Signs of the Times

The Laymen's Movement Review

Thomas E. Powers Author and advertising copywriter in The Laymen's Movement Review Rye, New York

Your child's knowledge of God depends directly upon your knowledge of God. It must not be book-knowledge only—it must be heart-knowledge, born of practical experience of God. Knowledge of God is communicated by attraction and demonstration, never by over-talking or by pushing....

Children are more interested in God than any other subject on earth. (When they get to be fourteen to eighteen years old and begin to question God and to argue about God, this is a sign that more than ever they are interested. God help the young person who in his teens fails to be in contact with at least one man or woman who meets really meets and goes with —his questions about God.)

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July 4, 1964

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