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19 Bible Verses about Becoming A Parent

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Ephesians 6:1-4

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

Proverbs 23:13-14

Don’t withhold discipline from a youth;
if you beat him with a rod, he will not die. Strike him with a rod,
and you will rescue his life from Sheol.

Psalm 127:3-5

Sons are indeed a heritage from the Lord,
children, a reward. Like arrows in the hand of a warrior
are the sons born in one’s youth. Happy is the man who has filled his quiver with them.
Such men will never be put to shame
when they speak with their enemies at the city gate.

Ephesians 6:1-3

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

2 Timothy 3:16-17

All Scripture is inspired by God and is profitable for teaching, for rebuking, for correcting, for training in righteousness, so that the man of God may be complete, equipped for every good work.

Titus 2:4-5

so they may encourage the young women to love their husbands and to love their children, to be self-controlled, pure, homemakers, kind, and submissive to their husbands, so that God’s message will not be slandered.

Deuteronomy 4:9-10

“Only be on your guard and diligently watch yourselves, so that you don’t forget the things your eyes have seen and so that they don’t slip from your mind as long as you live. Teach them to your children and your grandchildren. The day you stood before the Lord your God at Horeb, the Lord said to me, ‘Assemble the people before Me, and I will let them hear My words, so that they may learn to fear Me all the days they live on the earth and may instruct their children.’

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