When truth about God is our greatest joy, we will help our children interpret life from a biblical perspective. Truths to impress on our children:
- Life does not consist in the abundance of possessions. It is not found in new jeans, a new iPod, a car, one's abilities, or exciting, heart-pounding experiences.
- We need to walk in wisdom, submit to the goodness of God's way, and turn away from our own agendas.
- A life of prayer and godly counsel is our desire.
- Choices that are principled rather than popular, foregoing immediate gratification for the sake of eternal reward, are the goal.
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