More Than Conquerors (3)

More Than Conquerors (3)

 “Which always causeth us to triumph in Christ.”                       2Co 2:14

Few things can discourage you like children who don’t follow in your path. As Christian parents we long to see our children serve God. If you’ve prayed, lived your faith before them as best you could and yet they choose another path, your heartache can be deep. But others have travelled the path before you. Isaac saw his son Jacob surrender to God, while his other son Esau rejected Him. Aaron, the high priest, had two sons who offered “strange fire” on God’s altar. Manoah lived through the suicide of his son, Samson. Even the prophet Samuel’s sons “didn’t take after him; they were out for what they could get for themselves, taking bribes, corrupting justice” (1Sa 8:2-3 TM). You’re not alone in your concern for your children, and it’s too early for guilt, or for giving up on them. Remember: (1) God alone can save. “Salvation is of the Lord” (Jnh 2:9). Don’t try to take on God’s responsibility, or accept guilt that’s not yours. Because He knows our hearts, God knows how and when to “close the deal” with your child. So instead of worrying, keep lifting up their names before Him in prayer. (2) Let God shoulder the load. Your part is to pray and believe God for them, then to get out from under the burden. He can carry it; you can’t! (See 1Pe 5:7) (3) If they’re alive, there’s hope. (See Jer 31:17). God can arrange circumstances and turn their stubborn hearts around, if you will only trust Him.

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1. Bernice Batts wrote:

Dear folks at Encouraging Word,


This message must have been written especially for me today! I have four grown children ages: 58 - 57 - 53 - 49 (Bill, Keith, Joy and Charles). I am concerned about them.


Would you pray with me for them, please? And I really need prayer that I will be able to turn them over to the Lord. I keep finding myself sinning by worrying about them.


Yours in Christ,


Bernice Batts


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