Ask them to search their souls and explain the motivation behind their conduct. Should I be concerned about this, or be satisfied that she "appears" to have a good attitude? He was there when Moses received the Law from God. My story may surprise you. You claim in your worldly wisdom that it is wrong to physically punish a child by spanking. But last Thursday, I was ready to pick up 4 nasty, dirty, Jesus filled children and get them home. Do you see what a hopeful process this is?!
What’s the Bible Say About Spanking Children? Should Parents Discipline Their Children?
I believe our children need to be the light in this world and I pray others see Jesus in my children…. What if we had to fill out a form for God. I have done things I would like to forget, and I pray God can forgive me for losing it on His children throughout the year. Do we cuss in front of them do we party in front of them? A Measured Use of Physical Punishment The rod is the careful, timely, measured and controlled use of physical punishment. I have only had to ground one kid so far and I have never seen a kid work so hard to get his grade back up.
Fear that they will be depressed? They told me they wanted to be different and act different. Is he overly discouraged or upset or rebellious? IT is just that simple. Every time He answers. I love this scripture and I have preached it to my children for years.
In Matthew we read that worry will not add a single hour to our life… this goes for our kids too. Nowhere in the scripture does it say, she made sure her children are well liked and got into a great college. He promises to deliver. Motivation should always affect your response, so try to accurately discern motive before correcting. I have found that when I have pulled away the relationship actually gets better. We were brought to our knees harder than any other situation in our lives. Don't expect him to raise himself; God gave you that job.