There is a false notion that children can be protected from every danger and uncertainty of life. That simply is not true. You cannot protect your children from life itself. The storms in Matthew 7 come to the wise and the unwise alike. Until we go to be with Christ, sin and uncertainty will be a part of life. You cannot promise your children or yourself that unexpected, painful things will not happen. They will. Uncertainty is part of life. Here are three biblical principles that speak to these uncertainties. Believing them will help you and your family find stability and peace.
The first principle, from Luke 12 and Matthew 6, is that worry doesn't help. Biblically, worry means a lack of trust in God's care. It means a life that is dominated by one's perception of circumstances, instead of the peace that comes from trusting God's faithful providence.
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