I am a Parent: What is my ultimate purpose in raising my children?

The primary job of raising children to love God and love others does not belong to the church, a youth group, or an educational institution.

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Tim Keller on “Dark Times”

As Keller explains, there is no such thing as "objective" abandonment for Christians. Only Christ was actually abandoned by the Father. Therefore, all that remains is "subjective" abandonment. In other words, though we may feel abandoned by God (feel = subjective), it is never the case (objective).