The Bible, Children, and Grandchildren The Hebrew scriptures required the protection of children – Lev. 18: 21. Parents were to train their children – Deut. 6: 6 -9, Eph. 6: 4. 1. Teach the purpose of life – Eccl. 12: 13.
The Bible, Children, and Grandchildren 2. Fathers should teach sons about fatherhood and being a husband – Eph. 5. 3. Fathers should teach sons about sex – Matt. 5: 28, I Cor. 7: 2 ff. 4. Fathers should teach about providing – I Tim. 5: 8. 5. Teach about manhood and responsibility – Prov. 1: 10 ff. 6. Mothers teach daughters about being keepers at home – Tit. 2: 5.
A Little Fellow Follows Me A careful man I want to be A little fellow follows me; I do not dare to go astray, For fear he'll go the self-same way. I cannot once escape his eyes, whate'er he sees me do, he tries; Like me, he says he's going to be The little chap who follows me. He thinks that I am good and fine, Believes in every word of mine; The base in me he must not see, The little chap who follows me. I must remember as I go, Through summer's sun and winter's snow I'm building for the years to be, That little chap who follows me. Written by Claude Wisdom White, Sr. of Tyler, Texas. From his book, "A Poem for any Occasion".
The Bible, Children, and Grandchildren 1. Stay in their place – Gen. 2: 24. 2. Do not spoil grandchildren – cp. Eph. 6: 1 ff. 3. Set the proper example. A. As a husband/wife – Eph. 5: 22 ff. B. As a citizen – I Pet. 2: 13.
The Bible, Children, and Grandchildren C. As a Christian. a. Attendance – Acts 2: 42. b. Stand for the truth – Jude 3. c. Language – Eph. 4: 29. d. Teaching others – Heb. 5: 11 -14.
The Bible, Children, and Grandchildren • “Lo children are an heritage of the Lord: and the fruit of the womb is his reward…. Children’s children are the crown of old men…” (Ps. 127: 3; Prov. 17: 6).