“Which of you, if his son asks for bread, will give him a stone? Or if he asks for a fish, will give him a snake?” Matthew 7:9-10
What kind of father would give this sweet-faced child a hunk of rock if he asked for a piece of buttered toast with strawberry jam on top?
What sort of mother would put a slithery snake on the highchair tray of this charmer if what he wanted was a Gorton’s Crunchy Breaded Fish Stick?
What parent could even think about giving this cutey-patooty a creepy-crawly scorpion instead of a scrambled egg cooked in the shape of a smiley face?
What if these two darlin’s asked for one of Nonnie’s special chocolate chip cookies? Would she give them an SOS pad to chew on? No she would not!
“If you, then, though you are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father in heaven give good gifts to those who ask him!” Matthew 7:11