Ray Rhodes, Jr.
“We will not hide them from their children, but tell to the coming generation the glorious deeds of the LORD, and His might, and the wonders that He has done” (Psalm 78:4 ESV).
What a tragedy it would be to have the remedy for a dreaded disease and to hide it from those who need it so much. We normally think it a necessity to pass along good and helpful news. However, many parents may be hiding the best news of all from their children.
You might be thinking that there is no way you would hide such good news from your children. Yet many parents are in fact hiding God. You might hide God from your children by failing to lead your family to eat meals to God’s glory (I Corinthians 10:31), by failing to point out the glory of God on a starry night, by failing to expose your children to regular family Bible reading and even forsaking church attendance. Robert L. Dabney wrote “The education of children for God is the most important busin…