are the first representation of God:
Just as every human needs God, so does each
child need two parents.
1:27 NKJV) So God created man in
His own image; in the image of God He created him; male and female He
27:10 NKJV) When my father and
my mother forsake me, Then the Lord will take care of me.
are our gift from God: Each
new birth is a re-echo of the creation of mankind. In it God reminds us of
His Holy image.
are open to God: Creativity
and imagination characterize the first eight years of childhood. This is
when children are highly susceptible to belief in God.
placed a high value in children:
He accepted them and embraced them as they are.
In Matthew 18:1-10, Jesus taught His
disciples four lessons about little children. What are they?