- Read the Bible
- Read other books together
- Pray intentionally
- Talk about entertainment
- Model it
Be sure to read the full article. As Earls writes:
"It is our job as parents to teach our children theology. It can be intimidating, but it doesn’t require a seminary degree. You can help your kids know and love Jesus more."
Of course, teaching truth is one thing. But we must go a step further. Randy Alcorn writes,
"Teaching our children the truth is absolutely necessary, but it is not sufficient. The solid foundation for a life is not just hearing the words of God, but doing them (Matthew 7:24-27). By our own example as their parents, we must teach our children God’s truth, demonstrating it in application and obedience."
In this article, Alcorn uses the framework of Micah 6:8, to guide us in teaching our children how to act justly, show mercy, and walk humbly before God. And then he gives a practical idea using the book of Proverbs.
So, Parents, be sure that you are teaching theology to your children, in word and in action.
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