7 Ways to Prepare Your Children for the Spiritual War that Awaits Them

by Dale Partridge

The spiritual preparation parents received as children is not sufficient for the next generation of children. The changing political landscape and increasing hostility toward biblical principles will make life more difficult for future Christians.

As parents, we must equip our children to remain faithful in the face of adversity. In this episode of Real Christianity, Pastor Dale Partridge offers parents seven actions that will prepare children for the spiritual war that awaits them.

Children Resources

  1. Tiny Theologians
  2. The Ology Book
  3. Truth and Grace Catechism Set
  4. Sophie and the Heidleberg Cat
  5. The Greatest Story Ever Told Album
  6. The Adventum
  7. Pilgrim’s Progress Animated Feature
  8. Pilgrim’s Progress Rhyme Book
  9. Superbook T.V. Series
  10. Family Worship Bible Guide

Books Mentioned

Scripture References

  • Ephesians 6:4

    Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.

  • Proverbs 22:6

    Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it.

  • Proverbs 29:15

    The rod and reproof give wisdom, but a child left to himself brings shame to his mother.

  • 2 Timothy 3:12

    Indeed, all who desire to live a godly life in Christ Jesus will be persecuted,

  • John 15:20

    “Remember the word that I said to you: ‘A servant is not greater than his master.’ If they persecuted me, they will also persecute you.”

  • 1 John 3:13

    Do not be surprised, brothers, that the world hates you.

  • Matthew 5:10

    Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness’ sake, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

  • Proverbs 4:23

    Keep your heart with all vigilance, for from it flow the springs of life.

  • 1 Corinthians 15:3-7

    For I delivered to you as of first importance what I also received: that Christ died for our sins in accordance with the Scriptures, that he was buried, that he was raised on the third day in accordance with the Scriptures, and that he appeared to Cephas, then to the twelve. Then he appeared to more than five hundred brothers at one time, most of whom are still alive, though some have fallen asleep. Then he appeared to James, then to all the apostles.

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