|15 Essential Biblical Texts|
Family is everything! God wants us to love our family and tells us so many many times. Here are a few Bible verses about Family.
1 Corinthians 11:3
Now I want you to realize that the head of every man is Christ, and the head of the woman is man, and the head of Christ is God.
1 John 4:20
If anyone says, “I love God,” yet hates his brother, he is a liar. For anyone who does not love his brother, whom he has seen, cannot love God, whom he has not seen.
1 Timothy 5:8
If anyone does not provide for his relatives, and especially for his immediate family, he has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever.
Husbands, love your wives and do not be harsh with them.
These commandments that I give you today are to be upon your hearts.
Impress them on your children. Talk about them when you sit at home and when you walk along the road, when you lie down and when you get up.
For this reason I kneel before the Father,
from whom his whole family in heaven and on earth derives its name.
Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her
However, each one of you also must love his wife as he loves himself, and the wife must respect her husband.
Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right.
“Honor your father and mother”–which is the first commandment with a promise–
Fathers, do not exasperate your children; instead, bring them up in the training and instruction of the Lord.
Honor your father and your mother, so that you may live long in the land the Lord your God is giving you.
“Can a mother forget the baby at her breast and have no compassion on the child she has borne? Though she may forget, I will not forget you!
See, I have engraved you on the palms of my hands; your walls are ever before me.
As a mother comforts her child, so will I comfort you; and you will be comforted over Jerusalem.”
“I hate divorce,” says the LORD God of Israel, “and I hate a man’s covering himself with violence as well as with his garment,” says the LORD Almighty. So guard yourself in your spirit, and do not break faith.
A wise son brings joy to his father, but a foolish man despises his mother.
Train a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not turn from it.
My son, keep your father’s commands and do not forsake your mother’s teaching.
But from everlasting to everlasting, the Lord’s love is with those who fear him, and his righteousness with their children’s children.
Your wife will be like a fruitful vine within your house;
your children will be like olive shoots around your table.
A song of ascents. Of David. How good and pleasant it is when God’s people live together in unity!