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Secrets to Discipleship in the Parable of the Sower

Knowing and Loving God February 19, 2024

Secrets for Family Discipleship in the Parable of the Sower: How Do We Cultivate Deeper Roots in Our Kids?

“The seed falling on rocky ground refers to someone who hears the word and at once receives it with joy.  But since they have no root, they last only a short time. When trouble or persecution comes because of the Matthew 13:20-21 (NIV)
 Today we are going to look closer at how we can keep our kids rooted in God’s Word and a relationship with Him.

Knowing and Loving God September 22, 2023

Secrets for Family Discipleship in the Parable of the Sower: What are the Thorns? (Part 1)

This month we are discussing the seed that fell among the thorns and was choked.  We will discuss what Jesus says these thorns represent and how to prevent them from choking our kids spiritually.  This month we are discussing the seed that fell among the thorns and was choked.  We will discuss what Jesus says these thorns represent and how to prevent them from choking our kids spiritually.  

Knowing and Loving God September 22, 2023

Secrets of Discipleship in the Parable of the Sower: What are the Thorns? (Part 2)

This month we are discussing the seed that fell among the thorns and was choked.  So, what are these thorns that could choke our kids spiritually? In the second description of the thorn, Jesus talks about riches and pleasures making people unfruitful.  These thorns are choking our kids’ spiritual life and preventing them from maturing in their faith.  

Knowing and Loving God, Reflecting His Character August 21, 2023

Secrets for Family Discipleship in the Parable of the Sower: How Do We Prevent Trials from Turning Our Kids From God?

“The seed falling on rocky ground refers to someone who hears the word and at once receives it with joy.  But since they have no root, they last only a short time. When trouble or persecution comes because of the word, they quickly fall away.”   Matthew 13:20-21 (NIV) 
This week we will discuss ways to prevent the scorching heat from withering our children.