5 Life | Devotions with Dad

Life (3 of 3): God’s Map

For dad only:

Word of God – Word of Man

If your children learn about God’s nature by observing your love, attitudes about punishment, and your level of patience, what do they learn about God’s Word by hearing your words? Do you keep your word? Do you tell the truth? Do you encourage and build them up or put them down?

Word for Word

When doing devotions, many parents have wondered about using different translations. I use multiple translations with my kids because it helps them get the message of the Scriptures. I love the KJV, but it can distract … → Read More: Life (3 of 3): God’s Map

Life (2 of 3): God’s Grace for Kids

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Gracious Parenting

Do you enable your children or merely instruct them? Do you empower them or just order them around? Do you inspire greatness or demand conformity? Learn the art of grace-filled parenting and watch your children embrace God’s grace, too. Do this devotional on God’s grace for children and watch their understanding grow.

Grace for grace

Children need to learn good graces. They must learn to be polite when making requests, meeting new people, or receiving a gift. They do not learn to be gracious by us just saying, “What do you say?”

Children learn good … → Read More: Life (2 of 3): God’s Grace for Kids

Life (1 of 3): Heaven and Hell

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Heaven on Earth

Do you create a home atmosphere like Heaven, or is it more like the other place most of the time? Make your home heavenly by praying down the presence of God everyday. Build peace, love, and joy in your family by memorizing scripture together. Discuss this devotional for children about Heaven and Hell. Read the Bible together. And live it.

Don’t just give them hell-fire

Remember God does not just motivate us with punishment. Some homes become very wearying because the children continually live under the threat of the rod.

The Lord inspires us … → Read More: Life (1 of 3): Heaven and Hell