Raising children is a challenging and rewarding experience. Parents need to provide their children with the necessary guidance and support they need in order to grow into successful adults. Parents should strive to be good role models for their children, teaching them respect, responsibility, honesty, and kindness. It is also important to establish clear boundaries and expectations, so your child knows what behavior is expected of them.
In addition to providing guidance, parents should ensure their child has plenty of opportunities for learning and development. This could include enrolling them in activities such as music or sports lessons, attending story time at the library, or even taking family trips that can help expand the child’s understanding of the world around them. The aim should be to create a stimulating environment for the child that encourages self-expression and exploration.
Finally, it is important to make sure children are fed healthy meals and given adequate sleep to stay healthy and happy. Parents should also monitor their child’s health and provide them with proper medical care when needed. Raising children can be a challenging but rewarding experience – by providing your kids with support, guidance, and opportunities for growth, you can help them become successful and confident adults!
As Christian parents, we can find guidance and strength for this journey through bible verses that set out helpful frameworks for us to follow when rearing our children. Here are some bible verses to help guide you as you embark on the rewarding yet sometimes taxing journey of raising your children:
Bible Verses About Raising Children
1. Matthew 24:19
And woe unto them that are with child, and to them that give suck in those days!
2. 1 Samuel 2:26
And the child Samuel grew on, and was in favour both with the LORD, and also with men.
3. Proverbs 13:24
He that spareth his rod hateth his son: but he that loveth him chasteneth him betimes.
4. Deuteronomy 6:7
And thou shalt teach them diligently unto thy children, and shalt talk of them when thou sittest in thine house, and when thou walkest by the way, and when thou liest down, and when thou risest up.
5. Romans 9:8
That is, They which are the children of the flesh, these are not the children of God: but the children of the promise are counted for the seed.
6. Mark 13:12
Now the brother shall betray the brother to death, and the father the son; and children shall rise up against their parents, and shall cause them to be put to death.
7. Psalm 127:4
As arrows are in the hand of a mighty man; so are children of the youth.
8. Isaiah 60:4
Lift up thine eyes round about, and see: all they gather themselves together, they come to thee: thy sons shall come from far, and thy daughters shall be nursed at thy side.
9. Judges 13:8
Then Manoah intreated the LORD, and said, O my Lord, let the man of God which thou didst send come again unto us, and teach us what we shall do unto the child that shall be born.
10. 2 Corinthians 12:14
Behold, the third time I am ready to come to you; and I will not be burdensome to you: for I seek not yours, but you: for the children ought not to lay up for the parents, but the parents for the children.
11. Malachi 2:15
And did not he make one? Yet had he the residue of the spirit. And wherefore one? That he might seek a godly seed. Therefore take heed to your spirit, and let none deal treacherously against the wife of his youth.
12. Psalm 112:2
His seed shall be mighty upon earth: the generation of the upright shall be blessed.
13. 1 Timothy 2:15
Notwithstanding she shall be saved in childbearing, if they continue in faith and charity and holiness with sobriety.
14. Isaiah 65:23
They shall not labour in vain, nor bring forth for trouble; for they are the seed of the blessed of the LORD, and their offspring with them.
15. John 1:13
Which were born, not of blood, nor of the will of the flesh, nor of the will of man, but of God.
16. Hebrews 11:19
Accounting that God was able to raise him up, even from the dead; from whence also he received him in a figure.
17. Proverbs 22:15
Foolishness is bound in the heart of a child; but the rod of correction shall drive it far from him.
18. Deuteronomy 25:5
If brethren dwell together, and one of them die, and have no child, the wife of the dead shall not marry without unto a stranger: her husband’s brother shall go in unto her, and take her to him to wife, and perform the duty of an husband’s brother unto her.
19. Psalm 78:6
That the generation to come might know them, even the children which should be born; who should arise and declare them to their children:
20. Proverbs 22:6
Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it.
21. Isaiah 3:12
As for my people, children are their oppressors, and women rule over them. O my people, they which lead thee cause thee to err, and destroy the way of thy paths.
22. Proverbs 31:28
Her children arise up, and call her blessed; her husband also, and he praiseth her.
23. Ecclesiastes 6:3
If a man beget an hundred children, and live many years, so that the days of his years be many, and his soul be not filled with good, and also that he have no burial; I say, that an untimely birth is better than he.
24. Isaiah 1:2
Hear, O heavens, and give ear, O earth: for the LORD hath spoken, I have nourished and brought up children, and they have rebelled against me.
25. John 8:39
They answered and said unto him, Abraham is our father. Jesus saith unto them, If ye were Abraham’s children, ye would do the works of Abraham.
26. Hebrews 2:10
For it became him, for whom are all things, and by whom are all things, in bringing many sons unto glory, to make the captain of their salvation perfect through sufferings.
27. Isaiah 49:22
Thus saith the Lord GOD, Behold, I will lift up mine hand to the Gentiles, and set up my standard to the people: and they shall bring thy sons in their arms, and thy daughters shall be carried upon their shoulders.
28. Deuteronomy 11:19
And ye shall teach them your children, speaking of them when thou sittest in thine house, and when thou walkest by the way, when thou liest down, and when thou risest up.
29. 1 Timothy 5:10
Well reported of for good works; if she have brought up children, if she have lodged strangers, if she have washed the saints’ feet, if she have relieved the afflicted, if she have diligently followed every good work.
30. Amos 2:11
And I raised up of your sons for prophets, and of your young men for Nazarites. Is it not even thus, O ye children of Israel? saith the LORD.
31. Genesis 19:36
Thus were both the daughters of Lot with child by their father.
32. Genesis 38:8
And Judah said unto Onan, Go in unto thy brother’s wife, and marry her, and raise up seed to thy brother.
33. Matthew 3:9
And think not to say within yourselves, We have Abraham to our father: for I say unto you, that God is able of these stones to raise up children unto Abraham.
34. Luke 8:54
And he put them all out, and took her by the hand, and called, saying, Maid, arise.
35. Ephesians 6:4
And, ye fathers, provoke not your children to wrath: but bring them up in the nurture and admonition of the Lord.
36. 1 Timothy 5:4
But if any widow have children or nephews, let them learn first to shew piety at home, and to requite their parents: for that is good and acceptable before God.
37. Acts 13:33
God hath fulfilled the same unto us their children, in that he hath raised up Jesus again; as it is also written in the second psalm, Thou art my Son, this day have I begotten thee.
38. Hosea 9:12
Though they bring up their children, yet will I bereave them, that there shall not be a man left: yea, woe also to them when I depart from them!
39. Matthew 10:21
And the brother shall deliver up the brother to death, and the father the child: and the children shall rise up against their parents, and cause them to be put to death.
40. 3 John 1:4
I have no greater joy than to hear that my children walk in truth.
41. Proverbs 29:21
He that delicately bringeth up his servant from a child shall have him become his son at the length.
42. Isaiah 54:13
And all thy children shall be taught of the LORD; and great shall be the peace of thy children.
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