As I was driving my 6 year old daughter to school today, she asked me a great question, "Daddy, why is the Old Testament so much bigger than the New Testament?" How would you answer your child if he/she asked you that question? Let me just say that her question prompted a great time of discussion and reminded me of how we need to be ready to answer our children's questions. Scripture reminds us to be ready too.
When in time to come your son [or daughter] asks you, 'What does this mean?' you shall say to him, 'By a strong hand the LORD brought us out of Egypt, from the house of slavery. ~ Exod. 13:14
When your son asks you in time to come, 'What is the meaning of the testimonies and the statutes and the rules that the LORD our God has commanded you? then you shall say to your son ... ~ Deut. 6:20-21