Episode 13: Loving Our Kids In This Coronavirus Season
“A gospel-centered home is not one where everyone’s trying to be perfect or act as if they have it all together. Instead, a gospel-centered home is one where everyone is constantly reconciling everyday through the power of the gospel.”
– Lord, I Need You
– O Lord, My Rock and My Redeemer
– In Christ Alone
Parents, share 1-2 funny or embarrassing stories that happened when you were a kid. Take time to laugh together and enjoy these stories with your kids. Talk about the ways that you were similar to your kids when you were young.
1 John 4:19, 1 Timothy 1:15
1. Consider Yourself As A Veteran Sinner Discipling Rookie Sinners
2. Consider Your Children As Saints, Sinners, & Sufferers
3. Consider the Gospel and How God Parents You
Q1: What are the good, the bad, and the hard in your life right now? (Parents, you can expand on this and guide your kids through this question.)
Q2: What are 2-3 evidences of God’s grace that you can affirm in your family members in this season? (Go around and have each person share.)
Q3: What are 2-3 ways that you need to grow? (You can discuss sin you want to fight, ways you want to grow in your faith and trust in God, how you can love God and others more in this season.)
Q4: What is 1 way that God is loving you through this season of COVID-19?
Reflect upon God’s grace towards you. Allow your heart to be changed and transformed as you think upon how His amazing love towards you.
Take time to pray for every person in your family from what was shared during the discussion time. (If you have a larger family, split up in groups of 2 or 3).
Pray for humility and for God to cultivate a gospel-centered culture in your home.