God presents many opportunities for teaching our children and grandchildren. If we listen, He will let us know when to share. When He gives you the opportunity, don’t waste it, Take It! Continue Reading . . .Teaching Your Children and Grandchildren to Trust God
For my fellow Grampa’s or Gramma’s out there this is a great read and a needed poke in the ribs to focus on the importance of praying with our grandkiddos. Sure it’s easier to buy them ice cream or another gift, but the value of a memory of praying with you is an eternal treasure!
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Another blogger just brought up the importance of Biblical literacy which is woefully lacking even in many ‘Sunday schools’ or children’s ministries. All action and ‘feel good’ stuff, but too little of the Word.
“And these words that I command you today shall be on your heart. You shall teach them diligently to your children, and shall talk of them when you sit in your house, and when you walk by the way, and when you lie down, and when you rise. You shall bind them as a sign on your hand, and they shall be as frontlets between your eyes. You shall write them on the doorposts of your house and on your gates.” Deuteronomy 6:6-9
Amen! Love kids ministries- but the first kids ministry God made is called parents ( and grandparents!)
I couldn’t agree with you more Pastor Pete. I’ve taught 2/3 year old Sunday school for over a decade. Each year I get a new group of kiddos and each year I can quickly identify which ones have parents/grandparents pouring the love and knowledge of Jesus into them. That said, I also see what capost2K referenced about Biblical illiteracy. Since our return from COVID, the curriculum our church purchases and has used for years has become watered down. Where once our weekly lessons were vibrant and Biblically rich now they are, in the words of my own daughters ,”lame.” My director is so disturbed by this trend she’s given the teachers permission to rewrite the lessons to accurately reflect the Biblical story. Case in point I just read through April’s lessons only to realize the cross was never mentioned in the Easter story. More than ever parents need to be actively living out Deuteronomy 6:6.
This is amazing! With your first hand experience why not take this insight and develope a couple of posts. We need to hear more from people like you.
I should practice this more!!! Praying with my grands!
Amen my friend. I have missed have too many times to pray in the past but am doing my best to not miss another opportunity.