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Discover the Book - September 30

  • 2016 Sep 30
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Mile Markers on the Road of Godly Parenting

I have made the words "GODLINESS IN PARENTING" an acronym to help you remember these points. Each of the 18 letters that make up those two words Godliness and Parenting stand for one Biblical Mile Marker along this road we should be following. If you have children, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, brothers, and sisters - or ever plan to, this road map and each of these mile markers are for you!

First let me just list them. Here are the measurable and intentional areas of the personal spiritual life of our families we should be heading for:

G A Godly Life

O An Outreaching Life

D A Disciplined Life

L A Loving Life

I An Integrity Life

N A Noble Life

E An Exemplary Life

S A Spirit-Filled Life

S A Sacrificial Life

IN

P A Patient Life

A An Affectionate Life

R A Respectful Life

E An Easily-Entreated Life

N A Nurturing Life

T A Thankful Life

I An Iniquity-Hating Life

N A Not Behaving Rudely Life

G A Gentleness Life

The O in Godliness is Outreaching Matthew 28:18-20

"And Jesus came and spoke to them, saying, "All authority has been given to Me in heaven and on earth. 19 Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, 20 teaching them to observe all things that I have commanded you; and lo, I am with you always, even to the end of the age." Amen. (When you have an outreach directed life you get the authority of God, and the personal presence of Jesus in an especially promised way. Remember the context of these verses is outreach!)

  • I WILL SAY TO THE LORD ALL THROUGH MY LIFE - HERE AM I LORD SEND ME.  Isaiah 6:8 Also I heard the voice of the Lord, saying: "Whom shall I send, And who will go for Us?" Then I said, "Here am I! Send me
     
  • I WILL STAY ON GOD'S WAY SO HE CAN LEAD ME. Genesis 24:27 "And he said, "Blessed be the Lord God of my master Abraham, who has not forsaken His mercy and His truth toward my master. As for me, being on the way, the Lord led me to the house of my master's brethren."

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