TRAIN YOUR CHILDREN GOD’S WAY
This book strips away the confusion, division, competing tradi- tions and ignorance that have shrouded the truth about childrearing God’s Way. May God help you to understand what you are about to read so you can teach your children to understand what has not been available in one book until now!
Facing the Challenge
t has been said that children represent a parent’s greatest steward- ship. We could ask: What else even comes close? Think of all that is at stake in how parents rear just one child. This little human being can either be armed with how to succeed in life, or literally programmed to fail—left defenseless against the many prob- lems that life will throw at him! Further, the child’s children—the par- ents’ own grandchildren—will be directly affected by the principles of childrearing (good or bad), which could then in turn continue to be at least partially employed, potentially for generations to come. Then there is the effect the child will have on all the other people with whom he comes in contact throughout the balance of his life. And what about the very real peace and happiness—or lack thereof!—that the child brings to his parents as another direct result of how well they did their job? All these things are measured in very real terms, and carry impli- cations almost too numerous and far-reaching to comprehend. I
Your task is to recognize what all of this means to you as a parent, which must translate into ACTION—what you must do!
The Greatest Challenge
Take a moment to consider the world around you. Reflect on all the different kinds of influences—with seemingly more every day—to which a child is exposed. Rearing children in today’s violent, mor-