28 Bible Verses about Bad Children
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In the same way, you who are younger, be subject to the elders. And all of you, clothe yourselves with humility toward one another, because God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble.
Children, obey your parents in everything, for this is pleasing in the Lord.
Your conduct must be free from the love of money and you must be content with what you have, for he has said, "I will never leave you and I will never abandon you."
"Honor your father and your mother, that you may live a long time in the land the Lord your God is giving to you.
And God will exalt you in due time, if you humble yourselves under his mighty hand
Like obedient children, do not comply with the evil urges you used to follow in your ignorance, but, like the Holy One who called you, become holy yourselves in all of your conduct, for it is written, "You shall be holy, because I am holy."
Train a child in the way that he should go, and when he is old he will not turn from it.
Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but raise them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.
For the payoff of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.
If a person has a stubborn, rebellious son who pays no attention to his father or mother, and they discipline him to no avail, his father and mother must seize him and bring him to the elders at the gate of his city. They must declare to the elders of his city, "Our son is stubborn and rebellious and pays no attention to what we say -- he is a glutton and drunkard."read more.
Then all the men of his city must stone him to death. In this way you will purge out wickedness from among you, and all Israel will hear about it and be afraid.
He must become more important while I become less important."
Instead, be kind to one another, compassionate, forgiving one another, just as God in Christ also forgave you.
The one who associates with the wise grows wise, but a companion of fools suffers harm.
Yes, sons are a gift from the Lord, the fruit of the womb is a reward. Sons born during one's youth are like arrows in a warrior's hand. How blessed is the man who fills his quiver with them! They will not be put to shame when they confront enemies at the city gate.
Listen, my child, to the instruction from your father, and do not forsake the teaching from your mother. For they will be like an elegant garland on your head, and like pendants around your neck.
Folly is bound up in the heart of a child, but the rod of discipline will drive it far from him.
Discipline your child, and he will give you rest; he will bring you happiness.
"See that you do not disdain one of these little ones. For I tell you that their angels in heaven always see the face of my Father in heaven.
But when Jesus saw this, he was indignant and said to them, "Let the little children come to me and do not try to stop them, for the kingdom of God belongs to such as these.
So go now and strike down the Amalekites. Destroy everything that they have. Don't spare them. Put them to death -- man, woman, child, infant, ox, sheep, camel, and donkey alike.'"
How blessed will be the one who grabs your babies and smashes them on a rock!
So remember your Creator in the days of your youth -- before the difficult days come, and the years draw near when you will say, "I have no pleasure in them";
I will reduce the people of this city to desperate straits during the siege imposed on it by their enemies who are seeking to kill them. I will make them so desperate that they will eat the flesh of their own sons and daughters and the flesh of one another."'"
"Whoever strikes his father or his mother must surely be put to death.
But Joseph answered them, "Don't be afraid. Am I in the place of God? As for you, you meant to harm me, but God intended it for a good purpose, so he could preserve the lives of many people, as you can see this day.
The sons of Eli were wicked men. They did not recognize the Lord's authority.
and I saw among the naive -- I discerned among the youths -- a young man who lacked wisdom.
The people will treat each other harshly; men will oppose each other; neighbors will fight. Youths will proudly defy the elderly and riffraff will challenge those who were once respected.
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