Are the Children of Christian Parents Saved?


The language of “holy” and “unclean” is taken from the book of Leviticus. That which was “holy” had to do with the temple worship of the Old Testament and refers to things which belong to the Lord. And Paul says here that our children belong to the Lord. Some Christian parents refer to their children as “vipers in diapers,” but Paul expects us to treat them as holy, as belonging to the Lord.

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Adriel Sanchez

Adriel Sanchez is pastor of North Park Presbyterian Church, a congregation in the Presbyterian Church in America (PCA). In addition to his pastoral responsibilities, he also serves the broader church as a host on the Core Christianity radio program, a live, daily call-in talk show where he answers listeners' questions about the Bible and the Christian faith. He and his wife Ysabel live in San Diego with their four children.

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