There are two types of success—outside and inside the home. Success in business never makes up for failure in the home. Children don’t need more stuff—the need lots of time and unconditional love.
We don’t have to go very far to find danger. The Bible warns about danger and teaches us how to avoid it. When we listen to these warnings we don’t become victims who end up paying the consequences.
Chuck Swindoll did not discover from his parents who he is. Knowing who you are as a child, through your parent’s eyes, gives you security and confidence.
God has given you unique skills and abilities. And when He calls you, He will equip you.
Ignorance is not bliss. When you’re unsure about what you believe, you become a target for false teachers. Biblical knowledge will help you take a stand for the truth in a lost and disoriented world.
It’s probably true that most North Americans have at least six copies of the Bible in their possession—and that doesn’t count digital copies! We’re blessed with the freedom to read and own the Bible, but often we take the Bible for granted. Why not read through the Bible this year?
Teaching your children how to deal with finances covers four areas: giving, earning, spending, and saving.
We’re shaped by what we think about most often. If it’s about ourselves, we’re likely to become egotistical. If it’s about others’ wrongs, we’ll become bitter. Imagine what would happen if we focused our thoughts on Jesus the most.
The institution of marriage has fallen on hard times—divorce rates are soaring, men and women are testing the marriage waters by living together first, to say nothing about society’s attempts to redefine marriage to include same-sex couples. But marriage is a divinely designed institution, and if marriage is to thrive in an increasingly hostile culture then we must first consult the architect of marriage…God.
Parents only have a short time to raise their children. Approximately 20 years is all we have to accomplish the task of teaching those born in our midst everything we know.