Bible Summary. God loves that we pray and intercede for our children in our prayers. When we pray for our children it is always good to based our prayers on scriptures, God's Word. The Bible listing below "Eleven Scriptures to Use When Praying For Children" provides scriptures for us to use to pray for our children.
Ephesians 1:5. When we ask how to know God’s will, we as Christians must understand that God has a plan for us to adopt us as children through Jesus Christ. Just as Jesus Christ is the Son of God, God’s plan is to adopt us as his children to include all the rights and privileges of being God’s children.
Acts 2:17. Another aspect of the definition of revival is that it is an extraordinary movement of the Holy Spirit. The prophet Joel spoke of this in Joel 2:28-29 and Peter spoke of it in terms of the baptism of the Holy Spirit in the book of Acts.
Luke 16:8. It is difficult to answer the question of what is good stewardship if we just have a secular perspective. We need to look at stewardship from a spiritual perspective. The parable of the unjust steward illustrates two viewpoints of the same steward. The worldly perspective was that this steward was blameless, and thus without fault.
2nd Kings 4:7. Christians who get into debt should find a way to get out of debt as soon as possible. The widow in the story of Elisha and the Widow’s Oil is a good example of someone who quickly paid her debts. The widow was extremely poor and God performed a miracle where her pot of oil was multiplied many fold.
Luke 6:35. An important reason to forgive others is in order for us to have a relationship with God and to be a child of God. If we are serious about God, we need to forgive others no matter what they did to us. This is what God did for us. Even though we have fallen short of the glory of God, He is willing to forgive us.
Bible Summary. God approves of child discipline. Any discipline to a child must be done in mercy. Child discipline is done to nurture and correct a child's behavior. We as parents must admonish and correct our children, but we must balance it by being parents of mercy and comfort just as God is to us . See below for Biblical commentary and scriptures concerning child discipline.
Proverbs 24:21. Most people fear the unknown and uncertainty. This is a reason to fear God. Many people may think they know everything to include God, but in reality God only reveals to mankind what He desires for us to know. Our reality is not as real or as certain as we think it is now or in the future. Only God knows everything. God is the source of all knowledge and truth.
Deuteronomy 5:29. The Bible tells us that the only person to fear is God. This type of fear is not a distressing emotion, but it is a fear that comes upon us when we realize that we are in the presence of an awesome, all-powerful God. It is only when you have a relationship with God that you begin to fear His awesomeness.