“The Transition Begins”
Series: “Raising an Adult”
(Part 3 of 3) #NHCParenting

By the time your child leaves home they should…

1. Respect .

“Honor your father and your mother, so that you may live long in the land the LORD your God is giving you." Exodus 20:12 (NIV)

“‘Honor your father and mother’—which is the first commandment with a promise.” Ephesians 6:2 (NIV)

“Now his father, King David, had never disciplined him at any time, even by asking, ‘Why are you doing that?’” 1 Kings 1:6 (NLT)


2. Understand the .

“Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for human masters.” Colossians 3:23 (NIV)


3. Know how .

“Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up.” Galatians 6:9 (NIV)


4. Be willing to .

“Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her…” Ephesians 5:25 (NIV)


5. Remain .

“God opposes the proud but shows favor to the humble.” James 4:6 (NIV)

23 “Therefore, if you are offering your gift at the altar and there remember that your brother or sister has something against you, 24 leave your gift there in front of the altar. First go and be reconciled to them; then come and offer your gift.” Matthew 5:23-24 (NIV)


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