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In a similar way, you young people must submit to the elders. All of you must clothe yourselves with humility for the sake of each other, because: "God opposes the arrogant, but gives grace to the humble."
Children, obey your parents in everything, for this is pleasing to the Lord.
Keep your lives free from the love of money, and be content with what you have, for God has said, "I will never leave you or abandon you."
"Honor your father and your mother, so that you may live long in the land that the LORD your God is giving you.
Therefore, humble yourselves under the mighty hand of God, so that at the proper time he may exalt you.
As obedient children, do not be shaped by the desires that used to influence you when you were ignorant. Instead, be holy in every aspect of your life, just as the one who called you is holy. For it is written, "You must be holy, because I am holy."
Train a child in the way appropriate for him, and when he becomes older, he will not turn from it.
Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up by training and instructing them about the Lord.
For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in union with the Messiah Jesus our Lord.
"If a man has a stubborn son who does not obey his parents, and although they try to discipline him, he still refuses to pay attention to them, then his parents are to seize him and bring him before the elders at the gate of his city. Then they are to declare to the elders of their city: "Our son is stubborn and rebellious. He does not obey us. He lives wildly and is a drunkard.' read more.
Then all the men of his city are to stone him with boulders so that he dies. This is how you will remove this evil from among you. Then all Israel will hear of it and will be afraid."
And be kind to one another, compassionate, forgiving one another just as God has forgiven you in the Messiah.
Whoever keeps company with the wise becomes wise, but the companion of fools suffers harm.
Children are a gift from the LORD; a productive womb, the LORD's reward. As arrows in the hand of a warrior, so also are children born during one's youth. How blessed is the man whose quiver is full of them! He will not be ashamed as they confront their enemies at the city gate. A Song of Ascents
My son, listen to your father's instruction, and do not let go of your mother's teaching. They will be a graceful wreath for your head and a chain for your neck.
A child's heart has a tendency to do wrong, but the rod of discipline removes it far away from him.
Correct your son and he will comfort you; he will also delight your soul.
"See to it that you do not despise one of these little ones, because I tell you, their angels in heaven always have access to my Father in heaven.
When Jesus saw this, he became furious and told them, "Let the little children come to me, and stop keeping them away, because the kingdom of God belongs to people like these.
Now, go and attack Amalek. Completely destroy all that they have. Don't spare them, but put to death both man and woman, child and infant, both ox and sheep, camel and donkey.'"
How blessed will be the one who seizes your young children and pulverizes them against the cliff!
So remember your Creator during your youth! Otherwise, troublesome days will come and years will creep up on you when you'll say, "I find no pleasure in them,"
"Whoever strikes his father or his mother is certainly to be put to death.
"Don't be afraid," Joseph responded. "Am I sitting in God's place? As far as you're concerned, you were planning evil against me, but God intended it for good, planning to bring about the present result so that many people would be preserved alive.
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