Satan doesn’t think your children are too young to learn sexual immortality, drinking, and worldly dancing, take responsibility for the children God has given you!
Growing up as a pastor’s child,I remember fasting with my family, till 6pm when I was about 8 years old,and my brother who was 6 also used to fast all day till 6pm!
Even though I only came to know Jesus personally later on in my life,I believe this background really helped in shaping my view of prayer and fasting, as well as made it easier for me to fast on my own when I began seeking God on my own.
Parents, we need to teach our children biblical principles of prayer and fasting, while they are still young.
Your children won’t die.
While you are still saying your children are too young to learn to fast, the enemy doesn’t think they are too young to be indoctrinated and polluted with all manner of abomination. You can’t teach your children the importance of fasting because you “love them too much and feel sorry for them,” but you don’t feel sorry for them that at the age of 6 they know about having boyfriends and girlfriends, and they know all types of worldly dancing!
As Christian parents, we need to take up the responsibility God has given us,to raise a godly generation of children who honor and fear God. Children who will make a difference in a polluted generation that believes being cool is walking naked,drinking,swearing, cussing, and sleeping around.
We need to raise up a godly generation, brave enough to fight in the battlefront, defending the faith which was once for all delivered to the saints.
The younger you start to teach your children about Jesus, the better because even when they are grown,they won’t depart from that way.
Read the Bible to them and explain the scriptures to them.
Don’t just tell them not to do something, clearly explain sin to them and tell them that by not doing it they are being obedient to Jesus.
Children are never too young to learn God’s word.
If you don’t teach them God’s word, the world ll teach them that living in disobedience to God is being cool.
Teach them the importance of prayer, and teach them how they can have a personal relationship with Jesus.
If you just teach God’s word to your children as dos and dont’s,they are very likely to rebel from that in future, but if you ensure your children truly come to know and love Jesus,that’s a relationship they will want to pursue even on their own.
Teach them obedience to God,teach them prayer,teach them to read the bible.
Start reading the bible to your child while still in the womb and continue doing that even after your child is born.
Dedicate your children to Jesus, and keep them from all ungodly entertainment because Satan wants to make little children his captives through ungodly cartoons.
Even an unborn baby can understand God’s word.
Tell them about Jesus, and teach them to love Him.
I used to tell my son about Jesus, and I would read the bible to him while he was still in the womb.
When he was four days old,while sleeping, God showed me a supernatural dream where I saw demons walking into the bedroom.My son was sleeping in his crib,and they walked towards his crib,but when one of them stretched forth its hand to touch him,he stretched his hand to point at it saying, “I rebuke you in the name of Jesus Christ!”
And the demons withdrew!
We underestimate babies but the truth is that they are able to comprehend spiritual things.
That’s why witches initiate their children even from birth.
I saw a testimony of a prayer warrior,and she was saying she learnt to pray from her mom,who also learnt from her mom!
That’s how much influence God has given us over our children. He wants us to influence them to be godly people.
You can explain to your child that fasting is a time of cutting off connection with the world and connecting only to God,and that during this time you put away food and water and entertainment and instead focus on God and read His word,and pray. You can start off with just a few hours that your child can manage and keep building up.The important thing is for them to learn the principle.
Train up a child in the way they should grow and when they are old they won’t depart from it.I will soon post why fasting is necessary for EVERY Christian.