Tag Archives : grandparenting

His Ancient Paths of Honor

Genesis has many ancient paths that lead to life. We’ve seen how work can be a blessing, how Jesus death on the cross fulfilled the requirement for sin, and how Noah found favor in the eyes of God. Let’s look at a few more Scripture passages and find God’s ways, His ancient paths, that lead […]

Ancient Paths in Genesis 3-5 that Lead to Life 1

Teaching our children to live life will take intentional conversations with them about God and His ways. These different aspects of blessing are only a small portion of God’s plan for our children to have life. Let’s walk through a few Scripture passages and find His ways, His ancient paths that lead to life. Genesis […]

No Regrets Grandparenting

“No Reserve, No Retreat, No Regrets!” – Hudson Taylor Movie night at church. Dispatches from the Front, Volume 8, Frontline Missions, the quote from Hudson Taylor, and I realized how that quote related to grandparenting. No Reserve… That’s the way I feel about being a grandparent. No reserve means nothing held back or set aside. […]

Grandparents Need Prayer Too 2

“Bear one another’s burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ.” (Galatians 6:2 ESV) Matthew Henry’s Commentary on the Whole Bible says that to “bear one another’s burdens” “directs us to sympathize with one another under the various trials and troubles that we may meet with, and to be ready to afford each other the […]

No Retirement for Parents…

Finally, the kids are grown, starting their own families and now my wife and I can do what we want to do. The kids are on their own. We had to learn the hard way, so if we could do it, so can they……. I have heard well meaning Christian men say that very thing. […]

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How to Battle on Your Grandchild’s Behalf 4

It happened again. God gave me another opportunity to pray for one of my grandchildren. This was no ordinary prayer though.  This grandchild was born last week, and he had some difficulty breathing at birth.  He was whisked away to endure several days in NICU.  When I was given the opportunity to have a few […]

How to Bless Your Grandchild

Scripture does not address every aspect of parenting or grandparenting. Scripture does address the principles of life that affect the life of every Christ follower. From these principles we can glean applications that will influence our position as parent and grandparent. There are many facets, or sides, to parenting, yet grandparenting adds a unique set […]

Biblical Grandparenting

First Steps in Biblical Grandparenting – Part Two 2

Most grandparents dream of sharing about their lives with their grandchildren. What about you? What part of your life do you want to tell your grandchildren about? One of the most important things we should be talking about with our grandchildren is our beliefs in God and in His word. God set forth the need […]

First Steps in Biblical Grandparenting 1

“He established a testimony in Jacob…which he commanded our fathers to teach to their children… the children yet unborn…so that they should set their hope in God and not forget the works of God, but keep his commandments; and that they should not be like their fathers…a generation whose heart was not steadfast, whose spirit […]

Biblical Grandparenting