Promises for the
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What is the first
commandment which contains a promise?
"Honor thy father and mother; which is the first commandment with
promise." Eph. 6:2.
What is the promise
connected with that commandment?
"Honor thy father and thy mother; that thy days may be long upon the
land which the Lord thy God giveth thee." Ex. 20:12.
What promise is made to
children if they will hearken to the Lord?
"Come, ye children, hearken unto me: I will teach you the fear of the
Lord." Ps. 34:11.
the fear of the Lord?
"The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom: a good
understanding have all they that do His commandments." Ps. 111:10.
How is a wise child, even
though poor, regarded by the Lord?
"Better is a poor and a wise child, than an old and foolish king, who
will no more be admonished." Eccl. 4:13.
What tender words did the
Saviour speak in behalf of children?
"Suffer little children, and forbid them not, to come unto Me; for
of such is the kingdom of heaven." Matt. 19:14.
What did He do to the
children to show that He loved them?
"And He took them up in His arms, put His hands upon them, and
blessed them." Mark 10:16.
How may all receive the
Lord's blessing now?
"And all things, whatsoever ye shall ask in prayer, believing, ye shall
receive." Matt. 21:22.
If children do this, and
as they grow older, keep all of God's commandments, what is promised?
"Blessed are they that do His commandments, that they may have right to
the tree of life, and may enter in through the gates into the city." Rev.