Good Children

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Matthew 15:26

He answered, “It isn’t right to take the children’s bread and throw it to their dogs.”

Jeremiah 32:39

I will give them one heart and one way so that for their good and for the good of their descendants after them, they will fear Me always.

Jeremiah 4:22

“For My people are fools;
they do not know Me.
They are foolish children,
without understanding.
They are skilled in doing what is evil,
but they do not know how to do what is good.”

Mark 7:27

He said to her, “Allow the children to be satisfied first, because it isn’t right to take the children’s bread and throw it to the dogs.”

Proverbs 20:11

Even a young man is known by his actions—
if his behavior is pure and upright.

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Judges 13:3

The Angel of the Lord appeared to the woman and said to her, “It is true that you are unable to conceive and have no children, but you will conceive and give birth to a son.

Luke 1:13

But the angel said to him:Do not be afraid, Zechariah,
because your prayer has been heard.
Your wife Elizabeth will bear you a son,
and you will name him John.

Genesis 16:11

Then the Angel of the Lord said to her:You have conceived and will have a son.
You will name him Ishmael,
for the Lord has heard your cry of affliction.

Genesis 18:10

The Lord said, “I will certainly come back to you in about a year’s time, and your wife Sarah will have a son!” Now Sarah was listening at the entrance of the tent behind him.

1 Kings 13:2

The man of God cried out against the altar by a revelation from the Lord: “Altar, altar, this is what the Lord says, ‘A son will be born to the house of David, named Josiah, and he will sacrifice on you the priests of the high places who are burning incense on you. Human bones will be burned on you.’”

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Hebrews 12:16

And make sure that there isn’t any immoral or irreverent person like Esau, who sold his birthright in exchange for one meal.

2 Chronicles 21:3

Their father had given them many gifts of silver, gold, and valuable things, along with fortified cities in Judah, but he gave the kingdom to Jehoram because he was the firstborn.

Genesis 25:31

Jacob replied, “First sell me your birthright.”

Genesis 43:33

They were seated before him in order by age, from the firstborn to the youngest. The men looked at each other in astonishment.

Deuteronomy 21:16

when that man gives what he has to his sons as an inheritance, he is not to show favoritism to the son of the loved wife as his firstborn over the firstborn of the unloved wife.

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2 Kings 12:2

Throughout the time Jehoiada the priest instructed him, Joash did what was right in the Lord’s sight.

2 Kings 18:3

He did what was right in the Lord’s sight just as his ancestor David had done.

2 Kings 22:2

He did what was right in the Lord’s sight and walked in all the ways of his ancestor David; he did not turn to the right or the left.

2 Chronicles 34:3

In the eighth year of his reign, while he was still a youth, Josiah began to seek the God of his ancestor David, and in the twelfth year he began to cleanse Judah and Jerusalem of the high places, the Asherah poles, the carved images, and the cast images.

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Genesis 48:5

Your two sons born to you in the land of Egypt before I came to you in Egypt are now mine. Ephraim and Manasseh belong to me just as Reuben and Simeon do.

Genesis 15:3

Abram continued, “Look, You have given me no offspring, so a slave born in my house will be my heir.”

Exodus 2:10

When the child grew older, she brought him to Pharaoh’s daughter, and he became her son. She named him Moses, “Because,” she said, “I drew him out of the water.”

Esther 2:7

Mordecai was the legal guardian of his cousin Hadassah (that is, Esther), because she didn’t have a father or mother. The young woman had a beautiful figure and was extremely good-looking. When her father and mother died, Mordecai had adopted her as his own daughter.

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Luke 2:49

“Why were you searching for Me?” He asked them. “Didn’t you know that I had to be in My Father’s house?”

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Judges 11:36

Then she said to him, “My father, you have given your word to the Lord. Do to me as you have said, for the Lord brought vengeance on your enemies, the Ammonites.”

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Genesis 22:7

Then Isaac spoke to his father Abraham and said, “My father.”And he replied, “Here I am, my son.” Isaac said, “The fire and the wood are here, but where is the lamb for the burnt offering?”

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Proverbs 3:1-4

My son, don't forget my teaching, but let your heart keep my commands; for they will bring you many days, a full life, and well-being. Never let loyalty and faithfulness leave you. Tie them around your neck; write them on the tablet of your heart. read more.
Then you will find favor and high regard in the sight of God and man.

Ephesians 6:2-3

Honor your father and mother -which is the first commandment with a promise- that it may go well with you and that you may have a long life in the land.

Good Children » Make their parents' hearts glad

Good Children » Take care of parents

Genesis 47:12

And Joseph provided his father, his brothers, and all his father’s household with food for their dependents.

Genesis 45:9

“Return quickly to my father and say to him, ‘This is what your son Joseph says: “God has made me lord of all Egypt. Come down to me without delay.

Good Children » Obey parents

Genesis 47:30

When I rest with my fathers, carry me away from Egypt and bury me in their burial place.”Joseph answered, “I will do what you have asked.”

Genesis 28:7

And Jacob listened to his father and mother and went to Paddan-aram.

Good Children » Exemplified

1 Samuel 17:20

So David got up early in the morning, left the flock with someone to keep it, loaded up, and set out as Jesse had instructed him.He arrived at the perimeter of the camp as the army was marching out to its battle formation shouting their battle cry.

Genesis 46:29

Joseph hitched the horses to his chariot and went up to Goshen to meet his father Israel. Joseph presented himself to him, threw his arms around him, and wept for a long time.

Genesis 45:9

“Return quickly to my father and say to him, ‘This is what your son Joseph says: “God has made me lord of all Egypt. Come down to me without delay.

Good Children » Their obedience to parents is well pleasing to God

Good Children » Know the scriptures

Good Children » Observe the law of God

Good Children » Attend to parental teaching

Good Children » Show love to parents

Genesis 46:29

Joseph hitched the horses to his chariot and went up to Goshen to meet his father Israel. Joseph presented himself to him, threw his arms around him, and wept for a long time.

Good Children » The lord is with

Good Children » Spirit of, a requisite for the kingdom of heaven

Good Children » Adduced as a motive for submission to God

Good Children » Illustrative of a teachable spirit

Good Children » Honor the aged

Job 32:6-7

So Elihu son of Barachel the Buzite replied: I am young in years, while you are old; therefore I was timid and afraid to tell you what I know. I thought that age should speak and maturity should teach wisdom.

Good Children » Partake of the promises of God

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