Biblical Duties of Covenant Parents – F

Posted on Feb 29, 2012 by admin
Friends. Do not assume that your children know what kind of friends they should make. Though it should be comparatively safe in the covenant community, you must protect your children from bad company especially in school or in the neighbourhood. You must teach them about friendship! Do not be afraid to counsel them if you find them being influenced negatively by their peers or seniors. Your children are your responsibility! But remember to inculcate charity and courtesy even towards those you do not wish for them to spend a lot of time with. And do not forget to remind that while friends can come and go, “there is a friend that sticketh closer than a brother” (Prov 18:24), even the Lord Jesus Christ!

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