About the Book
As you read this book, you will be empowered to live into the utmost calling God has on your life: to pass a legacy of faith in Jesus Christ to your grandchildren. What an awesome calling for someone living in a generation that struggles to find purpose in life. As you grab “The Seven Keys”, prepare to run an amazing race with the Lord. You will be living into His calling for you.
Are you worried about your lovely granddaughter as she navigates this tumultuous world? Maybe you are concerned about your grown son. He seems to be moving farther and farther from the Lord. Then check out these “Seven Keys”. They are basic steps that can propel you towards leaving the most precious legacy of all: a legacy of faith in the Lord.
FIRST KEY: Surrender Your Heart to Jesus Christ
In order to pass a legacy of faith you must BE a person of faith! People are in one of three categories: those living in Egypt, those wandering around the desert or those abiding in the Promised Land. Discern which category describes you and learn the next step towards a life surrendered to the Lord.
SECOND KEY: Read the Bible Daily
Since we live in a noisy world, we must choose to set aside Quiet Time. By daily resting in God’s Word, we strengthen our spirits. Learn effective ways to delve into the Bible so that you can implement these Godly truths into your life. Then you will be powerfully prepared to encourage faith in your loved ones.
THIRD KEY: Pray Fervently
“Babushka Time”! Be like the Russian grandmothers in World War II who fell to their knees praying fervently for their loved ones. Discover powerful ways to prayerfully protect and guide the children and grandchildren the Lord has placed in your life and under your care.
FOURTH KEY: Pursue Healthy Relationships with Loved Ones
In a culture crowded with smart phones, computers and heavy schedules; relationships are diminished. This key encourages and equips grandparents and parents with grown children to run hard after healthy relationships with their children so that they can pass faith in Christ to the next generation.
FIFTH KEY: Heal Broken Relationships
We live in a tumultuous world. Many of us have strained, or broken, relationships with our children and grandchildren. Learn three steps towards resolving issues and mending broken relationships with loved ones.
SIXTH KEY: Leave a Well-Written Legacy of Love
With the world becoming heavily infiltrated by technology, the written word is decreasing. Study ways to write letters, create journals and scribe blessings to family members such that you communicate God’s love to your children and grandchildren.
SEVENTH KEY: Pass Your Faith
Every person has a God-story to tell. Maybe your story is how you accepted the Lord when you were eight years old, or forty eight years old. Maybe your God-story is that you have always struggled with faith in Christ. Regardless, you have a story that is worthy to be told to your children and grandchildren.
God’s highest vision for grandparents is to pass a legacy of faith in His Son, Jesus Christ, to your loved ones. In this world where most seniors retire, God is calling YOU to become a life-changer in the lives of your children and grandchildren. You can make a difference by impacting their hearts for the Lord. Grab these keys and run the race marked divinely for you by God. Never has there been a more important job to do. Never has the need been more urgent.
About the Author
Catherine Jacobs has lived in Charleston, SC for 35 years where she raised her four children. She worked for 14 years as the Director of Children and Family Ministry. She LOVES being a grandmother! Today she is a speaker and writer as the founder and executive director of Pass the Legacy Ministry. Catherine is also a charter member of Legacy Coalition. Recently, she helped to found Grandma’s with Heart. The joy of her life is when her five grandkids crash at her house for an overnight.