How should you speak to your children about death?

Sometimes Christian parents struggle with how to talk with their children about difficult subjects. They don't want to burden their children unnecessarily. Death is one of the subjects that is difficult for parents to discuss. But the principles here apply to all difficult subjects. The general rule is to speak the truth in love without …

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How can parents help their children get assurance of salvation?

The biblical way children should come to assurance of salvation is no different from the way adults should come to assurance of salvation. The Bible teaches that there are three grounds of assurance: 1. The promise of the gospel in Jesus Christ, 2. The inward witness of the Holy Spirit, and 3. The evidence of …

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How should you have family devotions?

Family devotions are one of the most important things families can do together, if it sincere and consistent with the rest of family life. When parents are living like Christians in the home (repenting of sins, trying to seek Christ), family devotions are an important way to point our children to Christ, to honor Him together, to grow in Him, and set a pattern of living in Christ's presence though the Word and prayer in the home.