By David Watson

Benchley, February 5, 2017

  • Train children to respect and obey authority (continued):
    • Consider the following views (continued):
      • “I love my child too much to discipline him/her”
        • Hebrews 12:7-8
        • Proverbs 13:24
      • “Wait till your father gets home!” or “Wait till your mother gets home!”
        • Proverbs 1:8
        • Proverbs 19:26
        • Ephesians 6:1-3
  • (Grand)parenting applications: training children to respect and obey authority
Specific Goal Passage(s) to discuss & guide Ways (grand)parents can exemplify and teach Temptations and hindrances Behaviors to correct
Reject the entitlement mentality Luke 17:7-10; Philippians 4:11-12; II Thessalonians 3:10 Work hard; don’t expect bosses to give you special handouts Culture of low expectations and little work ethic; lazy parents “Gimme gimme gimme!”
Listen well II Kings 17:13-14; Proverbs 2:1ff; 12:15; 18:13, 17 Model active listening; have them explain what you just said. Distracted, disinterested, planning what to say Interrupting
Be respectful and considerate in a disagreement Acts 18:4; 26:24-25 Let kids observe you settling disputes properly; don’t jump in and settle every conflict for them. Impatience, selfishness Tendency not to share, negotiate, compromise


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