Peter’s Counsel to Parents


Chapter 5—Remarks at the Los Angeles Camp Meeting


“A child's first school should be his home,” Ellen White said in 1902. But because the spiritual well-being of young children was grossly neglected in most homes, God's servant urged the establishment of Christian elementary schools. PCP 40.1

A concise formula for child guidance is offered. Briefly summarized, it consists of instilling four virtues in children: respect, obedience, reverence, and self-control. Then these are to be coupled with an understanding that God watches all we do and think, on the one hand, and a working definition of purity, on the other. PCP 40.2