Friday, April 27, 2012

Children are a Blessing

Children are a blessing! Why? Well first and above all else they are a blessing because God says so in His Word.
    Psalm 127:3  Lo, children are an heritage of the LORD: and the fruit of the womb is his reward.
Why have we become so touchy in our view of children? Why is it almost disgraceful to talk about having as many children as the LORD blesses us with? Why? I can only make one guess. Is is probably because we have not taken the Word of God seriously. If we love Christ we would want to learn more about Him. What He loves and what he hates. God loves Children! He considers them a Blessing! He hates it when one of His children has been offended or hurt. He hates it so much that he thinks it better for the offender to hang a millstone around his neck and be cast into the see!
   Matthew 18:6 But whoso shall offend one of these little ones which believe in me, it were better for him that a millstone were hanged about his neck, and that he were drowned in the depth of the sea.

A millstone was a concrete piece of equipment used by the the women of the day to grind wheat.

Brothers and sisters, especially the older ones should consider their younger siblings a blessing!
Fathers should rejoice in the children of their youth! 

Psalm 127:4-5    4. As arrows are in the hand of a mighty man; so are children of the youth. 5. Happy is the man that hath his quiver full of them: they shall not be ashamed, but they shall speak with the enemies in the gate.

Mothers should rejoice in the blessed stage of motherhood!

    Psalm 113:9   He maketh the barren woman to keep house, and to be a joyful mother of children. Praise ye the LORD.

So when you see a Child, look at him/her and tell them that they are considered a blessing in Christ sight! And that you are a grateful receiver of that blessing! And I Praise the LORD for you!


  1. Well said. What is even worse is when people despise these blessings to the extent of being willing to brutally murder them while they are yet unborn. As long as we continue in this bloodshed we can be assured that we will fall under the judgement of Almighty God (a fearful thing).

    Children are the future of our world! Our lives are so short and will soon vanish...we should eagerly receive children as God sends them and be faithful to train them up in the ways of His Word so that they can then go out and advance the Kingdom of Christ.

    Thank you for this timely reminder!

    P.S. It's good to see you on blogger again! :-)

  2. Good post, Abigail! I enjoyed the photos and all. :)