Sermon Notes 2021 10 24 AM

October 24, 2021 AM
Paul Gotthardt
(#2 in series)

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Understanding Discipline

Various Passages


For discipline to be effective, it requires at least three essential pieces: 

  1. An __ of discipline
  2. A plan for discipline
  3. __ with discipline


An Understanding of Discipline

What is discipline? What is the goal? 

Discipline is the process of removing __ and instilling __.

“Foolishness is bound up in the heart of a child; the rod of discipline will remove it far from him.” – Proverbs 22:15

“Direct your children onto the right path, and when they are older, they will not leave it.” – Proverbs 22:6

“The rod and reproof give wisdom. But a child who gets his own way brings shame to his mother.” – Proverbs 29:15

“Those who spare the rod of discipline hate their children. Those who love their children care enough to discipline them.” – Proverbs 13:24

“Discipline your children while there is hope. Otherwise you will ruin their lives.” – Proverbs 19:18

“Don’t fail to discipline your children. They won’t die if you spank them. Physical discipline may well save them from death.” – Proverbs 23:13-14

Discipline is not just a __ for doing wrong.

Discipline is not a way for parents to let off __.

Discipline is not about __ a child’s spirit. 


A Plan for Discipline

What should we do? 

Parents needs a biblical, __ plan to instill discipline.


Consistency with Discipline

What does consistency look like? 

Do the same things over and over with minimal room for __ and __.

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