God has entrusted the discipleship of our children to us. What an awesome responsibility! When we consider the high calling and standards that is placed on Christian parents, it can be overwhelming. I know this from experience. There are times that I feel as though I have outright failed as a parent. I haven’t taught them enough. I haven’t been consistent enough. I’ve missed teaching opportunities ….and so on. Am I good enough?
The truth is that we are the ones God has chosen to parent our children. You see, it doesn’t take long to recognize the source of discouragement and despair. It is the enemy that wants us to lose heart. So when I feel this way, I run to God’s Word and let the light of His truth shine bright.
Have you ever been discouraged? It takes a lot to bring up children in the nurture and admonition of the Lord. Let me remind you that God is on your side! No one has a more vested interest in your children than the Lord. Be encouraged! Turn to Him. Trust in His leading and be pointed to His Holy Word.
Do you want to learn more about discipleship? Join me over at The Homeschool Leadercast as I talk about:
Discipleship in the home
Why home discipleship is so important
What home discipleship should look like
If we don’t disciple our children, they are going to learn from others
The biblical mandate to disciple our children
The foundation for Home Discipleship
Marriage as the framework for home discipleship
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