By what means may the mother largely bind home hearts together? "She openeth her mouth with wisdom, and in her tongue is the law of kindness." Prov. 31:26.
Is it proper to speak words of encouragement to the pains taking keeper of home? "Her children arise up and call her blessed: her husband also, and he praiseth her." "Give her of the fruit of her hands, and let her own works praise her in the gates." Prov. 31:28, 31.
Is mutual obligation enjoined in a well appointed home? "Children, obey your parents in the Lord; for this is right. Honor thy father and mother; which is the first commandment with promise; that it may be well with thee, and thou mayest live long on the earth. And, ye fathers, provoke not your children to wrath; but bring them up in the nurture and admonition of the Lord." Eph. 6:1-4.
In what scriptures are two families brought to view? "The field is the world; the good seed are the children of the kingdom, but the tares are the children of the wicked one." Matt. 13:38. "In this the children of God are manifest, and the children of the Devil. " 1 John 3:10.
How are the children of God manifest? "Whosoever is born of God doth not commit sin." 1 John 3:9. "He that hath My commandments and keepeth them, he it is that loveth Me; and he that loveth Me shall be loved of My Father, and I will love him, and will manifest Myself to him." John 14:21.
How may the children of the wicked one be known? "He that committeth sin is of the Devil." 1 John 3:8. "Ye are of your father the Devil, and the lusts of your father ye will do." John 8:44.
Are there counterfeit children of God? "Having a form of godliness, but denying the power thereof." 2 Tim. 3:5. "Theyprofess that they know God, but in works, they deny Him, being abominable and disobedient, and unto every good work reprobate." Titus 1:16.
How may we judge between the true and the false? "Wherefore by their fruits ye shall know them." Matt. 7:20.
To what family do they belong who are not the children of God? "Andyou hath He quickened who were dead in trespasses and sins, ...and were by nature the children of wrath, even as others." Eph. 2:1-3.
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