“For the promise is unto you, and to your children, and to all that are afar off, even as many as the Lord our God shall call” (Acts 2:39). If the words, “The promise is unto you,” brought joy to the hearts of the Jews who heard the Apostle; then surely his next words, “and to your children,” must have touched the same joyful chord all over again – for hard must be that … [Read more...] about To You and Your Children
Fathers and Mothers
“We will not hide them from their children, shewing to the generation to come the praises of the Lord, and his strength, and his wonderful works that he hath done” (Psalm 78:4). “'We will not hide them from their children.' Our negligent silence shall not deprive our own and our father's offspring of the precious truth of God; it would be shameful indeed if we did so. … [Read more...] about Education in the Best Things
“Four walls do not make a home, even though it may be built of marble and covered with the rarest decorations. A family may be reared in a palace that is filled with the loveliest works of art, and yet the influences may not be the kind that leave blessings behind them. The home-life itself is more important than the house and its adornments. By the home-life is meant all the … [Read more...] about Miller’s Monday Musings #13: Four Walls Don’t Make a Home
“The object of the home is to build up manhood and womanhood. This work of training belongs to the parents and cannot be transferred. It is a most delicate and responsible duty – one from which a thoughtful soul would shrink with awe and fear, were it not for the assurance of Divine help. Yet there are many parents who do not stop to think of the responsibility which is laid … [Read more...] about Miller’s Monday Musings #11: A Sacred Calling
Two weeks ago, I published an article speaking about the importance and necessity of establishing and maintaining a time of regular family worship in a Christian home. (If you missed this article, you can read it here.) A few days later, one of my readers reached out to me and asked me a question that I have heard many times before. The essence of the question is this: Even if … [Read more...] about Family Worship: What if My Spouse is Not Interested in It?