“Welcome to our world little one. We pray that you come to know Jesus very young and never let go.” These were my first words over each of my girls. And that heart cry has never changed.
We have so many reasons for homeschooling, but this, their relationship with Jesus is always first and foremost.
Bible is a staple in our weekly schooling. Each day the girls work on memorizing their Awana assigned verses, Caitlyn is in an optional discipleship group, and we have added a daily prayer time. It is a constant but our desire is not for the girls to just do what they have to do, but to understand they can have a personal relationship with Christ. We don’t worship a God who created the world and then walked away, we worship a God who loves us and knows our inmost being.
Psalm 1391 O LORD, you have searched me and known me!2 You know when I sit down and when I rise up; you discern my thoughts from afar.3 You search out my path and my lying down and are acquainted with all my ways.4 Even before a word is on my tongue, behold, O LORD, you know it altogether.5 You hem me in, behind and before, and lay your hand upon me.6 Such knowledge is too wonderful for me; it is high; I cannot attain it.7 Where shall I go from your Spirit? Or where shall I flee from your presence?8 If I ascend to heaven, you are there! If I make my bed in Sheol, you are there!9 If I take the wings of the morning and dwell in the uttermost parts of the sea,10 even there your hand shall lead me, and your right hand shall hold me.