There is a book that is called “Do you mind if your kids don’t?” And it talks about disciplining your kids and the benefits and drawbacks of discipline and the drawbacks are, depending on how you discipline your kids, Child Protective Services will stick their nosy agents in your family affairs and try to take your kids.
Proverbs 13:24 says that if you don’t discipline your kids then you hate them, but if you are quick to discipline them. We are the people who suffer when our kids misbehave. We must be prudent in laying down the law. Proverbs 22:6 says train a child in the way he should go and when he is old he will not depart from it. We must continuously educate our kids everyday, even into adulthood.
Billy Currington hits it right on the head when he sings, “walk a little straighter, Daddy, you’re still leading me. We are the people our kids will grow up to be, so we need to make sure we are spot on. Yes, as humans, we will make mistakes, however, Phillipians 4:13 says I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me. We are made for the purpose of loving God, and through our actions, showing His love to others. We must show our kids that we love them, and it hurts us when they do not obey Gods rules or ours. We must be not only the best example for our kids, but also to the world.