If we don’t teach our children to follow, the world will teach them not to, for “the whole world lies in wickedness” (1 John 5:19). So teaching children is extremely important. Every Christian has the obligation to bring children to follow Christ. When teaching children, we should act according to the Lord’s words instead of our own intentions. Here are 16 important verses about teaching children, let’s learn to teach children under the guidance of the Bible, living in the home of Christ with our children.
Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it.
Withhold not correction from the child: for if you beat him with the rod, he shall not die.
The rod and reproof give wisdom: but a child left to himself brings his mother to shame.
Honor your father and your mother: that your days may be long on the land which the LORD your God gives you.
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1 Corinthians 14:9
So likewise you, except you utter by the tongue words easy to be understood, how shall it be known what is spoken? for you shall speak into the air.
Children, obey your parents in the Lord: for this is right.
And, you fathers, provoke not your children to wrath: but bring them up in the nurture and admonition of the Lord.
Fathers, provoke not your children to anger, lest they be discouraged.
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1 Thessalonians 2:7
But we were gentle among you, even as a nurse cherishes her children:
If you endure chastening, God deals with you as with sons; for what son is he whom the father chastens not?
Now no chastening for the present seems to be joyous, but grievous: nevertheless afterward it yields the peaceable fruit of righteousness to them which are exercised thereby.
1 John 3:18
My little children, let us not love in word, neither in tongue; but in deed and in truth.
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But above all things, my brothers, swear not, neither by heaven, neither by the earth, neither by any other oath: but let your yes be yes; and your no, no; lest you fall into condemnation.
But you are he that took me out of the womb: you did make me hope when I was on my mother’s breasts. I was cast on you from the womb: you are my God from my mother’s belly.
See, children are an heritage of the LORD: and the fruit of the womb is his reward.
For you have possessed my reins: you have covered me in my mother’s womb. I will praise you; for I am fearfully and wonderfully made: marvelous are your works; and that my soul knows right well. My substance was not hid from you, when I was made in secret, and curiously worked in the lowest parts of the earth. Your eyes did see my substance, yet being imperfect; and in your book all my members were written, which in continuance were fashioned, when as yet there was none of them.
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