Wisdom and the Middle Years

Posted on October 31, 2012 · Posted in Parenting, Wisdom

Character development is connected to acquiring wisdom. Biblical wisdom is not the same as human intellect.  We can be born bright. But with regard to wisdom, we are all born fools! During the middle years, the focus of your instruction should be to build wisdom and not correcting behavior.  

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Jay Younts
John A. (Jay) Younts is the Shepherd Press blogger, and is a ruling elder serving at Redeemer Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church in Moore, South Carolina. He has written Everyday Talk, Everyday Talk About Sex & Marriage, Finding the Right Track, the In Touch With Paul stewardship series, and What About War. He has studied and taught about biblical childrearing for 30 years. He and his late wife Ruth have five adult children.