Family Ministry Today

The Center for Christian Family Ministry at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

How Do You Teach A Child About The Imputed Righteousness Of Christ?

by Derek Brown – Jan 28

Brian Croft answers with illustrations from his own attempts with his children.

We talk about the gospel constantly in our house and in our family devotions with our children.   However, we can be tempted to have these conversations with our children on a superficial level without discussing the deep theological truths wrapped up in the gospel.  We think kids cannot handle it.  For example, how does a sinner stand in the presence of a holy God?  In other words, how do you explain Christ bearing our sin and Christ’s righteousness being given to us to a child?  Here is what followed in one dinner conversation at our family meal time and my hope is that it could act as a template to teach our children other deep theological truths that make the gospel so sweet and accessible to them.

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