FAMILY DAILY CHOP CHOP – 1st December 2023.

HOW DO YOU BUILD YOUR CHILD’S FAITH IN GOD? – Parents take note

Scripture: Proverbs 22:6 (NIV)
“Start children off on the way they should go, and even when they are old, they will not turn from it.”

Building your child’s faith in God involves a combination of intentional actions, consistent modeling, and nurturing a spiritual environment.

These are some of the suggestions based on biblical principles:

Teach Scripture:
Share age-appropriate Bible stories with your child, emphasizing key lessons and moral teachings. Reading the Bible together can create a foundation for understanding God’s word.

Prayer:
Encourage your child to pray regularly. Teach them the importance of expressing gratitude, seeking guidance, and offering prayers for others. Praying together as a family fosters a sense of connection with God.

Attend Worship Services:
Regular attendance at church services exposes your child to communal worship and biblical teachings. Participating in a faith community provides a supportive environment for spiritual growth.

Model Faith:
Demonstrate your own faith through your actions, attitudes, and choices. Children often learn by example, so living out your beliefs authentically can have a significant impact on their understanding of faith.

Answer Questions:
Be open to your child’s questions about faith and God. Take the time to provide thoughtful and age-appropriate answers, fostering an environment where they feel comfortable exploring their faith.

Incorporate Faith into Daily Life:
Integrate faith into everyday activities. Discuss how biblical principles apply to various situations, emphasizing values like kindness, honesty, and compassion.

Service and Acts of Kindness:
Engage in charitable activities and acts of kindness as a family. This reflects the Christian principle of love for others and helps instill a sense of responsibility toward one’s community.

Christian Literature:
Provide age-appropriate Christian literature and resources that reinforce biblical values. This can include books, music, and videos designed for children that share uplifting messages.

Celebrate Christian Holidays:
Celebrate Christian holidays such as Christmas and Easter in a meaningful way, emphasizing their spiritual significance. Connect these celebrations to the biblical stories they represent.

Encourage Questions and Doubts:
Foster an environment where your child feels comfortable expressing doubts or asking questions about their faith. This can lead to deeper discussions and a more resilient faith.

Building faith is a lifelong journey, and each child may have a unique path. Being patient, understanding, and supportive in their spiritual development is key.

These are Bible verses that can be relevant in building and nurturing faith: They can serve as foundation for discussions and reflections on faith within the family.

Proverbs 22:6 (NIV):
“Start children off on the way they should go, and even when they are old, they will not turn from it.” Emphasizes the importance of early guidance in faith.

Deuteronomy 6:5-7 (NIV):
“Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength. These commandments that I give you today are to be on your hearts. Impress them on your children. Talk about them when you sit at home and when you walk along the road, when you lie down and when you get up.” Encourages continuous discussion and integration of faith in daily life.

Psalm 119:105 (NIV):
“Your word is a lamp for my feet, a light on my path.” Highlights the guidance and wisdom found in God’s Word.

Ephesians 6:4 (NIV):
“Fathers, do not exasperate your children; instead, bring them up in the training and instruction of the Lord.” Stresses the importance of nurturing children in a godly manner.

2 Timothy 3:16-17 (NIV):
“All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness, so that the servant of God may be thoroughly equipped for every good work.” Reinforces the significance of Scripture in shaping one’s character and actions.

Matthew 19:14 (NIV):
“Jesus said, ‘Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these.'” Emphasizes the value of children in God’s eyes and the invitation for them to know Him.

Colossians 3:20 (NIV):
“Children, obey your parents in everything, for this pleases the Lord.” Connects the principles of obedience and pleasing God.

1 Timothy 4:12 (NIV):
“Don’t let anyone look down on you because you are young, but set an example for the believers in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith and in purity.” Encourages young individuals to be positive examples in faith.

Prayer
Dear Father, I come before you with a heart full of gratitude for the precious gift of children. Thank you for entrusting us with the responsibility of guiding and nurturing their faith in You.

Lord, I pray for my children. May Your love surround them, and may they grow to know You as a constant presence in their life. Open their heart to receive Your Word and Your love.

Grant them a spirit of curiosity and a desire to seek You in all things. May they find joy in Your presence and discover the beauty of Your teachings.Instill in them a deep sense of Your unwavering love and grace.

Lord, I ask for wisdom and patience as we, as parents, guide on this journey of faith. Help us to be living examples of Your love, kindness, and forgiveness. May our actions and words reflect the values and principles found in Your Word.

Surround us with positive influences that will strengthen their faith and help them grow into a person who honors and glorifies You. Protect them from the challenges and temptations that may try to pull them away from Your path.

Lord, we trust in Your promise that if we train up a child in the way they should go, they will not depart from it. May our efforts to build their faith be guided by Your Spirit. In Jesus mighty name, we pray. Amen.

Meditate And Act On The Above

Prayer:
In the name of the Lord Jesus, thank God for Family Global Ministries and Fellowship and Apostle Rose and the Family Daily Chop Chop. Pray that Holy Spirit will continue to inspire Apostle Rose with messages and you will be blessed by the message.

Declaration:
I declare peace, joy, love, understanding and Breakthrough in every family today in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ, amen.

Read further:
Proverbs 22

If you are to die now, and you are not sure where you will go; heaven or hell? It’s not too late to fix it. You need Jesus, the saviour of the world.

Please Say this Salvation prayer now

Lord Jesus come into my heart, wash me with your precious blood, save my soul today. Let your blood and mercy speak for me. I repent from my sins, I ask for forgiveness, I confess my belief in you, I accept you as my Lord and Savior from now in Jesus’ name, Amen.

Saying a salvation prayer is the first step in your relationship with God.

Please Read Romans 10:9-13

You are now born again. Congratulations πŸ™πŸ™ŒπŸŽ‰πŸŽŠπŸŽ

2023: OUR YEAR OF ANSWERING THE CALL OF GOD SERIOUSLY

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