18 Bible Verses about Children
These commandments that I give you today are to be on your hearts. Impress them on your children. Talk about them when you sit at home and when you walk along the road, when you lie down and when you get up.
Start children off on the way they should go,
and even when they are old they will not turn from it.
Jesus said, “Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these.”
Can a mother forget the baby at her breast
and have no compassion on the child she has borne?
Though she may forget,
I will not forget you!
See, I have engraved you on the palms of my hands;
your walls are ever before me.
No discipline seems pleasant at the time, but painful. Later on, however, it produces a harvest of righteousness and peace for those who have been trained by it.
Fathers, do not exasperate your children; instead, bring them up in the training and instruction of the Lord.
Blessed are the peacemakers,
for they will be called children of God.
Dear children, keep yourselves from idols.
Follow God’s example, therefore, as dearly loved children.
So in Christ Jesus you are all children of God through faith, for all of you who were baptized into Christ have clothed yourselves with Christ.
A fool spurns a parent’s discipline,
but whoever heeds correction shows prudence.
See what great love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God! And that is what we are! The reason the world does not know us is that it did not know him.
For those who are led by the Spirit of God are the children of God.
The Spirit you received does not make you slaves, so that you live in fear again; rather, the Spirit you received brought about your adoption to sonship. And by him we cry, “Abba, Father.”
Yet to all who did receive him, to those who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God
For the creation waits in eager expectation for the children of God to be revealed.
The Spirit himself testifies with our spirit that we are God’s children.
Dear friends, now we are children of God, and what we will be has not yet been made known. But we know that when Christ appears, we shall be like him, for we shall see him as he is. All who have this hope in him purify themselves, just as he is pure.
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