46 Bible Verses about Children, needs of
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These words, which I am commanding you today, shall be on your heart. You shall teach them diligently to your sons and shall talk of them when you sit in your house and when you walk by the way and when you lie down and when you rise up.
and that you may tell in the hearing of your son, and of your grandson, how I made a mockery of the Egyptians and how I performed My signs among them, that you may know that I am the Lord.”
And when your children say to you, ‘What does this rite mean to you?’ you shall say, ‘It is a Passover sacrifice to the Lord who passed over the houses of the sons of Israel in Egypt when He smote the Egyptians, but spared our homes.’” And the people bowed low and worshiped.
And it shall be when your son asks you in time to come, saying, ‘What is this?’ then you shall say to him, ‘With a powerful hand the Lord brought us out of Egypt, from the house of slavery. It came about, when Pharaoh was stubborn about letting us go, that the Lord killed every firstborn in the land of Egypt, both the firstborn of man and the firstborn of beast. Therefore, I sacrifice to the Lord the males, the first offspring of every womb, but every firstborn of my sons I redeem.’
“Only give heed to yourself and keep your soul diligently, so that you do not forget the things which your eyes have seen and they do not depart from your heart all the days of your life; but make them known to your sons and your grandsons.
“When your son asks you in time to come, saying, ‘What do the testimonies and the statutes and the judgments mean which the Lord our God commanded you?’ then you shall say to your son, ‘We were slaves to Pharaoh in Egypt, and the Lord brought us from Egypt with a mighty hand.
You shall teach them to your sons, talking of them when you sit in your house and when you walk along the road and when you lie down and when you rise up.
Hear, my son, your father’s instruction
And do not forsake your mother’s teaching;
“It is the living who give thanks to You, as I do today;
A father tells his sons about Your faithfulness.
Tell your sons about it,
And let your sons tell their sons,
And their sons the next generation.
Train up a child in the way he should go,
Even when he is old he will not depart from it.
Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.
Assemble the people, the men and the women and children and the alien who is in your town, so that they may hear and learn and fear the Lord your God, and be careful to observe all the words of this law. Their children, who have not known, will hear and learn to fear the Lord your God, as long as you live on the land which you are about to cross the Jordan to possess.”
There was not a word of all that Moses had commanded which Joshua did not read before all the assembly of Israel with the women and the little ones and the strangers who were living among them.
Jehoash did right in the sight of the Lord all his days in which Jehoiada the priest instructed him.
Come, you children, listen to me;
I will teach you the fear of the Lord.
For He established a testimony in Jacob
And appointed a law in Israel,
Which He commanded our fathers
That they should teach them to their children,
My son, do not forget my teaching,
But let your heart keep my commandments;
He who withholds his rod hates his son,
But he who loves him disciplines him diligently.
It is for discipline that you endure; God deals with you as with sons; for what son is there whom his father does not discipline? But if you are without discipline, of which all have become partakers, then you are illegitimate children and not sons. Furthermore, we had earthly fathers to discipline us, and we respected them; shall we not much rather be subject to the Father of spirits, and live?read more.
For they disciplined us for a short time as seemed best to them, but He disciplines us for our good, so that we may share His holiness. All discipline for the moment seems not to be joyful, but sorrowful; yet to those who have been trained by it, afterwards it yields the peaceful fruit of righteousness.
Discipline your son while there is hope,
And do not desire his death.
Foolishness is bound up in the heart of a child;
The rod of discipline will remove it far from him.
Do not hold back discipline from the child,
Although you strike him with the rod, he will not die.
The rod and reproof give wisdom,
But a child who gets his own way brings shame to his mother.
He must be one who manages his own household well, keeping his children under control with all dignity
For I have told him that I am about to judge his house forever for the iniquity which he knew, because his sons brought a curse on themselves and he did not rebuke them.
His father had never crossed him at any time by asking, “Why have you done so?” And he was also a very handsome man, and he was born after Absalom.
As for you, if you will walk before Me as your father David walked, in integrity of heart and uprightness, doing according to all that I have commanded you and will keep My statutes and My ordinances,
The Lord was with Jehoshaphat because he followed the example of his father David’s earlier days and did not seek the Baals,
He did right in the sight of the Lord according to all that his father Amaziah had done.
For I am mindful of the sincere faith within you, which first dwelt in your grandmother Lois and your mother Eunice, and I am sure that it is in you as well.
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.
He did evil in the sight of the Lord and walked in the way of his father and in the way of his mother and in the way of Jeroboam the son of Nebat, who caused Israel to sin.
He also walked in the ways of the house of Ahab, for his mother was his counselor to do wickedly.
but have walked after the stubbornness of their heart and after the Baals, as their fathers taught them,”
Having been prompted by her mother, she *said, “Give me here on a platter the head of John the Baptist.”
Or what man is there among you who, when his son asks for a loaf, will give him a stone? Or if he asks for a fish, he will not give him a snake, will he? If you then, being evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father who is in heaven give what is good to those who ask Him!
Now suppose one of you fathers is asked by his son for a fish; he will not give him a snake instead of a fish, will he? Or if he is asked for an egg, he will not give him a scorpion, will he? If you then, being evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to those who ask Him?”
And his mother would make him a little robe and bring it to him from year to year when she would come up with her husband to offer the yearly sacrifice.
She rises also while it is still night
And gives food to her household
And portions to her maidens.
Here for this third time I am ready to come to you, and I will not be a burden to you; for I do not seek what is yours, but you; for children are not responsible to save up for their parents, but parents for their children.
so that they may encourage the young women to love their husbands, to love their children,
Now Israel loved Joseph more than all his sons, because he was the son of his old age; and he made him a varicolored tunic.
We said to my lord, ‘We have an old father and a little child of his old age. Now his brother is dead, so he alone is left of his mother, and his father loves him.’
The king was deeply moved and went up to the chamber over the gate and wept. And thus he said as he walked, “O my son Absalom, my son, my son Absalom! Would I had died instead of you, O Absalom, my son, my son!”
So he got up and came to his father. But while he was still a long way off, his father saw him and felt compassion for him, and ran and embraced him and kissed him.
- Needs (120 instances)
- Admonition, Of Parents
- Authority Within The Family, Kinds Of
- Baby dedication
- Bad Parents
- Becoming A Parent
- Being A Kid
- Caring For Children
- Children, Bad Parental Examples
- Children, Disciplining
- Children, Good Parental Examples
- Children, Parents Love
- Discipline Child
- Education, At Home
- Fathers, Responsibilities Of
- God's Word Gives Wisdom
- Good Children
- Instruction Of Children
- Keeping Man's Word
- Love For Children
- Love, And The World
- Loving Children
- Mothers, Responsibilities Of
- Parental Love
- Parents Being Wrong