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Inspection: Modeling Faith for Watching Eyes and Listening Ears

Look at your family tree and consider the traits passed from one generation to the next. We have no control over biological traits, but every family has unique traits that mark each generation that are passed on through intentional effort.

We transmit what we treasure. We pass on our passions. If we want the next generation to love Jesus with all their heart, soul and strength, then this generation must love Him wholeheartedly, and show our children and our children’s children what that looks like in every season of our lives.

So, how do we practice intentionality in modeling our faith before our children? This text shows us five ways…

Scripture: Deuteronomy 6:1-25; 1 Corinthians 11:1; 2 Timothy 1:5; Hebrews 13:7

God’s Guidelines for Growing Your Kids

Two guidelines we see from the Scriptures to parenting our kids is 1) seeking to educate them about the ways of the Lord, and 2) actively encouraging them.

How do we do this? Listen as Dr. Akin walks through God’s Word in Ephesians chapter 6 and equips us in the area of parenting.

Scriptures: Ephesians 6:1-4

Parenting from the Word

Moses tells the nation of Israel that they are to fear the Lord, which means that they are to be controlled by a healthy respect for God and a love for Him. Parenting is teaching our kids to listen to God because it’s in Him we find purpose and life. Listen to the following sermon for truths concerning our role as parents.

Scripture: Deuteronomy 6:1-15