Many Christian parents feel guilty when their children do not “turn out right.” They ask questions like, “What did we do wrong? What else could we have done?” What is more problematic is that the guilt so many Christian parents feel finds its root in the Bible. After all, Proverbs 22:6 states, “Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it.”
Is this verse a promise? Does the Bible condemn parents of rebellious children? How does this verse have an impact on our parenting today?
B21’s own Jon Akin tackles these difficult issues in a new post on The Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood’s website.
You can check out the full article here.