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Standing on the Promises: A Handbook of Biblical Childrearing [Paperback]

By Douglas Wilson (Author)
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God has designed each family to be a culture - with a language, customs, traditions, and countless unspoken assumptions. The culture of the family intimately shapes the children who grow up in it. It is the duty of the father to ensure that the shaping takes place according to biblical wisdom. Some fathers establish a rebellious culture for their children and bring upon their children the wrath of God, sometimes for generations. Other fathers fail to establish any distinct culture, and outside cultures rush to fill the void. Through the Messiah, God promised blessings to His people, "their children, and their children's children forever." The norm for faithful members of the covenant is that their children will follow them in their faithfulness.

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Studio: Canon Press
Pages   168
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 8.53" Width: 5.55" Height: 0.48"
Weight:   0.56 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Jul 1, 2000
Publisher   Canon Press
Edition  REV  
ISBN  1885767250  
ISBN13  9781885767257  

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Douglas Wilson (MA, University of Idaho) is a pastor, a popular speaker, and the author of numerous books. He helped to found Logos School in Moscow, Idaho, and is currently a senior fellow of theology at New St. Andrews College. He blogs regularly at

Marvin Olasky (PhD, University of Michigan) is the editor in chief of World magazine, holder of the distinguished chair in journalism and public policy at Patrick Henry College, and senior fellow of the Acton Institute. He was previously a professor at the University of Texas at Austin, a Boston Globe reporter, and a Du Pont Company speechwriter. He is the author of twenty books and more than 3,500 articles. He and his wife, Susan, have four sons.

Douglas Wilson was born in 1943.

Douglas Wilson has published or released items in the following series...
  1. Leaders in Action
  2. Turning Point Christian Worldview Series

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Deepen your understanding of covenental parenting  Feb 11, 2008
This book is not your typical discipline/parenting manual that is so popular today. The beginning of the book deals with the covenant and how that applies to our parenting and raising of our children. I learned so much from reading this that even though there were things I disagreed with in the portion devoted to discipline advice I cannot rate it any lower than 5 stars. Mr. Wilson is a fantastic writer who explains covenental parenting in such was way as to make it very understandable and if you are new to the concept of the covenent this will seriously enrich your life. If your not, it will still help to deepen your understanding of it and with each time you re-read it you will find more and more about it to love and grow because of.
Best parenting book after 12 years of parenting  Apr 23, 2005
If I have read one book on parenting I have read 30 and this is the creme de la creme. I have read the majority of Doug Wilson's books and once again he tells you things you already know deep down inside as being truth, but he expands on them in such a profound way that really helps you see the role that God has placed on us as parents. Douglas Wilson helps to show why it is so important to follow the direction of Gods teaching. We have to answer for the lack of parenting, in todays times it may seem archaic to parent this way and it is tough if you do not start out this way but I see a difference in my own children and I know when they are an adult they will have a biblical out look on the world instead of conforming to it.
Parenting with hope  Aug 24, 2003
This book is a wonderful treatise on the scriptural foundation for hope in parenting and the heavy call that God puts on us as parents to fulfill His promises in our family. It does not turn a blind eye to the choices our children may make as they grow older. But our culture has turned so far away from the providence of God that we mistakenly believe that hope is only in the individual choices each of us make and in those our children make. This book is a corrective to that notion, centering us back on the hope that God has placed the solitary in families. We are not alone. Our children are not alone. And so they have a gift of spiritual growth that they would not have if they were raised in heathen homes.

I recommend this book to all parents looking for guidance as to the foundation of hope upon which they parent their children. I believe that in our culture of blind humanistic optimism and individualistic Christian pessimism, this is an important topic.

Excellent Book!  Aug 9, 2002
This is an excellent book, I highly recommend it to any one with children!
The best Biblical book on child rearing I have ever read!  May 17, 2000
I could not stop reading this wonderful book, it is ballanced, and Biblical. I love the positive approach and the emphasis on loving children, and creating a pleasant atmosphere in the home.

I have recommended this book to everyone I know who has children, and I highly recommend it to readers


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