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These words that I am giving you today are to be in your heart. Repeat them to your children. Talk about them when you sit in your house and when you walk along the road, when you lie down and when you get up.
and so that you may tell your son and grandson how severely I dealt with the Egyptians and performed miraculous signs among them, and you will know that I am the Lord."
When your children ask you, 'What does this ritual mean to you?' you are to reply, 'It is the Passover sacrifice to the Lord, for He passed over the houses of the Israelites in Egypt when He struck the Egyptians and spared our homes.' " So the people bowed down and worshiped.
"In the future, when your son asks you, 'What does this mean?' say to him, 'By the strength of [His] hand the Lord brought us out of Egypt, out of the place of slavery. When Pharaoh stubbornly refused to let us go, the Lord killed every firstborn [male] in the land of Egypt, from the firstborn of man to the firstborn of livestock. That is why I sacrifice to the Lord all the firstborn of the womb that are males, but I redeem all the firstborn of my sons.'
"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.
"When your son asks you in the future, 'What is the meaning of the decrees, statutes, and ordinances, which the Lord our God has commanded you?' tell him, 'We were slaves of Pharaoh in Egypt, but the Lord brought us out of Egypt with a strong hand.
Teach them to your children, talking about them when you sit in your house and when you walk along the road, when you lie down and when you get up.
Listen, my son, to your father's instruction, and don't reject your mother's teaching,
Teach a youth about the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it.
And fathers, don't stir up anger in your children, but bring them up in the training and instruction of the Lord.
Gather the people-men, women, children, and foreigners living within your gates-so that they may listen and learn to fear the Lord your God and be careful to follow all the words of this law. Then their children who do not know [the law] will listen and learn to fear the Lord your God as long as you live in the land you are crossing the Jordan to possess."
The one who will not use the rod hates his son, but the one who loves him disciplines him diligently.
Endure it as discipline: God is dealing with you as sons. For what son is there whom a father does not discipline? But if you are without discipline-which all receive-then you are illegitimate children and not sons. Furthermore, we had natural fathers discipline us, and we respected them. Shouldn't we submit even more to the Father of spirits and live?read more.
For they disciplined us for a short time based on what seemed good to them, but He does it for our benefit, so that we can share His holiness. No discipline seems enjoyable at the time, but painful. Later on, however, it yields the fruit of peace and righteousness to those who have been trained by it.
Discipline your son while there is hope; don't be intent on killing him.
Foolishness is tangled up in the heart of a youth; the rod of discipline will drive it away from him.
Don't withhold correction from a youth; if you beat him with a rod, he will not die.
A rod of correction imparts wisdom, but a youth left to himself is a disgrace to his mother.
one who manages his own household competently, having his children under control with all dignity.
clearly recalling your sincere faith that first lived in your grandmother Lois, then in your mother Eunice, and that I am convinced is in you also.
and that from childhood you have known the sacred Scriptures, which are able to instruct you for salvation through faith in Christ Jesus.
He did what was evil in the Lord's sight. He walked in the way of his father, in the way of his mother, and in the way of Jeroboam son of Nebat, who had caused Israel to sin.
What man among you, if his son asks him for bread, will give him a stone? Or if he asks for a fish, will give him a snake? If you then, who are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father in heaven give good things to those who ask Him!
What father among you, if his son asks for a fish, will give him a snake instead of a fish? Or if he asks for an egg, will give him a scorpion? If you then, who are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will the heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to those who ask Him?"
She rises while it is still night and provides food for her household and portions for her servants.
Look! I am ready to come to you this third time. I will not burden you, for I am not seeking what is yours, but you. For children are not obligated to save up for their parents, but parents for their children.
so that they may encourage the young women to love their husbands and children,
Now Israel loved Joseph more than his other sons because Joseph was a son [born to him] in his old age, and he made a robe of many colors for him.
and we answered my lord, 'We have an elderly father and a young brother, the child of his old age. The boy's brother is dead. He is the only one of his mother's sons left, and his father loves him.'
The king was deeply moved and went up to the gate chamber and wept. As he walked, he cried, "My son Absalom! My son, my son Absalom! If only I had died instead of you, Absalom, my son, my son!"
So he got up and went to his father. But while the son was still a long way off, his father saw him and was filled with compassion. He ran, threw his arms around his neck, and kissed him.
- Needs (122 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