Child Guidance -- Study Guide


Section VI

Lessons In Practical Virtues

Date ________ CG-SG 32.10

A. Read pages 119-136. CG-SG 32.11

B. Check your knowledge: CG-SG 32.12

1. How early in life should the child be given daily tasks to perform? (119:1)

CG-SG 32.13

2. Complete: “Give your little _______________________ something to do, and let them have the _______________________ of supposing they help you.” (119:3) CG-SG 32.14

3. When should a child be taught to cultivate his God-given faculties? (120:0)

CG-SG 32.15

4. If children are not taught to be industrious, what will Satan make of their minds? (120:1)

CG-SG 33.1

5. Complete: Children “should be taught that _______________________ are _______________________.” (120:2) CG-SG 33.2

6. At what age is a child to learn he is to share life’s burdens? (120:3) _______________________ CG-SG 33.3

7. As we go about our work, what attitude will link us with angels? (121:1) _______________________ CG-SG 33.4

8. Complete: “One of the surest safeguards of the young is useful _______________________.” (122:1) CG-SG 33.5

9. What is one of the greatest sins parents commit against their children? (122:5)

CG-SG 33.6

10. Complete: “If children have proper home _______________________, they will not be found upon the _______________________.” (123:1) CG-SG 33.7

11. Complete: Abundance of idleness spoils “_______________________ and _______________________.” (123:2) CG-SG 33.8

12. Complete: We are to “regard time as a precious _______________________, a _______________________ from God, for which every human being must give an _______________________.” (123:2) CG-SG 33.9

13. What can we never recover? (123:4)

CG-SG 33.10

14. What two things are not fruits of the Christian tree? (124:2)

CG-SG 33.11

15. What is a great curse to the human family? (124:3)

CG-SG 34.1

16. Persons who are slow may overcome what habits? (125:2)

CG-SG 34.2

17. What is the best discipline a child can have? (126:1)

CG-SG 34.3

18. Complete: “Innocent pleasure is never half so satisfying as when it follows _______________________.” (127:1) CG-SG 34.4

19. Complete: “Parents should not allow the love of _______________________ to control their _______________________.” (128:1) CG-SG 34.5

20. What habits will prove an untold blessing in later life? (129:1)

CG-SG 34.6

21. What constitutes the actual discipline of life? (129:3, 130:0)

CG-SG 34.7

22. What are we to learn and teach to our children? (131:2)

CG-SG 34.8

23. What is an essential part of education? (131:3)

CG-SG 35.1

24. How many members of the family should practice self-denial? (132:2)

CG-SG 35.2

25. How early in life are children to be taught self-denial? (132:3)

CG-SG 35.3

26. How are children to be taught to react toward trials and disappointments? (132:5, 133:0) CG-SG 35.4

27. Complete: “They should be taught to subdue the hasty _______________________, to withhold the _______________________ word, to manifest _______________________ kindness, _______________________, and _______________________.” (133:2) CG-SG 35.5

28. What three habits are better for both parents and children than a rich dowry? (134:1)

CG-SG 35.6

29. Who are to be taught to support God’s work now? (134:2)

CG-SG 36.1

30. Complete: “Do not . . . absorb means in embellishing your _______________________; for it is God’s _______________________, and it will be _______________________ you again.” (134:3) CG-SG 36.2

31. What should never be thrown away? (135:4)

CG-SG 36.3

32. How are children to be taught the right use of money? (136:1)

CG-SG 36.4

33. Complete: “Let children be taught to keep an _______________________.” (136:3) CG-SG 36.5

C. Rate yourself as a worker: Diligent_____ Regular_____ Slave driver_____ Lazy_____ CG-SG 36.6

1. My best qualification as a worker is CG-SG 36.7

2. I need to improve in CG-SG 36.8

D. Discuss with others: CG-SG 36.9

1. Why should children be taught to work at home early in life?

CG-SG 36.10

2. Illustrate: Make your children a part of the family firm. CG-SG 36.11

3. How can work be made a pleasure to our children and to us?

CG-SG 37.1

4. Discuss the “untold value in industry” in child training.

CG-SG 37.2

5. Why is ignorance (in knowing how to work) not acceptable to God?

CG-SG 37.3

6. How can we “barricade our children” with principle in work habits?

CG-SG 37.4

7. What effect does work have on nerves, body organs, and muscles?

CG-SG 37.5

8. How can we best organize a day’s work program in the home?

CG-SG 37.6

9. What is wrong with being slow, dilatory, or lackadaisical?

CG-SG 37.7

10. Discuss work as a form of discipline. What relationship?

CG-SG 37.8

11. Why is there nobility in work? What has work to do with character building?

CG-SG 37.9

12. Can we overwork children in the home? Can work discourage a child?

CG-SG 37.10

13. Why should children be trained to work thoroughly and with dispatch?

CG-SG 37.11

14. What is wrong with the statement “I don't want my child to have the hard life I have had—to work like I have had to work”?

CG-SG 37.12

15. How can we train children that they are not the center of the home life?

CG-SG 37.13

16. Discuss: Teaching children to be unselfish.

CG-SG 37.14

17. Why should the child be taught to tithe and save for mission giving?

CG-SG 37.15

18. Is our indulgence of our children a sign of our love for them?

CG-SG 37.16

19. How shall we teach our children to economize? By example? By stinginess?

CG-SG 37.17

20. What about teaching children to keep personal accounting records?

CG-SG 37.18

21. Why not blame children and scold them when in their work they break things or have accidents? Should they pay for damage done?

CG-SG 37.19

E. Think on these things: CG-SG 38.1

1. Do my children enjoy helping me?

CG-SG 38.2

2. If not, why not?

CG-SG 38.3

3. Do I give each child something to do each day?

CG-SG 38.4

4. Do I demand adult perfection?

CG-SG 38.5

5. Have I sinned by giving my children nothing to do?

CG-SG 38.6

6. Do I keep the fourth commandment, including the ninth verse?

CG-SG 38.7

7. Do I waste things because I have money and can buy more?

CG-SG 38.8

8. Do I (and my children) keep account of what we spend?

CG-SG 38.9

F. Name one thing in this lesson that has helped me to be a better (husband, wife, son, daughter). CG-SG 38.10


______ Husband ______ Wife ______ Son ______ Daughter CG-SG 38.12