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Let the Word of God Work for Your Homeschool

When is the last time you thought about the truth that any problem you might have ~ today or in the future ~ is answerable per the Word of God?

I'm not just saying this because it's the right thing for a Christian to say; I truly believe it! There is an answer to any and all problems and struggles you will encounter in this life. The answer is alive ~ the answer is Jesus.

And since John 1:1 tells us that in the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God... I  can dig into my Bible to find out how Jesus wants to be the solution for my current need or problem.

This carries over into our homeschools, too.

Any struggle your child may face, academic or otherwise, Jesus is the answer and the Bible is His love letter to your child/ren. No matter the circumstance, help is available. It isn't hidden away somewhere, locked up & shrouded in mystery. It isn't even all that difficult to obtain. God is not holding out on you. He is not holding out on your children, either.

Hebrews 4:12 says this: "For the word of God is alive and active. Sharper than any double-edged sword, it penetrates even to dividing soul and spirit, joints and marrow; it judges the thoughts and attitudes of the heart."

There is so much power packed into that one verse, it's actually hard to fathom. If God's Word truly is alive & active (which it is!) and it is able to penetrate and divide even the deepest issues in the deepest areas of our hearts & minds (which it is!), then I should be willing & able to trust that it will speak to me in my hour of need.

The Word of God does exactly what God intends for it to do. No portion of His plans ever fail. His Word will not return to Him void.

Let the Word speak to your problem areas. Let it be the thing you run to as you face struggles in your homeschool. Point your kids to Jesus and His Word, no matter what they are dealing with. Don't seek the world's wisdom, because it is faulty at best and detrimental and destructive at worst! God's Word is designed to do the delicate work of dividing bone and marrow. Don't attempt to do in the flesh what can only be done by the Spirit.

You can find true refreshment by letting God's Word do what it was designed to do. And then you will be ready for the peace of God to guard your heart and mind. Can you think of a better solution to you and your children's struggles?

Mark your homeschool as a place set apart for the Lord, submitted to His Word and His will, and see what a difference it will make.

Lord bless you today as you move forward with the important Kingdom work of homeschooling your family!

Day 390 done :)

Jan L. Burt

The Homeschooling Mothers Bible Study (available on Amazon)
The Once-A-Year Homeschool Planner ~ An All-in-One, All-Student, All-Subject Planning System (available at JanLBurt.com/Home)

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