Category Archives: Family

Schedule for Teaching Children about God Through Bible Study

To further expand upon previous posts What to Teach Children about the Bible and Practicals Way to Teach Children, here’s one suggested cadence to implement in order to maintain a consistent teaching schedule.  If you feel too overwhelmed, start with … Continue reading

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Practical Ways to Teach the Bible to Kids

Yesterday’s post, Teaching the Bible to Children, presented a balanced framework for teaching kids a comprehensive understanding of Christianity based on three legs of a stool  1) the Biblical storyline 2) systematic study of topic and 3) common life challenges … Continue reading

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What to Teach Children about the Bible

There are three legs of a stool that you need to teach for children for them to understand the Bible and apply it to what they face in their life.  If one of these legs is missing, the stool is … Continue reading

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What the Wise Parent Teaches Their Children from Proverbs

A wise parent teaches his/her children many things.  John MacArthur highlight ten critical lessons about wisdom from Proverbs in What the Bible Teaches about Parenting.  We should teach our kids to: Fear God (Proverbs 1:7, 9:10) by: Revering His holiness … Continue reading

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Characteristics of the Wise from Proverbs

Real wisdom for life is the most valuable gift parents can pass on to their children – certainly superior to any material legacy.  Wisdom encompasses not only what we know, but also what we do and sometimes what we don’t … Continue reading

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Ways We Discourage Our Children – John MacArthur

In the short article titled Cultivating a Godly Child by John MacArthur, MacArthur outlines nine behaviors that provoke and discourage children to frustration: 1. Over-protection: not allowing them to develop independence and take risks 2. Favoritism: comparing siblings results in … Continue reading

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Do Children Who Die Go to Heaven? – John MacArthur Sermon

In John MacArthur’s sermon titled The Salvation of Babies Who Die, he explains his view of what happens when children die young.  You should listen to the message yourself including part 2, but here’s a summary of what he taught … Continue reading

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