In those days Hezekiah became ill and
was at the point of death. The prophet
Isaiah son of Amoz went to him and
said, "This is what the LORD says: Put
your house in order, because you are
going to die; you will not recover."
Meaning of " in order "
( nasa ayos )
For God is not a God of disorder
but of peace. As in all the
congregations of the saints,
But everything should be done in a
fitting and orderly way.
For He [Who is the source of their
prophesying] is not a God of confusion
and disorder but of peace and order. As
[is the practice] in all the churches of
the saints (God's people),
When a country is rebellious, it has many
rulers, but a man of understanding and
knowledge maintains order.
- order needs laws, rules and policies
Laws, policies and rules are necessary to be
" in order “
House Rules are important in a
" HOUSE IN ORDER “
House Rules must be established to establish
House Rules are important to raise
Disciplined children will be the future
leaders of the country
Disciplined Christian Children are the
future Great Leaders of the Church of
the Lord Jesus.
Fathers, do not exasperate your children; instead,
bring them up in the training and instruction of
(AMP) Fathers, do not irritate and provoke your
children to anger [do not exasperate them to
resentment], but rear them [tenderly] in the
training and discipline and the counsel and
admonition of the Lord.
(GNB) Parents, do not treat your children in such a
way as to make them angry. Instead, raise them
with Christian discipline and instruction.
A. ESTABLISH HOUSE RULES IN DIFFERENT
IMPORTANT AREAS OF YOUR FAMILY
Pro 22:6 Train a child in the way he should go,
and when he is old he will not turn from it.
(bbe) If a child is trained up in the right way,
even when he is old he will not be turned away
(CEV) Teach your children right from wrong, and
when they are grown they will still do right.
(TMSG) Point your kids in the right direction--
when they're old they won't be lost.
1Ti 3:4 He must manage his own family
well and see that his children obey him
with proper respect.
1Ti 3:5 (If anyone does not know how to
manage his own family, how can he take
care of God's church?)
1. House Rules on Schedules
There is a time for everything, and a season
for every activity under heaven:
a. Sleeping and Rising Time
b. Eating Time
c. Playing and TV/ Computer Time
d. Study Time
e. Communication and Bonding Time
g. Church and Ministry Time
Fathers, do not exasperate your
children; instead, bring them up in
the training and instruction of the
2. House Rules on Budget and Spending
The wealth of the wise is their
crown, but the folly of fools yields
3. House Rules on Responsibilities
( Household Chores )
a. What you open. you close
b. What you get, you return
c. What you use, you clean
d. Cleaning Responsibilities
4. House Rules on Speaking
NO CURSING AND BAD WORDS,
5. House Rules on Disrespectful Attitudes
- NO REBELLION, NO DISOBEDIENCE,
Deu 21:18 If a man has a stubborn and
rebellious son who does not obey his
father and mother and will not listen to
them when they discipline him,
Deu 21:19 his father and mother shall
take hold of him and bring him to the
elders at the gate of his town.
Deu 21:20 They shall say to the elders, "This
son of ours is stubborn and rebellious. He
will not obey us. He is a profligate and a
Deu 21:21 Then all the men of his town shall
stone him to death. You must purge the evil
from among you. All Israel will hear of it and
Pro 24:21 Fear the LORD and the king, my
son, and do not join with the rebellious,
B. IMPOSE DISCIPLINARY ACTIONS
TO NON-COMPLIANT CHILDREN
Heb 12:7 Endure hardship as discipline;
God is treating you as sons. For what
son is not disciplined by his father?
Heb 12:8 If you are not disciplined (and
everyone undergoes discipline), then
you are illegitimate children and not
Heb 12:9 Moreover, we have all had human
fathers who disciplined us and we respected
them for it. How much more should we
submit to the Father of our spirits and live!
Heb 12:10 Our fathers disciplined us for a
little while as they thought best; but God
disciplines us for our good, that we may
share in his holiness.
Heb 12:11 No discipline seems pleasant at the
time, but painful. Later on, however, it
produces a harvest of righteousness and
peace for those who have been trained by it.
Do not withhold discipline from a child; if
you punish him with the rod, he will not die.
1. Verbal Warning with God's Words
2. Sanctions ( Grounded )
3. Decrease and Removal of
Ex. No allowance, No TV ,
No internet , etc
4. Rod application with God's words
Pro 13:24 He who spares the rod hates
his son, but he who loves him is
careful to discipline him.
Pro 22:15 Folly is bound up in the heart
of a child, but the rod of discipline will
drive it far from him.
Pro 23:14 Punish him with the rod and
save his soul from death.
The rod of correction imparts
wisdom, but a child left to himself
disgraces his mother.
• Always explain the error and fault and value
of the " rod "
• Make the child acknowledge the broken
• Pray and Say " i love you " and hug at the
C. APPLY MOTIVATION AND REWARDS
TO RULE-ABIDING CHILDREN
D. UPHOLD CONSISTENCY WITH
HOUSE RULES AT ALL TIMES !