Without a role model to point the way, our children are at risk to falter in their personal walk with the Lord. Provide for their spirit as diligently as you provide for their body.Are you providing more than a roof over your family’s head and clothes on their back? Filling the soul is no less important than filling the stomach.They are beyond your reach; but by faith you can move the arm of God on their behalf.
For Job said, "It may be that my sons have sinned and cursed God in their hearts." Thus Job did regularly.
A Family Man In her book Formations, Kay Shurden observes that a family is more than a collection of human beings related by blood. A family is a living, shaping, powerful unit that teaches us our most important lessons. But his first priority, after his personal relationship with God, was his family.
It teaches us who we are, how to act, whom we relate to and what is important in life. He rose "early in the morning" and brought his children before the Lord.
He charged that Job had selfish motives for serving God. He tries to convince us that evil motives are good and that good motives are evil.
Lord, we admit that we are often intrigued with Satan's subtle reasoning, especially when it feeds our own selfish desires.