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Generation Next

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May 19, 2019
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Power Point with Jack Graham

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  • It's been the same for every generation, from biblical
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  • times to this day, through all the great generations, to us
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  • Baby Boomers, to Busters, to Millennials and Digitals and
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  • whatever generation you may be a part of. From generation to
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  • generation the Bible says in Psalm 112 and verse 2, "The
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  • upright will be blessed" from generation to generation. And we
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  • are blessed when we raise a godly generation. Verse 4 of
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  • chapter 6 of Ephesians gives us very simple and direct advice,
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  • counsel, Word of God truth as to how we accomplish this goal of
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  • disciplining, launching our kids to the next generation. For it
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  • says: 4) Fathers (and this includes mothers, so you can
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  • substitute parents), do not provoke your children to anger,
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  • but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of
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  • the Lord. What is parenting? What is it? It is bringing up
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  • your children to know and love and serve Jesus Christ. That's
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  • what it is! So how do we do
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  • that? I want to give you three principles, you may call them,
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  • right out of this text that will help us all. Because even though
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  • I'm a grandparent now, I'm still a parent. You never stop being a
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  • parent. Your role changes and your responsibilities change,
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  • but it's all about the family. The first principle is what I'm
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  • going to call "the principle of devotion... devotion"; meaning
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  • that our homes should be filled with God... devotion to God and
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  • the love of Christ should be the atmosphere in which we live. No
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  • wonder verse 4 gives us a command at the outset as
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  • parents: "Do not provoke your children to wrath." This is
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  • right on the heels of... of the first verses which teach
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  • children to [Ephesians 6:1-3] "obey their parents, for this is
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  • right in the Lord. Honor your father and mother,(this is a
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  • commandment with promise) that it may be well with you..." And
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  • so children are to honor and obey their parents. You are
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  • under the authority of your parents. But with that command
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  • to children comes also this command, not to "provoke our
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  • children to wrath"... or to anger. The word provoke here
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  • actually means to exasperate; it means to anger your children.
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  • And it's clear instruction that we are not to nag, provoke,
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  • pressure or push our children with perpetual fault finding, so
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  • that they want to quit. Colossians 3:21: "Don't provoke
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  • your children lest they be discouraged", which actually
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  • means broken in spirit. Every child's will should be broken
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  • and under the authority of God and the authority of parents and
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  • family. The will should be broken, and we'll get to that in
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  • just a moment. But the spirit of a child should never be broken!
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  • Not in a Christian home. They are not to be discouraged by
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  • unreasonable demands or unrealistic expectations. This
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  • only exasperates them and agitates them. And many have
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  • grown up with scars... emotional scars, not just physical scars,
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  • but emotional scars from parents who did not understand this
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  • principle. Some of you, perhaps, grew up in a home where the
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  • expectations were very unrealistic and the demands and
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  • the pressures and the stresses. We have to watch this in our
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  • generation. We want our children to succeed and advance in life,
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  • but not at the expense of their soul, not at the expense of
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  • their spirits. If we are breaking their spirits down, we
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  • are failing. We're building them up. So love is about giving of
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  • yourself; it's sacrificial, agape love. It's the love
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  • that... You know, you can give without loving, but you cannot
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  • love without giving. And so a parent provides this devoted
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  • atmosphere and you give yourself. Someone said, "Love
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  • can spelled with another four-letter word... T-I-M-E...
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  • time. Because it takes time to know your child and to bless
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  • your children. I think often we end up giving kids things
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  • instead of ourselves. If God blesses you, it's good to bless
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  • your children, but frankly... and this is a pastoral
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  • opinion... I think we give our children too many things and not
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  • enough time. And especially as the time pressures in our own
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  • lives are on us. Don't give your child material things because
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  • you're on a guilt trip because you're not there. Your children
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  • need you more than anything. Before you can instruct that
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  • child, you must know the child. And the number one ingredient in
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  • knowing and understanding your child is sensitivity, and the
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  • Holy Spirit... if you will ask Him... will help you understand
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  • your child. Dr. James Dobson, great Christian man and brother,
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  • well known author regarding especially parenthood... he
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  • says, "Parental insensitivity is the number one cause of a
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  • child's failure to experience self-esteem." The number one
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  • cause is the insensitivity of parents. And to what degree?
