As Christian parents, we want to give our children well-rounded, biblically informed discipline. We want to walk side by side with them towards godly maturity in Christ.
We want train them in a spirit of gentleness. We want to point them to Jesus and help them know the forgiveness and the power of the Gospel.
This mini-chart will help you provide this kind of godly nurture for your children.
Ingredients of Godly Discipline will help you:
Be better prepared for teachable moments
Train your child in a way that builds up your relationship
Point your child to the gospel every time you discipline
Address heart issues, not just outward behavior
Know the right purpose and place for chastisement
Encourage confession of sin, forgiveness, and restoration
Here's what you get:
Six "ingredients" that contribute to a home atmosphere of godly nurture
A relevant Bible verse for each "ingredient"
Application points and tips for each "ingredient"
On the back: ideas for using the chart and additional Bible references to study
This chart is primarily a reference for parents. Doorposts' other charts get your children involved and help you teach them from God's Word.
The 5.5" x 8.5" color, laminated chart is designed to fit in your Bible or another book where you can review it easily.
The 4.25" x 5.5" fridge magnet includes the "ingredients" and Bible verse columns for easy reference (application points not included).
The PDF download gives you digital printable versions in both 5.5" x 8.5" and 8.5" x 11" sizes.
Scripture quotations are from the ESV Bible translation.