Posted by: Pastor | February 2, 2009

ABC’S OF CHILD REARING – PART TWO

G is for Giving. Teach the joy of giving, not only to family and friends, but to strangers in need.

Luke 6:38 Give, and it shall be given unto you; 2Corinthians 9:7 God loveth a cheerful giver.

H is for sense of Humor. Keep your sense of humor. Promote laughter with your children.

Proverbs 17:22 A merry heart doeth good like a medicine: but a broken spirit drieth the bones.

I is for Imagination. Be creative. Play with your children. Read and sing with them.

Ephesians 5:19 Speaking to yourselves in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody in your heart to the Lord;

J is for Justice. Be fair, and insist that they be fair, also.

Colossians 3:24-25 Knowing that of the Lord ye shall receive the reward of the inheritance: for ye serve the Lord Christ. But he that doeth wrong shall receive for the wrong which he hath done: and there is no respect of persons.

K is for Knowing: Know your children’s friends and their parents as well as their teachers.

Proverbs 27:23 Be thou diligent to know the state of thy flocks, and look well to thy herds.

L is for Listening. Listen to your children. It will teach them listen to others; and their thoughts will give you insights. Hear!

James 1:19 Wherefore, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath:

M is for Morals. Have standards—morals. Practice what you preach!

1 Peter 1:15 But as he which hath called you is holy, so be ye holy in all manner of conversation;

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