Caring For Children

Most Relevant Verses

Mark 10:13-16

Some people were bringing little children to Him so He might touch them, but His disciples rebuked them. When Jesus saw it, He was indignant and said to them, "Let the little children come to Me. Don't stop them, for the kingdom of God belongs to such as these. I assure you: Whoever does not welcome the kingdom of God like a little child will never enter it."read more.
After taking them in His arms, He laid His hands on them and blessed them.

Deuteronomy 4:9

"Only be on your guard and diligently watch yourselves, so that you don't forget the things your eyes have seen and so that they don't slip from your mind as long as you live. Teach them to your children and your grandchildren.

Matthew 18:2-6

Then He called a child to Him and had him stand among them. "I assure you," He said, "unless you are converted and become like children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven. Therefore, whoever humbles himself like this child-this one is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven.read more.
And whoever welcomes one child like this in My name welcomes Me. "But whoever causes the downfall of one of these little ones who believe in Me-it would be better for him if a heavy millstone were hung around his neck and he were drowned in the depths of the sea!

Ephesians 6:1-3

Children, obey your parents in the Lord, because this is right. Honor your father and mother -which is the first commandment with a promise- that it may go well with you and that you may have a long life in the land.

Psalm 78:4

We must not hide them from their children, but must tell a future generation the praises of the Lord, His might, and the wonderful works He has performed.

Psalm 127:3-5

Sons are indeed a heritage from the Lord, children, a reward. Like arrows in the hand of a warrior are the sons born in one's youth. Happy is the man who has filled his quiver with them. Such men will never be put to shame when they speak with [their] enemies at the city gate.

Ephesians 6:1-4

Children, obey your parents in the Lord, because this is right. Honor your father and mother -which is the first commandment with a promise- that it may go well with you and that you may have a long life in the land.read more.
And fathers, don't stir up anger in your children, but bring them up in the training and instruction of the Lord.

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