We as moms are birthing and raising kingdom adults

By Elizabeth Prata Ladies from our church are attending the weekly webinars with Rachel Jankovic called "Motherhood: A Call To Arms". It's a weekly webinar series, 4 consecutive weeks, where Jankovic discusses motherhood, motherhood issues, and biblical perspectives about raising children. I do not have children and I won't be having them (I'm 58 and …

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What happens to children who die?

When the September 11, 2001 attacks happened, television interviewer Larry King invited pastor-teacher John MacArthur to his program to discuss the event. King asked MacArthur, "What happens to babies who die?" MacArthur simply replied "instant heaven." Knowing the vagaries of television, MacArthur explained later that he had purposely given a clear and short answer because he …

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Children are a reward not just for parents

Behold, children are a heritage from the LORD, the fruit of the womb a reward. (Psalm 127:3) Children are a blessing and the verse above refers to children born to biological parents. Many verses speak about children. The Bible makes it equally clear that all children (especially orphans) are to be regarded as vulnerable and …

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Since He is coming again, what kind of people should we be?

I used to teach kids at church on Wednesday nights. I love their conversations and their thoughts and their joy. One night they were asking about Jesus and heaven. They got so excited when they figured out that their Christian friends will be in heaven too. They practically jumped out of their seats when they …

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