Scripture references used in Purposeful Parenting
Why I parent differently the second time around:
Proverbs 22:6 “Train a child in the way he should go, and
when he is old he will not turn from it”
Remember, Bible is 100% true or our faith is for nothing.
Proverbs 22:15 “Folly is
bound up in the heart of a child, but the rod of discipline will drive it far
Proverbs 23:13 “Do not
withhold discipline from a child: if you punish him with the rod, he will not
die. Punish him with the rod and save
his soul from death”
Proverbs 29:17 “Discipline
your son, and he will give you peace; he will bring delight to your soul”
Proverbs 19:18 “Discipline
your son, for in that there is hope. Do
not be a willing party to his death.”
Deuteronomy 6:7 “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 up.”
“As long as the earth remains, seedtime and harvest, cold and heat,
summer and winter, day and night will NEVER cease”
Galatians 6:7,9 “Do
not be deceived: God cannot be mocked. A
man reaps what he sows… Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the
proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up.”
James 2:19 “You believe that
there is one God. GOOD! Even the demons believe that, and
Matthew 22:29 Jesus says “You
are in error because you do not know the Scriptures or the Power of God”
1: Peter 5:8 Be self controlled and alert, your enemy, the devil
prowls around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour”
Matthew 12:30 “He who is not
with me is against me, and he who does not gather with me scatters”
John 1:1, John 1:14 “In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was
with God, and the Word was God…The Word became flesh and made his dwelling
Now here is an awesome harvest of kids!
Now, 5 things
to help put the BIBLE INTO PRACTICE
for Purposeful Parenting:
must know God’s Word, and even
the power behind our own words. But we cannot live on “purpose” when we don’t know our purpose!
Our children also must know what the Word says, it tells them who they
Give the gift of responsibility.
We all love the feeling of accomplishment, it makes us feel good - for a good reason. Don’t rob your children of that!
#4 Get the TV and computer OUT of their
rooms! Set daily limits of use in a
# 5 Clothing – We must wear
respectable clothing ourselves and not buy clothes for our daughters that are
not “princess worthy”!