Bought by the Blood

October 26, 2010

The High Stakes Of Parenting

I have finally started to read “Gospel Powered Parenting” and a lot of my recent tweets are from that book. Here is an excellent quote from chapter two.

“Christians parent with one eye on eternity. Their children will live forever. This is a staggering thought. We cannot imagine, “forever.” Nevertheless, the destiny of our children either will be love that surpasses knowledge, joy inexpressible and full of glory, coupled with peace that passes understanding, or it will be weeping, wailing, and gnashing of teeth. There is no middle ground. Therefore, the Christian does not parent for this life only. The believing parent labors to prepare each child for the day of judgment. The stakes are inexpressibly high.” William Farley

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1 Comment »

  1. Wow! what a way to put words onto how I feel. I’m going to check that book out. Thanks for the post. Oh, I received the highest compliment this past week from a friend who commented about my two children: “Wow, your kids really do love God!” Can’t get any better than that!

    Comment by vickilombana — November 27, 2010 @ 11:10 pm | Reply


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