Bible Verses About Children

Bible Verses About Children

Bible verses can be used as a tool to teach important values of life. They contain some nuggets of wisdom that are much-needed in the changing social fabric of today's society.
The Bible is the most sacred book of Christianity. Almost all Christian homes have a copy of the Holy Bible. All families and priests refer to it for worshiping and praying. Besides prayers, the Bible contains some priceless values and wisdom about life.

On Children

Sayings in the Bible have great significance in today's world, where recklessness and bad behavior among children has become a complaint in all schools. The quotes mentioned here can be regarded as a guiding light for the parents and children.

"Whoever strikes his father or his mother shall be put to death."

"Whoever steals a man and sells him, and anyone found in possession of him, shall be put to death."

"Whoever curses his father or his mother shall be put to death. " - Exodus 21: 15-17.

"Hear this, you elders; give ear, all inhabitants of the land! Has such a thing happened in your days, or in the days of your fathers'?" - Joel 1:2.

"Tell your children of it, and let your children tell their children, and their children to another generation." - Joel 1:3.

"And I said to their children in the wilderness, do not walk in the statutes of your fathers, nor keep their rules, nor defile yourselves with their idols." - Ezekiel 20:18.

"Train up a child in the way he should go (and in keeping with his individual gift or bent) and when he is old he would not depart from it." - Proverb 22:6.

"Dear children, let us not love with words or tongue but with actions and in truth." - 1 John 3:18.

"As you do not know the path of the wind, or how the body is formed in a mother's womb, so you cannot understand the work of God, the Maker of all things." - Ecclesiastes 11:5.

On Loving Children

"What do you think? If a man has a hundred sheep and one of them has gone astray, does he not leave the ninety-nine on the mountains and go in search of the one that went astray? And if he finds it, truly, I say to you, he rejoices over it more than over the ninety-nine that never went astray. So it is not the will of my Father who is in heaven that one of these little ones should perish." - Matthew 18:12-14.

"Most certainly I tell you, whoever will not receive the Kingdom of God like a little child, he will in no way enter into it." - Mark 10: 15.

"He who spares the rod hates his son, but he who loves him is careful to discipline him." - Proverbs 13:24 .

"My son, do not despise the Lord's discipline and do not resent his rebuke, because the Lord disciplines those he loves, as a father the son he delights in." - Proverbs 3:11-12.

"See that you do not despise one of these little ones. For I tell you that in heaven their angels always see the face of my Father who is in heaven." - Matthew 18:10.

On Teaching Children

"My son, keep your father's commandment, and forsake not your mother's teaching." - Proverbs 6:20.

"You shall teach them diligently to your children, and shalt talk of them when you sit in your house, and when you walk by the way, and when you lie down, and when you rise." - Deuteronomy 6:7.

"Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. "Honor your father and mother" (this is the first commandment with a promise), "that it may go well with you and that you may live long in the land." Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord." - Ephesians 6:1-4.

"Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord."

"Only take care, and keep your soul diligently, lest you forget the things that your eyes have seen, and lest they depart from your heart all the days of your life. Make them known to your children and your children's children." - Deuteronomy.

"Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. "Honor your father and mother," which is the first commandment with promise:" that it may be well with you and you may live long on the earth." - Ephesians 6:1-3.

"Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not depart from it. " - Proverbs 22:6.

So these are some pearls of wisdom that we can follow in our daily life to educate the children. These Bible quotes contain teachings that are needed in today's society. Hope they will help you to inculcate valuable life lessons in your kids.
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