The First Way Every Dad Should Lead Their Family




[vc_wp_text]In the old testament, the prophet’s job was to speak the words of God to the people of God. The most important words to speak to our children is to tell them what God says about them. It’s our job to tell them that they are accepted by God as it says in Ephesians 1:6, that God has a plan for them as it says in Jeremiah 29:11. But more than that, God will tell you things that you need to know about your children.

One afternoon I was praying while mowing the grass on a normal day. All of a sudden, I had a thought. It was about my children and something they were doing and shouldn’t have been doing. So I walked upstairs and asked them about it. You should have seen their eyes. They were as big as saucers. They owned up to the sin and told the truth. Afterward, I realized that it was God who had alerted me to the issue. Now that does happen very often but it is vital when it does. My job as a parent is to speak the Word of God over my children and to listen to what God is saying to me about my children.[/vc_wp_text][vc_wp_text]If you are a father, take what God’s Word says and make that your aim for fatherhood. God set the standard and all we need to do is follow that example.

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