January 22

Our Next Generation

Luke 2:46-52

46 After three days they found him in the temple, sitting among the teachers, listening to them and asking them questions. 47 And all who heard him were amazed at his understanding and his answers. 48 When his parents saw him they were astonished; and his mother said to him, “Child, why have you treated us like this? Look, your father and I have been searching for you in great anxiety.” 49 He said to them, “Why were you searching for me? Did you not know that I must be in my Father’s house?” 50 But they did not understand what he said to them. 51 Then he went down with them and came to Nazareth, and was obedient to them. His mother treasured all these things in her heart.
52 And Jesus increased in wisdom and in years, and in divine and human favor.
A generation that is about God's business and growing in wisdom & in stature, with God & people.

Ask if you could have been such a child - what would that have required of those raising you?

Behold the supreme example of Jesus Christ growing in wisdom, stature, and favor.

Pray that all our children & teens increase in wisdom and stature, and in favor with God and the people around them.