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The pressure to parent perfectly keeps a lot of us awake at night. We think we have to be the best parent, and we may find ourselves nervous that we’ll ruin our children. Thankfully, God is our Heavenly Father, and He’ll guide us as we parent on earth. In this 6-day Plan, we’ll address some valuable things we can implement as we parent our children.
In the life of a family, children are a gift from God. Fathers and mothers have an important role to play in building children's spiritual lives and teaching them the values of life. This reflection will help parents to set an example and teach their children to fear the Lord.
We’re in a battle for the souls of our children. But this is a fight we can win with intentional parenting. By embracing God’s wisdom and guidance, we as parents, grandparents, or guardians can instill the values and qualities we want our children to have. Explore six solid, basic principles found in God’s Word and successfully shape your children’s lives.
If your words aren’t working with your kids, turn to the Word of God. Whether your kids blatantly ignore your instructions, melt-down at naptime, or throw fits over their homework, before you write a new script to speak to your kids, open the scriptures and let God speak to you. Allow the Word of God to renew your mind and your resolve, and ultimately transform the words you speak within your home.
"This is not what I signed on for!" Being a parent can be a lot harder than we thought it would be. What does the Bible say about raising our children the way God desires?
Parenting is not an exact science. Each child is diverse in temperament, interests, abilities, preferences, and responses to rules and discipline. This devotional is designed to help you navigate the challenges of parenting God's way.
Parenting On Purpose
This five-day devotional is written from the unique perspective of both mother and daughter. It takes biblical principles and applies them to parenting in practical ways while giving the perspective of how those principles impacted the daughter as a child and as a teen.
Journey with Dr. Temi Michael-O to explore scriptures that will transform your relationship with your children and help you embrace the Bible as a perfect guide for effective parenting.
Parenting Under Pressure
Being a parent is one of the biggest responsibilities anyone could ever have. All of life’s potential—the good and the bad—exist in your child, just waiting to be coaxed out. We feel tremendous pressure to get it right. “Parenting Under Pressure” is a simple tool designed to help you relieve some of the pressure, while bringing out the best in your child and pointing you to Jesus.
Parenting With Courage
If parenting were an extreme sport, it would be the most adventurous sport in the world. In every generation, parents really do need courage to raise children with a Biblical worldview. This plan is a resource to strengthen parents as their children grow up.
Patience & Parenting
As parents, we all want to be the best version of ourselves with our kids. But having real patience can be one of the hardest parts of parenting - no matter how old your children are. In this Five-Day Bible Reading Plan, we'll explore how to practice patience in the face of frustration as a parent and why it's so important that we learn to value patience as a virtue.
Parenting With Grace
Parenting is a bigger challenge today than in any other age. Biblical child rearing is based in truth and grace and has the goal to produce rock-steady Christians. How can parents even begin such a daunting task? Based on Phil Congdon’s book Living by Grace, this devotional not only encourages us to start, but gives us the know-how to elevate our endeavors to effective kingdom performance.
No two families are alike, and no two parenting styles are alike. It is tempting to look at other families and think they've got it better than you. But God has a plan for your family. Step into this plan for encouragement in your parenting journey.
Parenting with Wisdom
Parenting isn’t all nuts and bolts. Children thrive when there’s an atmosphere of God’s love and grace in the home. It’s that sense of belonging a child feels in knowing who they are is more important than what they do. And you don’t communicate that in a single moment through a lecture. It’s instilled into a child’s heart subtly over time by a mom and dad who undergird biblical values and expectations with the nurture and support of relationship.
Parenting God’s Way
The Bible tells us children are a gift from God. Yet parenting them from toddler to teenager can sometimes be an immense challenge! Perhaps no task on earth demands greater love, patience, and wisdom. Thankfully, God has provided plenty of guidance for us to follow. Join Dr. Charles Stanley as he instructs and inspires you to apply godly wisdom in this clear and concise approach to parenting God’s way.
Parenting Above Fear
We know the words, “For God did not give us a spirit of fear or timidity” (2 Timothy 1:7), but living out that truth isn’t easy, especially when it comes to raising our children. In a world full of unknowns, how do we lean into the unknown while trusting that God is good and faithful and keeps His promises (Jeremiah 29:11)? He desires for us to live free from fear.
Parenting: Getting It Right
These six devotions are based on Andy & Sandra Stanley's Parenting: Getting It Right Bible Study with clips of Andy's teaching from the video series. Find out what the IT is that you want to get right in your parenting.
Parenting On Purpose (Part 2)
This four-day devotional is written from the unique perspective of both mother and daughter. It takes biblical principals and applies them to parenting in practical ways while giving the perspective of how those principals impacted the daughter as a child and a teen.
[#life Series] Parenting Part 2
Sometimes we can get lost in the everyday tasks of parenting. We need to remind ourselves that the only thing we should aim for is the heart of our kids. If we trust the Lord, and teach them to do the same, we will see the rewards He promises come through every time. Let’s place in their hearts the melody they would want to sing when we are gone.
Co-parenting With God's Help
Co-parenting with God's help devotional will provide practical tools on how you can co-parent well, even when it is difficult. It addresses topics such as being a peacemaker, handling fear and control, praying through assumptions and more. Each day you will be given tools to help you walk with God through your co-parenting journey. We pray it will be a reminder to you that God is in it with you.
7 Biblical Principles on Parenting
Children are a gift from the Lord, and you, as a parent, are God's greatest guardian, protection, and preparation gift to your child. There will be other people who play a role in your child's development, but parents have the biggest impact and the most responsibility before God! This reading plan will look at 7 key Biblical principles from the Bible on how to raise a child. We're not just keeping our kids alive or surviving, but we'll learn how to raise Godly children who are healthy, happy, and successful.
Full Hearted Parenting
There's so much that goes into parenting that you don't know when you bring your precious bundle home for the first time. Filling your own heart with God's love is the important first step as you delve into this lifelong task. Come along on this 4-step plan for parenting from a heart full of God.
Parenting: The 14 Gospel Principles
In this 14-day devotional, Crossway is partnering with Paul David Tripp to lead you toward becoming the parent God wants you to be. Each daily devotion features a specific parenting principle that can radically change your family. You will learn about calling, grace, law, inability, identity, process, lost, authority, foolishness, character, false gods, control, rest, and mercy. Our hope is that you discover, embrace, and live out the joy of biblical parenting in your home.
[#life Series] Parenting Part 1
Parents, our children don’t need perfection, they need our presence. God wants to use us uniquely in their lives through the ups, downs, joys, and struggles. Make your family a priority and your home a place where their hearts are built up. If we aim at the heart, apply the wisdom of team building, and respond to His calling, He will make much more than we ever expected.
God’s Got This: Extra-Special Parenting
Families called to parent children with special needs are answering an important God-calling. It may be hard, and it can get messy, but you are doing kingdom work by impacting the trajectory of a child's life one moment at a time! This 5-day devotional plan was created to be an encouragement in the hard moments and to honor the everyday victories you experience while walking out the call to parent. It was written with gratitude for you and prayer over you!