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Jan 16, 2019

Many religions have prayer and encourage people to pray. They address God as a boss or judge or ruler or force or grandfather. But Jesus makes a bold encouragement to us that we can use the sweet term, "daddy" and talk to God as dearly loved children.


Jan 15, 2019

Christian parents often teach their children to say memorized prayers at night or at mealtimes. Is this a good idea? A bad idea? Jesus in the Sermon on the Mount gives those discipling the next generations some guidelines to think about.


Jan 14, 2019

Prayer is a simple and easy concept the youngest of children can be taught. But it is also easy to get wrong. Christian adults train and set an example for their children in prayer and need Jesus' words in the Sermon on the Mount to help them train well.


Jan 11, 2019

The legacy believing parents most want to leave is for their children to withstand the attacks of Satan now and for the rest of their lives. Jesus in the Sermon on the Mount uses the analogy of a coming storm and helps us know how to teach our children to be ready for it.


Jan 10, 2019

As followers of Jesus, we can be tempted to keep the outside of being a Christian but let the inside slowly slip away.  Satan does not mind if we and our children look like followers of Jesus, as long as we do not follow him to heaven.  Listen to Jesus in the Sermon on the Mount as he addresses this.