It is really not one or the other, but a combination of them both. Like faith and works, you cannot have one without the other. You could set the greatest example in the world, but if you do not teach your children they will not have the knowledge. On the other hand, actions must back up your words. Just as great writers learn to write well by reading great authors, a child will learn to act righteous through his parents righteousness.
I have heard that teaching your children character traits from a Biblical
What do you think? Is it by teaching or doing or both?