Hope for Parents: Proverbs for Parenting (Proverbs 22:6-7, Proverbs 10:5, Proverbs 5:20-23, Proverbs 28:7, Proverbs 29:3, Proverbs 22:15, Proverbs 23:13-14)

Tye Riter, September 9, 2012

Pastor Tye looks at Solomon's wisdom for his sons as guidance for parents raising kids today. Recommendations for hope to prepare kids, protect kids, provide for kids and pray for kids. He spends considerable time with guidelines on how to protect kids from media (internet, porn, sexting, cell phone/video game/internet use, social networks and more). He also covers the biblical basis for spanking. Below are some of the accountability and web-filtering software programs referred to in the message:
www.x3church.com - free and paid versions, accountability and filter

www.cyberpatrol.com - filter and even program control - $39.95
www.safeyes.com - filter $49.95
www.netnanny.com - filter $28.99

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Proverbs 22:6-7

Train up a child in the way he should go;
even when he is old he will not depart from it.
The rich rules over the poor,
and the borrower is the slave of the lender. (ESV)

Proverbs 10:5

He who gathers in summer is a prudent son,
but he who sleeps in harvest is a son who brings shame. (ESV)

Proverbs 5:20-23

20 Why should you be intoxicated, my son, with a forbidden woman
and embrace the bosom of an adulteress?
21 For a man's ways are before the eyes of the Lord,
and he ponders all his paths.
22 The iniquities of the wicked ensnare him,
and he is held fast in the cords of his sin.
23 He dies for lack of discipline,
and because of his great folly he is led astray. (ESV)

Proverbs 28:7

The one who keeps the law is a son with understanding,
but a companion of gluttons shames his father. (ESV)

Proverbs 29:3

He who loves wisdom makes his father glad,
but a companion of prostitutes squanders his wealth. (ESV)

Proverbs 22:15

15 Folly is bound up in the heart of a child,
but the rod of discipline drives it far from him. (ESV)

Proverbs 23:13-14

13 Do not withhold discipline from a child;
if you strike him with a rod, he will not die.
14 If you strike him with the rod,
you will save his soul from Sheol. (ESV)

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