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        Disciplining children
Someone once asked me: There r two prevailing views, that a child came out as a white sheet of paper, for us to draw and color it or that the child has already had certain attributes/character that no matter what we do, it's near hopeless. Which one do u believe? Should we discipline our chilren? Should we use the rod? Should we hang our heads in despair when it seems that our children don't even respect us anymore?
At that time, I was not yet saved and of course didn't know the Word of God. Let's see what God has to say about this topic: 
Monday, March 13, 2000 1:25:21 PM   ephlee

changed on Sunday, March 19, 2000 11:51:11 PM

      1 Timothy 3:4   
One that ruleth well his own house, having his children in subjection with all gravity; 
Saturday, November 16, 2002 5:52:46 PM mickcoldii
      1 Timothy 3:5   
(For if a man know not how to rule his own house, how shall he take care of the church of God?) 
Saturday, November 16, 2002 5:52:21 PM mickcoldii
      John 2:15   
And when he had made a scourge of small cords, he drove them all out of the temple, and the sheep, and the oxen; and poured out the changers' money, and overthrew the tables; 
Saturday, November 16, 2002 5:46:24 PM mickcoldii
      1 Samuel 3:13   
For I have told him that I will judge his house for ever for the iniquity which he knoweth; because his sons made themselves vile, and he restrained them not. 
Saturday, November 16, 2002 5:44:15 PM mickcoldii
      Proverbs 23:14   
Thou shalt beat him with the rod, and shalt deliver his soul from hell. 
Saturday, November 16, 2002 5:40:25 PM mickcoldii
      Ephesians 6:1   
Children, obey your parents in the Lord: for this is right. 
Wednesday, July 03, 2002 2:07:53 PM alp
      Ephesians 6:4   
And, ye fathers, provoke not your children to wrath: but bring them up in the nurture and admonition of the Lord. 
Saturday, July 14, 2001 11:08:07 PM guest
      Psalms 3:3   
But thou, O Lord, art a shield for me; my glory, and the lifter up of mine head. 
Monday, January 08, 2001 10:27:52 AM relivjb
      Hebrews 5:8   
Though he were a Son, yet learned he obedience by the things which he suffered; 
Thursday, March 30, 2000 12:55:26 AM waihun
      Proverbs 29:17   
Correct thy son, and he shall give thee rest; yea, he shall give delight unto thy soul. 
Tuesday, March 28, 2000 11:52:43 AM ephlee
      Proverbs 29:15   
The rod and reproof give wisdom: but a child left to himself bringeth his mother to shame. 
Tuesday, March 28, 2000 11:33:03 AM ephlee
      Proverbs 20:11   
Even a child is known by his doings, whether his work be pure, and whether it be right.

(Ask God for patience. Sometimes God tests us with our children. But, always pray and ask God for the right words to say and the appropriate actions to take to discipline our children.) 
Saturday, March 18, 2000 12:16:41 AM jennifer

changed on Saturday, March 18, 2000 12:28:38 AM

      Proverbs 23:13   
Withhold not correction from the child: for if thou beatest him with the rod, he shall not die. 
Monday, March 13, 2000 1:39:21 PM ephlee
      Proverbs 13:24   
He that spareth his rod hateth his son: but he that loveth him chasteneth him betimes. 
Monday, March 13, 2000 1:32:19 PM ephlee
      Proverbs 22:15   
Foolishness is bound in the heart of a child; but the rod of correction shall drive it far from him. 
Monday, March 13, 2000 1:29:41 PM ephlee
      Proverbs 22:6   
Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it. 
Monday, March 13, 2000 1:26:54 PM ephlee

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