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“For the law was given by Moses, but grace and truth came by Jesus Christ” (John 1:17). John 1:17 tells us that Jesus is full of grace and truth. Generally, we are successful in teaching our children the truth of the Bible, but sometimes we are reluctant to teach them about grace. Grace is the unmerited favor of God. Perhaps we think they will get the idea that God forgives them so they can live sinful lives. But the very idea of grace is forgiveness and acceptance. Too often our backslidden children think Jesus just brought truth into the world.…

“You have taught children and infants to tell of your strength, silencing your enemies and all who oppose you.” Psalms 8:2 NLT I was watching a sermon online a few months ago and I was changed forever, and I don’t say that lightly. I struggle with fear, even more so after having my two daughters. It catches me off guard usually, causing me to feel anxious and like something awful is going to happen. The man preaching in this video said (paraphrasing) that when fear enters your mind, and frightening thoughts keep you awake at night, that you should speak…

“Don’t copy the behavior and customs of this world, but let God transform you into a new person by changing the way you think. Then you will learn to know God’s will for you, which is good and pleasing and perfect.” Romans 12:2 NLT I’ve said it before and I’ll probably say it again “I’ve got my mind made up!” Sometimes in a positive “I’m serving God no matter what” type of way, and other times in a “I’m stubborn and you won’t ever change my mind” kind of way. Most people believe that what they believe is right, and…