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Proverbs 22:6

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 6 Train up a child in the way he should go; and when he is old, he will not depart from it.1 [Only the Lord can give a man, including your children, the desire and hunger to seek Him; that is why this scripture limits your responsibility to the way he should go, not in the way he goes; the way he goes is your child's response to the call of the Lord.]

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1 Train up a child in the way he should go; and when he is old, he will not depart from it. Only the Lord can give a man, including your children, the desire and hunger to seek Him; that is why this scripture limits your responsibility to the way he should go, not in the way he goes; the way he goes is your child's response to the call of the Lord. By the grace of God, Christ the light is given to every man so that He might believe — including to believe the truth of a man's ways, which the light reveals within him. God then visits every man at some time in their life, anonymously pleading with them to turn from the evil of their ways. The vast majority of men do not comprehend this anonymous pleading to come from God; and so if they don't love the truth of what they have been shown by the light of God within every man, they reject the truth, loving their evil ways, and in effect hating the truth, which is to hate Christ, who is the truth. The few that feel convicted as they are shown their evil ways, who acknowledge the truth of what they have been told, and who resolve to change their life accordingly — because of their love for the truth, those few men and women are then chosen by God to be given a spiritual experience that gives them a taste of the goodness of God, which is given to motivate them to seek He who has been hidden to be revealed. For those few, thus starts their spiritual journey to: 1) first discard the broad easy ways that lead to destruction and find the only narrow, only way to God: the cross, and 2) to make the difficult journey to full reconciliation with God, restored to what Adam and Eve lost, but even better: to be translated into the heavens, to sit in the heavens with Christ, protected from ever sinning again, and be in their presence continually — all while still alive on earth and then forever.

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