43 Bible Verses about Loving Children
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Little children, let us not love with word or with tongue, but in deed and truth.
“Whoever receives one child like this in My name receives Me; and whoever receives Me does not receive Me, but Him who sent Me.”
See how great a love the Father has bestowed on us, that we would be called children of God; and such we are. For this reason the world does not know us, because it did not know Him.
Fathers, do not exasperate your children, so that they will not lose heart.
By this the children of God and the children of the devil are obvious: anyone who does not practice righteousness is not of God, nor the one who does not love his brother.
But Jesus said, “Let the children alone, and do not hinder them from coming to Me; for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these.”
For you are all sons of God through faith in Christ Jesus.
and not for the nation only, but in order that He might also gather together into one the children of God who are scattered abroad.
and said, “Truly I say to you, unless you are converted and become like children, you will not enter the kingdom of heaven.
“He who loves father or mother more than Me is not worthy of Me; and he who loves son or daughter more than Me is not worthy of Me.
Therefore be imitators of God, as beloved children;
“If anyone comes to Me, and does not hate his own father and mother and wife and children and brothers and sisters, yes, and even his own life, he cannot be My disciple.
This woman’s son died in the night, because she lay on it.
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!
Beloved, let us love one another, for love is from God; and everyone who loves is born of God and knows God.
He who withholds his rod hates his son,
But he who loves him disciplines him diligently.
“Can a woman forget her nursing child
And have no compassion on the son of her womb?
Even these may forget, but I will not forget you.
Whoever believes that Jesus is the Christ is born of God, and whoever loves the Father loves the child born of Him.
For this boy I prayed, and the Lord has given me my petition which I asked of Him.
“All your sons will be taught of the Lord;
And the well-being of your sons will be great.
When Israel was a youth I loved him,
And out of Egypt I called My son.
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.
Foolishness is bound up in the heart of a child;
The rod of discipline will remove it far from him.
For whom the Lord loves He reproves,
Even as a father corrects the son in whom he delights.
Then the Lord said to me, “Go again, love a woman who is loved by her husband, yet an adulteress, even as the Lord loves the sons of Israel, though they turn to other gods and love raisin cakes.”
“As one whom his mother comforts, so I will comfort you;
And you will be comforted in Jerusalem.”
Train up a child in the way he should go,
Even when he is old he will not depart from it.
for you are all sons of light and sons of day. We are not of night nor of darkness;
Behold, children are a gift of the Lord,
The fruit of the womb is a reward.
I have no greater joy than this, to hear of my children walking in the truth.
Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.
“Brother will betray brother to death, and a father his child; and children will rise up against parents and cause them to be put to death.
Discipline your son while there is hope,
And do not desire his death.
He will restore the hearts of the fathers to their children and the hearts of the children to their fathers, so that I will not come and smite the land with a curse.”
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- Baby dedication
- Bad Parents
- Becoming A Parent
- Being A Good Father
- Being Loved
- Being Unique
- Believers As Sons Of God
- Caring For Children
- Child Of God
- Children Of God
- Children, needs of
- Death Of A Child
- Discipline Child
- Family Love
- Father And Daughter Relationships
- Fathers And Daughters
- Fathers Love
- Fathers, Responsibilities Of
- God's Love For Us
- God, Fatherhood Of
- Gods Love
- Good Children
- Having A Baby
- Instruction Of Children
- Knowing God, Effects Of
- Leaving Parents For Spouse
- Love For Children
- Love, And The World
- Loving Everyone
- Loving One Another
- Loving Your Parents
- Mothers And Sons
- Mothers Love For Her Children
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- Parents Being Wrong
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