Book Review: Parenting: Successful Christian Parenting by John MacArthur

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A lot of ideas look great when we hear them but when  we think through them you realize how they don’t actually  aren’t realistic .And hence this is One of my favorite books on parenting Because its makes sense with reality  and compassion.
Here are few of the topics covered

Part 1

Shade for Children

Finding a balance – Correcting Behaviours, When and when not to Isolate

Knowing their Value in Christ

Teaching the Gospel – Holiness of God, Sinfulness of Man, Diligent Teaching  by Parents

Part 2

Wisdom literature – Fear of God which helps to choose right from wrong ,Tools to Guard their Mind(what we put in makes a big difference on who we become), Need to Obey Parents and Authority(School ,Government),

Wisdom – Selecting friends, Character Training –  Self control, Relationship with the opposite sex – Physical intimacy, Wise Money Management, Value of Hard work

Part 3

Structured Home – Role of a Father, Role of Mother, Role of a Child

Right method to train children without provoking or condescending  Children

Ephesians 5:25 “Husbands, love your wives, even as Christ also loved the church, and gave himself for it;”
Ephesians 5:22 “Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands, as unto the Lord.”
Ephesians 6:1 “Children, obey your parents in the Lord: for this is right.”

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