A Basic Theology of Children

While educators, psychologists, academics, and others have much to say about children, God’s Word should be foundational for understanding who children are and why we should care for them. Here’s a basic theology of children expressed as ten fundamental truths: Children are a gift from God. “Children are a heritage from the Lord, offspring a […]

What Does the Bible Say About Children?

What does the Bible say about children? “Children are a gift from the Lord; they are a reward from him” Psalm 127:3 (NLT). This well-known verse encapsulates the fact that children are a precious blessing from God. It should, therefore, come as no surprise to discover that children are both present and prominent throughout the […]

Children as Servants

The Greek words used in the New Testament for servant and bond-slave are probably the most important, inclusive and descriptive words for defining a Christian. Servant, defined biblically, means someone who is a devoted and helpful follower, someone in the service of another, or one who voluntarily ministers to others. Servants work humbly and selflessly. […]