Ephesians 6:4. Parents first priority is to nurture their children. Child discipline is done to nurture and correct a child's behavior. We must communicate to the child why he or she is being discipline.
Deuteronomy 6:7. The Bible teaches us that a characteristic of a father is that he be a diligent teacher.
Matthew 28:20. As Christians we may have to suffer many things through our Christian calling, but loneliness is not one of them. When we accept Jesus as our Lord and Savior, we are also accepting him into our heart. He is with us and will not forsake us in our Christian calling.
THE DILIGENT TEACHER - A FATHER CHARACTERISTIC
Nehemiah 8:9. A Christian revival is when a congregation renews and strengthens their relationship with God. With revival always comes mourning and weeping. We enter this state of remorse because we become fully aware of our shortcomings in the presence of God, and we repent. We become fully aware that Jesus died for our sins in order for us to be in relationship with God.
Bible Summary. God approves of child discipline. Any discipline to a child must be done in mercy. Child discipline is done to nurture and correct a child's behavior. We as parents must admonish and correct our children, but we must balance it by being parents of mercy and comfort just as God is to us . See below for Biblical commentary and scriptures concerning child discipline.
Proverbs 1:7. A wise person has a reverence of God. A wise person puts God above all persons, things, and ideas. The fear of God is the beginning and is the way to truth and knowledge. God is our creator and is the source of all knowledge and truth.
Proverbs 12:15. A person that trusts only himself to make good judgment is a fool and is not wise. God created us to rely on Him for His purposes. He is our moral compass who we should trust to make good decisions in life. Without a relationship with God, our Creator, we lose our direction.
Bible Summary. To obtain Christian maturity a Christian needs to apply themselves and be a good listener of the Gospel. A sign of Christian maturity is that a Christian can teach others in the doctrines of the Bible. Christianity is a profession that requires us to be skilled in the word of righteousness.