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Proverbs 22:6 – Train Up a Child

Background Scripture:

Proverbs 22:6
Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it.

Podcast Sections:

00:19   Scriptures can have their meanings twisted
01:21    How this verse is usually understood
02:43  Proverbs can be difficult because they often lack context
07:05  Discussion of children who are rebellious
07:58  Proverbs as a principle, as opposed to a promise
11:05    Christians are to hand down their faith to their children
12:57    Meaning of “train”
14:51    Congregations also help in raising children
18:41    Parents have a responsibility to train up their children
19:34   Children get their first impression of God from their parents
22:08   At some point, we have individual responsibility for our own understanding of God
29:04   Honoring parents and God
32:44   Understanding the context of Proverbs (conclusions)

Question 01

Do you agree that Proverbs should be taken as principles as opposed to promises? Why or why not?

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Question 02

How should Christians approach a study of Proverbs (discussed at 02:43)?

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Question 03

Based on the Bible, how can parents raise their children in a healthy way?

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Question 04

How can having a difficult home life affect one’s understanding of God and his love?

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Question 05

Read Hebrews 12:7-11 (listed in Digging Deeper). How does discipline tie in with training a child?

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