DEAR BILLY GRAHAM: We have two small boys, and we worry about the world theyre going to be facing when they grow up a bad economy, wars, a breakdown in morals, and so on. What can we do to help prepare them for such a scary future? A.M.
By BILLY GRAHAM
Tribune Media Services
DEAR A.M.: The best thing you can do is to provide them with a solid foundation of faith faith in God, faith in Jesus Christ and faith in the Bible.
After all, every generation faces challenges; the world has seldom been a peaceful or easy place to live. By the time theyre grown, your sons may have to face challenges that arent even on the horizon right now. What will keep them steady in the midst of lifes storms? Only God can do that and he will, as they learn to put their trust in him and be guided by his word.
Teach your sons simply but clearly that God not only exists, but also that he loves them and wants to help them. Teach them, too, about prayer, and about Jesus Christ and what he did for us. Teach them, as well, the importance of the Bible to guide them through life. (Your local Christian bookstore can suggest a Bible storybook for children.)
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