Roles of Parents

So I found this on one of my new favorite websites (Preschoolers and Peace). It is actually her church's dedication charge for parents but I thought it was wonderful to share! If you would like to see that actual blog, you can click here. 

 

Roles of Parents

1. Receive their children from God. Genesis 33:5, 1 Samuel 1:27, Psalm 127:3

2. Their duty to their children is:

     a. To love them. Titus 2:4

     b. To bring them to Christ. Matthew 19:13, 14

     c. To train them up for God. Proverbs 22:6, Ephesians 6:4

     d. To instruct them in God's Word. Deuteronomy 4:9, 11:9; Isaiah 38:19

     e. To tell them of God's judgments. Joel 1:3

     f. To tell them of the miraculous works of God. Exodus 10:2, Psalm 78:4

     g. To command them to obey God. Deuteronomy 32:46; 1 Chronicles 28:9

     h. To bless them. Genesis 48:15; Hebrews 11:20

     i. To pity them. Psalm 103:12

     j. To provide for them. Job 42:15; 2 Corinthians 12:14; 1 Timothy 5:8

     k. To rule them. 1 Timothy 3:4, 12

     l. To correct them. Proverbs 13:24, 19:18, 23:13, 29:17; Hebrews 12:7

     m. Not to provoke them. Ephesians 6:4; Colossians 3:21

     n. Not to make any unholy connections for them. Genesis 24:1-4, 28:1-2

3. They should pray for their children:

     a. For their spiritual welfare. Genesis 17:18; 1 Chronicles 29:19

     b. When in temptation. Job 1:5

     c. When in sickness. 2 Samuel 12:16; Mark 5:23; John 4:46, 49

 

...we work with you for your joy, because it is by faith you stand firm. 2 Corinthians 1:24

 

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