When given a chance, bitterness grows like weeds in a garden. I don’t purposely plant them, but they grow and can take over swiftly. I must pull them up by the root to get rid of them. Certain attitudes bring on bitterness just as quickly as those old weeds in my garden.
When trying to discern when and how to teach your kids about sex, you must know your child well enough to know when it’s time to begin a dialogue about sex. A wise parent will realize your child will likely become curious about sex younger than when you grew up because the agenda of our culture is to capture and mold the minds of our children to accept and practice sexuality that is dishonoring to the Lord.
Debates about what beliefs and practices are acceptable for Christians are nothing new. But they rarely involve essential Christian beliefs, such as God being a Trinity or Jesus rising from the dead. Often, the mean-spirited words have resulted from a disagreement on the doctrine of election, or how people are chosen for salvation.