Psalms 127:3-5, ESV
“Behold, children are a heritage from the Lord, the fruit of the womb a reward. Like arrows in the hand of a warrior are the children of one's youth. 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.”
Becoming a new parent changes a person life in significant ways. The amount of responsibility and work that suddenly comes can often even seem overwhelming. At the same time, becoming a parent can also how us a new level of love and can also give us a glimpse of just how much our heavenly Father loves us. Because of how much is at stake in becoming a parent it should be of no surprise that the Bible addresses the topic a lot. We see wisdom, guidance, and commands regarding being a parent throughout the Word. We can also look to other couples who are applying the principles of the Bible to practice to see how to move forward an raising our children in a Biblical way.
Join usas we explore the topic of becoming a new parent. We will hear and read first-hand testimonies from individuals who have experienced this process from different points of view. We will explore biblical truth about the topic to see what the Lord says and we will discuss the practical ways that we can support others as they experience the process of becoming a new parent.
Perspective From The Word of God - Rev. Steward Murphy
Parenting is not for the faint of heart. Ideally it should come about by purpose, for it is difficult enough without it being a surprise. Thankfully, even though parenting is an “on the job training” position, your first child will not be born ....
Also, be sure to check out the "Let The Children Speak" video series on Life With Christ TV. It contains a variety of family relationship video content from the perspective of young people.