"Child Discipline, Training, and Education"
III. Training and educating children.
1. The goal of educating children is to bring them to maturity.
A. Maturity - The state or quality of being mature (having the powers of the body and mind fully developed); fullness or perfection of development or growth.
B. Jesus Christ is the standard of maturity (Eph 4:13).
i. Jesus was trained up by his parents who provided Him with a well-rounded and quality education (Luk 2:51-52).
a. He matured:
1) intellectually (in wisdom).
2) physically (in stature).