Lesson for August 5, 2023


Scripture reading: Ephesians 6:1-10.

Memory verse: Proverbs 22:6.

  1. In what manner are children to be taught? Eph. 6:4; Prov. 22:6.

Note. — One large church organization has made the statement that if they can have a child until he reaches the age of seven, they will have him for the rest of his life.

  1. What will be the results if a child’s development is left to himself? Proverbs 22:15, first part.
  2. Should a child be taught to live a covetous, selfish life or to store treasures in heaven, by giving work to the gospel? Ecc. 12:1; Matthew 6:19-21.
  3. Should a parent use precaution in the manner in which he punishes his child? Col. 3:21; Eph. 6:4, First part. 
  4. But should he neglect punishment when needed? Prov. 13:24, 23:13,
  5. What is especially important; to one’s children? Deut. 4:9, 11:13, 19,
  6. Are conditions such now, as to necessitate even more diligence? 2 Tim. 3:1-3; 1 Peter 5:8.
  7. May others assist the younger women in teaching their children? Titus 2:3, 4.
  8. What other duty of parents toward children is very needful? 1 Tim 5:8.
  9. What encouraging condition can we look for through the working of the Holy Spirit? Mal. 4:4, 5, 6.
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