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WHEN TO HAVE KIDS

Psalm 127:3-5; Genesis 33:5; Genesis 30:1; 1 Timothy 2:13-15

 

NOT:

1.     Before marriage 1 Corinthians 7:2

2.     Not in 1st year Deuteronomy 24:5

3.     Not to hold the marriage together

4.     Until both agree on moral and spiritual values

5.     Until you can afford them

6.     Selfishly something to cuddle, smile, warm and fuzzy get a puppy

a.     Children are a long term commitment

b.     Even a St. Bernard puppy is cute, warm and fuzzy but they grow up

 

HAVE KIDS WHEN:

1.     Ready to provide

a.     4 sided development Luke 2:52

2.     Provide essential elements

a.     Example

b.     Responsibility

c.     Correction

d.     Moral compass

3.     Able to avoid

a.     Injustice

b.     Partiality

c.     Inconsistency

d.     Jealousy

4.     Keep Priorities Straight

a.     God

b.     Spouse

c.     Children

d.     Vocation

e.     Service

f.      Social / Recreation


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