Thursday, July 15, 2010

Discipling Children



“God has designed your family

—not the youth group,

not the children’s ministry,

not the Christian [or Government] school,

but your family

as the principle discipling agent

in your children’s lives.”




- Voddie Baucham






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14 comments:

  1. Simple yet powerful post/quote. I am sharing your post on my blog today with a link to you. Thanks for sharing this encouraging message.

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  2. Dear Sister,
    Amen and Amen! We must remember that this is not only our God given right...it is our responsibiiity as well.
    God bless,
    Laura

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  3. I agree with you! Children have some many "babysitters" in their lives instead of mom and dad. Family is so very important and it makes a child's life so much happier and stronger.

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  4. We have shucked our responsibilities for so long now that we have a generation that we struggle to know God. This is certainly something we should all quote, whether blogging or other sources!

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  5. I also liked what I saw when someone was circulating this post on Facebook:

    “God has designed your family
    —not the youth group,
    not the children’s ministry,
    not the Christian [or Government] school,
    but your family
    —as the principle EDUCATING agent
    in your children’s lives.”





    Many blessings...

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  6. Thank you for this WONDERFUL reminder. Sometimes I start questioning myself when everyone else starts to question. I love these God-incidences (rather than co-incidences.
    God Bless!
    Shellie

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  7. Excellent quote! If only more Christian parents understood this...

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  8. I totally agree. You have a beautiful blog. Also I want to thank you from the bottom of my heart for adding me to your blog roll. I have had so many visitors from that link. Many blessings to you dear sister in Christ.

    Teresa Haley
    Practical Housewifery ~

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  9. Amen and Amen. June, I found a family integrated church. It has been a blessing for the entire family.

    Please keep us in prayer.

    Thank you for everything.

    Jasmine
    Far Above Rubies

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  10. We cannot give this God-given authority to the leaders of the church. We need to stand up and say, "We want our children back, we need to obey God in this."

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  11. Oh how true this is! So good to reflect on this often. I tell myself, whether I'm being a godly reflection of the Lord or whether I'm struggling in the flesh, I'm constantly training my son who is always watching, always taking it in. Thanks for sharing this!

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