Caring For Children

Most Relevant Verses

Mark 10:13-16

And they were bringing young children to him so that he could touch them, but the disciples rebuked them. But [when] Jesus saw [it], he was indignant, and said to them, "Let the young children come to me. Do not forbid them, {for to such belongs} the kingdom of God. Truly I say to you, whoever does not welcome the kingdom of God like a young child will never enter into it."read more.
And [after] taking [them] into his arms, he blessed them, placing his hands on them.

Deuteronomy 4:9

"However, {take care} for yourself and watch your inner self closely, so that you do not forget the things that your eyes have seen, so that they do not slip from your mind all the days of your life; and you shall make them known to your children and to {your grandchildren}.

Deuteronomy 6:7

And you shall recite them to your children, and you shall talk about them at [the time of] your living in your house and at [the time of] your going on the road and at [the time of] your lying down and at [the time of] your rising [up].

Matthew 18:2-6

And calling a child [to himself], he had him stand in their midst and said, "Truly I say to you, unless you turn around and become like young children, you will never enter into the kingdom of heaven! Therefore whoever humbles himself like this child, this person is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven,read more.
and whoever welcomes one child such as this in my name welcomes me. But whoever causes one of these little ones who believe in me to sin, it would be better for him that {a large millstone} be hung on his neck and he be drowned in the depths of the sea.

Ephesians 6:1-3

Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. "Honor your father and mother" (which is the first commandment with a promise), "in order that it may be well with you, and you may {live a long time} on the earth."

Psalm 78:4

We will not hide [them] from their children, telling the next generation the praises of Yahweh, and his power and his wonders that he has done.

Psalm 127:3-5

Look, children [are] the heritage of Yahweh; the fruit of the womb [is] a reward. Like arrows in [the] hand of a warrior, so [are] the children of [one's] youth. Blessed [is] the man who fills his quiver with them. They shall not be put to shame when they speak with enemies at the gate.

Ephesians 6:1-4

Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. "Honor your father and mother" (which is the first commandment with a promise), "in order that it may be well with you, and you may {live a long time} on the earth."read more.
And fathers, do not make your children angry, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.