To lay a proper foundation for biblical parenting, we must first understand how to best view our children in light of the teaching of the Word of God. This is needful, since our society teaches us to see children as either our greatest source of happiness, to be doted upon endlessly‚ÄĒor an inconvenient annoyance, to be endured until we can return to the pursuit of our own self-centered desires.
Manton, Thomas. The Digital Puritan - Vol.II, No.1 (Kindle Locations 106-109). Digital Puritan Press. Kindle Edition.