Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Neglecting to Instruct Your Children

"If you neglect to instruct (your children)

in the way of holiness,

will the devil neglect to instruct them

in the way of wickedness?

No; if you will not teach them to pray,

he will learn to curse,

swear, and lie;

if ground be uncultivated,

weeds will spring."

Thank you, Mrs. White, for sharing this!

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Mrs. Stam said...

very wise indeed!

Mrs. Q said...

No, he will not neglect. We must be ever vigilant.

Thanks for the reminder,
Mrs. Q

Sophie said...

So very true.

I love your blog

Anonymous said...

Thanks for sharing this. I love your blog. It always encouraging and mentors to me.

Cookie said...

So true indeed. Thanks for sharing this one!

MyJourneyBack said...

I was going to say this is beautiful but only if you don't neglect! I loved this reminder.
Thanks for sharing it.
Merry Christmas,

~Karen~ said...

Just a word of caution. While I do agree with the need for instructing our children in the way of holiness, there is no guarantee that your child will not turn away from the Lord.

We brought our children up in the Lord, and our oldest has turned away from the Lord, in fact, doesn't believe God exists. All we can do now is pray for him, that those seeds that were planted and nourished all those years will bring him back to the Lord.

I do love your blog! Blessings!

Anonymous said...

So true.

Alyson steele said...

Gods promise proverbs 22:6 keep praying

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