References: Daniel 3"Toleration" means that you must accept all morals and spiritual viewpoints as equally valid. To actually believe that you are connected with the ultimate God who is there is the height of arrogance and pride. Apply this kind of thinking to the fiery furnace account in Daniel 3. Is it a progressive, contextualized understanding of how things have changed to go ahead and bow before Nebuchadnezzar's god, especially when you consider that the Temple in Jerusalem has just been burned to the ground and Babylon now rules the world? Listen and learn from Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego.
Our kids -- all of us parents agree that they are our priceless treasures, but we don't agree on how to raise them. Some of us are too strict, and some of us are too easy. Who can give us the wisdom and the power to get it right? As school begins and we get back into the routine of life, it's good to revisit this challenge to get serious about helping each of our children to experience the fact that Jesus loves them because the Bible tells us so.