One of the things that distinguishes humans from other creatures is how much baby humans require compared to other .
While most baby mammals become in a relatively short period of time, it takes to parent a human child into an adult.
This accentuates the need of .
God designed humans in such a way that sustained care from their mothers and fathers is .
This is no less true about parenting.
Natural parenting is spiritual parenting. A natural parent’s spiritual children just happen to be biologically assigned to them.
In the end, spiritual parenting is really what matters because the bond between a natural child and parent is only . The relationship between a spiritual parent and child is . (John 8:43-44)
Satan children. This is why we must be born again (John 3:3).
This is also why people without children are still responsible for parenting and why the natural and spiritual unit, as prescribed by Scripture, is vital.
The essential necessary to thrive in life natural and spiritually are given to us by our natural and spiritual parents.
This is why we’ve been emphatically addressing patterns of human behavior that exceed the scope of God’s boundaries for activity.
God created these holy to preserve human flourishing and to extend his to his offspring.
Jesus’ account of marriage in Matthew rules out , marriage, adultery and as things that God originally from the beginning.
Heart change and the Spirit’s “Amen”
To accept this truth, our have to change (Matthew 13:19).
Our hearts are designed to be receptors of God’s and God’s , two sides of the same coin:
- John 6:63
- Hebrews 3:7-8/Psalm 95:7-8
- I Corinthians 2:6-14
The Spirit is the witness that confirms the Word
- Mark 1:9-10
- John 5:30-43
- John 6:44
- John 14:16-17, 26
- John 16:8-11