Study Assignment for Lesson 9
1. In what way are Jesus and Paul examples to parents?
2. Compare the rearing of children to God’s training of us as His children.
3. What is the value of the parent’s example to his child?
4. How is love demonstrated in rearing children?
5. What are the virtues and dangers of spanking?
List several proper and several improper methods of discipline.
Self-Check Test 9
Check up on yourself again.
In the space provided, mark the following statements “True” or “False.”
|______||1.||Parenthood is the process of making disciples of your children.|
|______||2.||The realization that your children could turn out to be the same kind of person that you are ought to be a satisfying one.|
|______||3.||Proverbs 22:6 contains a guarantee that a properly trained child will continue in the right way even when he is old.|
|______||4.||A parent needs to be convinced that what he asks his children to do is worth doing.|
|______||5.||Parents should give in to their children when they resist parental direction.|
|______||6.||A parent’s lost temper is an adequate reason for chastening a child.|
|______||7.||Physical pain must necessarily be equated with punishment.|
|______||8.||A child needs to be sure that he will be chastened if he needs it.|
|______||9.||Children should be allowed to set the tone for the family.|
|______||10.||The fact that a child is disgusted with his parents is adequate reason for the parent to be disgusted with the child.|
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