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cori Wed 13-Apr-05 20:38:18

I have bought DS a 'My first bible' I would like a quote to inscribe in the front pages. I am thinking something to do with Love, Children etc.
ANy ideas?

ionesmum Wed 13-Apr-05 20:43:43

'Let the little children come to me; for it is to such as these that the kingdom of heaven belongs.' Matthew 19.14

cori Wed 13-Apr-05 20:45:34

Just the type of quote I am looking for.
Any more?

ionesmum Wed 13-Apr-05 20:48:58

'I have called you by name, you are mine' Isaiah 43.9 (I think - particularly good if your ds has been baptised.)

shortcake Wed 13-Apr-05 20:52:40

"AS for me and my household, we shall serve the Lord" ?

cori Wed 13-Apr-05 21:05:28

These are great. Keep em coming.

Ds has not been baptised as I am Catholic, and DH is Jewish. We are trying to give DS a well rounded religous education.

ionesmum Thu 14-Apr-05 20:35:44

The quote from Isaiah is equally appropriate from both a Jewish and Catholic point of view.

DixiExpat Fri 15-Apr-05 13:34:15

"Sons are a heritage from the Lord,children a reward from Him. Like arrows in the hands of a warrior are sons born in one's youth."

Psalm 127:3-4

gscrym Fri 15-Apr-05 13:44:03

Jeremiah 3V33 ( I think)

Call to me and I will answer, I will tell you great and marvellous things, of which you know nothing about.

It's a long time since bible class but I always liked that one, left you quite inquisitive.

Waswondering Fri 15-Apr-05 13:58:44

Proverbs 3:5-6 (again, hopefully acceptable for both Jew/Catholic):

Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make your paths straight.

Or the blessing: Numbers 4: 24-26

"The Lord bless you and keep you; the Lord make his face shine upon you and be gracious to you;
the Lord turn his face toward you and give you peace."

bloss Fri 15-Apr-05 14:35:43

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Waswondering Fri 15-Apr-05 15:52:35

(Bloss - we had Col 3:17 at our wedding!!)

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