Last Updated : October 4, 2011
"And think not to say within yourselves, We have Abraham to our father: for I say unto you, that God is able of these stones to raise up children unto Abraham."
Matthew 3:9, KJV
"Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God."
Matthew 5:9, KJV
"But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you; That ye may be the children of your Father which is in heaven: for he maketh his sun to rise on the evil and on the good, and sendeth rain on the just and on the unjust."
Matthew 5:44-45, KJV
"And Jesus said unto them, Can the children of the bridechamber mourn, as long as the bridegroom is with them? but the days will come, when the bridegroom shall be taken from them, and then shall they fast."
Matthew 9:15, KJV
"The Son of man came eating and drinking, and they say, Behold a man gluttonous, and a winebibber, a friend of publicans and sinners. But wisdom is justified of her children."
Matthew 11:19, KJV
"The field is the world; the good seed are the children of the kingdom; but the tares are the children of the wicked one;"
Matthew 13:38, KJV
"And said, Verily I say unto you, Except ye be converted, and become as little children, ye shall not enter into the kingdom of heaven."
Matthew 18:3, KJV
"But Jesus said, Suffer little children, and forbid them not, to come unto me: for of such is the kingdom of heaven."
Matthew 19:14, KJV
"And the disciples were astonished at his words. But Jesus answereth again, and saith unto them, Children, how hard is it for them that trust in riches to enter into the kingdom of God!"
Mark 10:24, KJV
"Neither can they die any more: for they are equal unto the angels; and are the children of God, being the children of the resurrection."
Luke 20:36, KJV
"And this spake he not of himself: but being high priest that year, he prophesied that Jesus should die for that nation; And not for that nation only, but that also he should gather together in one the children of God that were scattered abroad."
John 11:51-52, KJV
"Little children, yet a little while I am with you. Ye shall seek me: and as I said unto the Jews, Whither I go, ye cannot come; so now I say to you."
John 13:33, KJV
"Then Jesus saith unto them, Children, have ye any meat? They answered him, No."
John 21:5, KJV
"The Spirit itself beareth witness with our spirit, that we are the children of God: And if children, then heirs; heirs of God, and joint-heirs with Christ; if so be that we suffer with him, that we may be also glorified together . . . Because the creature itself also shall be delivered from the bondage of corruption into the glorious liberty of the children of God."
Romans 8:16-17, 21, KJV
"For ye are all the children of God by faith in Christ Jesus."
Galatians 3:26, KJV
"Having predestinated us unto the adoption of children by Jesus Christ to himself, according to the good pleasure of his will,"
Ephesians 1:5, KJV
"As obedient children, not fashioning yourselves according to the former lusts in your ignorance:"
1 Peter 1:14, KJV
"My little children, these things write I unto you, that ye sin not. And if any man sin, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous . . . I write unto you, little children, because your sins are forgiven you for his name's sake. I write unto you, fathers, because ye have known him that is from the beginning. I write unto you, young men, because ye have overcome the wicked one. I write unto you, little children, because ye have known the Father . . . Little children, it is the last time: and as ye have heard that antichrist shall come, even now are there many antichrists; whereby we know that it is the last time . . . And now, little children, abide in him; that, when he shall appear, we may have confidence, and not be ashamed before him at his coming."
1 John 2:1, 12-13, 18, 28, KJV
"Little children, let no man deceive you: he that doeth righteousness is righteous, even as he is righteous . . . In this the children of God are manifest, and the children of the devil: whosoever doeth not righteousness is not of God, neither he that loveth not his brother . . . My little children, let us not love in word, neither in tongue; but in deed and in truth."
1 John 3:7, 10, 18, KJV
"Ye are of God, little children, and have overcome them: because greater is he that is in you, than he that is in the world."
1 John 4:4, KJV
"By this we know that we love the children of God, when we love God, and keep his commandments . . . Little children, keep yourselves from idols. Amen."
1 John 5:2, 21, KJV
"The elder unto the elect lady and her children, whom I love in the truth; and not I only, but also all they that have known the truth . . . I rejoiced greatly that I found of thy children walking in truth, as we have received a commandment from the Father . . . The children of thy elect sister greet thee. Amen."
2 John 1:1, 4, 13, KJV
"I have no greater joy than to hear that my children walk in truth."
3 John 1:4, KJV