Bible Verses about Children

Children are very precious to God and in His Word there are Bible verses about Children that explain His love for them, His desire for them to come to Him and that God gives them as gifts to us.  In fact God Himself deems us as His children and desires us to humble ourselves as a child and draw near to Him.  God’s word gives us a great blueprint on how to raise our children up in the right way’s of God, and also warns us against hindering children from coming to Him or causing them to fall out of belief and trust in Him.  The bible verses about children below will help to show you how God sees us and children.

Matthew: 18:3-6 “Then He said, I tell you the truth, unless you turn from your sins and become like little children, you will never get into the Kingdom of Heaven.  So anyone who becomes as humble as this little child is the greatest in the Kingdom of Heaven. And anyone who welcomes a little child like this on my behalf is welcoming me.  But if you cause one of these little ones who trusts in me to fall into sin, it would b better for you to have a large millstone tied around your neck and be drowned in the depths of the sea.”

Matthew 19:14- “But Jesus said, Let the children come to me.  Don’t stop them! For the Kingdom of Heaven belongs o those who are like these children.”

Mark 10:15- “I tell you the truth, that anyone who doesn’t receive the Kingdom of God like a child will never enter it.”

Proverbs 13:1- “A wise child accepts a parent’s discipline; a mocker refuses to listen to correction.”

Psalms 127:3-5a “Children are a gift from the lord; they are a reward from Him. Children born to a young man are like arrows in a warrior’s hands.  How joyful is the man whose quiver is full of them!”

Romans 8:14- “For all who are led by the Spirit of God are children of God.”

Galatians 3:26- “For you are all children of God through faith in Christ Jesus.”

Proverbs 14:26- “Those who fear the Lord are secure; He will be a refuge for their children.”

Proverbs 19:18- “Discipline your children while there is hope.  Otherwise you will ruin their lives.”

Colossians 3:20,21 “Children, always obey your parents, for this pleases the Lord.  Fathers, do not aggravate your children, or they will become discouraged.”

Proverbs 13:24- “Those who spare the rod of discipline hate their children.  Those who love their children care enough to discipline them.

Proverbs 22:6- Direct your children onto the right path, and when they are older, they will not leave it.”

1 John 3:1- “See how very much our Father loves us, for He calls us His children, and that is what we are!  But the people who belong to this world don’t recognize that we are God’s children because they don’t know Him.”

Proverbs 23:13,14- “Don’t fail to discipline your children. They won’t die if you spank them.  Physical discipline may well save them from death.”

These bible quotes about children bring to light the importance of children to God, and the fact that we have the responsibility to raise, discipline and love our children just like God raises, disciplines, and loves us.

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