May 24: “I’m God’s Child? Really?!”

5 Minute Read + Scripture readings Today’s Bible Reading: Numbers 33 Psalms 78:1-37 Isaiah 25 1 John 3 Today’s Bible Verse(s): 1 John 3:1 (CSB): “See what great love the Father has given us that we should be called God’s children—and we are! The reason the world does not know us is that it didn’t […]

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November 9: “Children and Credibility”

7 Minute Read + Scripture readings TODAY’S BIBLE READING: Ezekiel 20:1-49 Hebrews 9:11-28 Psalm 107:1-43 Proverbs 27:11 TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S): Proverbs 27:11 (CSB): “Be wise, my son, and bring my heart joy, so that I can answer anyone who taunts me.” REFLECTIONS ON TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S): Many have joked about “Preacher’s Kids” (PKs) for years. […]

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August 27: “Proverbs and Training Children”

4 Minute Read + Scripture readings TODAY’S BIBLE READING: Job 23:1-27:23 2 Corinthians 1:12–2:11 Psalm 41:1-13 Proverbs 22:5-6 TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S): Proverbs 22:6 (CSB): “Start a youth out on his way; even when he grows old he will not depart from it.” REFLECTIONS ON TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S): I want to bring out two points regarding […]

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June 24: “Raising Godly Children to Increase Your Happiness”

5 Minute Read TODAY’S BIBLE READING: 2 Kings 6:1–7:20 Acts 15:36–16:15 Psalm 142:1-7 Proverbs 17:24-25 TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S): Proverbs 17:25 (CSB): “A foolish son is grief to his father and bitterness to the one who bore him.” REFLECTIONS ON TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S): As Kim and I have sent two of our boys out into the […]

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January 24: “Be a Family with No Regrets”

6 Minute Read TODAY’S BIBLE READING: Genesis 48:1–49:33 Matthew 15:29–16:12 Psalm 20:1-9 Proverbs 4:20-27 TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S): Genesis 49:33 (CSB) “When Jacob had finished giving charges to his sons, he drew his feet into the bed, took his last breath, and was gathered to his people.” REFLECTIONS ON TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S): Wouldn’t it be nice […]

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Pray for your child’s future spouse

One prayer habit that I developed many, many years ago was to pray for my sons’ future spouses. As God blessed Kim and me with three sons, I knew that one day they would each desire to have a wife to love and be loved by. And I have prayed for over two decades that […]

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Proverbs and Training Children

DAILY BIBLE READINGJob 23:1–27:23 2 Corinthians 1:12–2:11 Psalm 41:1-13 Proverbs 22:5-6TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S):Proverbs 22:6 (ESV) “Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it.” REFLECTIONS ON TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S):I want to bring out two points regarding the Verse for Today:First, it is an encouragement for parents to actively […]

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We are God’s kids!

DAILY BIBLE READING:Judges 11:1–12:15 John 1:1-28 Psalm 101:1-8 Proverbs 14:13-14BIBLE VERSE(S) FOR TODAY:John 1:12-13 “But to all who did receive him, he gave them the right to be children of God, to those who believe in his name, who were born, not of natural descent, or of the will of the flesh, or of the will of man, but of God.”REFLECTIONS ON TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S):If you watch television, you may periodically […]

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Enjoying God from our youth

DAILY BIBLE READING:Deuteronomy 13:1-15:23Luke 8:40-9:6Psalm 71:1-24Proverbs 12:5-7BIBLE VERSE(S) FOR TODAY:Psalm 71:5-6 “For you are my hope, Lord God, my confidence from my youth. I have leaned on you from birth; you took me from my mother’s womb.”REFLECTIONS ON TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S):The Psalmist spoke of his incredible plight. While he was now old and was praying […]

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Some Biblical Help for Parenting

TODAY’S BIBLE READING: Genesis 41:17–42:17Matthew 13:24-46Psalm 18:1-15 Proverbs 4:1-6 BIBLE VERSE(S) FOR TODAY: Proverbs 4:1-4 “My children, listen when your father corrects you. Pay attention and learn good judgment, for I am giving you good guidance. Don’t turn away from my instructions. For I, too, was once my father’s son, tenderly loved as my mother’s only […]

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