By Alvin Erickson

Grandparents – Ways to prepare Grandchildren

  1. Bond and relate to them
  2. Engage with them
  3. Be a model to them like Paul  Philippians 4:9
  4. Teach Bible, Good news, what God has done
  5. Tell your own personal story of how it is you have faith
  6. Pray for them
  7. Convey personal stories, experiences, wisdom
  8. Notice their progress and tell them what you see or hear
  9. Encourage them in steps it would be good for them to take
  10. Enjoy them
  11. Play with them
  12. Help them recognize their talents and interests
  13. Be alongside them in developing new skills
  14. Correct them gently when they are going the wrong direction
  15. Share common activities or interest together
  16. Assist their Mom and Dad when appropriate, support them
  17. Be authentic
  18. Grow—new learnings, new understandings, new wisdom
  19. Give warnings, tell of consequences when appropriate
  20. Connect them with extended family and family heritage

Consider promise to Abraham in Genesis 12:1-3.

Keeping the ten commandments: Exodus 20:4-6.

Results: Genesis 20:6-10

Joseph’s Reply to Potiphar’s wife shows faith stories and promises had been passed on.One’s calling: Deuteronomy 6:1-9, 20-25; Psalm 78:1-8; II Timothy 1:3-7.

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