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Children

Christ was an example to — Lu 2:51; Joh 19:26,27.

Are a gift from God — Ge 33:5; Ps 127:3.

Are capable of glorifying God — Ps 8:2; 148:12,13; Mt 21:15,16.

Should be

Brought to Christ. — Mr 10:13-16.

Brought early to the house of God. — 1Sa 1:24.

Instructed in the ways of God. — De 31:12,13; Pr 22:6.

Judiciously trained. — Pr 22:15; 29:17; Eph 6:4.

Should

Obey God. — De 30:2.

Fear God. — Pr 24:21.

Remember God. — Ec 12:1.

Attend to parental teaching. — Pr 1:8,9.

Honour parents. — Ex 20:12; Heb 12:9.

Fear parents. — Le 19:3.

Obey parents. — Pr 6:20; Eph 6:1.

Take care of parents. — 1Ti 5:4.

Honour the aged. — Le 19:32; 1Pe 5:5.

Not imitate bad parents. — Eze 20:18.

An heritage from the Lord — Ps 113:9; 127:3.

Not to have

Considered an affliction. — Ge 15:2,3; Jer 22:30.

A reproach in Israel. — 1Sa 1:6,7; Lu 1:25.

Anxiety of the Jews for — Ge 30:1; 1Sa 1:5,8.

Often prayed for — 1Sa 1:10,11; Lu 1:13.

Often given in answer to prayer — Ge 25:21; 1Sa 1:27; Lu 1:13.

Treatment of, after birth, noticed — Eze 16:4.

Mostly nursed by the mothers — 1Sa 1:22; 1Ki 3:21; Ps 22:9; Song 8:1.

Weaning of, a time of joy and feasting — Ge 21:8; 1Sa 1:24.

Circumcised on the eighth day — Php 3:5.

Named at circumcision — Lu 1:59; 2:21.

Were named

After relatives. — Lu 1:59,61.

From remarkable events. — Ge 21:3,6; 18:13; Ex 2:10; 18:3,4.

From circumstances connected with their birth. — Ge 25:25,26; 35:18; 1Ch 4:9.

Often by God. — Isa 8:3; Ho 1:4,6,9.

Often numerous. — 2Ki 10:1; 1Ch 4:27.

Numerous, considered an especial blessing. — Ps 115:14; 127:4,5.

Sometimes born when parents were old. — Ge 15:3,6; 17:17; Lu 1:18.

Male

If first born, belonged to God and were redeemed. — Ex 13:12,13,15.

Birth of, announced to the father by a messenger. — Jer 20:15.

Under the care of tutors, till they came of age. — 2Ki 10:1; Ga 4:1,2.

Usefully employed. — 1Sa 9:3; 17:15.

Inherited the possessions of their father. — De 21:16,17; Lu 12:13,14.

Received the blessing of their father before his death. — Ge 27:1-4; 48:15; 49:1-33.

Female

Taken care of by nurses. — Ge 35:8.

Usefully employed. — Ge 24:13; Ex 2:16.

Inherited property in default of sons. — Nu 27:1-8; Jos 17:1-6.

Fondness and care of mothers for — Ex 2:2-10; 1Sa 2:19; 1Ki 3:27; Isa 49:15; 1Th 2:7,8.

Of God’s people, holy — Ezr 9:2; 1Co 7:14.

Of God’s people, interested in the promises — De 29:29; Ac 2:39.

Prosperity of, greatly depended on obedience of parents — De 4:40; 12:25,28; Ps 128:1-3.

Frequently bore the curse of parents — Ex 20:5; Ps 109:9,10.

Were required

To honour their parents. — Ex 20:12.

To attend to instruction. — De 4:9; 11:19.

To submit to discipline. — Pr 29:17; Heb 12:9.

To respect the aged. — Le 19:32.

Mode of giving public instruction to — Lu 2:46; Ac 22:3.

Power of parents over, during the patriarchal age — Ge 9:24,25; 21:14; 38:24.

Often wicked and rebellious — 2Ki 2:23.

Rebellious, punished by the civil power — Ex 21:15-17; De 21:18-21.

Sometimes devoted their property to avoid supporting parents — Mt 15:5; Mr 7:11,12.

Could demand their portion during father’s life — Lu 15:12.

Amusements of — Zec 8:5; Mt 11:16,17.

Casting out of weak, &c alluded to — Eze 16:5.

Inhuman practice of offering to idols — 2Ki 17:31; 2Ch 28:3; 33:6.

Illegitimate

Had no inheritance. — Ge 21:10,14; Ga 4:30.

Not cared for by the father. — Heb 12:8.

Excluded from the congregation. — De 23:2.

Sometimes sent away with gifts. — Ge 25:6.

Despised by their brethren. — Jdj 11:2.

Destruction of, a punishment — Le 26:22; Eze 9:6; Lu 19:44.

Grief occasioned by loss of — Ge 37:35; 44:27-29; 2Sa 13:37; Jer 6:26; 31:15.

Resignation manifested at loss of — Le 10:19,20; 2Sa 12:18-23; Job 1:19-21.

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