Monday, May 17, 2010

"Do" the Word

“Do not merely listen to the Word, and so deceive yourselves. Do what it says.” James 1:22

Mountain Dew claims you can quench your thirst if you “Do the Dew.” But if you want to DO something that expresses your faith, as James explains, DO the Word.

I find it interesting that those who listen to God’s Word and then omit the step of application actually deceive themselves. Clearly the point of listening to the Word is to put it into daily practice. The Lord doesn’t intend for us to merely move from a place of ignorance into knowledge. He intends for us to move from ignorance, through knowledge, into transformed living.

How can we apply this in the domain of parenting?

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