25 Ways to Provoke Your Children to Anger

I found this on another website and so I can not take credit. It was found on, Raising Godly Children

We, as parents get sometimes so caught up in training our children for the battlefield that we forget that sometimes we might be the cause of our children’s behavior.  Scripture has been provided so that we can go back and read it as well. God’s word never returns void.

25 Ways to Provoke Your Child to Anger

1. Lack of Marital Harmony (Genesis 2:24 and Hebrews 12:15)

2. Establishing and Maintaining a Child-Centered Home (Proverbs 29:15)

3. Modeling Sinful Anger (Proverbs 22:24-25)

4. Habitually Disciplining While Angry (Psalm 38:1)

5. Scolding (Ephesians 4:26-27)

6. Being Inconsistent with Discipline (2 Corinthians 1:17-18)

7. Having Double Standards (Philippians 4:9)

8. Being Legalistic (Matthew 15:8-9)

9. Not Admitting You are Wrong and Asking for Forgiveness (Matthew 5:23-24)

10. Constantly Finding Fault (Job 32:2-3)

11. Parent’s Reversing God-Given Roles (Ephesians 5:22-24)

12. Not Listening to Your Child’s Opinion or Taking His or Her “Side to the Story” Seriously (Proverbs 18:3 & 17)

13. Comparing Them to Others ( 2 Corinthians 10:12)

14. Not Making Time “Just to Talk” (James 1:19)

15. Not Praising of Encouraging Your Child (Revelation 2:2-4)

16. Failing to Keep Your Promises (Matthew 5:37)

17. Chastening In Front of Others (Matthew 18:15)

18. Not Allowing Enough Freedom (James 3:17)

19. Allowing Too Much Freedom (Proverbs 29:15)

20. Mocking Your Child (Job 17:1-2)

21. Abusing Them Physically (1 Timothy 3:3)

22. Ridiculing or Name Calling (Ephesians 4:29)

23. Unrealistic Expectations (1 Corinthians 13:11)

24. Practicing Favoritism (Luke 15:25-30)

25. Child Training With Worldly Methodologies Inconsistent With God’s Word (Ephesians 6:4)

25 Ways to Provoke Your Child to Anger From: Heart of Anger by Lou Priolo


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