What is the
value of early attention to child training?
It's in the Bible, Proverbs 22:6, NIV. "Train a child in
the way he should go, and when he is old he will not turn from it."
What does God
expect from parents as they raise children? Parents must be godly
examples in words and actions.
It's in the Bible, Deuteronomy 6:6-7, NIV "These
commandments that I give you today are to be upon your hearts.
Impress them on your children. Talk about them when you sit at home
and when you walk along the road, when you lie down and when you get
parents to be patient.
It's in the Bible, Colossians 3:21, TLB. "Fathers, don't
scold your children so much that they become discouraged and quit
What does God
expect of a mother?
It's in the Bible, Proverbs 31:26, TLB. "When she
speaks, her words are wise, and kindness is the rule for everything
Discipline is an
expression of parental love.
It's in the Bible, Proverbs 13:24, TLB. "If you refuse
to discipline your son, it proves you don't love him; for if you
love him, you will be prompt to punish him."
correction helps children learn.
It's in the Bible, Proverbs 29:15, TLB. "Scolding and
spanking a child helps him to learn. Left to himself, he brings
shame to his mother."
The purpose of
discipline is to help the children mature, not to anger them.
It's in the Bible, Ephesians 6:4, TLB. "And now a word
to you parents. Don't keep on scolding and nagging your children,
making them angry and resentful. Rather, bring them up with the
loving discipline the Lord Himself approves, with suggestions and
bear the consequences of their parents' sins.
It's in the Bible,
Exodus 34:7, TLB. "I, Jehovah, show this steadfast love to many
thousands by forgiving their sins; or else I refuse to clear the
guilty, and require that a father's sins be punished in the sons and
grandsons, and even later generations."
does God expect from children?
It's in the Bible, Ephesians 6:1, NIV "Children, obey
your parents in the Lord, for this is right."