Family System And Healthy Development Essay

859 Words Sep 11th, 2014 4 Pages
Brittney Grayson
Family System and Healthy Development
Liberty University

Having a great family life is a reward for following the ways of God. The values outlined in God’s word include, being helpful, portraying truthfulness, having sincerity and a healthy prayer life. These values help all relationships, and they are especially vital to your life at home. Reading and obeying God’s word is a great beginning in making your family system all that it can be. Proverbs 11:29 (KJV) states, “He that troubled his house shall inherit the wind: and the fool shall be servant to the wise of heart.” One of the greatest gifts that God gives to us is having family to make us complete.
The existence of stability in parent 's relationship with their child has a positive impact on the healthy development of a child. For the bible states, “One that ruleth well his own house, having his children in subjection with all gravity; For if a man know not how to rule his own house, how shall he take care of the church of God” (1 Timothy 3:4-5 KJV). Christian workers and volunteers seldom make the mistake of being so involved in their work that they ignore their families, and especially the firm discipline of their children. Leading our kids on a straight path spiritually, and throughout life must begin at home. If parents are not motivated to be productive parents, and lead their children spiritually and mentally, how can then lead others? Effective parenting is very importing…

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