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A Mama Heart Like Jesus

Reflecting His Character April 9, 2023

A Mama Heart Like Jesus: Teaching Our Kids Humility and Selflessness

As I have been searching the Scriptures to discover what character traits Jesus taught His disciples, I have noticed that one of the virtues He emphasized most frequently was humility.  I wonder if this is because we humans have such a hard time being humble, or if humility is one of the foundational character traits to acquire in order to develop other virtues, such as a servant’s heart.  In order for our kids to learn to serve others with the right attitude, they must first learn humility.  Here are a few ways we see Jesus teaching this important virtue to His disciples. 

Reflecting His Character March 30, 2023

A Mama Heart Like Jesus: Teaching Our Kids Obedience and Respect 

This month we will discuss how Jesus taught his disciples to be like Him in character. He did this through His example, explaining why character is important, highlighting other people’s character, and through correction and encouragement. 

One of the character traits Jesus focused on with His disciples was obedience, or teaching His disciples to follow His ways.  

Jesus taught the disciples obedience.

Knowing and Loving God, Reflecting His Character March 10, 2023

Equipping Our Kids to Be in the World But Not of the World

If you have been around church lingo or attended Bible studies, you have probably heard the term “to be in the world but not of the world” based off of John 17 (see above).  This is an important concept to teach our kids because as Mamas, we cannot shelter our kids completely from the world, nor did Jesus do this with his disciples.  Jesus taught his disciples to be in the world, but to not live as the world lives.  In order to learn from Jesus, let’s look at three ways He taught His disciples to be in the world but not live like the world.