“Remember who you are, and whose you are.” These were my father’s words whenever he dropped us off. My father was, and continues to be, an excellent example of what an earthly parent should be.
As I struggle to find the best way to raise my own boys into godly men, I am struck by Psalm 145:3–4, “Great is the Lord, and greatly to be praised, and his greatness is unsearchable. One generation shall praise your works to another, and shall declare your mighty acts” [emphasis added].
I see this as a key to good parenting. God wants parents, especially fathers, to pass on our knowledge of God’s wonderful works to our children. This takes more than playing catch in the backyard or reading bedtime stories (both highly recommended activities, by the way).
[Read the rest of the article at Answers in Genesis.]