Monday, June 29, 2015

30 Verses For Children From The Proverbs

Teach Your Children In The Ways Of The Lord
The proverbs was written by King Solomon. The wisest man that has ever lived. To take verses to train your children from Proverbs is sound teaching. Below are some of my favorite verses for children.

Making Friends With Your Children
1. The heartfelt counsel of a friend is as sweet as perfume and incense (Proverbs 27:9).

2. Never abandon a friend—either yours or your father’s. When disaster strikes, you won’t have to ask your brother for assistance (Proverbs 27:10).

3. As iron sharpens iron, so a friend sharpens a friend (Proverbs 27: 17).

4. The godly give good advice to their friends; the wicked lead them astray (Proverbs 12:26).

5. Never let loyalty and kindness leave you! Tie them around your neck as a reminder (Proverbs 3:3).

6. Do not withhold good from those who deserve it when it’s in your power to help them (Proverbs 3:27).

Good Conduct For Your Children
7. The man who loves wisdom brings joy to his father, but if he hangs around with prostitutes, his wealth is wasted (Proverbs 29:3).

8 Wine produces mockers; alcohol leads to brawls. Those led astray by drink cannot be wise (Proverbs 20: 1).

9. People may be right in their own eyes, but the Lord examines their heart. (Proverbs 21: 2).

10. Avoid all perverse talk; stay away from corrupt speech (Proverbs 4:24).

11. People with integrity walk safely, but those who follow crooked paths will slip and fall (Proverbs 10:9).

12. People who conceal their sins will not prosper, but if they confess and turn from them, they will receive mercy (Proverbs 28: 13).

Good Habits For Your Children
13. Wise people think before they act; fools don’t—and even brag about their foolishness (13: 16).

14. A soft answer turns away wrath, But a harsh word stirs up anger (15: 1 NKJV).

15. A hot-tempered person starts fights; a cool-tempered person stops them (15: 18).

16. Pride goes before destruction, and haughtiness before a fall (16:18).

17. Greed causes fighting; trusting the Lord leads to prosperity (28:25).

18. Blessed are those who fear to do wrong, but the stubborn are headed for serious trouble (28: 14).

19. To learn, you must love discipline; it is stupid to hate correction (12: 1).

20. The lips of the wise disperse knowledge, But the heart of the fool does not do so (15: 7 NKJV).

21. A wise person is hungry for knowledge, while the fool feeds on trash (15: 14).

22. It is senseless to pay tuition to educate a fool, since he has no heart for learning (17: 16).

23. Get all the advice and instruction you can, so you will be wise the rest of your life. (19: 20).

24. To acquire wisdom is to love oneself; people who cherish understanding will prosper (19:8).

Listening To Others
25. Intelligent people are always ready to learn. Their ears are open for knowledge (18:15).

26. Keep the commandments and keep your life; despising them leads to death. (19: 16).

27. If you listen to constructive criticism, you will be at home among the wise (15: 31).

28. To reject the law is to praise the wicked; to obey the law is to fight them (28: 4).

29. The Lord is more pleased when we do what is right and just than when we offer him sacrifices (21: 3).

30. So give your father and mother joy! May she who gave you birth be happy (23: 25).

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