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Love The Lord And Teach Your Children

Ponder: How can we ensure that our children will be faithful to God?

Scripture: “Bring them up in the training and admonition of the Lord” (Ephesians 6:4b, NKJV).

Think of it! Israel had only recently come out of Egypt, where they had been exposed to rampant idolatry for centuries. Soon they would cross into Canaan, where moral and religious degeneracy exceeded that of Egypt. Israel craved idolatry, from Aaron’s golden calf to their insincere worship of the Lord (in their hearts they loved Moloch, Remphan, and other false gods, Acts 7:42, 43). How could they keep from drowning in the fierce currents of Canaanite paganism?


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Possibilities

Today’s Scripture; Jeremiah 29:11: “For I know the plans that I have for you,’ declares the Lord, ‘plans for welfare and not for calamity to give you a future and a hope.”

Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers of Washington State shared a story from her life that I believe to be very relevant to all citizens of the United States, but even more so to members of the body of Christ.


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