| › Introduction - Train up a child in the way he should go; and when he is old, he will not depart from it." Proverbs 23: 6.
I suppose that most professing Christian ...read|
| › Part 1 - I. First, then, if you would train your children rightly, train them in the way they should go, and not in the way that they would.
Remember children ...read|
| › Part 2 - II. Train up your child with all tenderness, affection, and patience.
I do not mean that you are to spoil him, but I do mean that you should let him ...read|
| › Part 3 - III. Train your children with an abiding persuasion on your mind that much depends upon you.
Grace is the strongest of all principles. See what a rev ...read|
| › Part 4 - IV. Train with this thought continually before your eyes--that the soul of your child is the first thing to be considered.
Precious, no doubt, are th ...read|
| › Part 5 - V. Train your child to a knowledge of the Bible.
You cannot make your children love the Bible, I allow. None but the Holy Spirit can give us a heart ...read|
| › Part 6 - VI. Train them to a habit of prayer.
Prayer is the very life-breath of true religion. It is one of the first evidences that a man is born again. "Beh ...read|
| › Part 7 - VII. Train them to habits of diligence, and regularity about public means of grace.
Tell them of the duty and privilege of going to the house of God, ...read|
| › Part 8 - VIII. Train them to a habit of faith.
I mean by this, you should train them up to believe what you say. You should try to make them feel confidence i ...read|
| › Part 9 - IX. Train them to a habit of obedience.
This is an object which it is worth any labor to attain. No habit, I suspect, has such an influence over our ...read|
| › Part 10 - X. Train them to a habit of always speaking the truth.
Truth-speaking is far less common in the world than at first sight we are disposed to think. T ...read|
| › Part 11 - XI. Train them to a habit of always redeeming the time.
Idleness is the devil's best friend. It is the surest way to give him an opportunity of doing ...read|
| › Part 12 - XII. Train them with a constant fear of over-indulgence.
This is the one point of all on which you have most need to be on your guard. It is natural ...read|
| › Part 13 - XIII. Train them remembering continually how God trains His children.
The Bible tells us that God has an elect people,--a family in this world. All p ...read|
| › Part 14 - XIV. Train them remembering continually the influence; of your own example.
Instruction, and advice, and commands will profit little, unless they are ...read|
| › Part 15 - XV. Train them. remembering continually the power of sin.
I name this shortly, in order to guard you against unscriptural expectations.
You must not ...read|
| › Part 16 - XVI. Train them remembering continually the promises of Scripture.
I name this also shortly, in order to guard you against discouragement.
You have ...read|
| › Part 17 - XVII. Train them, lastly, with continual prayer for a blessing on all you do.
Without the blessing of the Lord, your best endeavors will do no good. ...read|