Children: God’s mighty Arrows of war.
3Lo, children are an heritage of the LORD: and the fruit of the womb is his reward. 4As arrows are in the hand of a mighty man; so are children of the youth. 5Happy 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.
3 Children are a blessing
and a gift from the Lord.
4 Having a lot of children
to take care of you
in your old age
is like a warrior
with a lot of arrows.
5 The more you have,
the better off you will be,
because they will protect you
when your enemies attack
Characteristics of an arrow.
John the son of Zacharias in the wilderness. 3And he came
into all the country about
1To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven: 2A time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up that which is planted; 3A time to kill, and a time to heal; a time to break down, and a time to build up; 4A time to weep, and a time to laugh; a time to mourn, and a time to dance; 5A time to cast away stones, and a time to gather stones together; a time to embrace, and a time to refrain from embracing; 6A time to get, and a time to lose; a time to keep, and a time to cast away; 7A time to rend, and a time to sew; a time to keep silence, and a time to speak; 8A time to love, and a time to hate; a time of war, and a time of peace.
Three guide fins. GOD – The Father, Son, Holy Spirit.
6Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it.
7The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge: but fools despise wisdom and instruction. 8My son, hear the instruction of thy father, and forsake not the law of thy mother: 9For they shall be an ornament of grace unto thy head, and chains about thy neck.
II Tim 2
15Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth. 16But shun profane and vain babblings: for they will increase unto more ungodliness.
14 Like a cloud, the Lord God
will appear over his people,
and his arrows will flash
How to shoot the arrow.
Is the parent.
Is God. - You have to stay in his hands Let Him stretch you. Taking care of Children is a stressful job.
Always goes forward cannot go backwards.
61And another also said, Lord,
I will follow thee; but let me first go bid them farewell, which are at home at
my house. 62And Jesus said unto him, No man,
having put his hand to the plough, and looking back, is fit for the
14Turn, O backsliding
children, saith the LORD; for I am married unto you:
and I will take you one of a city, and two of a family, and I will bring you to
Takes a message.
I Sam 20:
20And I will shoot three arrows on the side thereof, as though I shot at a mark. 21And, behold, I will send a lad, saying, Go, find out the arrows. If I expressly say unto the lad, Behold, the arrows are on this side of thee, take them; then come thou: for there is peace to thee, and no hurt; as the LORD liveth. 22But if I say thus unto the young man, Behold, the arrows are beyond thee; go thy way: for the LORD hath sent thee away.
Brings in food and keep away the enemy.
Gen 27: 2 Isaac replied, “I am old and might die at any time. 3 So take your bow and arrows, then go out in the fields, and kill a wild animal. 4 Cook some of that tasty food that I love so much and bring it to me. I want to eat it once more and give you my blessing before I die.”
Recap of all the main points.