Presentation on theme: "If we want better people to make a better world, then we will have to begin where people are made – the family Sheldon and Eleanor Glueck (Harvard) predicted."— Presentation transcript:
If we want better people to make a better world, then we will have to begin where people are made – the family Sheldon and Eleanor Glueck (Harvard) predicted future delinq- uency of children (ages 5-6) 89% accuracy
To Avoid Deliquency: Fathers discipline: fair, firm, consistent Mothers supervision: what, where Fathers affection: demonstrate it Mothers affection: show love, per- haps even more than fathers Familys cohesiveness: time – Sheldon and Eleanor Glueck
I Motherhood: Womans Highest Calling Failures Jg.17, Micahs mother 1 K.15:13, Asas grandmother Mk.6:…24, Herodias
II Temptations Of Mothers 1. Emphasize career over children 1 Tim.5:14
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Applicant must have management ability, dietary knowledge, ability to drive, ability to sew, mechanical knowledge, and must show commitment to the position. No written test is required
Tit. 2:3-5 The hand that rocks the cradle… Men are what their mothers have made them The mothers heart is the childs schoolroom The future destiny of the child is always the work of the mother One good mother is worth a hundred schoolmasters
2. Expect dad to discipline Spanking teaches violence *Contradicts Experience God gave us ability to feel pain When mom spanks child in proper context, he learns boundaries: cross line, suffer consequences (pain)
*Unnatural for children to rule parents, Is.3:3-5 1 Pt.1:14 You must win the little battles Pro.30:17 Little children and headaches …great children and heartaches
*Paul practiced tough love, 1 Co.4:15; 2 Co.2:4 Pauls children He didnt let them make their own rules True love is tough; it does what is best
3. Neglect spiritual training, 2 Tim.1:5 (4:7, its value) His faith was... in him (not tradition) in him (not mere profession) based on Scripture (3:15) Received by faith: Example, Ac.16:1-3 Instruction. 2 Tim.3:15
Young mothers – Why keep coming? Teaches children the importance of attendance They learn patience, self-control, self-denial, perseverance, disci- pline, and obedience to God They teach others
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