12 Bible Verses about Children, responsibilities to God
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Come children! Listen to me! I will teach you what it means to fear the Lord.
then you will understand how to fear the Lord, and you will discover knowledge about God.
The beginning of wisdom is to fear the Lord, and acknowledging the Holy One is understanding.
Acquire wisdom, acquire understanding; do not forget and do not turn aside from the words I speak. Do not forsake wisdom, and she will protect you; love her, and she will guard you. Wisdom is supreme -- so acquire wisdom, and whatever you acquire, acquire understanding!
The Proverbs of Solomon son of David, king of Israel: To learn wisdom and moral instruction, and to discern wise counsel. To receive moral instruction in skillful living, in righteousness, justice, and equity.read more.
To impart shrewdness to the morally naive, and a discerning plan to the young person.
But when the chief priests and the experts in the law saw the wonderful things he did and heard the children crying out in the temple courts, "Hosanna to the Son of David," they became indignant and said to him, "Do you hear what they are saying?" Jesus said to them, "Yes. Have you never read, 'Out of the mouths of children and nursing infants you have prepared praise for yourself'?"
And whoever has left houses or brothers or sisters or father or mother or children or fields for my sake will receive a hundred times as much and will inherit eternal life.
Jesus said, "I tell you the truth, there is no one who has left home or brothers or sisters or mother or father or children or fields for my sake and for the sake of the gospel who will not receive in this age a hundred times as much -- homes, brothers, sisters, mothers, children, fields, all with persecutions -- and in the age to come, eternal life.
But if a widow has children or grandchildren, they should first learn to fulfill their duty toward their own household and so repay their parents what is owed them. For this is what pleases God.
The one who belongs to God listens and responds to God's words. You don't listen and respond, because you don't belong to God."
So whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do everything for the glory of God.
And whatever you do in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him.
- Responsibilities (36 instances)