Are Your Kids Going to Heaven?

kidsheavenmainThis is a question that is asked by every Christian parent. If we look to human confirmation for the answer, life will quickly become a roller-coaster ride of ups and downs. The only answer that can truly satisfy is to realize that the eternal destiny of our children is tied to the faithfulness of God. God alone does what is right and good. As much as we may want to, we cannot will our children to know God. Ultimately the hearts of our children can only be reached by the grace of God. They cannot earn their way to heaven. Our children, like us, began life as God's enemies. (Ephesians 2:1-3) But God is rich in mercy. He makes his enemies alive according to his grace.

What that means for us as parents is at least three things:

First, we must pray for our children. Pray that the grace of God would overwhelm our children so that they see that Jesus Christ is their only hope.

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