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  • Well, Proverbs 22 and verse 6... this is a well known, well worn
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  • verse, and if you are a believer you probably have known this
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  • verse for a while. If you're a parent, you certainly rely on
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  • this promise. It says: "Train up a child in the way... in the way
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  • he should go and when he is old he will not depart from it."
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  • What is this proverb? And what is this promise? To train up a
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  • child is more than even teaching a child. To train up a child is
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  • to teach them with practical wisdom. To train them up
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  • actually means to build them up and to bring them under
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  • submission to authority. One of the most important lessons that
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  • any of us learn in life is submission to authority and
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  • obedience and respect for authority. And so we "train up a
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  • child in the way that he should go"... Now that's key... in the
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  • way the child should go. It means manner or characteristics.
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  • It's the same word used in describing... in the Old
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  • Testament... the bent of a bow. Every baby... every child has a
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  • certain bent and we're born with this bent. The child that God
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  • places in your home has a set of characteristics, and even
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  • chemistry that is established! And it is our responsibility to
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  • know that child, to hold that child close enough, to peer into
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  • their eyes and to look, if possible, into their very souls,
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  • to know the way that child should go. Not the way that I
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  • think the child should go, but the way God made that child to
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  • go. Are your children all alike? Of course not. They have
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  • similarities but they're very different. And the unwise
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  • parent... the foolish parent says, "You know, children, you
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  • line up; everybody around here is going to stand in line.
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  • You're gonna shape up or ship out!" And you know what happens?
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  • If that happens the children ship out as soon as possible.
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  • That's not loving and understanding the child. You
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  • can't force a child to be something he or she is not. Your
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  • child is a unique, God-created individual from the mother's
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  • womb, and yes, life begins in the womb. And your inward parts
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  • are woven there, and your life is prepared for life there. So
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  • watch and listen and pay attention and study your child.
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  • This takes time and this takes commitment, and it takes a
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  • decision on your part to be engaged and involved in the life
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  • of your child. Point number two, discipline. Bring them up in the
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  • nurture and the admonition of the Lord. The word nurture or
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  • admonition there means to chastise or discipline. When we
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  • talk about discipline... discipling the next generation
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  • to change the world, the very word discipline is in that word
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  • disciple. Children are to be raised on devotion and
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  • discipline. Unconditional love but love enough to correct a
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  • child, chastise a child. Why? Well, love for the child is the
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  • first reason to disciple a child. The Bible says, [Hebrews
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  • 12:6] "Whom the Father loves...(speaking of God) Whom
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  • the Father in heaven loves He chastens." So if God loves you
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  • and you're rebelling against God, you will be disciplined. If
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  • you love your child, you will be involved enough and engaged
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  • enough to direct and discipline your child. Again, let me quote
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  • Dr. Dobson: "The basic problem I encounter in dealing with
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  • parents is the idea that abundant love makes discipline
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  • unnecessary. Quite to the contrary. Abundant love makes
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  • discipline necessary." There was an English observer that came
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  • over to America, in fact, was part of the royalty and he was
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  • reported to have said, "I'm amazed in America how parents
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  • obey their children." [laughter] No, children are to obey their
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  • parents, and when they do not obey, there should be
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  • consequences, if you love the child. You say, Well, I love my
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  • child too much to discipline that child. I would never... I
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  • could never lay a hand on the little darling." No, you don't
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  • love that child enough to risk displeasure of your child in
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  • order to discipline them in the things of the Lord. If you love
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  • your child... I'm not talking about abuse, that's criminal. To
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  • abuse a child is criminal. Not talking about that. But I've
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  • said before, you know, God has given every child a spanking
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  • place, where you can apply the board of knowledge to the seat
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  • of understanding. [laughter] You know, every child ought to be
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  • raised with two pats: one high enough to encourage them... a
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  • pat on the back when they do the right thing; and low enough...
