Wednesday, July 22, 2020

Tell Why We are Able to Believe The Lord Has Done This

When I look at the world around me, I see God's "fingerprints" on everything. Design, purpose, intention, and order tell me there has to be a Designer. While these things may be obvious to you and to me, they are not so obvious to everyone and according to George Barna's research, he says; "The percentage of Gen Z who identifies as atheist is double that of the U.S. adult population." Gen Z are those people born between 1999 and 2015 - and the numbers of people choosing to deny the existence of God continues to climb.

This leaves me very concerned. I want my grandsons (and grown daughter, son, and daughter-in-law) to be people who believe in God, but this is not just something which will happen on its own. I must be intentional when it comes to handing down the faith. I must do all I am able to do to teach the "whys" of belief, so they will know, "the Lord has done this."

This means I need to be focused upon equipping myself, so I am a person who walks closely with God. Modeling this in my day-in-day-out life is a truly powerful way to hand down the faith, so I must equip myself to do this. I also need to educate myself so I know the reasons "why" we are able to believe God is real. Science is not something we need to fear. Quite the contrary. Science shows God's design in everything around us. When we share this truth with the ones we love, they will be able to see, "the Lord has done this." (You will find books and resources in our bookstore to help you do exactly this.)

Share the "whys" with the ones you love. Model what it looks like to believe. Hand down the faith. What we do matters.

#grandmas #handingdownthefaith #itmatterswhatwedo #grandparentingonpurpose

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