A primer on raising children and the duties all Christian parents have toward those God has entrusted to them. J.C. Ryle () was appointed the first Bishop of Liverpool in and was the leader of the Evangelical party in the Church of England for more than. Original article by Bishop J. C. Ryle, also sometimes entitled, “How Should a Child Be Trained?”.

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Duties of Parents by J. C. Ryle – Still Waters Revival Books

Ryle to your wish list. There is so much insight given by J. Thank you for the great advice.

It was a very quick read but had soo much in it! So this shouldn’t be counted as highly as scripture. Often children are not trained the way they should go, for when they grow up they do not walk with God.

The Duties Of Parents

Ryle gives godly counsel from another generation which ours needs to hear: I began reading this book when we had a miscarriage. This book has impacted me more than I duuties ever have imagined and while I know that I am doing my best to be a good father in leading my children, I understand now how much better I need to be, in teaching and training my children in the knowledge of God and to live in a manner that pleases Him too.

Ryle regarding this verse and the immense responsibility parents have as stewards of the gift that children are from God. Search Advanced Search Search Tips.


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Should be required reading for all parents. There are a lot of parenting books out there and there are a ton of “theories” about the different approaches to and aspects of parenting.

But overall, really challenging and helpful read. Read this in one sitting and it made me feel like an absolute failure!

The Duties Of Parents by J.C. Ryle

Solidly Biblical, yet very easy to read in a devotional style. I suppose I need to take the long term view and it is unlikely to have a toddler who is trusting my judgment and obeying me all the time but hopefully I will have 10 year olds w A short and compelling book that encouraged me to be more diligent in teaching my children to pray and read their bible even at the tender ages of 3 and 2.

Yet duuties the midst of this parents must examine themselves that they are parenting in a way that honors God. I have often heard Proverbs God uses means Straight to your heart. He reminds Christian parents that their main concern is the eternal souls of their children, not primarily their comfort or convenience.

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It is natural to be tender and affectionate towards your own flesh and blood, and it is the excess of this very tenderness and affectio [Nice PDF of the book available here: Lots of grey areas that I would encourage parents to do their own research in scripture and pray how it applies to their parenting. For instance, the author brings out a great point that it’s easy for parents to see what other parents does wrong. Jun 18, Alison Morquecho rated it it was amazing Shelves: However, I would also keep in mind that parenting isn’t as black and white as he seems to state.


Aug 05, Kyle LaPorte rated it it was amazing Shelves: Paperback38 pages.

Click here for more information on the Puritan Hard Drive. It may be a short read, but the author addresses some of the most important lessons for mothers and fathers who are eager to train up their children to know, love, and serve Jesus. This is such an encouraging book! Bishop Ryle shows parents their duty to go forward and obey God’s commands. A super quick read, but really details our responsibility as parents.

This is a very quick dtuies. See that the opportunity be not neglected, and thrown away. Once let slip, it is gone forever. Apr 25, Jean Schram rated it really liked it. Sep 30, Stephanie rated it liked it. This book is filled with much practical information such j.cc.ryle taking children to church, teaching them how to pray, requiring obedience, etc. Truly it is your interest so to do. Eli and David failed to discipline their own children Eschatology by Charles Hodge. Want to Read saving….

It is natural to be tender and affectionate towards your own flesh and blood, and it is the excess of this very tenderness and affection which you have to fear.

This is the best book on parenting–ever.

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