• Identify the Current Issue
• Discover the Eternal Principles
—Teaching point one: Children live what they observe.
—Teaching point two: Children imitate their parent's zeal for God.
—Teaching point three: Children must make faith their own.
• Apply Your Findings
• Additional Resources
ARTICLE FROM CHRISTIAN PARENTING TODAY
• The Secret to Faith-Filled Kids, by Kevin Young (Winter 2002, 4 printed pages)
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