THE AIM OF OUR PARENTING
Throughout All Generations – Part 2 of 3
THEME: Psalm 127.4 “Like arrows in the hand of a warrior are the children of one’s youth.” (esv)
WHAT IS THE ARROW FAMILIES INITIATIVE?
The “Arrow Families Initiative” is an effort to strengthen the partnership between parents and the church in making disciples of our emerging generations.
Deuteronomy 6.6–7 “… these words that I command you today shall be on your heart … teach them diligently to your children … talk of them when you sit in your house, and when you walk by the way, and when you lie down, and when you rise.” (esv)
WHAT ARE WE AIMING AT?
TRUSTING GOD FOR Heart Transformation
v. 1 “Unless the Lord builds the house … Unless the Lord watches over the city, the watchman stays awake in vain.” (esv)
v. 2 “… he gives to his beloved sleep.” (esv)
THANKING GOD FOR The Coming Generations
v. 3 “Behold, children are a heritage from the Lord, the fruit of the womb a reward.” (esv)
EQUIPPING YOUTH WITH Compelling Explanations
v. 5 “Blessed is the man who fills his quiver with them! He shall not be put to shame when he speaks with his enemies in the gate.” (esv)
John 14.6 “I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.” (esv)