- Obeying for the glory of God is something that only the regenerate can do.
- Toddlers have Gen 6:5 hearts – they’re not able to obey for the glory of God.
- Jesus and the apostles put the fear of discipline in front of us as a godly motive for obedience. (Matt 5:29-30; Rom 13:1-4)
- Teaching your children to “fear the sword” is a valuable gospel tool. Prov 23:13-14