Where every day the Bible is read in a home in the ears of children, and its lessons simply and prayerfully taught, the effect is incalculable. It was thus that God himself commanded his ancient people to do - to teach the truths of his word diligently to their children when they sat in the house and when they walked by the way, when they rose up and when they lay down. (Deut. ver. 6-9) This was the divine plan for bringing up a family - not a lesson now and then, but the incessant, uninterrupted, and continuous teaching of the Holy Scriptures in the ears of the children. Such teaching unconsciously assimilates the character to divine likeness.
~ JR Miller, 19th Century Preacher
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