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  • on the buttocks when you need to discourage them. But the Bible
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  • teaches this. Why? Because of the nature of a child. You say,
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  • "Well, my child's too precious, too perfect." No, as a matter of
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  • fact the book of Ephesians tells us that [Ephesians 2:3] "among
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  • also we once conducted ourselves in the lust of our flesh,
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  • fulfilling the desires of the flesh and the mind, and we were
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  • by nature children of wrath!" Outside of Christ we are the
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  • children of wrath! Judgment awaits us! Psalm 51:5: "Behold,
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  • I was brought forth in iniquity and in sin my mother conceived
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  • me." 58:3 of the Psalms: "The wicked are estranged from the
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  • womb. They go astray as soon as they are born, speaking lies."
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  • This is why you don't have to teach a child to lie; you have
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  • to teach a child not to lie. You don't have to teach a child to
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  • steal; you have to teach a child not to steal. Why? Because every
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  • person is born with an inclination to sin! And you know
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  • why? You know why your child... even your beautiful, wonder
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  • grandchild is inclined to sin? They inherited it from you!
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  • [Romans 3:23] "All have sinned and come short of the glory of
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  • God." The wicked wonder from the womb to the tomb. Years ago I
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  • clipped out a study that was done and a result of the
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  • Minnesota Crime Commission. And after studying crime among
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  • teenagers and young adults, here's what someone concluded
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  • who wrote this agreement. He says: "Every baby starts life as
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  • a little savage. He is completely selfish and
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  • self-centered. He wants what he wants when he wants it. His
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  • bottle, his mother's attention, his playmate's toys, his uncle's
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  • watch. Deny these and he seethes with rage and aggressiveness
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  • which would be murderous were he not so helpless. He is, in fact,
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  • dirty. He has no morals, no knowledge, no skills. This means
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  • that all children... not just certain children... are born
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  • delinquent. If permitted to continue in the self-centered
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  • world of his own infancy, given free rein to his impulsive
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  • action to satisfy his want, every child would grow up a
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  • criminal, a thief, a killer, a rapist." Strong words! But we
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  • live in a culture now that says, "Oh, every little child... every
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  • person has this spark of divinity within them. People are
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  • just basically good." Wrong according to the Scripture! At
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  • the core we are bad to the bone. We have sinned against God. We
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  • are sinners by nature and we are sinners by choice. And that
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  • includes you, it includes me, and it includes your children.
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  • This is why your first role as a parent is as an evangelist to
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  • bring your child to faith in Jesus Christ. To lead them to a
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  • personal knowledge of God who will save them from their sin.
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  • Proverbs 22:15 says, "Foolishness is bound up in the
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  • heart of a child, but the rod of correction will drive it far
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  • from him." Proverbs 29:15... just the Bible, that's all we're
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  • talking about right here. "The rod and reproof gives wisdom but
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  • a child left to himself brings shame to his mother." Of course,
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  • a child needs discipline! Godly discipline. Because it will
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  • ultimately deliver his soul from hell. And that's on us, parents.
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  • When I was a young parent and a young preacher I heard Dr.
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  • Adrian Rogers, a mentor to me, give some principles for
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  • discipline. I wrote them down, endeavored to practice these. I
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  • want to share them very briefly with you this morning:
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  • Principles for Discipline. Number one, start early... start
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  • early when they are very small. Proverbs 13:24: "He who spares
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  • the rod hates his son, but he who loves him disciplines him
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  • promptly." Proverbs 19:18: "Chasten your son while there is
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  • hope and do not set your heart on his destruction." You say,
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  • "How old should a child be before you start disciplining a
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  • child?" As soon as the child is old enough to willing and
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  • knowingly disobey you, it's time. So if you start early
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  • enough and do it the right way, it will end earlier... sooner
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  • than later in the life of your child.... the discipline. Number
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  • two, always talk first. Give reason for the rebuke and the
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  • reproof, just as God does us in His Word. There are warnings
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  • attached. And when warnings are broken then the reproof comes.
