Monday, May 13, 2013

Our Children- little us'?

That can be a scary thought! Our children little us'? The Bible says, "A student is not above his teacher, but everyone who is fully trained will be like his teacher." Luke 6:40

In "5 Things I Wish I'd Known Before I Started Homeschooling, Heidi St. John said, "Education is discipleship." She said all education can be summed up in the word discipleship. What she said next really hits home, "Because the Bible tells us that students become like their teachers, we know that our children are modeling us in every area of life. Luke 6:40 bears special meaning for homeschooling parents. It reminds us that no matter who is teaching our children, they are being discipled; and it compels us to examine our own lives, because our children are vert likely going to be just like we are." She then talked about how our culture has made academics the main thing. She said, "Academics pale in comparison to teaching our children what it means to be men and women who are sold out for Jesus Christ, ready to give an answer for the Hope that lies within us. Education is simply the opportunity to shape the hearts and minds of our children. There can be no greater goal than to teach our children to follow hard after Christ."