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Study the Bible in Family Worship

The Bible is a guide in the management of children. Here, if parents desire, they may find a course marked out for the education and training of their children, that they may make no blunders…. When this Guidebook is followed,… Continue Reading →

A Human Flower

A fresh little bud in my garden, With petals close folded from view, Brightly nods me a cheery “Good morning,” Through the drops of a fresh bath of dew. I must patiently wait its unfolding, Tho’ I long its full… Continue Reading →

Do You Connect With Your Children Enough?

Parents should encourage their children to confide in them and unburden to them their heart griefs, their daily little annoyances and trials. If they do this, the parents can learn to sympathize with their children, and pray for them and… Continue Reading →

Peace in the Home … Peace in the Church

The father is the priest of the family. The souls of his wife and children, as God’s property, should be to him of the highest value, and he should faithfully guide the formation of their characters. The care of his… Continue Reading →

Father as Priest. Mother as Teacher.

The love that was in the heart of Christ is to be in our hearts, that we may reveal it to those around us. We need to be daily strengthened by the deep love of God, and to let this… Continue Reading →

How to Develop a Well-balanced Character in Children

Guard your children from every objectionable influence possible; for in childhood they are more ready to receive impressions, either of moral dignity, purity, and loveliness of character, or of selfishness, impurity, and disobedience. Once let them become influenced by the… Continue Reading →

Both Parents are Important in the Home

But the work of making home happy does not rest upon the mother alone. Fathers have an important part to act. The husband is the house-band of the home treasures, binding by his strong, earnest, devoted affection the members of… Continue Reading →

Fathers are the Priests of the Home

We would solemnly impress upon fathers, as well as mothers, the grave responsibility they have assumed in bringing children into the world. It is a responsibility from which nothing but death can free them. True, the chief care and burden… Continue Reading →

Quality Time with Dad

While we have dwelt upon the importance of the mother’s work and mission, we would not lightly pass over the duty and responsibility of the husband and father in the training of his children. His efforts should be in harmony… Continue Reading →


It is true that the wheels of domestic machinery will not always run smoothly; there is much to try the patience and tax the strength. But while mothers are not responsible for circumstances over which they have no control, it… Continue Reading →

Teaching Obedience

The children are to be taught that their capabilities were given them for the honor and glory of God. To this end they must learn the lesson of obedience; for only by lives of willing obedience can they render to… Continue Reading →

The Sunniest Place on Earth

No work can equal that of the Christian mother. She takes up her work with a sense of what it is to bring up her children in the nurture and admonition of the Lord. How often will she feel her… Continue Reading →

Your New Best Friend

Moms, are you struggling? Do you sometimes feel alone and helpless? Read on to find encouragement and the only help you will ever need to persevere in your God-given mission… The first and most urgent duty which the mother owes… Continue Reading →

He Hears Your Cry

Not a sigh is breathed, not a pain felt, not a grief pierces the soul, but the throb vibrates to the Father’s heart…. God is bending from His throne to hear the cry of the oppressed. To every sincere prayer… Continue Reading →

The Influence of a Christian Home

Our time, our strength, and our energies belong to God; and if they are consecrated to His service, our light will shine. It will affect first and most strongly those in our own homes, who are most intimately associated with… Continue Reading →

Help Me To Higher Levels

Have you ever watched a hawk in pursuit of a timid dove? Instinct has taught the dove that in order for the hawk to seize his prey, he must gain a loftier flight than his victim. So she rises higher… Continue Reading →

Read This On Your Birthday

Another year of your life closes today. How can you look back upon it? Have you made advancement in the divine life? Have you increased in spirituality? Have you crucified self, with the affections and lusts? Have you an increased… Continue Reading →

Healthfulness Requires Cheerfulness

A home where love dwells and where it finds expression in looks, in words, in acts, is a place where angels delight to dwell…. Let the sunshine of love, cheer, and happy content enter your own hearts, and let its… Continue Reading →

The Greatest Mission Ever Given To Mortals

In forming a relationship with Christ, the renewed man is but coming back to his appointed relationship with God…. His first duty is to his children and his nearest relatives. Nothing can excuse him from neglecting the inner circle for… Continue Reading →

Set Your Mark High

Let no one say, I cannot remedy my defects of character. If you come to this decision, you will certainly fail of obtaining everlasting life. The impossibility lies in your own will. If you will not, then you cannot overcome…. Continue Reading →

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