RELIGIOUS NATURE AND BIBLICAL NURTURE

Table of Contents

PREFACE.....1

SECTION ONE
THE CONTEXT FOR NATURE AND NURTURE: KINGDOM AND COVENANT

Born into an Eternal Kingdom and a Covenantal Relationship.....5

SECTION TWO
THE RELIGIOUS NATURE OF GOD'S CHILDREN

Created by God with Religious Natures.....17

Image Bearing at Creation: The Original Image.....33

Image Bearing after the Fall: The Profaned Image.....63

Image Bearing in Christ: The Renewed Image.....83

SECTION THREE
THE BIBLICAL NURTURE OF GOD'S CHILDREN

Spiritual Development.....109

Nurture and Admonition within the Family.....141

Instructive Nurture.....161

Corrective Nurture.....205

Restorative Admonition.....265

AFTERWORD.....281