Indeed, I've made myself known to him in order that he may encourage his sons and his household that is born after him to keep the way of the LORD, and to do what is right and just, so that the LORD may bring about for Abraham what he has promised."
Only guard yourselves carefully so you won't forget the things that you saw and let them slip from your mind for the rest of your life. Tell them to your children and to your grandchildren.
Let these words that I'm commanding you today be always on your heart.
Teach them to your children, talking about them while sitting in your house, walking on the road, or when you are about to lie down or get up.
If you think it's the wrong thing for you to serve the LORD, then choose for yourselves today whom you will serve the gods whom your ancestors served on the other side of the Euphrates River, or the gods of the Amorites in whose territories you are living. But as for me and my household, we will serve the LORD."
Train a child in the way appropriate for him, and when he becomes older, he will not turn from it.
Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up by training and instructing them about the Lord.
Abraham took his son Ishmael and all the servants born in his house or purchased with his money every male among the men of his household and circumcised them that very day, just as God had spoken to him.
he told them, "Take to heart my entire testimony against you today. Command your children to observe carefully every word of this Law,
"Therefore, the LORD God of Israel has declared, "I did, in fact, say that your family and your ancestor's family would walk before me forever,' but now the LORD declares, "Far be it from me! The one who honors me I'll honor, and the one who despises me is to be treated with contempt.
"Now as for you, my son Solomon, get to know the God of your father. Serve him with a sound heart and a devoted soul, because the LORD is searching every heart, every plan and thought. He will be found by you, assuming you are seeking him, but if you abandon him, he will abandon you forever.
When their time of feasting had concluded, Job would rise early in the morning to send for them and consecrate them to God. He would offer a burnt offering for each one, because Job thought, "Perhaps my children sinned by cursing God in their hearts." Job did this time and again.
The LORD is in his holy Temple; the LORD's throne is in the heavens. His eyes see, his glance examines humanity.
I will tell a parable, speaking riddles from long ago
Keep your father's commands, my son, and never forsake your mother's rules,
The living yes the living they thank you, just as I am doing today; fathers will tell their children about your faithfulness.
"You alone have I known from among all of the families of mankind; therefore I will hold you accountable for all your iniquities.'"
Jesus told him, "Take care of my sheep." He asked him a third time, "Simon, son of John, do you love me?" Peter was deeply hurt that he had asked him a third time, "Do you love me?" So he told him, "Lord, you know everything. You know that I love you!"
For just last night an angel of God, to whom I belong and whom I serve, stood by me
Paul told the centurion and the soldiers, "Unless these men remain onboard, you cannot be saved."
He must manage his own family well and have children who are submissive and respectful in every way.
Ministers must be husbands of one wife and must manage their children and their families well.
I am reminded of your sincere faith, which first existed in your grandmother Lois and your mother Eunice, and I am convinced that this faith also exists in you.
However, God's solid foundation still stands. It has this inscription on it: "The Lord knows those who belong to him," and "Everyone who calls on the name of the Lord must turn away from evil."