The Myth of the Perfect Family
So, in dedicating their children back to God, believing parents make the public affirmation of the promises in Scripture by saying, "Lord God—
We will raise Your children as our very own.
We will surrender them back to You.
We will have Your peace when it is hard and when they are making their own choices that will shape their future lives.
We will always pray for them, always love them, and no matter what happens—
2. Respond Biblically to Struggling Children
Biblical Christians live in reality; and they see life as it really is from God's vantage point in His Word. The battle for our children's souls is won "one prayer at a time"—"Is anything too hard for the Lord? . . . " (Genesis 18:14a)!
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