Give Them Grace by Elyse M. Fitzpatrick
Dazzling Your Kids with the Love of Jesus

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How are parents to raise children so they don’t become Pharisees (legalists) or prodigals (rebels)? It’s all about grace-filled, gospel-driven parenting, says the mother/daughter team of Elyse Fitzpatrick and Jessica Thompson. Christian parents, in their desire to raise godly children, can drift toward rule-centered discipline. There is, however, a far more effective method—a grace-motivated approach that begins with the glorious truth of God’s love for sinners. 

In Give Them Grace, parents will learn how to connect the benefits of the cross—especially regeneration, adoption, and justification—to their children’s daily lives. Chapters address topics such as our inability to follow the law perfectly, God’s forgiveness and love displayed at the cross, and what true heart obedience looks like. Fitzpatrick and Thompson also discuss discipline, dealing with popular culture, and evangelism as a way of life. Parents will find this book a great resource for raising grace-filled, Jesus-loving kids. 

 

About Elyse M. Fitzpatrick

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ELYSE M. FITZPATRICK holds a masters degree in biblical counseling from Trinity Theological Seminary. She is a retreat and conference speaker, head of Women Helping Women Ministries, and a member of the National Association of Nouthetic Counselors. Fitzpatrick has authored nearly a dozen books, including Comforts from the Cross.
 
Published May 4, 2011 by Crossway Books. 215 pages
Genres: Religion & Spirituality, Parenting & Relationships. Non-fiction

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The Gospel Coalition

I’m thankful that Fitzpatrick and Thompson devote an entire chapter to encouraging parents to return to the foot of the cross to receive grace for our imperfect parenting.

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Biblical Counseling

In other words, we’re not saying, ‘Do this, parent your kids in the Gospel and you have a guarantee that they’ll turn out like you want them to.’ This isn’t another brick in your backpack of parenting techniques.

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Biblical Counseling

Mother-daughter team Elyse Fitzpatrick and Jessica Thompson shift our parental focus from well-adjusted, bright, polite, obedient children to children who are dazzled by grace because they have parents who are drenched in grace.

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Charisma Mag

She never thought she had idolatry in her life until ...

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