I am blogging over at The MOM Initiative today …Will you join me?
I am a mama of five and I have four older teens living in my home. I’ve been training my children in God’s Word their whole lives and they know where I stand. After years of teaching, my words can fall on deaf ears. Those darling teens roll their eyes and mentally “check out” from conversation.
God tells us we are to speak to our children in Psalms and spiritual hymns.
Psalms give us an opportunity to express feelings of repentance or praise, doubt or faith, anger or calm, sorrow or joy, through a relationship with God. He engages us to submit to one another, promote His glory, and give praise. Jesus becomes both a person and an idea. Psalms refresh us and help us to know God is for us and working in every detail of our lives.
Psalms allow me to sing God’s Word from my heart to my children’s. Sometimes, in order to be heard, I must meet them where they are and it’s here, that I use social media to reach their hearts for God’s advantage. It might sound hard but with just a few strokes on the key pad, we can easily speak these God-inspired words of instruction and affection into our children’s lives.
Here is an example of using Psalms 1:1-3 to speak truth into your child: …continue reading
I pray you Live Like You Know …where you are going.
Strength to Strength, One Woman at a Time