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Jesus’ 10 New Testament Principles for Parenting: Principle No. 5 – Let Our Example Do The Talking (Part 1)

Jesus modeled this 5th parenting principle of ‘Letting our example do the talking’. Jesus did more modeling than verbal teaching to His children (the disciples).  One example is the feeding of the 5,000. At the end of the day there … Continue reading

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Jesus’ 10 New Testament Principles for Parenting: Principle No. 4 – Our Children Can Handle What Life Throws At Them (Part 4)

Jesus modeled this 4th parenting principle that ‘that our children can handle what life throws at them’. Jesus knew that this earth was not ultimately the home of His children for they were heavenly citizens.  No matter what life would … Continue reading

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Jesus’ 10 New Testament Principles for Parenting: Principle No. 4 – Our Children Can Handle What Life Throws At Them (Part 3)

Jesus modeled this 4th parenting principle that ‘that our children can handle what life throws at them’. Jesus believed that His disciples could handle whatever life threw at them because He knew that they would receive the power of the … Continue reading

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Jesus’ 10 New Testament Principles for Parenting: Principle No. 4 – Our Children Can Handle What Life Throws At Them (Part 2)

Jesus modeled this 4th parenting principle that ‘that our children can handle what life throws at them’. Jesus believed in His disciples even when they failed.  He spoke these words even though He knew that Peter (Simon) would deny Jesus … Continue reading

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Jesus’ 10 New Testament Principles for Parenting: Principle No. 6 – Let Natural Consequences Do The Teaching (Part 4)

Jesus modeled this 6th parenting principle of ‘Letting Natural Consequences Do The Teaching’. Have you ever thought of thanking God for the difficulties that our children encounter?  Wise parents actually pray to God that He would bring learning experiences into … Continue reading

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Jesus’ 10 New Testament Principles for Parenting: Principle No. 6 – Let Natural Consequences Do The Teaching (Part 3)

Jesus modeled this 6th parenting principle of ‘Letting Natural Consequences Do The Teaching’. Jesus knew that a critical part of letting natural consequences teach His children was to let them own the problem.  So often we steal the learning away … Continue reading

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Jesus’ 10 New Testament Principles for Parenting: Principle No. 6 – Let Natural Consequences Do The Teaching (Part 2)

Jesus modeled this 6th parenting principle of ‘Letting Natural Consequences Do The Teaching’. Jesus most frequently taught His children by allowing them to experience the natural consequences for their actions and then used this as a teaching moment. So how … Continue reading

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Jesus’ 10 New Testament Principles for Parenting: Principle No. 6 – Let Natural Consequences Do The Teaching (Part 1)

Jesus modeled this 6th parenting principle of ‘Letting Natural Consequences Do The Teaching’. God designed a world of natural consequences, “if – then’s”.  Over and over in the Old Testament God’s people are told, if you obey my commandments, then … Continue reading

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Jesus’ 10 New Testament Principles for Parenting: Principle No. 4 – Our Children Can Handle What Life Throws At Them (Part 1)

Jesus modeled this 4th parenting principle that ‘that our children can handle what life throws at them’. Jesus allowed the disciples to go through the process of failure, discovery and success.  In Luke 9 we find out that Jesus allowed … Continue reading

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Top 100 Children’s Bible Memory Verses: God Has Always Known Us – The Story Behind Psalm 139:16

Psalm 139:16 is a favorite children’s Bible memory verse, but how many know the story behind this verse? “Your eyes say my substance, being yet unformed.  And in Your book they all were written, the days fashioned for me, when … Continue reading

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Teaching Our Kids How To Listen To A Sermon

Have you ever thought about the need to teach your kids how to listen to a sermon. We teach them how to ride a bike, how to put their tie their shoelaces, how to talk to adults, shouldn’t we as … Continue reading

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Three Ways To Teach Kids To Tap Into The Holy Spirits Power

Want to know another great thing about being a parent that is a Christian? We get to teach our kids about the Holy Spirit. How  after Jesus left the earth God sent His Holy Spirit to give us the power … Continue reading

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Jesus’ 3 Goals For Parenting: Goal No. 2 – Our Children Would Love One Another

Jesus wanted his followers as children of God to love one another. “A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another, even as I have loved you, that you also love one another.”  (John 13:35) Jesus trained … Continue reading

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Jesus’ 10 New Testament Principles for Parenting: Principle No. 9 – Transparency Is The Best Policy (Part 2)

Jesus encouraged transparency and the dirty laundry to be aired within His own children (disciples) so that He could deal with it right then and there where it was safe. Just after Jesus shared with His disciples that He would … Continue reading

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Jesus’ 10 New Testament Principles for Parenting: Principle No. 9 – Transparency Is The Best Policy (Part 1)

Jesus was transparent and revealed His struggles to His children (disciples) so that they could understand how to deal with life’s difficulties. When Jesus was going to pray in the Garden of Gethsemane, prior to His arrest and crucifixion, He … Continue reading

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How To Help Kids To Have Healthy Friendships

Here are 5 ideas to help kids have healthy friendships: Model healthy friendships in your life. Talk openly about the things that you are learning in your friendships. Help them to see that God wants us to learn and grow … Continue reading

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Jesus’ 10 New Testament Principles for Parenting: Principle No. 1 – Release Our Children To God (Part 4)

Jesus constantly released his followers (His spiritual children) into His Father’s hands through prayer. “I have given them your word.  And the world hates them because they do not belong to the world, just as I do not. I’m not … Continue reading

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Jesus’ 10 New Testament Principles for Parenting: Principle No. 1– Release Our Children To God (Part 1)

Jesus constantly released his followers (His spiritual children) into His Father’s hands through prayer. “For you (the Father) have him (Jesus) authority over everyone on earth.  He (Jesus) gives eternal life to each one (His children) you (the Father) have … Continue reading

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Jesus’ 10 New Testament Principles for Parenting: Principle No. 2 – Take Very Good Care Of Yourselves (Part 3)

Jesus modeled this parenting principle to His children of ‘taking very good care of Himself’. “Jesus replied, ’I assure you, the Son can do nothing by Himself.  He does only what He sees the Father doing.  Whatever the Father does, … Continue reading

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Jesus’ 10 New Testament Principles for Parenting: Principle No. 2 – Take Very Good Care Of Yourselves (Part 2)

Jesus modeled this parenting principle to His children of ‘taking very good care of Himself’. “The next morning Jesus awoke long before daybreak and went out alone into the wilderness to pray.” (Mark 1:35) So what does taking ‘very good … Continue reading

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