Sermons on Children
Parents These Days
Big Idea: Parents need to be watchful but also courageous in action and train our kids to be unstained by the world. Raising our kids plan… What are they hearing? What do they believe? Who is lord to them? What direction are they running in? What have they immersed themselves in? What are they obedient to? Love don’t lavish – 1 Cor. 16:13-14 Educate don’t exasperate – Ephesians 6:4 Advocate don’t abdicate – Mark 9:14-29 Discern don’t drag – Proverbs How COVID has affected us
Kids These Days
Scripture: Proverbs 22:6; Psalm 127:3-5; Mark 10:13-16; Proverbs 20:11; Colossians 3:20-21; Deuteronomy 6:2,4-5 Big Idea: Reminding kids of the model faith God created them with. Mark 10:13-14 Design of faith. God’s given faith to kids (unless you have faith of a child) Mark 10:15-16 Odd dimension of faith. Mark 10:13,15; 1 Peter 5:6-8 Threat to faith Know they are hard-wired for faith – instead of helping them be what they want to be, start with helping them be who God How COVID has affected us
Never Give Up!
Proverbs 13:24Proverbs 29:17Ephesians 6:1-3Mark 10:14-15Proverbs 22:5-6Deuteronomy 6:4-9 5 things to do with your kids: Read the Bible Pray Connect to church/Biblical community Serve outside yourself Use their gifts in the church But, what if that’s not enough? Ask/answer tough questions Be authentic – Psalm 55:1-5,15-17; Proverbs 28:13; 2 Chronicles 7:14 Connect to church with them – Isaiah 54:13 Do good with a mission – Matthew 25:35-36,40 Even kids can serve – 1 Corinthians 12:7,12; Luke 15:20. Never give up on How COVID has affected us