Having an adult child who is unsaved is heart-wrenching for a Christian mother but God shows us it is never too late.
Paul was on his way to Damascus to violently murder and imprison Christ followers. He was an enemy of God and his sin was at its highest, where it would have its most extreme impact against Jesus and those who loved Him. God often interrupts at the height of chosen and determined sin – when it will carry out its greatest calamity and consequence on ourselves and those around us. Abruptly the Light comes into the world and surprises us in order to turn us away from darkness.
Many of us have a child who is unsaved or has wandered far from God. As mothers, our first recognition must be that sin is their catastrophe and it is only the reversal of darkness, to Light, that our child needs. It is His love, mercy and saving grace in motion that is the purpose of His cross.
This turning of darkness to Light? It is the soul work of God.
To open their eyes, and to turn them from darkness to light, and from the power of Satan to God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins, and inheritance among them which are sanctified by faith that is in me. Acts 26:18
Our adult child’s redemption does not depend on a system of religion. It’s not about moral conduct or believing in unseen things or promises of the future. It does not rely on more understanding or more expectation. It is not about having better friends or attending church. No, it is dependent only on their revelation of the Son.
It is about their relationship with Jesus Christ, the Savior of the World.
It is with Divine power that God reveals Himself and causes our blind children to see. It is here that Jesus speaks from heaven and awakens them toward Him, cleansing them from sin to holiness.
Our child’s faith depends on Christ
Their holiness depends on faith
Their eternal life depends on holiness
Christian Mama, do you have a child who is living in darkness and at the height of their sin? Pray for Jesus to awaken them with His Divine power. Ask Him to speak to them from heaven and turn their heart from darkness to Light through a relationship with Him. Remember, it is God’s power that saves our adult child’s soul.