1 Timothy 1:2
To: Timothy, my genuine child in the faith. May grace, mercy, and peace from God the Father and the Messiah Jesus, our Lord, be yours!
To: Titus, a genuine child in the faith that we share. May grace and peace from God the Father and the Messiah, Jesus our Savior, be yours!
appeal to you on behalf of my child Onesimus, whose father I have become during my imprisonment.
But you know his proven worth how like a son with his father he served with me in the gospel.
1 Corinthians 4:17
That's why I sent Timothy to you. He is my dear and dependable son in the Lord and will help you remember how I live for the Messiah Jesus as I teach everywhere in every church.
Watch out! I and the children whom the LORD has given me are a sign and a wonder in Israel from the LORD of the Heavenly Armies, who resides on Mount Zion."
And again, "I will trust him." And again, "I am here with the children God has given me."
2 John 1:13
The children of your chosen sister greet you.
"Lift up your eyes and look around: They all gather together, they come to you; your sons will come from far away, and your daughters will be carried on the hip."
1 Corinthians 4:14
I'm not writing this to make you feel ashamed, but to warn you as my dear children.
My children, I am suffering birth pains for you again until the Messiah is formed in you.
1 Timothy 1:18
Timothy, my child, I am instructing you in keeping with the prophecies made earlier about you, so that by following them you may continue to fight the good fight
2 Timothy 1:2
To: Timothy, my dear child. May grace, mercy, and peace from God the Father and the Messiah Jesus our Lord be yours!
2 Timothy 2:1
As for you, my child, be strong by the grace that is in the Messiah Jesus.
1 Peter 5:13
Your sister church in Babylon, chosen along with you, sends you greetings, as does Mark, whom I regard as a son.
1 John 2:1
My little children, I'm writing these things to you so that you might not sin. Yet if anyone does sin, we have an advocate with the Father Jesus, the Messiah, one who is righteous.
1 John 2:12
I am writing to you, little children, because your sins have been forgiven on account of his name.
1 John 2:13
I am writing to you, fathers, because you have known the one who has existed from the beginning. I am writing to you, young people, because you have overcome the evil one.
3 John 1:4
I have no greater joy than to hear that my children are living according to the truth.