The neglect of teaching God’s word is the cause of the mayhem on our streets. All one has to do is look around and see the moral decay in every community and in a lot of places of worship. Some parents and so-called leaders have forsaken the purpose to which they were called to.
This neglect has infested the future before the future gets started. Parents have been charged with teaching their children about what God will accept and won’t accept. And the neglect of this charge has led to a nation of people who believe God has lowered His standard just to meet our own, if they even believe God is real. The neglect has led to a nation who doesn’t fear God and stands defiant of what He commands us to do. This neglect has caused some uncomfortable living conditions for all and unless we change it’ll only get worse.
Deuteronomy 6:6-7 (niv)
These commandments that I give you today are to be on your hearts. Impress them on your children. Talk about them when you sit at home and when you walk along the road, when you lie down and when you get up.
Proverbs 22:6 (kjv)
Train up a child in the way he should go:
and when he is old, he will not depart from it.
Proverbs 29:15 (niv)
A rod and a reprimand impart wisdom,
but a child left undisciplined disgraces its mother.
2 Chronicles 7:14 (niv)
if my people, who are called by my name, will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and I will forgive their sin and will heal their land.