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Chapter 169

Promises for the Children

*** 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.

*** 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?
“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. 22:14.

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