A home is not only a place where a family lives; but it is also a training center, with the parents as the primary instructors. If you don’t teach your children about God and His value system, most likely they won’t follow after Him and His ways. But before any effective instruction can be given, a solid relationship must be developed between you and your children. To understand God’s intentions for the family, we must first go back to the Book of Beginnings.
I am always amazed at the fact that the disciples truly did NOT “get” Jesus even though they walked with Him (in person) every day. The same can be true of us as well … especially if we fall into the trap of always thinking we have been “bad” and/or that Jesus needs to be scolding us all the time. The disciples had that very response to Jesus when he warned them: “Beware of the Leaven of the Pharisees.” Their response: “Oh dear. He said that because we forgot the…