Bible Reference: Psalm 127:1-5
2 Timothy 1:5–6
5 When I call to remembrance the unfeigned faith that is in thee, which dwelt first in thy grandmother Lois, and thy mother Eunice; and I am persuaded that in thee also.
6 Wherefore I put thee in remembrance that thou stir up the gift of God, which is in thee by the putting on of my hands.
Three Gifts She Imparted to Me:
1. Teaching of the Scriptures
8 Blessed are the pure in heart: for they shall see God.
23 Keep thy heart with all diligence; for out of it are the issues of life.
1 And when Abram was ninety years old and nine, the Lord appeared to Abram, and said unto him, I am the Almighty God; walk before me, and be thou perfect.
23 And ye shall not walk in the manners of the nation, which I cast out before you: for they committed all these things, and therefore I abhorred them.
11 Teach me thy way, O Lord; I will walk in thy truth: unite my heart to fear thy name.
12 I will praise thee, O Lord my God, with all my heart: and I will glorify thy name for evermore.
15 And if it seem evil unto you to serve the LORD, choose you this day whom ye will serve; whether the gods which your fathers served that were on the other side of the flood, or the gods of the Amorites, in whose land ye dwell: but as for me and my house, we will serve the LORD.
16 Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom; teaching and admonishing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts to the Lord.
2. Testimony of Life
4 And, ye fathers, provoke not your children to wrath: but bring them up in the nurture and admonition of the Lord.
make decisions for children not yet old enough to vote or drive.
21 Fathers, provoke not your children to anger, lest they be discouraged.
1 Thessalonians 2:11
11 As ye know how we exhorted and comforted and charged every one of you, as a father doth his children,
1 Hear, ye children, the instruction of a father, and attend to know understanding.
2 For I give you good doctrine, forsake ye not my law.
17 Correct thy son, and he shall give thee rest; yea, he shall give delight unto thy soul.
3. Tenderness for the Lost
27 And as it is appointed unto men once to die, but after this the judgment:
30 The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life; And he that winneth souls is wise.
17 So then faith cometh by hearing, and hearing by the word of God.
8 For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God:
9 Not of works, lest any man should boast.