Thursday, April 29, 2021




The word of God shows us our roles and responsibilities as parents. From various bible verses about parenting, we can be inspired and acquainted with God’s expectation as well as instructions to parents and children as well. Meditate on these bible verses and be inspired by them. Do your best to fulfill your obligation as a parent and also guide your children to relate with you as the word of God commands them.

If you are not a parent yet, this is a good time to familiarize yourself with parenting tips to equip you for the task ahead because parenting responsibilities lie ahead of you. Below are twenty inspiring bible verses on parenting as it relates to parents and children as well.



Genesis 18:19 “For I know him, that he will command his children and his household after him, and they shall keep the way of the Lord, to do justice and judgment; that the Lord may bring upon Abraham that which he hath spoken of him” (KJV).

Deuteronomy 6:6-9 “These commandments that I give you today are to be upon your hearts. Impress them on your children. Talk about them when you sit at home and when you walk along the road, when you lie down and when you get up. Tie them as symbols on your hands and bind them on your foreheads. Write them on the doorframes of your houses and on your gates” (NIV).

Isaiah 49:15a "Can a mother forget the baby at her breast and have no compassion on the child she has borne? (NIV).

Psalm 78:5-7 “He decreed statutes for Jacob and established the law in Israel, which he commanded our forefathers to teach their children, so the next generation would know them, even the children yet to be born, and they in turn would tell their children. Then they would put their trust in God and would not forget his deeds but would keep his commands” (NIV).

Proverbs 22:6 “Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not depart from it” (NKJV).

Proverbs 23:13-14 “Do not withhold discipline from a child; if you punish him with the rod, he will not die. Punish him with the rod and save his soul from death” (NIV).

Proverbs 29:17 “Correct your son, and he will give you rest; Yes, he will give delight to your soul” (NKJV).

Ephesians 6:4 “And you, fathers, do not provoke your children to wrath, but bring them up in the training and admonition of the Lord (NKJV).

Colossians 3:21 “Fathers, do not embitter your children, or they will become discouraged” (NIV).

1 Thessalonians 2:7 “But we were gentle among you, like a mother caring for her little children (NIV).

1 Timothy 3:4 “He must handle his own affairs well, attentive to his own children and having their respect” (MSG)

Proverbs 29:15

“Wise discipline imparts wisdom; spoiled adolescents embarrass their parents” (MSG).

“The rod of correction imparts wisdom, but a child left to himself disgraces his mother” (NIV).

“The rod and rebuke give wisdom, but a child left to himself brings shame to his mother” (NKJV).




Proverbs 6:20-23 “My son, keep your father's commands and do not forsake your mother's teaching.  Bind them upon your heart forever; fasten them around your neck. When you walk, they will guide you; when you sleep, they will watch over you; when you awake, they will speak to you.  For these commands are a lamp, this teaching is a light, and the corrections of discipline are the way to life” (NIV).

Proverbs 31:1-3 “The sayings of King Lemuel — an oracle his mother taught him:  O my son, O son of my womb, O son of my vows, do not spend your strength on women, your vigor on those who ruin kings” (NIV).

Proverbs 3:1-2 “My child, never forget the things I have taught you. Store my commands in your heart. If you do this, you will live many years, and your life will be satisfying” (NLT).

Ephesians 6:1-3 “Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. Honor your father and mother which is the first commandment with a promise that it may go well with you and that you may enjoy long life on the earth" (NIV).

Colossians 3:20 “Children, obey your parents in everything, for this pleases the Lord” (NIV).

Deuteronomy 5:16 “Honor your father and your mother, as the Lord your God has commanded you, so that you may live long and that it may go well with you in the land the Lord your God is giving you” (NIV).

Proverbs 20:20 “Whoever curses his father or his mother, His lamp will be put out in deep darkness” (NKJV)

Titus 1:6 “Their children must love the Lord and not have a reputation for being wild or disobedient to their parents” (TLB).


 Thank you for reading.

Sunday, April 25, 2021



Purpose is the reason we exist as predetermined by God. In addition to the reason for which someone/something exists, another definition of purpose is to intend, resolve, or plan. Thus, purposefulness is reflected in our day to day conduct and a reflection of our values and decisions too. When you do something with purpose, you do it deliberately and with determination. Explore the scriptures below for more understanding of purpose.

 Jeremiah 29:11. “For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for calamity, to give you a future and a hope” (NASU)

Romans 8:28. “And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose” (NIV).

Proverbs 20:18. “Form your purpose by asking for counsel, then carry it out using all the help you can get. (MSG)

1 John 3:8b-d. “The Son of God appeared for this purpose, to destroy the works of the devil” (NASU).

Ephesians 3:11. “According to his eternal purpose which he accomplished in Christ Jesus our Lord” (NIV).

2 Timothy 1:9. “Who has saved us and called us to a holy life-not because of anything we have done but because of his own purpose and grace” (NIV).

Daniel 1:8. “But Daniel purposed in his heart that he would not defile himself with the portion of the king's delicacies, nor with the wine which he drank; therefore he requested of the chief of the eunuchs that he might not defile himself” (NKJV).

2 Corinthians 9:7. “Every man according as he purposeth in his heart, so let him give; not grudgingly, or of necessity: for God loveth a cheerful giver” (KJV).

Ecclesiastes 3:1. “To everything, there is a season and a time to every purpose under the heaven” (KJV).

Romans 9:11. “And her babies were still innocent in the womb — incapable of good or bad — she received a special assurance from God. What God did, in this case, made it perfectly plain that his purpose is not a hit-or-miss thing dependent on what we do or don't do, but a sure thing determined by his decision, flowing steadily from his initiative” (MSG).

 Psalm 17:3. “You have tested my heart; You have visited me in the night; You have tried me and have found nothing; I have purposed that my mouth shall not transgress (NKJV).

1 Kings 5:5. “And, behold, I purpose to build an house unto the name of the Lord my God, as the Lord spake unto David my father, saying, Thy son, whom I will set upon thy throne in thy room, he shall build an house unto my name” (KJV).

Acts 11:23. “When he came and had seen the grace of God, he was glad, and encouraged them all that with purpose of heart they should continue with the Lord” (NKJV).

2 Corinthians 1:17. “When I therefore was thus minded, did I use lightness? or the things that I purpose, do I purpose according to the flesh, that with me there should be yea yea, and nay nay? (KJV).

Romans 9:17. For the Scripture says to Pharaoh: "I raised you up for this very purpose, that I might display my power in you and that my name might be proclaimed in all the earth” (NIV).

Isaiah 14:24. “The Lord Almighty has sworn, "Surely, as I have planned, so it will be, and as I have purposed, so it will stand” (NIV).

Isaiah 14:27. For the Lord Almighty has purposed, and who can thwart him? His hand is stretched out, and who can turn it back? (NIV).

Isaiah 46:11. “From the east I summon a bird of prey; from a far-off land, a man to fulfill my purpose. What I have said, that will I bring about; what I have planned, that will I do” (NIV).

Proverbs 15:22. Without counsel purposes are disappointed: but in the multitude of counsellors they are established” (KJV).

Isaiah 1:11. To what purpose is the multitude of your sacrifices to Me? Says the Lord. I have had enough of burnt offerings of rams and the fat of fed cattle. I do not delight in the blood of bulls, Or of lambs or goats” (NKJV).

Live purposefully!



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