Take your winner. One side had a divinely handsome king, all the soldiers, the prisons, and the executioners. The other side's only weapon was a home prayer meeting. Which side would you choose for the winner? Turn to Acts 12 and let's discover whether prayer or political power wins.
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.