Archives for August 2016 | Devotions with Dad

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Love is Kindness (2 of 14)

Do you have a kid that constantly lights “fires”? Do you ever feel like giving up? Or giving him away? Get your sanity back when you … → Read More: Love is Kindness (2 of 14)

Love is Patience (1 of 14)

Sometimes we dads struggle with patience. Often our children do, too. In this first of the I Corinthians 13 series, learn the art of patience. … → Read More: Love is Patience (1 of 14)

Pentecost Sunday

For dad only, a devotional for Pentecost Sunday:

In the Upper Room

We fail if we only raise good kids. We must raise biblical kids. We want them to know the Lord the way He wants us to know Him. The apostles preached to families with children. They told them, “This promise of the Holy Ghost is for you and your children.”

However, Pentecost did not end with speaking in tongues. It also included baptism in Jesus’ Name (Acts 2:21, 38), the truth of God manifested in Christ (2:34-36), and principles of separation from society’s sins (2:40).

Our kids must … → Read More: Pentecost Sunday

Anger (3 of 3): Right Kind of Mad

For dad only:

Get to the Heart of Anger

Many times a good dad will get boiling mad for the right reason. How we respond, however, makes a huge impact on our children’s lives.

If you see your kid coloring on the pages of the family Bible, you may become furious over such sacrilege. However, you cannot cuss the child out and kick him with your boot. Bridle your anger and ride it productively, not destructively.

In such a situation you may have to order a “Cease and desist” command immediately, then go for a walk to think of a … → Read More: Anger (3 of 3): Right Kind of Mad