Tag Archives: children

Parenting; May 2, 2021


1 Samuel 1:27-28 “I prayed for this child, and the Lord has granted me what I asked of him. So now I give him to the Lord. For his whole life he will be given over to the Lord.” And … Continue reading

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Growth; February 11, 2021


Isaiah 49:20 “The children born during your bereavement will yet say in your hearing, ‘This place is too small for us; give us more space to live in.’” For once I prefer the NIV here to the Japanese. The Japanese … Continue reading

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Generations; October 20, 2019


Proverbs 17:6 Children’s children are a crown to the aged, and parents are the pride of their children. For whatever reason, this verse jumped out at me yesterday when I just glanced at today’s reading. Having some myself, I can … Continue reading

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Children and Fruit; January 21, 2019


Matthew 3:8-10 “Produce fruit in keeping with repentance. And do not think you can say to yourselves, ‘We have Abraham as our father.’ I tell you that out of these stones God can raise up children for Abraham. The ax … Continue reading

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Parenting; November 18, 2018


1 Thessalonians 2:11-12 For you know that we dealt with each of you as a father deals with his own children, encouraging, comforting and urging you to live lives worthy of God, who calls you into his kingdom and glory. … Continue reading

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Little Children; May 18, 2018


Matthew 19:14 Jesus said, “Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these.” Thinking about it, Jesus had no children of his own, but children evidently liked … Continue reading

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June 23, 2016


Psalm 38:21-22 O Lord, do not forsake me; be not far from me, O my God. Come quickly to help me, O Lord my Savior. The most striking thing about David to me is that God was everything to him. … Continue reading

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September 29, 2015


1 Thessalonians 2:11-12 For you know that we dealt with each of you as a father deals with his own children, encouraging, comforting and urging you to live lives worthy of God, who calls you into his kingdom and glory. … Continue reading

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May 3, 2015


Isaiah 63:16 But you are our Father, though Abraham does not know us or Israel acknowledge us; you, O Lord, are our Father, our Redeemer from of old is your name. The Bible has many beautiful expressions of the Fatherhood … Continue reading

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January 30, 2015


Proverbs 22:6 Train a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not turn from it. This is a very famous verse, and we ignore its truth to the peril of our families and … Continue reading

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