NUGGETS FROM MY TEACHING ON: THE
MYSTERY OF PARENTING (Part 1).
Text: Luke 2:4 –
“ And the child grew, and waxed strong in spirit, filled with wisdom; and the grace of God was upon him. “
This was my scriptural picture (example) of the product of effective, successful and achieved parenting.
For all parents who wonder what it means to ” train up a child in the way he should go”, or how to raise empowered children; or what God means when he said he wants ” a godly seed”,this is the approved, authentic model of a “well-brought-up” person!
WHAT IS PARENTING?
Parenting is the act (in fact,the art) of nurturing, raising and educating a child until adulthood – Proverbs 22:6).
I call it an art because parenting must be as unique and peculiar as every child is unique and peculiar. And an art is learnt; because it adds skill to your natural talents, gifts and endowments.
So parenting can/should be learnt. You don’t automatically become a good parent because you gave birth to the child. No wonder…!
WHAT IS NUTURING?
The future of every seed (child born into any home) is not just in the planting/birth; it’s, much more,in the nurturing. Continue reading THE MYSTERY OF PARENTING