Call to Me, and I will answer you, and show you great and mighty things, which you do not know.
How do we talk to God? Will He answer us? Is God still able to do great things? Does He love us? Do we go to heaven when we die? How can we know?
A few days after my mom had died I received a letter from a ministry. It wasn’t a personal letter, no, but one of those printed ones. Along with the letter came a card which quotes Psalm 145:4
One generation shall praise Your works to another,
And shall declare Your mighty acts.
I immediately thought: Did anyone in my family tell the younger ones about God’s mighty acts? Is there someone who told me just how great the LORD Jesus is? Who shared with me more on the goodness of God? I’m afraid no one did. And I became sad and I asked myself: Where and when did this get lost — passing on the faith to the next generation?
Yes, I know that we cannot be saved through the faith of our parents or grandparents. It’s a personal thing. But how will the children know if nobody shares the Word with them?
Many years back, just being born-again and a fairly young mom, I listen to some tapes of a Christian woman. Beside other things, she mentioned that we have to provide for our children something more than food and clothing and a home. We have to make sure, she pointed out, that they know where to go for help in times of trouble. Now is the best time to teach them diligently!
The LORD is near to all who call upon Him,
To all who call upon Him in truth.
Teach them how to talk to God! Tell them that His Word is Truth.