Episode 14: DailyGrind – Train Up a Child, ABCs, & Hymns

Welcome to another dailygrind edition of the SPF Podcast. There are a few thoughts rattling around in my head and heart that I wanted to get out, plus I had to tell you a story about a grasshopper’s big day out . . . in my pants.

Don’t forget, this Saturday, October 1, 2016 you are invited to the New City Denver Women’s Training Day. Go to www.newcitydenver.org for more information.

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Training Up Our Children

If our kids go to church is that enough? (show notes bonus: Check out this article from the Babylon Bee – remember, it’s satirical! Babylon Bee Article (remember this is satire!)

Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not depart from it.
— Proverbs 22:6

Verses to examine:

  • Deuteronomy 6:5-9
  • Proverbs 22:6
  • Judges 2:10

Making Melody in Our Hearts

Singing to the Lord is a great way to teach your children to praise Him. Learn to be discerning in what you teach your children. Words mean things, so it matters what we sing. A great place to start is with good ol hymns.

Check out this post to see a list of hymns and songs that we love: Sing Praises!


The New England Primer

This little book was the first textbook in America for children. Knowledge starts with the fear of God (Proverbs 1:7). This book allowed children to learn through the context of Truth. Can you imagine if this primer was still in our curriculum today?!

I highly recommend getting this book and teaching your children from it. Whether you are homeschooling or not, this is a book that will lay a foundation of Truth.

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