Unit 1: A Theology of Discipline


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audioListen to the audio presentation on Proverbs and discipline.

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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.

Description of scriptures:


docWrite 1-2 paragraphs about your theology of discipline and punishment, drawing especially on this unit’s material and the scriptures from the previous activity.

Theology of Discipline:


docPick 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.

Description of child:

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