If we seek God in our lives, if we abide in Christ, if we turn to the Holy Spirit, we are bound to feel closer to the living God, to act and speak to our grandchildren with God-confidence, with authority, and in a way that will benefit them spiritually.
Or are you just spoiling them rotten and sending them home? He preached this righteousness and warned others of the consequences for not seeking God 2 Pet. Look at some of the fruit in his life: Plainly stated, the greatest legacy older men and women can leave the younger generation is their godly lives and examples.
Anyway, I hope this has made some kind of sense to someone. I am a part-time yiayia-nanny and I love every minute of it. Let me ask you, how will your grandchildren remember you after you leave this world behind? If we are not praying enough, we are missing the benefit of seeing the supernatural work of God in our day to day lives.
But there are also the days when we purposefully putter and aimlessly fritter away our scheduled time with God. The reason I love this passage is because it speaks about having a clear-cut purpose for continual existence on earth.
Allow me to conclude with the lyrics of this popular song, Find Us faithful: These children appear to be hurt, angry, and very perceptive about their grandparents. We, too, must do what their parents wish if we are to pass along faith in the God Who gave us the commandments. I show them the icons, explaining as much as I think they will understand, and when they are restless we walk to the back of the church, looking at the icons along the way.
I am constantly thanking God that our five small grandchildren live within a two-mile radius of our home, so that Father Ted and I can see them very often and that I am able to care for them two or three times a week. When grandchildren came along, what was the spiritual role of these brave men and women?
You better believe it will. These sixteen chapters featuring sixteen virtues can easily be read in a few minutes a day over the course of two weeks or so. Once we are truly able to courageously move closer to God in our own lives and follow his teachings more fully, then we will be able to help our grandchildren gain the same courage in their lives.
Nothing more, nothing less. The least wise, lowest form of people I can think of are entertainers who are gung-ho for some liberal cause. If they take us for walks, they slow down past pretty leaves and caterpillars.
Being able to pray is one of our greatest privileges as believers. They embody the rejection of wisdom. Most of the time, it is the grandparents. Here you find the Psalmist praying for himself first and foremost. Grandparents do you think your faith will effect future generations?
This is the very reason why I want to address this theme — The Calling of Grandparents. Without waiting to imagine Jesus with any of my grandchildren, I went straight to imagining Him with a particular person by whom I felt irritated.
The study shows that the bond between grandparents and grandchildren is second in emotional power and influence only to the relationship between parents and children.Our Priest told us at least 1 Godparent had to be Catholic, but now we need a replacement, leaving realistically only one of DD's paternal grandparents.???
Is this completely out of the question? All we want is for DD to be baptised, but this Godparent thing is stressing us both out! 10 Spiritual Questions and Their Answers.
View Series / Rick Warren. evil is choosing not to love. So when God gave us the freedom to choose, He gave us not only our greatest blessing, but He also gave us our greatest curse — we can choose to do right or choose to do wrong.
that God wants a relationship to us and that God will forgive. When parents and grandparents seek to pass along the treasure of God to their children and grandchildren God is our greatest treasure.
Noel's awakening discussion of the importance of traditions is Biblically-centered, as well as graced by John Piper's poetry. /5(27). Oct 18, · Grandparents leave a legacy that impacts Grandchildren and future generations in either a Godly way or sadly in an ungodly way.
Grandparents: Faithful And Fruitful; View on one page; Download (PDF) You better believe that Enoch walked close to God and because he did Noah’s father Lamech expressed that faith by the /5().
The Calling of Grandparenting. Oct 9, ; Rev. Jerry Lepasana; Bible Church International There’s no doubt in my mind that our grandparents today are being driven to fulfill much greater responsibilities to fill in the gaps in the lives of their grandchildren. Being able to pray is one of our greatest privileges as believers.
God is. Practical Advice for Grandparents (Part 2 of 2) Original Air Date 07/24/ And you know, in Scripture, one of the greatest illustrations are David and Solomon.
Solomon leaves this big wealth. And what happens? The kingdom split. You know, all of this stuff meant nothing. God loves our grandchildren and has a wonderful purpose for.Download