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The Impact of a Mentoring Mom

Posted on May 14, 2017

The Impact of a Mentoring Mom

2 Timothy 1:5

I am reminded of your sincere faith, a faith that dwelt first in your grandmother Lois and your mother Eunice and now, I am sure, dwells in you as well

The Mentoring Mom

  • Imprint a vibrantfaith on your kids’ hearts
    • Live it out loud – I Peter 3:1
    • Share it out loud – Deuteronomy 6:4-9

Application: Be bold with your kids about your faith

  • Imprint a love for God’s Word on your kids’ hearts – Psalm 1:2-3; 92:12 – 15
    • This will bring them success in God’s eyes – Joshua 1:8
    • This will keep them from sin – Psalm 119:9,11

Application: Be looking for times to build God’s Word into our kids’ hearts

  • Imprint a heart to serve – Acts 16:1 – 3
    • Timothy was a strong believer
    • Timothy had a good reputation
    • Timothy was available

Application: Allow your kids to see you serve others

The Mentoring Grandparents

  • Grandchildren bring joy - Psalm 128:6
  • Grandchildren are a reward - Proverbs 17:6
  • Grandparents can be an extra godly influence that is needed

Application: Grandparents, take the initiative to discuss with your kids what role you should play in the spiritual growth of your grandkids.

Key Thought: Moms have the power like no one else to prepare their kids to live a lifetime for God.

“Life affords no greater responsibility and no greater privilege, than the raising of the next generation.” – C. Everett Koop – former Surgeon General