Teach Them Diligently Discipleship Book
Teach Them Diligently: Raising Children of Promise by Leslie Nunnery
As parents, we’ve been given a powerful promise with clear instructions. God tells us in Deuteronomy to “teach our children diligently.”
This passage—as well as many others—gives us great insight into how to train our children and how to enjoy the promised blessing that always accompanies the mandates we are given.
So, why are we as Christian parents still uncertain? Why do we live in fear? Why are we losing our children in record numbers? And what can we do about it?
Teach Them Diligently: Raising Children of Promise is a solution-focused, easy-to-read guide that is parent-centric and sets out to make the point that Christian discipleship—as commanded in the Great Commission—starts in the home.
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How I hope that as you read through the pages of this book, you will be encouraged by the fact that the fear of losing our children is not even discussed in God’s Word.
Instead, He gives us instructions on how we as their parents are to set them on the way they should go. Yes, we live in a fallen world, and sadly people act like fallen people — a lot. Were that not true, we would never see any exceptions to the inspired Proverb in which we are told to “Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it” (Proverbs 22:6).
But we can take heart in that God’s perfect plan for our families is that our children will be trained well in their youth, and that when they start choosing their own way, they will continue in what they have learned.
The One who knows our hearts and our children’s hearts best is the One we should trust. And it is exploring that role, in His great design for our families, that this book seeks to do.
I pray that after the last page is turned, you will walk away with a better vision for parenting your children the way God intended, with an actual game plan, and that you will have a much deeper trust in Him, confident in His ability to hold your children close as they grow.
He is strong and mighty, and He loves them with an everlasting love.
Joining you in this journey,