This morning, as I was driving down the road, I stopped at a light where children (teenagers) cross to enter a local school. As I viewed each passing, this post I previously wrote came to mind about the potential in each soul walking by. I thought I would share it once again as a beautiful reminder to us all that children, no matter their age or stage in life, have a special place in the heart of God, and are rewards packed with potential.
“And all thy children shall be taught of the Lord; and great shall be the peace of thy children” (Isaiah 54:13), and “Lo, children are an heritage of the Lord: and the fruit of the womb is his reward” (Psalm 127:3) are just some of my favorite Bible verses when dealing with the subject of children. Those precious treasures God has blessed us with are a reward.
Children have always had a special place in the heart of God.
Jesus showed the value in the lives of these innocent ones by teaching the adults that unless they put on childlike faith, unless they “Be converted, and become as little children, ye shall not enter into the kingdom of heaven” (Matthew 18:3).
Days of parenting may not always be sitting by and watching children play in the best of their innocence and zest for life. Guiding young hearts may not always…
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