Nurturing A Godly Seed (2)
The Word of God brings us good tidings. Each time God sends His words, He sends wisdom. Today, it is a privilege to bring you the wisdom of God which is embedded in His Word. I urge you to stay glued to this subject to understand how to nurture the godly seed(s) God will give to you. In this second edition of this series, I will be teaching on: The Foundations of Nurturing Godly Seeds.
God created women to be different and unique that they easily get bonded with their children, this peculiar feature enables them exert God’s plans as regards to nurturing godly children. A child’s life revolves around the mother; on the reverse, a mother’s life revolves around her children. A mother’s love for her child(ren) can never be overemphasised. Most mothers would prefer to suffer than for their child(ren) to suffer, in this case every mother can do anything to ensure that the child(ren) are comfortable.
Below, I will espouse the possible foundations to lay if you desire nurturing godly seeds.
Foundations for Nurturing Godly Seeds
Foundation is the beginning of every building or anything that needs to be built; nothing can be built without laying first a foundation; however, for you to nurture godly seeds you have to lay these foundations. Remember a foundation can be deep or shallow; so, as a mother you can decide to make the foundation either deep or shallow, but I enjoin you to make it deep so that it can last a life time in the memories of the seed(s) God will be giving you.
As a mother, you have to model godliness as a way of living for your children. Children learn by seeing, a child imitates every single thing he/she sees. This is the reason why as a mother, you should always be a godly model for your children, let your life reflect Christ and your children will follow suit. Seek that your speeches match with your actions. Also, don’t forget to lead them through the way of the Lord, just as Eunice taught Timothy and this was evident in his life (2 Timothy 1:5). Remember, whatever you do as a mother, your children learn more from your actions than your words.
Use the Word Effectively
The Word of God is wisdom; so, when you use it effectively in nurturing your child(ren) you are nurturing the wisdom of God inside of them. The Bible says, For the word of God is quick and powerful, and sharper than any twoedged sword, piercing even to the dividing asunder of soul and spirit, and joints and marrow, and is a discerner of thoughts and intents of the heart (Hebrews 4:12). According to this scripture, God’s Word makes nurturing a child easy, it enables the spirit of him/her to be open and sober to take every instruction. God’s Word is effective to instill the habits you want for your children and so far, has been proven to be the most effective guideline for nurturing godly seeds.
As a godly mother, who has been given the responsibility of nurturing godly seed(s); you have to instill and establish discipline in your home. Give biblical guidelines to your children and follow it to the later, make sure they follow them accordingly, ensure that they live and practice these principles until it becomes a part of them. Teach them the importance of been disciplined, no aspect of discipline should be left out; be it financially, emotionally, relationally and otherwise. Do not give room for perversion.
Watch and Pray
Prayer moves mountains and moves people too. It is pertinent as a mother to settle every issue concerning your children on the altar of prayer. Minister to them in prayer and also encourage them to build their prayer life. A prayerless mother is a lifeless mother, prayer is the lifeline of every mother, because there are issues concerning your children that you cannot solve on your own, but it would be solved only through constant prayers and fasting. Watch to correct any negative attitude that is against the principles of God. It is not only enough to pray but watch also. There is need for constant correction, the Bible buttressed, He that spareth his rod hateth his son: but he that loveth him chasteneth him betimes (Proverbs 13:24).
Build A Strong Relationship with God
Build a strong relationship with God; this is the only passport to having all the details that can enable you become a better mother and nurture godly seeds. However, you cannot build a relationship with God when you have not accepted Jesus. He alone can make it easy when you accept Him as your Lord and personal Saviour, and you can receive the Spirit that gives you an understanding of who you are in Christ.
If you have made the decision to accept Jesus Christ as Lord and personal Saviour, and become His child; say this simple prayer of faith with me: Lord Jesus, I come to You today. I am a sinner. Forgive me my sins and cleanse me with Your Blood. I accept You today as my Lord and personal Saviour. Make me a child of God today and grant me the spirit of supplication all the days of my life. Thank You for delivering me from sin and satan to serve the living God and thank You for accepting me into Your Kingdom!
Congratulations! If you prayed this simple prayer of faith with me, you are now born again and a child of God. He loves you and will never leave you. Read your Bible and pray daily, obey God’s Word, and seek Christian fellowship (John 14:21). With this, you are guaranteed a glorious year ahead, in Jesus name! Call or write to share your testimonies with me through firstname.lastname@example.org, 07026385437 OR 08141320204.
For more insight, these books authored by me are available at the Dominion Bookstores in all Living Faith Churches and other leading Christian bookstores: Make Your Life Count, Single with A difference and Salvation the Way of Escape.
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