Remember also your Creator in the days of your youth, before the evil days come and the years draw near when you will say, "I have no delight in them";
Indeed, if a man should live many years, let him rejoice in them all, and let him remember the days of darkness, for they will be many. Everything that is to come will be futility.
"I am now eighty years old Can I distinguish between good and bad? Or can your servant taste what I eat or what I drink? Or can I hear anymore the voice of singing men and women? Why then should your servant be an added burden to my lord the king?
It is good for a man that he should bear The yoke in his youth.
The LORD was with Joseph, so he became a successful man. And he was in the house of his master, the Egyptian.
Yet You are He who brought me forth from the womb; You made me trust when upon my mother's breasts.
Come, you children, listen to me; I will teach you the fear of the LORD.
O God, You have taught me from my youth, And I still declare Your wondrous deeds.
"I love those who love me; And those who diligently seek me will find me.
So, remove grief and anger from your heart and put away pain from your body, because childhood and the prime of life are fleeting.
and that from childhood you have known the sacred writings which are able to give you the wisdom that leads to salvation through faith which is in Christ Jesus.
But he refused and said to his master's wife, "Behold, with me here, my master does not concern himself with anything in the house, and he has put all that he owns in my charge.
The chief jailer did not supervise anything under Joseph's charge because the LORD was with him; and whatever he did, the LORD made to prosper.
"So I have also dedicated him to the LORD; as long as he lives he is dedicated to the LORD " And he worshiped the LORD there.
Now Samuel was ministering before the LORD, as a boy wearing a linen ephod.
Now the boy Samuel was growing in stature and in favor both with the LORD and with men.
Thus Samuel grew and the LORD was with him and let none of his words fail.
But the LORD said to Samuel, "Do not look at his appearance or at the height of his stature, because I have rejected him; for God sees not as man sees, for man looks at the outward appearance, but the LORD looks at the heart."
So he sent and brought him in. Now he was ruddy, with beautiful eyes and a handsome appearance And the LORD said, "Arise, anoint him; for this is he."
"Your servant has killed both the lion and the bear; and this uncircumcised Philistine will be like one of them, since he has taunted the armies of the living God."
Then Solomon said, "You have shown great lovingkindness to Your servant David my father, according as he walked before You in truth and righteousness and uprightness of heart toward You; and You have reserved for him this great lovingkindness, that You have given him a son to sit on his throne, as it is this day.
"All Israel shall mourn for him and bury him, for he alone of Jeroboam's family will come to the grave, because in him something good was found toward the LORD God of Israel in the house of Jeroboam.
"It will come about when I leave you that the Spirit of the LORD will carry you where I do not know; so when I come and tell Ahab and he cannot find you, he will kill me, although I your servant have feared the LORD from my youth.
He did right in the sight of the LORD, and walked in the ways of his father David and did not turn aside to the right or to the left.
"Indeed, what good was the strength of their hands to me? Vigor had perished from them.
As for the days of our life, they contain seventy years, Or if due to strength, eighty years, Yet their pride is but labor and sorrow; For soon it is gone and we fly away.
Train up a child in the way he should go, Even when he is old he will not depart from it.
Indeed, while following the way of Your judgments, O LORD, We have waited for You eagerly; Your name, even Your memory, is the desire of our souls.
But Daniel made up his mind that he would not defile himself with the king's choice food or with the wine which he drank; so he sought permission from the commander of the officials that he might not defile himself.
As for these four youths, God gave them knowledge and intelligence in every branch of literature and wisdom; Daniel even understood all kinds of visions and dreams.
Strangers devour his strength, Yet he does not know it; Gray hairs also are sprinkled on him, Yet he does not know it.
"For he will be great in the sight of the Lord; and he will drink no wine or liquor, and he will be filled with the Holy Spirit while yet in his mother's womb.
The Child continued to grow and become strong, increasing in wisdom; and the grace of God was upon Him.
But Jesus called for them, saying, "Permit the children to come to Me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of God belongs to such as these.
Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
- Ecclesiastes 11:10
- Genesis 39:2
- 1 Samuel 1:28
- 1 Samuel 2:18
- 1 Samuel 3:19
- 1 Samuel 16:7
- 1 Samuel 17:36
- 1 Kings 3:6
- 1 Kings 14:13
- 1 Kings 18:12
- 2 Chronicles 34:2
- Psalm 22:9
- Psalm 34:11
- Psalm 71:17
- Proverbs 8:17
- Proverbs 22:6
- Isaiah 26:8
- Lamentations 3:27
- Daniel 1:8
- Luke 1:15
- Luke 2:40
- Luke 18:16
- Ephesians 6:4
- 2 Timothy 3:15