Jeremiah 3:15 And I will give you pastors according to mine heart, which shall feed you with knowledge and understanding.
God has a type of pastor that pleases Him. This pastors will feed their sheep. They will feed them with knowledge and understanding. Pastoring is shepherding. Shepherds make sure that their sheep have good, quality, food to eat.
In Acts 20:28 Paul told the early pastors to be sure and feed the church that He had purchased with His own blood.
God’s Word is what all of us need. I want to be the type of pastor that will continually dig into God’s Word and simply preach it. I want to say what God says. I want Him to be honored by giving a knowledge of what He says and helping you understand it.
Men, in many ways you are the pastor of your home. It should be your goal to feed your wife and children. Give them spiritual food. Take them to church with you. Help them understand what is being preached. Then add to that your time with your family giving them Bible knowledge and spiritual understanding.
Moms, are you feeding your children. Are you seeing to it that they are under sound Bible teaching and preaching all that you can? Are you working at feeding them knowledge and understanding of God and His Word?
Grandparents, what a privilege and responsibility that we have. Are you working at helping your family seek God, get knowledge and understand it?
I challenge you to be the spiritual leader after God’s heart. I challenge you to motivate your children to be under the sound of strong Bible preaching. You can’t send them. You must lead them.
Take your responsibility seriously!