Bad Parents

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Matthew 10:34-39

"Do not think that I came to bring peace on earth. I did not come to bring peace but a sword! I came to turn "a man against his father, a daughter against her mother, and a daughter-in-law against her mother-in-law. A person's enemies will include members of his own family.'read more.
"The one who loves his father or mother more than me isn't worthy of me, and the one who loves a son or daughter more than me isn't worthy of me. The one who doesn't take up his cross and follow me isn't worthy of me. The one who finds his life will lose it, and the one who loses his life because of me will find it."

Ephesians 6:1-3

Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is the right thing to do. "Honor your father and mother"" (This is a very important commandment with a promise.) ""so that it may go well for you, and that you may have a long life on the earth."

Deuteronomy 6:6-9

Let these words that I'm commanding you today be always on your heart. Teach them repeatedly to your children. Talk about them while sitting in your house or walking on the road, and as you lie down or get up. Tie them as reminders on your forearm, bind them on your forehead, read more.
and write them on the door frames of your house and on your gates."

Job 1:5

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.

Matthew 22:36-40

"Teacher, which is the greatest commandment in the Law?" Jesus told him, ""You must 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 exactly like it: "You must love your neighbor as yourself.' All the Law and the Prophets depend on these two commandments."

Joel 1:3

Pass it on to your children, and from your children to their children, and from their children to the following generation.

Ezekiel 20:18

I told their children in the wilderness, "You are not to follow the statutes of your ancestors, observe their ordinances, or be defiled by their idols.

Ephesians 6:1-4

Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is the right thing to do. "Honor your father and mother"" (This is a very important commandment with a promise.) ""so that it may go well for you, and that you may have a long life on the earth."read more.
Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up by training and instructing them about the Lord.

Genesis 33:5

When Esau eventually looked around, he saw the women and the children. "Who are these people with you?" he asked.

Isaiah 38:19

The living yes the living they thank you, just as I am doing today; fathers will tell their children about your faithfulness.

Exodus 10:2

so you may tellyour children and your grandchildren how I toyed with the Egyptians and about my miraculous signs that I performed among them, so all of youmay know that I am the LORD.

Psalm 78:4

We will not withhold them from their descendants; we'll declare to the next generation the praises of the LORD his might and awesome deeds that he has performed.

Job 42:15

No one could find more beautiful women in the whole land than Job's daughters. Their father gave them their inheritance along with their brothers.

Genesis 17:18

So Abraham responded to God, "If only Ishmael would live in constant awareness that you're always with him!"

Mark 5:23

and begged him urgently, saying, "My little daughter is dying. Come and lay your hands on her so that she may get well and live."

Proverbs 11:21

Be sure of this: the wicked will not go unpunished, but the descendants of the righteous will go free.

Isaiah 65:23

They won't toil in vain nor bear children doomed to misfortune, for they will be offspring blessed by the LORD, they and their descendants with them.

Exodus 20:5

You are not to bow down to them in worship or serve them, because I, the LORD your God, am a jealous God, visiting the guilt of parents on children, to the third and fourth generation of those who hate me,

Isaiah 14:20

you will not be united with them in burial, for you have destroyed your land, you have slain your people. People will never mention the descendants of those who practice evil again!

Lamentations 5:7

Our ancestors sinned and no longer exist yet we continue to bear the consequences of their sin.

Jeremiah 9:14

Instead, they followed their rebellious hearts and the Baals, as their ancestors taught them."

Amos 2:4

This is what the LORD says: "For three transgressions of Judah and now for a fourth I will not turn away; because they rejected the Law of the LORD and did not keep his statutes. Their own lies made them wander off, following along the same path their ancestors walked.

Proverbs 3:11-12

My son, do not reject the LORD's discipline, and do not despise his correction, because the LORD corrects the person he loves, just as a father corrects the son he delights in.

Deuteronomy 21:18-21

"If a man has a stubborn son who does not obey his parents, and although they try to discipline him, he still refuses to pay attention to them, then his parents are to seize him and bring him before the elders at the gate of his city. Then they are to declare to the elders of their city: "Our son is stubborn and rebellious. He does not obey us. He lives wildly and is a drunkard.' read more.
Then all the men of his city are to stone him with boulders so that he dies. This is how you will remove this evil from among you. Then all Israel will hear of it and will be afraid."

Ephesians 4:31-32

Let all bitterness, wrath, anger, quarreling, and slander be put away from you, along with all hatred. And be kind to one another, compassionate, forgiving one another just as God has forgiven you in the Messiah.

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