Oakland Baptist Church Fort Walton Beach

118 Wright Pkwy NW, Fort Walton Beach, Florida 32548
Tel: 850-243-8722


Service and Worship Times

  • Sunday Worship Service - 11:00AM
  • Sunday School All Ages - 9:30AM
  • Wednesday Night Service - 6:00PM
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Written by Pastor Garner   
Sunday, 09 May 2010 16:58


(A) Let your children

- Hear you and see you have your own devotions

- Hear you petition God for their needs

- Hear you praise God for His blessings (in prayer and in daily conversations)

- Hear you ask God for His guidance in their lives

(B) Seek Godly Wisdom

- from older women who live their faith. Note: Older women make yourself available to the younger women.

- from books written by Godly men and women who have raised children to love the Lord

- from your own diligent study of the Bible

- from God’s direction, through the Holy Spirit, in your daily devotions of prayer

(C) Other methods of discerning God’s will for your family

-child rearing websites such as Focus on the Family, (see our website links)

- home Bible Studies with other couples and older parents

(D) Train up your child Requires Diligent Instruction

- Teach him how to worship God at Home and at Church

- Teach them to worship through the worship songs at church and home

- Teach them to find the Bible passages of the sermon

- Teach them to pray at church and home

-Teach them to love their family, church family, and neighbors

(E) Season is short

- Refrain from activities that can't be used to grow your child for God's kingdom

-Find ways to make every activity relate to God’s mercy and love for your child

Deuteronomy 6:1-9



Last Updated on Tuesday, 11 May 2010 09:55