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Principles of Kingdom Education

 

1. The education of children and youth is the primary responsibility of parents.
Deuteronomy 6:4-9; 11:18-21; Psalm 78:1-7 ; 127:3; Proverbs 22:6; Malachi 2:13-16; Ephesians 6:4

 

2. The education of children and youth is a 24-hours-a-day, 7-days- a-week process that continues from
birth till maturity.
Deuteronomy 6:7; 11:19; Proverbs 2:6

 

3. The education of children and youth must have as its primary goals the salvation of and discipleship of
the next generation.
Psalm 78:6-7; Matthew 28:19-20

 

4. The education of children and youth must be based on God’s word as absolute truth.
Matthew 24:35; Psalm 119

 

5. The education of children and youth must hold Christ as preeminent in all of life.
Colossians 2:3.6-10

 

6. The education of children and youth must not hinder the spiritual and moral development of the next
generation.
Matthew 18:6; 19:13-14; Mark 10:13-16; Luke 18:15-17

 

7. The education of children and youth, if and when delegated to others by parents, must be done by
teachers chosen with utmost care to ensure that they follow these principles.
Exodus 18:21; ISamuel 1:27-28; 3:1-10

 

8. The education of children and youth results in the formation of a belief system or worldview that will be
patterned after the belief systems or worldview of the person’s teachers.
Luke 6:40

 

9. The education of children and youth must lead to true wisdom by connecting all knowledge to a biblical
worldview frame of reference.
Prov. 4:5,7; Prov. 9:10: Ps. 19:1; Rom. 1:20: Col. 2:3

 

10. The education of children and youth must have a view of the future that includes the eternal
perspective.
Colossians 3:1-2; Matthew 6:19-20; 2 Timothy 4:6-8; Acts 20:24; Hebrews 11:13; Colossians
3:23-24