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  • Correction before chastening. Words before whipping. Speaking
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  • before spanking. Don't just beat a child because you're angry, as
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  • a substitute for teaching and training that child. Number
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  • three, keep your word and be consistent. I hear parents
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  • sometimes say, "If you do that again... if you do that again...
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  • if you do that again... if you do that again... if you do that
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  • again... if you do that again..." and it goes on and on
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  • and on and nothing ever happens! Be consistent! If you say "Don't
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  • do that again", mean it, and teach the child that obedience
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  • is to be prompt. And therefore, administer punishment as soon as
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  • possible. Punishment and discipline and correction should
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  • come surely and swiftly... surely and swiftly. Parents
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  • should present a united front. Have you ever experienced your
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  • child pitting you against your husband or your wife in a
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  • problem? Sure you have. So what are you to do? Parents, leave
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  • the room, talk about it, and come back as a united front and
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  • take care of business. Next, do it firmly but do it right. You
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  • know in raising our children, spankings in particular truly
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  • were few and far between. But when they happen, they were
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  • major events. It was a big thing. If you do a good job
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  • disciplining your children, your spanking days... discipline days
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  • will be over sooner than you can imagine, because a good
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  • disciplinary program last a long time. You know, some of your
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  • kids... all of your kids are smart enough to figure it out
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  • that it's worth a spanking if I get to do what I want. You ought
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  • to abolish that theory immediately. It should never be
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  • worth it to do what I want. Seven, discipline in love, never
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  • in anger. Never discipline because you're angry or to get
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  • even. Because anger produces anger and bitterness produces
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  • bitterness. It exasperates a child, it doesn't equip a child.
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  • The child understands the severity of real love. The child
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  • knows if you love them. Now most of us heard our parents says, "I
  • 00:20:49.060 --> 00:20:54.050
  • only spank you because I love you." Well, my mom must have
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  • loved me more than my brother because [laughter] ... And
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  • finally, work for repentance. The purpose in discipline,
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  • including spanking, is to get the child ready and responsive
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  • to be repentant. The goal is not just punishment, the goal is not
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  • just to spew your anger because you're upset; the goal is to
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  • help your child become a godly man or woman. The goal is to
  • 00:21:23.160 --> 00:21:29.100
  • discipline and disciple your child. So after the child is
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  • disciplined, pray with him, hold him; help him to seek not just
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  • your forgiveness, but God's forgiveness when they've been
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  • disobedient. Well, I close with one final word and that's
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  • direction. Give your children direction. And that direction
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  • comes from the Word of God in the nurture and in the training,
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  • the teaching, the instruction of the Lord. Too many unfortunately
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  • moms and dads say, "You know, I got this. I got this parenting
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  • thing. I'm gonna parent my way. I'm gonna do it my way. I'll
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  • figure it out. I don't know what to do. I'm lost. I can't find
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  • my way but I'll get there somehow." That's no way to raise
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  • your children. Go to the directions and the instructions.
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  • Teach your children to love Him... to love God, to love
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  • their family by loving God's Word and loving people. And the
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  • way we change the world is to raise up a generation of young
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  • men and women who take your faith like a baton into the
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  • future. A place that you will never go but where they will
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  • go, because you have sent them there like a mighty warrior with
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  • an arrow lauched against the enemy.
