Psalms 127:3 – Lo, children are an heritage of the LORD: and the fruit of the womb is his reward.
Proverbs 22:6 – Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it.
John 16:21 – A woman when she is in travail hath sorrow, because her hour is come: but as soon as she is delivered of the child, she remembereth no more the anguish, for joy that a man is born into the world.
Isaiah 54:13 – And all thy children shall be taught of the LORD; and great [shall be] the peace of thy children.
Proverbs 17:6 – Children’s children are the crown of old men; and the glory of children are their fathers.
3 John 1:4 – I have no greater joy than to hear that my children walk in truth.
Matthew 18:10 – Take heed that ye despise not one of these little ones; for I say unto you, That in heaven their angels do always behold the face of my Father which is in heaven.
Mark 10:14 – 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.
Children are gifts from God. They can bring joy and laughter. They can also bring tears and heartache. Yet life without them is empty. Thankful for all of the children who have blessed my life.