DUTY #1-LOVE GOD WITH ALL YOUR HEART
Loving parents produce loving children. Recognize that your affections determine your devotion. Loving God with all your heart is a prerequisite for raising emotional strong and independent children.
DUTY#2-SEAL GOD’S WORD IN YOUR HEART
Where your treasure is; there your heart will be. Sealing the Word of God in your heart will increase peace in your home and prepare your children to take responsibility for their own thoughts, emotions and habits.
DUTY #3-TEACH GOD’S WORD DILIGENTLY TO YOUR CHILDREN
The Word of God is living and powerful and able to reach the darkest parts of your child’s heart that is often rebellious and disrespectful. Teaching your children the Word of God is the easiest way to reach your children in every stage of their life.
DUTY #4-SPEAK WITH YOUR CHILDREN ABOUT GOD’S LOVE DAILY
Children today are exposed and dealing with overwhelming concerns such as: self-hatred, anger, abuse, neglect, abandonment and issues most parents fail to manage themselves. Speaking with your children about God’s love daily is key in giving them hope when life seems hopeless. Hearing daily examples about a loving God is sometimes the only thing that your child will respond to in fighting negative thoughts about their existence.
DUTY #5-BIND GOD’S WORD TO YOUR RELATIONSHIP
Parenting is about relationship. Binding God’s Word to your relationship with your child guarantees a strong and healthy bond. This bond is necessary for improving communication in the home and with others.
DUTY #6-WRITE THE WORD OF GOD TO DISPLAY IN YOUR HOME
Writing the Word of God for display in your home is another way to inspire your children toward consciously connecting with a God that loves them without measure.
DUTY #7-REMEMBER GOD IN YOUR DAY
Train your mind to remember God in your daily decisions with parenting your child toward greatness. Remember God when you take your child to and from school. Remember God when fearful thoughts about your child visit your mind. Remember God and His goodness toward your family daily.
DUTY #8-HONOR GOD WITH YOUR FAMILY
One of best way to honor God is to pray for each family member. Pray blessings for them not excuses. Pray for them to be more responsible with their thoughts, emotions and actions. Pray for them to be more forgiving and kind.
DUTY #9-REJECT FALSE GODS
Anything that takes up more thought in your mind than the Almighty God is a false God. If you worry about your children, your health, your finances or situations you have no control over, it is time to reject these false gods.
DUTY #10-REFRAIN FROM DISHONORING GOD
Love does not dishonor. Refrain from bringing shame and disgrace to a God that Love you and your family so deeply. Avoid behaviors that slow down your family’s progress. Take responsibility in leading your family to raising the bar in character development that pleases God.
DUTY #11-DILIGENTLY KEEP GOD’S LAWS
There are traffic laws, criminal laws, civil laws, international laws and God’s laws. Invest time in studying the laws of God so as to prepare your family to receive the rewards that come from obeying these laws. Learn to love the laws of God and enjoy a life filled with wisdom and success.
DUTY #12-DO GOOD IN THE SIGHT OF GOD
Do that which is good and right in the sight of God with your children. Be kind and loving toward your children. Give them mercy when they least expect it. Teach them how to be emotionally strong no matter what obstacles come their way. Show them how to love themselves especially when they make mistakes. Be an example for them in how to love others who are mean, unkind and full of fear. Do that which is good to your children in the sight of God.