Grab hold of God's Word, refuse to let go where your children are concerned — and eventually, that Word will grab hold of them.
And all thy children shall be taught of the Lord; and great shall be the peace of thy children.
Too many Christian parents today are wasting time worrying about their children.
Years ago, Gloria and I saw the devil trying to get a foothold in our children's lives, so one weekend we got our concordance and four or five translations of the Bible. We began to search out scriptures and write out agreement prayers concerning them.
We tore into the devil with the Word of God and started saying, "Thank God, our children are not going to hell. Thank God, they are taught of the Lord and great is their peace!" Instead of walking the floor and worrying about the problem, we walked the floor and praised God for the solution.
Things didn't change instantly. We still had to go through some tough times, but the Word began to turn things around. Today, our children are serving God with all their hearts.
If your kids are headed for trouble, don't waste time worrying. Start believing! Get the Word working in their lives. Bind the devil with it and tell him he can't have them. Then follow the instructions in Matthew 9:38: "Pray ye therefore the Lord of the harvest, the he will send forth laborers" into the field who can reach your children. God knows who they'll listen to, and He knows how to bring those people into your children's lives at just the right time.
Grab hold of God's Word, refuse to let go where your children are concerned — and sooner or later, that Word will grab hold of them.