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Matthew 10:34-39

Don't assume that I came to bring peace on the earth. I did not come to bring peace, but a sword. For I came to turn a man against his father, a daughter against her mother, a daughter-in-law against her mother-in-law; and a man's enemies will be the members of his household.read more.
The person who loves father or mother more than Me is not worthy of Me; the person who loves son or daughter more than Me is not worthy of Me. And whoever doesn't take up his cross and follow Me is not worthy of Me. Anyone finding his life will lose it, and anyone losing his life because of Me will find it.

Ephesians 6:1-3

Children, obey your parents in the Lord, because this is right. Honor your father and mother -which is the first commandment with a promise- that it may go well with you and that you may have a long life in the land.

Deuteronomy 6:6-9

These words that I am giving you today are to be in your heart. Repeat them to your children. Talk about them when you sit in your house and when you walk along the road, when you lie down and when you get up. Bind them as a sign on your hand and let them be a symbol on your forehead.read more.
Write them on the doorposts of your house and on your gates.

Job 1:5

Whenever a round of banqueting was over, Job would send [for his children] and purify them, rising early in the morning to offer burnt offerings for all of them. For Job thought: Perhaps my children have sinned, having cursed God in their hearts. This was Job's regular practice.

Matthew 22:36-40

"Teacher, which commandment in the law is the greatest?" He said to him, "Love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind. This is the greatest and most important commandment.read more.
The second is like it: Love your neighbor as yourself. All the Law and the Prophets depend on these two commandments."

Joel 1:3

Tell your children about it, and let your children tell their children, and their children the next generation.

Ezekiel 20:18

"Then I said to their children in the wilderness: Don't follow the statutes of your fathers, defile yourselves with their idols, or keep their ordinances.

Ephesians 6:1-4

Children, obey your parents in the Lord, because this is right. Honor your father and mother -which is the first commandment with a promise- that it may go well with you and that you may have a long life in the land.read more.
And fathers, don't stir up anger in your children, but bring them up in the training and instruction of the Lord.

Genesis 33:5

When Esau looked up and saw the women and children, he asked, "Who are these with you?" He answered, "The children God has graciously given your servant."

Isaiah 38:19

The living, only the living can thank You, as I do today; a father will make Your faithfulness known to children.

Exodus 10:2

and so that you may tell your son and grandson how severely I dealt with the Egyptians and performed miraculous signs among them, and you will know that I am the Lord."

Psalm 78:4

We must not hide them from their children, but must tell a future generation the praises of the Lord, His might, and the wonderful works He has performed.

Job 42:15

No women as beautiful as Job's daughters could be found in all the land, and their father granted them an inheritance with their brothers.

Genesis 17:18

So Abraham said to God, "If only Ishmael could live in Your presence!"

Mark 5:23

and kept begging Him, "My little daughter is at death's door. Come and lay Your hands on her so she can get well and live."

Proverbs 11:21

Be assured that the wicked will not go unpunished, but the offspring of the righteous will escape.

Isaiah 65:23

They will not labor without success or bear children [destined] for disaster, for they will be a people blessed by the Lord along with their descendants.

Exodus 20:5

You must not bow down to them or worship them; for I, the Lord your God, am a jealous God, punishing the children for the fathers' sin, to the third and fourth [generations] of those who hate Me,

Isaiah 14:20

You will not join them in burial, because you destroyed your land and slaughtered your own people. The offspring of evildoers will never be remembered.

Jeremiah 9:14

Instead, they followed the stubbornness of their hearts and the Baals, as their fathers taught them."

Amos 2:4

The Lord says: I will not relent from punishing Judah for three crimes, even four, because they have rejected the law of the Lord and have not kept His statutes. The lies that their ancestors followed have led them astray.

Proverbs 3:11-12

Do not despise the Lord's instruction, my son, and do not loathe His discipline; for the Lord disciplines the one He loves, just as a father, the son he delights in.

Deuteronomy 21:18-21

"If a man has a stubborn and rebellious son who does not obey his father or mother and doesn't listen to them even after they discipline him, his father and mother must take hold of him and bring him to the elders of his city, to the gate of his hometown. They will say to the elders of his city, 'This son of ours is stubborn and rebellious; he doesn't obey us. He's a glutton and a drunkard.'read more.
Then all the men of his city will stone him to death. You must purge the evil from you, and all Israel will hear and be afraid.

Ephesians 4:31-32

All bitterness, anger and wrath, insult and slander must be removed from you, along with all wickedness. And be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving one another, just as God also forgave you in Christ.

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