October 13, 2019

The Training of Children

Psalm 127:3-5:
Children are gifts from God with real value.
Any valuable asset requires attention and maintenance.

Proverbs 23:24 and 25:
Children that lead moral lives are a real source of joy to their parents.

Proverbs 22:6:
Children desperately need training in order to be that source of joy to their parents.

Aspects of the Proper Training of Children

Ephesians 6:1:
Children desperately need to have boundaries set.

Ephesians 6:2:
Children must recognize parents, teachers and other leaders as authority figures.
Children must learn to submit to authority.

Ephesians 6:3:
The fruit of a proper upbringing is a wholesome and fulfilling life.

Ephesians 6:4:
Fathers must constantly nurture the relationship.