Rebuked by a 1 year old …

I love that the Lord is already using my son to rebuke and exhort me in my areas of spiritual weakness. As we were driving the other day, I was sharing with my son, who was in the backseat, about a concern I had for a loved one. His response was, “Pray for _____.”

How simple, yet profound was his rebuke in that moment. There I was, carrying that burden for our loved one and I hadn’t even thought to take it to beseech my heavenly Father on their behalf. I was struck to the heart by those precious words uttered by my 1 year old son. What a blessing!


About Elizabeth

I am a sinner, saved by grace striving to increase in the knowledge of my Savior and His precious Word each day. The reader should know that there are a few presuppositions with which I approach this blog: 1) I believe in the biblical gospel, which basically purports that all mankind is born under the curse of sin (due to the sin of Adam and Eve in the garden of Eden). Therefore, man is separated from God and can have no relationship with God because He is perfectly holy, not even able to look upon sin. Unfortunately, God is also perfectly just and must not only separate Himself from sin, but must also punish it. In order to reconcile man to Himself, God, the Father, sent God, the Son, down to earth to live as a man and take our sins upon Himself on the cross. While on the cross, God, the Son, bore the full weight of the wrath of God, the Father, against our sins in order that we who believe in Him might be set free from the curse of our sin. God, the Son, Jesus Christ, died as a propitiation for our sin in order to appease God, the Father's, holy and just character, redeem us from sin, and reconcile those who believe in this gospel to God, the Father. 2) I am primarily writing to those who already believe in this biblical gospel. In other words, this blog is not focused on evangelizing the lost, but edifying believers. 3) I believe that the Christian Bible is the very word of God. Therefore, it is completely inerrant, infallible, sufficient, and authoritative in the life of a believer.
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2 Responses to Rebuked by a 1 year old …

  1. St. Louis Mom says:

    Go Kiah! ♡

  2. Mom says:

    He’s so precious and persistent about prayer! When I was watching him last Monday, I mentioned Anthony – I think he had called on the phone – and Kiah was led to want to pray for him at least three times after that. And we did.

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