What Did Jesus Say About Children?

Matthew 3 v 9

And think not to say within yourselves, We have Abraham to our father: for I say unto you, that God is able of these stones to raise up children unto Abraham.

Matthew 5 v 9

Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God.

Matthew 5 v 45

That you may be the children of your Father which is in heaven: for He makes His sun to rise on the evil and on the good, and sends rain on the just and on the unjust.

Matthew 7 v 11

If you then, being evil, know how to give good gifts unto your children, how much more shall your Father which is in heaven give good things to them that ask Him?

Matthew 8 v 12

But the children of the kingdom shall be cast out into outer darkness: there shall be weeping and gnashing of teeth.

Matthew 9 v 15

And Jesus said unto them, Can the children of the bridechamber mourn, as long as the bridegroom is with them? but the days will come, when the bridegroom shall be taken from them, and then shall they fast.

Matthew 10 v 21

And the brother shall deliver up the brother to death, and the father the child: and the children shall rise up against their parents, and cause them to be put to death.

Matthew 11 v 16

But whereunto shall I liken this generation? It is like unto children sitting in the markets, and calling unto their fellows.

Matthew 11 v 19

The Son of Man came eating and drinking, and they say, Behold a man gluttonous, and a winebibber, a friend of publicans and sinners. But wisdom is justified of her children.

Matthew 12 v 27

And if I by Beelzebub cast out devils, by whom do your children cast them out? therefore they shall be your judges.

Matthew 13 v 38

The field is the world; the good seed are the children of the kingdom, but the tares are the children of the wicked one;

Matthew 14 v 21

And they that had eaten were about five thousand men, beside women and children.

Matthew 15 v 38

And they that did eat were four thousand men, beside women and children.

Matthew 17 v 25-26

He said, Yes. And when he was come into the house, Jesus prevented him, saying, What think you, Simon? of whom do the kings of the earth take custom or tribute? of their own children, or of strangers? Peter saith unto him, Of strangers. Jesus said unto him, Then are the children free.

Matthew 18 v 3

And said, Verily I say unto you, Except you be converted, and become as little children, you shall not enter into the kingdom of heaven.

Matthew 18 v 25

But forasmuch as he had not to pay, his lord commanded him to be sold, and his wife, and children, and all that he had, and payment to be made.

Matthew 19 v 13-14

Then were there brought unto him little children, that He should put His hands on them, and pray: and the disciples rebuked them. But Jesus said, Suffer little children, and forbid them not, to come unto me: for of such is the kingdom of heaven.

Matthew 19 v 29

And everyone that has forsaken houses, or brethren, or sisters, or father, or mother, or wife, or children, or lands, for My name’s sake, shall receive a hundredfold, and shall inherit everlasting life.

Matthew 23 v 31

Wherefore you be witnesses unto yourselves, that you are the children of them which killed the prophets.

Matthew 23 v 37

O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, you that kills the prophets, and stones them which are sent unto you, how often would I have gathered your children together, even as a hen gathers her chickens under her wings, and you would not!

Mark 2 v 19

And Jesus said unto them, Can the children of the bridechamber fast, while the bridegroom is with them? as long as they have the bridegroom with them, they cannot fast.

Mark 7 v 27

But Jesus said unto her, Let the children first be filled: for it is not meet to take the children’s bread, and to cast it unto the dogs.

Mark 9 v 37

Whosoever shall receive one of such children in my name, receives Me: and whosoever shall receive Me, receives not Me, but Him that sent Me.

Mark 10 v 13 -14

And they brought young children to Jesus, that He should touch them: and His disciples rebuked those that brought them. But when Jesus saw it, he was much displeased, and said unto them, Suffer the little children to come unto me, and forbid them not: for of such is the kingdom of God.

Mark 10 v 24

And the disciples were astonished at His words. But Jesus answered again, and said unto them, Children, how hard is it for them that trust in riches to enter into the kingdom of God!

Mark 10 v 29

And Jesus answered and said, Verily I say unto you, There is no man that has left house, or brethren, or sisters, or father, or mother, or wife, or children, or lands, for My sake, and the gospel’s.

Mark 13 v 12

Now the brother shall betray the brother to death, and the father the son; and children shall rise up against their parents, and shall cause them to be put to death.

Luke 5 v 34

And Jesus said unto them, Can you make the children of the bridechamber fast, while the bridegroom is with them?

Luke 6 v 35

But love you your enemies, and do good, and lend, hoping for nothing again; and your reward shall be great, and you shall be the children of the Highest: for He is kind unto the unthankful and to the evil.

Luke 7 v 32

They are like unto children sitting in the marketplace, and calling one to another, and saying, We have piped unto you, and you have not danced; we have mourned to you, and you have not wept.

Luke 11 v 13

If you then, being evil, know how to give good gifts unto your children: how much more shall your heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to them that ask Him?

Luke 13 v 34

O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, which kills the prophets, and stones them that are sent unto you; how often would I have gathered your children together, as a hen gathers her brood under her wings, and you would not!

Luke 18 v 16

But Jesus called them unto himself, and said, Suffer little children to come unto Me, and forbid them not: for of such is the kingdom of God.

Luke 19 v 44

And shall lay you even with the ground, and your children within you; and they shall not leave in you one stone upon another; because you did not know the time of your visitation.

John 8 v 39

They answered and said unto Jesus, Abraham is our father. Jesus said unto them, If you were Abraham’s children, you would do the works of Abraham.

John 12 v 36

While you have light, believe in the light, that you may be the children of light. These things spake Jesus, and departed, and did hide Himself from them.

 

 

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