16 Bible Verses About Family
When God created humans, He designed us to live in families. The Bible reveals that family relationships are important to God. The church, the universal body of believers, is called the family of God. When we receive God's Spirit at salvation, we are adopted into his family. These Bible verses about family will help you focus on the various relational aspects of a godly family unit.
Therefore a man shall leave his father and his mother and hold fast to his wife, and they shall become one flesh. - Genesis 2:24
Honor your father and your mother, that your days may be long in the land that the Lord your God is giving you. – Exodus 20:12
Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her. – Ephesians 5:25
Behold, children are a heritage from the Lord, the fruit of the womb a reward. Like arrows in the hand of a warrior are the children of one’s youth. Blessed is the man who fills his quiver with them! He shall not be put to shame when he speaks with his enemies in the gate. – Psalm 127:3-5
So we, though many, are one body in Christ, and individually members one of another. – Romans 12:5
Fathers, do not embitter your children, or they will become discouraged. – Colossians 3:21
Children’s children are a crown to the aged, and parents are the pride of their children. – Proverbs 17:6
Honor your father and mother, and love your neighbor as yourself. – Matthew 19:19
Anyone who does not provide for their relatives, and especially for their own household, has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever. – 1 Timothy 5:8
Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it. – Proverbs 22:6
Behold, children are a heritage from the Lord, the fruit of the womb a reward. Like arrows in the hand of a warrior are the children of one's youth. Blessed is the man who fills his quiver with them! He shall not be put to shame when he speaks with his enemies in the gate. – Psalm 127:3-5
Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. “Honor your father and mother” (this is the first commandment with a promise), “that it may go well with you and that you may live long in the land.” – Ephesians 6:1-3
However, let each one of you love his wife as himself, and let the wife see that she respects her husband. – Ephesians 5:33
Whoever brings ruin on their family will inherit only wind, and the fool will be servant to the wise. – Proverbs 11:29
Greed brings grief to the whole family, but those who hate bribes will live. – Proverbs 15:27
Love is patient and kind; love does not envy or boast; it is not arrogant or rude. It does not insist on its own way; it is not irritable or resentful; it does not rejoice at wrongdoing, but rejoices with the truth. Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things. – 1 Corinthians 13:4-7
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