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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
“Come, ye children, hearken unto me: I will teach you the fear of
the Lord.” Ps. 34:11.
What is 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?
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
“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. 22:14.
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