Above is a link to a short and insightful article from a young man, written about his father. He describes how the gospel impacted his father’s parenting, leading him to expect his children to be sinful and disobedient. In turn, this led his father to react with understanding, humility, patience, and a dependence on the grace of God as he sought to raise up godly children–children who inevitably would sin against him and rebel against Christ.
Take a minute or two to thoughtfully read this article. You’ll benefit; I promise.