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Making Children Mind without Losing Yours (4 of 4)
Series: Kids R Us
Dr. Fred Lowery
Luke 2:52; Proverbs 13:24; Proverbs 19:18; Proverbs 22:15; Proverbs 23:13; Proverbs 29:15; Colossians 3:20; Ephesians 6:1-3
October 10, 2004
(Parent child skit)
A little role reversal and that's what we're talking about is kid's and discipline. This little series on parenting it's just been a short series, four weeks and I'm aware and you're aware that I can't cover parenting in four weeks. So and I haven't even been able to get to teenagers which we'd need to spend a few months there. So we'll come back and do some more later but at least this gave us a little taste and hopefully we've given you some help in this role of parenting. Kids have a way of you know, I think one reason God gives us children is to keep us humble and keep that humility in our lives. Last Sunday after I finished preaching I got in the car with Christy and Ky and Laura Leigh to go to lunch and Laura Leigh said to me, this is my three year old granddaughter, said to me Doc-Doc I saw you preached on television this morning. You know I just kind of sat up a little straighter and you know I could feel my head just coming out a little bit you know bigger and I said you did. She said yeah we were looking for the weather. These kids were in bed and the little boy said, kept calling his daddy saying daddy would you get me a drink of water and his daddy said no you don't need any water go to sleep. A few minutes later dad would you please get me a drink of water. No son go to sleep. Third time, dad pretty please get me a drink of water. Dad said son you say it one more time and I'm going to spank you. Quiet. In a minute the kid said dad when you get up to spank me would you bring me a drink of water? My brother tells about the lady in Dallas, Texas who had her toddler in the basket at the grocery store and the kid was begging for you know, everything down the aisles and the mother made the ...
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