Complete this activity on parenting styles.
Listen to the audio presentation on Proverbs and discipline.
Fill out this worksheet while listening.
Click on the links to Bible searches below for three terms related to this unit’s topic. Write a concise overall characterization about how scripture uses each term.
- Biblegateway.com search for “discipline”
- Biblegateway.com search for “punishment”
- Biblegateway.com search for “patience”
Write 1-2 paragraphs about your theology of discipline and punishment, drawing especially on this unit’s material and the scriptures from the previous activity.
Pick one child whom you have taught who has difficult behavior struggles and who causes you stress. Write a 1-2 paragraph revised description of that child that is informed by the material above (i.e., I used to think this was just a bad or willful child who caused stress; but now I believe that this is a child of God who needs instruction in wisdom to follow the correct path). Pray over the description when you are finished.