Thursday, March 22, 2012

25 Ways to Provoke Your Child to Anger


1. Lack of Marital Harmony (Genesis 2:24 and Hebrews 12:15)
2. Establishing and Maintaining a Child-Centered Home (Proverbs 29:15)
3. Modeling Sinful Anger (Proverbs 22:24-25)
4. Habitually Disciplining While Angry (Psalm 38:1)
5. Scolding (Ephesians 4:26-27)
6. Being Inconsistent with Discipline (2 Corinthians 1:17-18)
7. Having Double Standards (Philippians 4:9)
8. Being Legalistic (Matthew 15:8-9)
9. Not Admitting You are Wrong and Asking for Forgiveness (Matthew 5:23-24)
10. Constantly Finding Fault (Job 32:2-3)
11. Parent’s Reversing God-Given Roles (Ephesians 5:22-24)
12. Not Listening to Your Child’s Opinion or Taking His or Her “Side to the Story” Seriously (Proverbs 18:3 & 17)
13. Comparing Them to Others ( 2 Corinthians 10:12)
14. Not Making Time “Just to Talk” (James 1:19)
15. Not Praising or Encouraging Your Child (Revelation 2:2-4)
16. Failing to Keep Your Promises (Matthew 5:37)
17. Chastening In Front of Others (Matthew 18:15)
18. Not Allowing Enough Freedom (James 3:17)
19. Allowing Too Much Freedom (Proverbs 29:15)
20. Mocking Your Child (Job 17:1-2)
21. Abusing Them Physically (1 Timothy 3:3)
22. Ridiculing or Name Calling (Ephesians 4:29)
23. Unrealistic Expectations (1 Corinthians 13:11)
24. Practicing Favoritism (Luke 15:25-30)
25. Child Training With Worldly Methodologies Inconsistent With God’s Word (Ephesians 6:4)

5 comments:

Vicki said...

Very Very Good!!
Going to make copies and give to our life group tonight :)
Thanks.

MommaofMany said...

What a great list!! May I pass it along?

NewKidontheBlogg said...

Ginger,
This list is directly out of Lou Priolo's book, "The Heart of Anger".
Cordially,
Carol

Ginger said...

Carol,
Oh how funny! I borrowed it from another blog, but they didn't mention they borrowed it from a book!
Must be a good book!

Ginger said...

Oh whoops! Yes, they did. (Just went back to that blog and it's credited at the bottom.)