35 Promising Bible Verses About Children

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35 Promising Bible Verses About Children 4

This is a collection of 35 must know bible verses about children to help parents know how to care for their children the Godly way. This is also perfect for newly wedded couples to learn from the scriptures the joy of having children and how to raise them up the way God requires us to.

One of my favorite scriptures is God’s commandment that we parents must observe and follow is in Isaiah 8:18 – “Behold, I and the children whom the lord hath given me are for signs and for wonders“.

Lets be cautious of God’s warning to parent on what not to do to your children. I pray that every parent will follow these simple directives from God to help them raise godly children.

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Power Bible Verses About Children

Genesis 18:19

For I have chosen him, that he may command his children and his household after him to keep the way of the LORD by doing righteousness and justice, so that the LORD may bring to Abraham what he has promised him.

Proverbs 22:6

Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it.

Isaiah 54:13

All your children shall be taught by the LORD, and great shall be the peace of your children.

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35 Promising Bible Verses About Children 1 1

Colossians 3:21

Fathers, do not provoke your children, lest they become discouraged.

2 Timothy 3:16-17

All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness, that the man of God may be perfect, throughly furnished unto all good works.

Proverbs 23:13-14

Do not withhold discipline from a child; if you strike him with a rod, he will not die. If you strike him with the rod, you will save his soul from Sheol.

Proverbs 29:17

Discipline your son, and he will give you rest; he will give delight to your heart.

Ephesians 6:4

Fathers, do not exasperate your children; instead, bring them up in the training and instruction of the Lord.

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35 Promising Bible Verses About Children 2

Deuteronomy 4:9

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 6:6-9

And these words that I command you today shall be on your heart. You shall teach them diligently to your children, and shall 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. You shall bind them as a sign on your hand, and they shall be as frontlets between your eyes. You shall write them on the doorposts of your house and on your gates.

Isaiah 38:19

The living, the living, he thanks you, as I do this day; the father makes known to the children your faithfulness.

Matthew 7:12

So whatever you wish that others would do to you, do also to them, for this is the Law and the Prophets.

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35 Promising Bible Verses About Children 3

Ephesians 6:1-3

Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. Honour your father and mother, which is the first commandment with a promise, so that it may go well with you and that you may enjoy long life on the earth.

2 Timothy 1:5

I am reminded of your sincere faith, a faith that dwelt first in your grandmother Lois and your mother Eunice and now, I am sure, dwells in you as well.

2 Timothy 3:14-15

But as for you, continue in what you have learned and have firmly believed, knowing from whom you learned it and how from childhood you have been acquainted with the sacred writings, which are able to make you wise for salvation through faith in Christ Jesus.

Psalm 113:9

He gives the barren woman a home, making her the joyous mother of children. Praise the LORD!

Psalm 127:3-5

Behold, children are a heritage from the LORD, the fruit of the womb a reward. Like arrows in the hand of a warrior are the children of one’s youth. Blessed is the man who fills his quiver with them! He shall not be put to shame when he speaks with his enemies in the gate.

Raising Children the Godly Way

Proverbs 13:24

Whoever spares the rod hates his son, but he who loves him is diligent to discipline him.

John 16:21

When a woman is giving birth, she has sorrow because her hour has come, but when she has delivered the baby, she no longer remembers the anguish, for joy that a human being has been born into the world.

Matthew 18:10

See that you do not despise one of these little ones. For I tell you that their angels in heaven always see the face of my Father in heaven.

Proverbs 13:1

A wise son heeds his father’s instruction, but a mocker does not respond to rebukes.

Mark 9:36-37

He took a little child whom he placed among them. Taking the child in his arms, he said to them, Whoever welcomes one of these little children in my name welcomes me; and whoever welcomes me does not welcome me but the one who sent me.

Romans 8:16

The Spirit himself testifies with our spirit that we are God’s children.

Genesis 33:5

Then Esau looked up and saw the women and children. Who are these with you? he asked. Jacob answered, They are the children God has graciously given your servant.

Matthew 21:15-16

But when the chief priests and the teachers of the law saw the wonderful things he did and the children shouting in the temple courts, Hosanna to the Son of David, they were indignant. Do you hear what these children are saying? they asked him. Yes, replied Jesus, Have you never read, From the lips of children and infants you, Lord, have called forth your praise’?

Mark 10:16

And he took the children in his arms, placed his hands on them and blessed them.

Romans 8:17

Now if we are children, then we are heirs, heirs of God and co-heirs with Christ, if indeed we share in his sufferings in order that we may also share in his glory.

Colossians 3:20

Children, obey your parents in everything, for this pleases the Lord.

Proverbs 1:8-9

Listen, my son, to your father’s instruction and do not forsake your mother’s teaching. They are a garland to grace your head and a chain to adorn your neck.

Jeremiah 31:17

There is hope for your future, declares the Lord, and your children shall come back to their own country.

Romans 8:14

For those who are led by the Spirit of God are the children of God.

Galatians 3:26

So in Christ Jesus you are all children of God through faith.

Ephesians 5:8

For you were once darkness, but now you are light in the Lord. Live as children of light.

Matthew 18:2-5

He called a little child to him, and placed the child among them. And he said: Truly I tell you, unless you change and become like little children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven. Therefore, whoever takes the lowly position of this child is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven. And whoever welcomes one such child in my name welcomes me.

James 1:17

Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights with whom there is no variation or shadow due to change

Related Verses
Matthew 19:19

"Honour thy father and thy mother: and, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself" - Matthew 19:19 KJV

Proverbs 17:6

"Children's children are the crown of old men; and the glory of children are their fathers" - Proverbs 17:6 KJV

Proverbs 20:20

"Whoso curseth his father or his mother, his lamp shall be put out in obscure darkness" - Proverbs 20:20 KJV

Proverbs 23:22

"Hearken unto thy father that begat thee, and despise not thy mother when she is old" - Proverbs 23:22 KJV

Proverbs 1:8

"My son, hear the instruction of thy father, and forsake not the law of thy mother:" - Proverbs 1:8 KJV

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