Children are significant in every society, and with this, one should ensure they are raised in Christian ways. This is because Jesus, the son of God, said that ‘let all the children come to me.’ This is a wakeup call to every parent with a child. It is important to train up children should go so that they may not depart from them when he is old. And so, every parent or guardian to a child should ensure that he is trained to the ways of Christ. If you are not a Christian, you might find it a bit hard to educate children in the way of Christ because you cannot lead someone if you cannot drive yourself. There are several essential ways that one can use to raise Christian children. Through this article, you will know some of the ways on how you can raise Christian children.
Firstly, for you to raise Christian children, you should be a good example. As a parent or guardian of children, you should lead by example to ensure the children if you wish to make the children follow the right way of Christ. Just like Jesus was teaching the disciples, He was telling them not to steal, or rather gossip, if you cannot take this and follow it, then it can be a bit hard for you to raise Christian children. It is essential to ensure you draw near to God to give you the wisdom and knowledge for you to raise the Christian children as it should be. Note that God will draw near to you when you draw near to him. It is also important not to be double-minded, and if you are one, you should purify your heart for you to lead by a good example as you raise Christian children.
Secondly, as you raise Christian children, you should teach them the fruits of the Holy Spirit and attend church with them regularly. It is essential to ensure that the children are aware of the fruits of the Holy Spirit. This will help then love one another without hatred and mostly know how to control themselves since self-control is among the fruits of the Holy Spirit. One should also ensure the children go attend church services, mostly Sunday school teachings, which will help their spiritual life grow and rooted in Christ. There is nothing important than knowing Jesus Christ is the Son Of God since this will help the young children to be saved. With this, you will be assured of raising the Christian children in the right way, which pleases God.
Thirdly, as you raise Christian children, it is vital to pray for them to be filled by the Holy Spirit. If you have Christian children, you should ensure they are saved, and with this, you should teach them to confess that with their mouth and believe in their hearts that Jesus is the son of God for them to be saved. It will, therefore, be easy to be filled by the Holy Spirit at the moment they are saved.