"Because I said so": Modeling the Love of God to Our Children

Posted December 4, 2017 6:47 pm by Hilary Thompson

"Because I said so": Modeling the Love of God to Our Children

As a parent, I have a responsibility to imitate God’s loving guidance for my children. God, in His infinite perfection, is the Perfect Father, and parents have to model their child-rearing after Him.Consequently, the way we parent our children will have lasting effects on the way they perceive God. As I’ve gotten older, I’ve become acutely aware of the similarities in how I talk to God and how I talk to my own dad. It’s amazing how my mind has categorized the two so closely.Now that puts a lot of pressure (as if we didn’t have enough already) on parents. I

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