How Do We Know When God Is Disciplining Us?

by Jack Wellman
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When things go wrong, how can we tell if it is God disciplining us or it’s just time and chance that God uses to teach us something? Time and Chance The Bible says that time and chance happen to us all (Eccl 9:11), so even though God is sovereign, we can’t assume that everything that […]

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In What Specific Ways Does God Chastise His Children?

by Jack Wellman
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God says He disciplines every child He loves, but in what ways does He do this? Love and Discipline To begin with, God is motivated by His love for us when He disciplines us. Discipline doesn’t feel good at the time, but it’s truly an act of love, because the opposite of love is not […]

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8 Important Bible Verses About Discipline

by Jack Wellman
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Here are 8 Bible verses that I think are important regarding discipline. Hebrews 12:5-6 “And have you forgotten the exhortation that addresses you as sons? My son, do not regard lightly the discipline of the Lord, nor be weary when reproved by him. For the Lord disciplines the one he loves, and chastises every son whom he […]

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Is Spanking Biblical?

by Jack Wellman
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Should Christians spank their young children?  Is it biblical to discipline in such a way?  What principles can we learn from the Bible as to whether spanking is what God would want parents to do? Discipline and Not Abuse There has never been more disagreement between non-believers and Christians and even among Christians themselves than […]

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How To Discipline Children: 7 Tips for Christian Parents

by David Peach
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Disciplining your children is an important aspect of parenting. There are many opinions about the right way to discipline your children so sometimes it is hard to know what is best for a Christian family. Even with the following suggestions, there are personal decisions you will have to make. I want to encourage you to […]

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20 Important Bible Verses for Parents

by Pamela Rose Williams
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Most things come with an instruction book.  Your car has a manual and before you drive a car you even get a “learner’s permit”. Then you must study and pass a couple tests before you are allowed to legally drive that car. The microwave, the television, the cell phone, the stereo – they all come […]

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