BOOK FORMAT

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Bible-based rather than technique or opinion-based, each Entrusted with a Child's Heart chapter contains help for parents—no matter what their stage in life. Every family, regardless of the age of their children, will find relevant teaching and practical application in each chapter.

 

CHAPTER 1 

OUR FOUNDATION: FAITH IN JESUS
Godly Parents* Embrace Jesus as Their Lord and Savior   
 

CHAPTER 2

THE AUTHORITY OF GOD’S WORD
Godly Parents Live by Biblical Convictions    


 CHAPTER 3

PERSONAL CONVICTIONS
Godly Parents Establish Family Convictions  


Chapter 4

FOUNDATIONS OF A BIBLICAL MARRIAGE
Godly Parents Live by Biblical Priorities     


Chapter 5

GOD’S PLAN OF ORDER
Godly Parents Create a Christ-centered Home Environment     


Chapter 6

THE SIGNIFICANCE OF MOTHERS AND FATHERS
Godly Parents Understand the Significance of their Roles    


Chapter 7

ESTABLISHING AUTHORITY: THE FEAR OF GOD
Godly Parents Teach Their Children to View God as Their Lifelong Authority    


Chapter 8

MANAGING A CHILD
Godly Parents Do Not Exasperate Their Children    

 

Chapter 9

COMMITTED TO DISCIPLINE
Godly Parents Are Committed to Discipline     
 

Chapter 10

RECOGNIZING AND HANDLING MANIPULATION
Godly Parents Are Aware and Ready to Respond Appropriately    
 

Chapter 11

DEALING WITH REBELLION: “NEVER GIVE UP”
Godly Parents Go to Battle for the Heart of Their Child    
 

Chapter 12

WORDS THAT EDIFY
Godly Parents Choose Their Words Wisely     
 

Chapter 13

GUARDING A CHILD’S MIND
Godly Parents Choose Their Child's Environment Wisely    
 

Chapter 14

CHARACTER BUILDING
Godly Parents Train Their Children in Godly Character     
 

Chapter 15

GROWING IN GODLY DISCIPLINES
Godly Parents Disciple Their Children    
 

Chapter 16

GROWING IN RELATIONSHIPS
Godly Parents Teach Their Children to Be Loving, Forgiving, and Wise in Choosing Friends

*(Godly parents are those who trust in and rely on the Lord for wisdom and grace to raise their children in His ways.)