Grace Your Children as God Graces You

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Grace.  We believers often think about it chiefly in the terms of Ephesians 2:8-9 (and rightly so), but rarely in the terms of parenting.  However, aside from grace being the unmerited favor of God, freely given to sinners like you and me, it also means: a controlled, polite, and pleasant way of behaving, and showing mercy to someone (as God does to us, and that can only be carried out through the Spirit of God). 

As I’d learn years down the road of my parental journey, this concept of grace is crucial in the upbringing of our children. Continue reading