Book ‘How Do We Plant Godly Convictions in Our Children?’ by Joel R. Beeke

PDF Excerpt 'How Do We Plant Godly Convictions in Our Children?' by Joel R. Beeke
(Cultivating Biblical Godliness)
Christian parents want their children to have an internal biblical compass—strong convictions — that will guide them through life. Parents make rules and give instruction to guide outward behavior, but how do they teach a child’s conscience, mind, and heart? How do they cultivate the potent seeds in a child’s life that, by God’s grace, may bear fruit when he or she grows? In this pamphlet, Joel R. Beeke provides six principles from Proverbs 23 that will guide you in building convictions in your children. Contents: Principle 1: Discipline with Mercy; Principle 2: Rejoice Openly in Wise Choices Principle; 3: Instill Truth Principle; 4: Direct Children to Fear and Hope in the Lord;...
Publisher: Reformation Heritage Books (March 11, 2017)  Pages: 32 pages  ISBN-10: 1601785380  ISBN-13: 978-1601785381  ASIN:‎ B06XJZWN28

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About the author: Dr. Joel Beeke is president and Professor of Systematic Theology and Homiletics at Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary, a pastor of the Heritage Netherlands Reformed Congregation in Grand Rapids, Michigan, editor of Banner of Sovereign Grace Truth, editorial director of Reformation Heritage Books, president of Inheritance Publishers, and vice-president of the Dutch Reformed Translation Society. He has written, co-authored, or edited seventy books (most recently, A Puritan Theology: Doctrine for Life, Living Zealously, Friends and Lovers: Cultivating Companionship and Intimacy in Marriage, Getting Back Into the Race: The Cure for Backsliding, Parenting by God’s Promises: How to Raise Children in the Covenant of Grace, Living for the Glory of God: An Introduction to Calvinism, Meet the Puritans, Contagious Christian Living, Calvin for Today, Developing a Healthy Prayer Life, and Taking Hold of God), and contributed 2,000 articles to Reformed books, journals, periodicals, and encyclopedias. His Ph.D. is in Reformation and Post-Reformation theology from Westminster Theological Seminary (Philadelphia). He is frequently called upon to lecture at seminaries and to speak at Reformed conferences around the world. He and his wife Mary have been blessed with three children: Calvin, Esther, and Lydia. You can follow Dr. Beeke at his blog, Doctrine for Life.