Part Two of Chores or Service Opportunities?
As parents, we want our children to have wisdom, faithfulness, and diligence. They need to be able to handle money wisely. They also need to learn how to work. We combine these two goals; we pay our children for a portion of their work around the house.
The bible clearly links work with material gain. It also links work to our very sustenance (2 Thes. 3:10-12).
God does not give allowances to those who won’t work (although He does provide for those who can’t). We are living in a time when some believe that they are “entitled” to something for which they did not work.
“What do your children do with all of that money?” you may ask. We divide earnings into seven categories: