Mark 10:6

Study the Inner Meaning

English: King James Version      

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6 But from the beginning of the creation God made them male and female.

   Study the Inner Meaning
From Swedenborg's Works

Explanations or references:

Arcana Coelestia 162, 3875, 4434

Heaven and Hell 372

References from Swedenborg's unpublished works:

Apocalypse Explained 555, 725

Other New Christian Commentary

  Stories and their meanings:

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Resources for parents and teachers

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 As a Little Child
Coloring Page | Ages 7 - 14

 Baptizing a Baby
This illustrated talk gives children a lovely introduction to baptism. 
Worship Talk | Ages 7 - 14

 Correspondences of Children
Illustrations of three times children are mentioned in the Word. (Quotations are the King James translation.)
Coloring Page | Ages 7 - 14

 How to Strengthen Your Marriage
Spiritual tasks offer a reflection on a Biblical story and suggest a task for spiritual growth.
Activity | Ages over 18

 Little Children
A New Church Bible story explanation for teaching Sunday school. Includes lesson materials for Primary (3-8 years), Junior (9-11 years), Intermediate (12-14 years), Senior (15-17 years) and Adults.
Teaching Support | Ages over 3

 Little Children in Heaven
The Lord loves little children. When they die, He takes them straight to heaven to be cared for by angel mothers.
Worship Talk | Ages 7 - 14

 Memory Verse: Children in Heaven
Activity | Ages 4 - 14

 Obeying the Lord
We really come to belong to the Lord by wanting Him to lead and teach us and by obeying what He commands.
Worship Talk | Ages 4 - 10

 Prayers for Children: Baptism
Activity | Ages 7 - 14

 Prayers for Teens: Love of Children
Activity | Ages 15 - 17

 Quotes: Children in Heaven
Teaching Support | Ages over 15

 Quotes: The Love of Children
Teaching Support | Ages over 15

 The Kingdom of Heaven
Family lessons provide a worship talk and a variety of activities for children and teens..
Religion Lesson | Ages 4 - 17

 The Little Children
Lesson outline provides teaching ideas with questions for discussion, projects, and activities.
Sunday School Lesson | Ages 7 - 10

 The Lord Is Our Heavenly Father
A lesson for younger children with discussion ideas and a project.
Sunday School Lesson | Ages 4 - 6

 The Lord Our Heavenly Father
Worship Talk | Ages 7 - 14

 The Lord with Children Diorama
Make figures for the Lord and several children out of pipe-cleaners, then set them up in a diorama.
Project | Ages 7 - 14

 The True Way to Heaven
Worship Talk | Ages 7 - 14