Our parents are responsible to God sa mga pagkukulang at mga kasalanan nila sa atin. But we don't put yung blame sa kanila sa mga sinful responses naman natin o i-excuse o i-justify ang paglabag natin sa ika-5 utos. We are responsible for our own sinful actions. So, the primary problem why we find it so hard to obey the fifth is not because of our parents. But because of the hardness of our hearts.
Tayong mga magulang, parehong tatay at nanay, magkatulong bilang disciplemakers ng ating mga anak, tumutulong sa kanila para mas makilala nila si Jesus, magtiwala kay Jesus at sumunod kay Jesus. Parenting is making disciples of your children. Disciplemaking is spiritual parenting. May anak ka man o wala, the mission is the same.
Care and discipline are both expressions of God's love for us. God's care for his children is beautifully illustrated in a mother's affection for her child: Can a woman forget her nursing child, that she should have no compassion on the son of her womb? Even these may forget, yet I will not forget you. (Isa.... Continue Reading →