January 27

Children - assorted passages

Message Notes

Seven Tools Every Parent Needs


#1 - Consistently teach with diligence

Deuteronomy 6:5-7, Proverbs 22:6

#2 - Communicate through encouragement

Matthew 3:17, 1 Thessalonians 5:11, and Hebrews 10:24-25

#3 - Connect by interaction

Deuteronomy 6:6-7, Philippians 2:6-7

#4 - Coach by discipline

Hebrews 12:5b-11

#5 - Care by protecting

John 17:15, Ezekiel 22:30

#6 - Character build by imitating Christ

John 13:15, 1 Corinthians 11:1, Philippians 3:17, Titus 2:7-8, Deuteronomy 6:5-9, and 1 Timothy 4:12

#7 - Commune with God through prayer. Parents, pray for and with your children!

Colossians 1:9-12

God tools to apply:

Building tools to take away:


"Dare to Discipline" by James Dobson

"Love and Respect in the Family" by Dr. Emerson Eggerichs

"Making Children Mind without Losing Yours" by Kevin Leman

"The 5 Love Languages of Children" by Gary Chapman

"Feeding the Mouth that Bites You: Guide to Parenting Adolescents & Launching Them into the

World" by Dr. Ken Wilgus

Focus on the Family broadcasts & podcasts