172 Scriptures Mentioning “Child”  116 – 120 Prayer at End.

In one Internet search for the word child, 172 passages were listed.
Here are five of them.
It may be interesting to see the context in which this word is placed.  It may be worthwhile to ponder the passage and sort out the meaning of this word among the others in any passage.  It may be surprising how many thoughts will pop up unheralded to stretch our thinking a bit in God’s direction.

Does the word refer to a specific child?  If so, who is it?  What was this child’s place in the world? 

Is the scripture one that brings joy?  Sadness?  Contemplation?
Does “child” refer to the Saviour in some of the entries?
What does “child” mean to you in one passage or another?
1. Matthew 18:5
And whoso shall receive one such little child in my name receiveth me.
2. Matthew 23:15
Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye compass sea and land to make one proselyte, and when he is made, ye make him twofold more the child of hell than yourselves.
3. Matthew 24:19
And woe unto them that are with child, and to them that give suck in those days!
4. Mark 9:21
And he asked his father, How long is it ago since this came unto him? And he said, Of a child.
5. Mark 9:24
And straightway the father of the child cried out, and said with tears, Lord, I believe; help thou mine unbelief.
Lord, direct our thoughts to You as we ponder these sentences from Your word, about children.  Lead us to pray for children – in general, those in the womb, some that we know, our own, our friends’ or neighbors’.  Lead us, Lord, to humble prayer for all children.           

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