In our A Mama Heart Like Jesus series, we are studying how Jesus discipled His followers as a model for discipling our own children. First we looked at how Jesus taught his disciples to prioritize God’s Word as a model for Encouraging our Kids to Prioritize God’s Word. Now let’s take a look at how Jesus taught His disciples the importance of prayer.
In our Mama Heart Like Jesus series, we are studying how Jesus discipled His followers as a model for discipling our own children. The first way we will look at is this: Jesus taught his disciples to prioritize God’s Word… So how can we help our children prioritize God’s Word?
Distractions can keep our children from loving and following God with all their hearts. The first type includes things that are good but that can become idols. For example, when our kids are more focused on their peer-group or favorite activities than on God, it is easy to let these “good things” become number one in their life and take the place of God.
The second type of distractions include negative influences that can lead our children into sin or believing things contrary to God’s truth. If our children are around these type of influences, the enemy can use them to pull our kids away from their growing relationship with Christ.