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20 Bible Verses about Bad Parents

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Matthew 10:34-39

"Do not suppose that I came to bring peace to the earth: I did not come to bring peace but a sword. For I came to set a man against his father, a daughter against her mother, and a daughter-in-law against her mother-in-law; and a man's own family will be his foes.read more.
Any one who loves father or mother more than me is not worthy of me, and any one who loves son or daughter more than me is not worthy of me; and any one who does not take up his cross and follow where I lead is not worthy of me. To save your life is to lose it, and to lose your life for my sake is to save it.

Ephesians 6:1-3

Children, be obedient to your parents as a Christian duty, for it is a duty. "Honour your father and your mother" --this is the first Commandment which has a promise added to it-- "so that it may be well with you, and that you may live long on the earth."

Matthew 22:36-40

"Teacher, which is the greatest Commandment in the Law?" "'Thou shalt love the Lord thy God,'" He answered, "'with thy whole heart, thy whole soul, thy whole mind.' This is the greatest and foremost Commandment.read more.
And the second is similar to it: 'Thou shalt love thy fellow man as much as thyself.' The whole of the Law and the Prophets is summed up in these two Commandments."

Ephesians 6:1-4

Children, be obedient to your parents as a Christian duty, for it is a duty. "Honour your father and your mother" --this is the first Commandment which has a promise added to it-- "so that it may be well with you, and that you may live long on the earth."read more.
And you, fathers, do not irritate your children, but bring them up tenderly with true Christian training and advice.

Mark 5:23

and besought Him with many entreaties. "My little daughter," he said, "is at the point of death: I pray you come and lay your hands upon her, that she may recover and live."

Ephesians 4:31-32

Let all bitterness and all passionate feeling, all anger and loud insulting language, be unknown among you--and also every kind of malice. On the contrary learn to be kind to one another, tender-hearted, forgiving one another, just as God in Christ has also forgiven you.

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