Parents, make sure you're transferring your values to your kids.

Talking Points:

  • Christian parents should do everything they can to transfer their values to their kids. They should be talking about truth and values in the home. Deuteronomy 6:6-7
  • Christian parents can’t force their kids to pursue God but they can help by guiding them along the right path. Proverbs 14:11-12
  • Christian parents need to give their children chances to believe in Jesus by talking about Him regularly in the home!  
  1. Initial reactions to this topic? What jumped out at you?
  2. What kinds of values (good or bad) did your parents instill in you? How did they do it?
  3. Make a list of the values you’d like to pass on to your kids. Give yourself a grade on how you’re doing so far.
  4. Read Deuteronomy 6:6-7. List the action verbs in this passage. Do you think this command still applies to parents today? Explain.
  5. What barriers exist in your life that keep you from passing on your biblical values to your children?
  6. Read Proverbs 14:11-12. What are the paths that “seem right” to people today? Make a list. How will you encourage your kids to avoid chasing after the things of this world?
  7. Is there a step you need to take based on today’s topic?