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  • [Music]
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  • JACK: Now believe it or not, Deb and I
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  • were married 48 years ago, almost a half a century, that's
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  • amazing! We were just college students, I wanted to say we
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  • were high school students, but we were actually first and
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  • second year college students. We had our first child at ages 23
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  • and 22 and I gotta tell you, I don't think we had a clue. DEB:
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  • Not a clue, Not a clue. JACK: You had allot more than I did
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  • because mothers just get it better than dads but I didn't
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  • have a clue as to how to be a dad, how to be the right kind of
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  • father to our son and I know we made lots of mistakes along the
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  • way. I don't think we read a book about marriage. DEB: Oh no,
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  • no. JACK: I know my parents didn't, your's probably didn't
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  • either... or how to be a parent, there just wasn't allot of
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  • information out there. But, we knew one thing, we knew that God
  • 00:23:46.230 --> 00:23:54.100
  • had called us to serve Him and first and foremost was to serve
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  • Him by loving our family. I remember taking our first son,
  • 00:23:58.270 --> 00:24:04.140
  • Jason, in my arms and praying, Lord just help me to be a great
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  • dad. If I don't ever become a great preacher or a well-known
  • 00:24:07.120 --> 00:24:12.240
  • person, Lord, help to be a great dad to my son. So here we are
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  • all these years later, our children are grown, we have 3
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  • and now 8 grandchildren and I've been a pastor about as long as
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  • I've been a father, but the first calling, the first mission
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  • outside of to God Himself is to be a godly husband and father to
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  • our children. And Deb, wouldn't you agree that bringing up your
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  • children to know the Lord, to serve the Lord, to love the Lord
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  • is our first calling. DEB: Oh yes. Childhood is one of the
  • 00:24:39.160 --> 00:24:43.280
  • most important pathways of life. It is the formative years that
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  • make these building blocks up for the rest of our lives. Now
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  • we do have 3 lovely children, but we have 8 perfect
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  • grandchildren. JACK: Yeah! DEB: And none of them are alike. They
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  • all have similarities but they all are very different. We have
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  • some that are aggressive, we have some that are passive, we
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  • have some that are athletic, we have some that are not so
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  • athletic, we have some that are artistic, we have some that are
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  • dreamers, and some are schemers, and some are leaders and some
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  • are followers. But you know what? They all have one thing in
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  • common, they are so loved by us and they are being taught to
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  • love the Lord. And that's one of the most important things, it's
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  • to make sure that in that home, (as it was in our home), that
  • 00:25:26.070 --> 00:25:29.210
  • they are taught to love the Lord and the church and that we can
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  • assure how they're gonna turn out. JACK: And, you know, as
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  • much as you want to protect your children and every parent has
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  • this protective... every dad wants to shield the child and
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  • the mom, certainly has, you know, don't mess with momma
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  • bear. DEB: Oh yeah, no. JACK: Right? So we all have this
  • 00:25:45.280 --> 00:25:48.250
  • desire to protect our children and then I think it escalates
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  • even when you have grandchildren. You would hope
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  • that you could shield them life's harsh demands and cruel
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  • hurts, but what we can do and what we must do is to prepare
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  • them, to prepare our children and their children as best we
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  • can to face the challenges that life will certainly bring. What
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  • is a parent? A parent is someone first and formost who loves God
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  • and then as a parent, loves our children with the love of Jesus
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  • Christ. It's more than a human love. You can't even describe
  • 00:26:31.020 --> 00:26:34.090
  • what a parenting love is but it's even greater and more
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  • wonderful if you know the Lord. And, because, sometimes your
  • 00:26:40.040 --> 00:26:44.120
  • children do the right thing, sometimes they do the wrong
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  • thing, but if you have them build their lives on God's word,
  • 00:26:46.240 --> 00:26:51.050
  • God's principles you can help them make good decisions and
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  • follow the right path when they start making their own
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  • decisions. So how to you as a parent or a grandparent do that?
  • 00:26:58.110 --> 00:27:02.270
  • Especially if you have a child that is in rebeliion, a child
  • 00:27:02.280 --> 00:27:07.050
  • that has walked away from their faith, walked away from the
  • 00:27:07.060 --> 00:27:09.190
  • Lord, walked away from you and your life. Well, it's not some
  • 00:27:09.200 --> 00:27:14.050
  • super-sanct-secret that you have to look for all your life. God
  • 00:27:14.060 --> 00:27:19.020
  • has clearly given us a word, the Bible, the scripture to give us
  • 00:27:19.030 --> 00:27:25.070
  • Bible principles and promises that will help us instruct our
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  • children, to train up a child in the way that he should go. And
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  • in this book, this new book, MARRIAGE BY THE BOOK, I talk
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  • about those principles, not only the principles of a great
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  • marriage God's way but how to be a parent as God has designed us
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  • and will help you to be the right kind of parent, how you
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  • can really invest in your family and make an eternal investment.
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