Wednesday, October 9

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    Wednesday, October 9

    My feet had almost strayed.Ps. 73:2.

    What if your son or daughter begins to express doubts at some point after baptism? For example, a baptized adolescent may seem attracted to the things of the world or may begin to question the wisdom of living by Bible principles. (Ps. 73:1, 3, 12, 13)

    As a parent, realize that how you handle such questioning on the part of your son or daughter may influence whether your child will choose to draw closer to your faith or he will draw away from it.

    Be determined not to declare war with your child over this issue, whether he is still quite young or he is now an adolescent. Your goal should be to provide loving support and help in a winning way.

    Of course, a youth who is baptized has made a solemn dedication to Jehovah. That dedication is a promise to love God and to put his will above everything else. (Mark 12:30)

    Jehovah does not take that promise lightly, and it should not be taken lightly by anyone who has made it.—Eccl. 5:4, 5.

    w17.12 22 ¶16-17

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