Teaching our children is something we must embrace with joy even while it is an effort that requires great work. But the hope of eternal reward in the form of regeneration of heart and newness of life is the goal of this magnificent effort — a reward with no rival or equal in payout.
Seeing my children show excitement about a biblical event, principle, or concept is one of the most rewarding things I get to observe in this life. Understanding concepts of sin, consequences of actions, failures of heroes who are nonetheless heroes, God’s mercy and deliverance, or remembering something the writer of an epistle may have said in another letter are among the great highlights and victories which I hope will prove foundational to our children taking their thoughts captive to the obedience of Jesus Christ. (more…)