Monday, November 3, 2008

Practical Proverbs: On Being "Mom"

"Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it"
(Prov. 22:6).

“Folly is bound up in the heart of a child, but the rod of discipline drives it far from him”

(Prov. 22:15).

“Discipline your son, and he will give you rest; he will give delight to your heart”
(Prov. 29:17).

“Whoever pampers his servant [child] from childhood will in the end find him his heir”
(Prov. 29:21).

“Do not withhold discipline from a child; if you strike him with a rod, he will not die”
(Prov. 23:13).

“Even a child makes himself known by his acts, by whether his conduct is pure and upright”
(Prov. 20:11).

She is not afraid of snow for her household, for all her household are clothed in scarlet"
(Prov. 31:21).

"Her children rise up and call her blessed..."
(Prov. 31:28a).

Lord, hide Your word in my heart, that I will have wisdom to raise up my children to love and honor You.

Amen.

All scripture taken from:
English Standard Version (ESV) Copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles.

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