Youth is a good time to develop a relationship with God.
Ecclesiastes 12:1 Remember now thy Creator in the days of thy youth, while the evil days come not, nor the years draw nigh, when thou shalt say, I have no pleasure in them;
What does God expect of children?
Colossians 3:20 Children, obey your parents in all things: for this is well pleasing unto the Lord.
How long are children to respect their parents?
Proverbs 23:22 Hearken unto thy father that begat thee, and despise not thy mother when she is old.
Prompt discipline is an expression of parental love.
Proverbs 13:24 He that spareth his rod hateth his son: but he that loveth him chasteneth him betimes.
Youth can be Christ-like examples.
1 Timothy 4:12 Let no man despise thy youth; but be thou an example of the believers, in word, in conversation, in charity, in spirit, in faith, in purity.
Children should learn from their parents.
Proverbs 1:8 My son, hear the instruction of thy father, and forsake not the law of thy mother:
It is wrong to take unfair advantage of parents.
Proverbs 28:24 Whoso robbeth his father or his mother, and saith, It is no transgression; the same is the companion of a destroyer.
Young people should be selective in choosing their friends.
2 Timothy 2:22 Flee also youthful lusts: but follow righteousness, faith, charity, peace, with them that call on the Lord out of a pure heart.
God has much to say about youth; these are just a few of the many verses on this topic.