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"Adult Kids Who Don't Believe"

Posted on February 10, 2013 with 0 comments
“Stood at a Distance and Watched These Things”: 
Dealing with Our “Unsaved” Adult Children
So our adult sons and daughters are “unsaved?”  Bold declarations against church or Jesus?  Choices in “life-style” and friends?  Philosophy-of-the-month club?  All evidence of a hell-bound soul for sure. 
Are we sure?
And some well-meaning members of the Body of Christ confirm it, trying to convince us that our sons and daughters are in jeopardy unless they repent.  That's true, of course, but what these Christian brothers and sisters mean, though they would deny it, is that our children are in jeopardy unless they repent on the cue, terms, place, time, and language of our friends.  For them to “o.k.” our son’s and daughter’s redemption, the redemption must look, sound, and taste like their own.         
We must be wary of such people. Their [...]
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