Thoughts from Scripture — Children

Day 163 of 365 - Jesus said, If a person accepts children like these in My name, then that person is accepting Me.

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36Then Jesus took a small child. Jesus stood the child before the followers. Jesus held the child in his arms and said, 37"If a person accepts children like these in my name, then that person is also accepting me. And if a person accepts me, then that person is also accepting the One (God) that sent me."  Mark 9:36-37 (Easy to Read Version). 36And he took a child, and set him in the midst of them: and when he had taken him in his arms, he said unto them, 37Whosoever shall receive one of such children in my name, receiveth me: and whosoever shall receive...

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Day 58 of 365 - God does not want any of these little children to be lost.

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In Matthew 18:14, Jesus says:14In the same way, your Father in heaven does not want any of these little children to be lost. (Easy-to-Read Version)King James Version: 14Even so it is not the will of your Father which is in heaven, that one of these little ones should perish.Read these verses in other Bible versions | Other [...]

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Day 53 of 365 - When the people heard this, they felt very, very sorry. They asked Peter and the other apostles, "Brothers, what should we do?"

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Acts 2:36-39 says:36"So, all the Jewish people should know this truly: God has made Jesus to be Lord and Christ.* He is the man you nailed to the cross!" 37When the people heard this, they felt very, very sorry. They asked Peter and the other apostles,*"Brothers, what should we do?"38Peter said to them, "Change your [...]

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Day 40 of 365 - Children, obey your parents the way the Lord wants.

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Ephesians 6:1-4 says:1Children, obey your parents the way the Lord wants. That is the right thing to do.2The command says, "You must honor (respect) your father and mother." That is the first command that has a promise with it. 3That promise is: "Then everything will be fine with you. And you will have a long [...]

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Day 35 of 365 - You are young, but don't let any person treat you like you are not important.

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1 Timothy 4:12 says:12You are young, but don't let any person treat you like you are not important. Be an example to show the believers how they should live. Show them with the things you say, with the way you live, with your love, with your faith, and with your pure life. (Easy-to-Read Version)Read these [...]

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