READ EVERY DAY
We invite you to join with us as we focus on specific reading and prayer focuses around the world each day and reflect on what scripture says about children and believe for a great harvest in Canada and around the globe.
April 1 | Proverbs 22:6 Train up a child in the way he should go and when he is old he will not turn from it.
April 2 | Isaiah 1:17 Learn to do right! Seek justice, encourage the oppressed. Defend the cause of the fatherless, plead the case of the widow.
April 3 | Ephesians 6:4 Fathers, do not exasperate your children; instead, bring them up in the training and instruction of the Lord.
April 4 | Psalm 140:12 I know that the LORD secures justice for the poor and upholds the cause of the needy.
April 5 | Mark 10:14 When Jesus saw this, he was indignant. "Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of God belongs to such as these.
April 6 | 1 John 3:7 Dear children, let us not love with words or tongue but with actions and in truth.
April 7 | 1 John 5:2 This is how we know that we love the children of God: by loving God and carrying out his commands.
April 8 | Matthew 11:25 I praise you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because you have hidden these things from the wise, and revealed them to little children.
April 9 | Matthew 18:3 And he said: "I tell you the truth, unless you change and become like little children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven."
April 10 | Psalm 127:3 Sons are a heritage from the LORD, children a reward from him.
April 11 | Mark 10:16 And he took the children in his arms, put his hands on them and blessed them
April 12 | Mark 9:37 Whoever welcomes one of these little children in my name welcomes me; and whoever welcomes me does not welcome me but the one who sent me.
April 13 | Ephesians 5:1-2
Be imitators of God, as dearly loved children and live a life of love, just as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us.
April 14 | Proverbs 17:6 Children's children are a crown to the aged, and parents are the pride of their children.
April 15 | Luke 10:21 You have hidden these things from the wise and learned, and revealed them to little children. Yes, Father, for this is what you were pleased to do.
April 16 | Matthew 19:14 Jesus said, "Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these."
April 17 | 1 John 2:28 And now, dear children, continue in him, so that when he appears we may be confident and unashamed before him at his coming.
April 18 | Matthew 19:13 Then the children were brought to Jesus for him to place his ha ds on them and pray for them.
April 19 | 3 John 1:4 I have no greater joy than to hear that my children are walking in the truth.
April 20 | Psalm 113:7 He raises the poor from the dust and lifts the needy from the ash heap.
April 21 | Mark 9:37 Whoever welcomes one of these little children in my name welcomes me; and whoever welcomes me does not welcome me but the one who sent me.
April 22 | Matthew 21:16 Do you hear what these children are saying? Yes, replied Jesus, have you never read, 'From the lips of children and infants you have ordained praise'?
April 23 | John 1:12 Yet to all who received him, to those who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God
April 24 | Psalm 146:9 The Lord watches over the alien and sustains the fatherless and the widow but he frustrates the ways of the wicked.
April 25 | Psalm 35:10 My whole being will exclaim, "Who is like you, O LORD? You rescue the poor from those too strong for them, the poor and needy from those who rob them."
April 26 | Psalm 34:11 Come, my children, listen to me; I will teach you the fear of the LORD.
April 27 | 1 John 3:1 How great is the love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God! And that is what we are!
April 28 | Psalm 72:4 He will defend the afflicted among the people and save the children of the needy; he will crush the oppressor.
April 29 | Psalm 78:5-7 He decreed to teach their children, so the next generation would know and would not forget his deeds but would keep his commands.
April 30 | Psalm 103:11 But from everlasting to everlasting the LORD's love is with those who fear him, and his righteousness with their children's children.