Nobody Told Me: Parenting is Impossible
Nate Drye   -  

“God blesses those whose hearts are pure, for they will see God.”
Matthew 5:8 NLT

The human heart is the most deceitful of all things, and desperately wicked. Who really knows how bad it is?
Jeremiah 17:9 NLT

But I, the Lord, search all hearts and examine secret motives [the mind]. I give all people their due rewards, according to what their actions deserve. Jeremiah 17:10 NLT

They are darkened in their understanding and separated from the life of God because of the ignorance that is in them due to the hardening of their hearts. Having lost all sensitivity, they have given themselves over to sensuality so as to indulge in every kind of impurity, and they are full of greed.
Ephesians 4:18-19 NIV

How can a young person stay on the path of purity? By living according to your word. I seek you with all my heart; do not let me stray from your commands.
Psalm 119:9-10 NIV

A life of righteousness isn’t built on a foundation of sin.

How to pursue a pure heart in my family:

1. Get my heart right.

2. Parent the heart

I will give you a new heart and put a new spirit in you; I will remove from you your heart of stone and give you a heart of flesh.
Ezekiel 36:26 NIV

Next Steps:
1. Decide to follow Jesus and be baptized..
2. Participate in EHD on Wednesday nights.
3. Make a White Lines, Rumble Strips and Guard Rails list for your family- update it often.