Being A Good Father

Most Relevant Verses

Luke 11:11

What father among you, if his son asks for bread, would give him a stone, or if he asks for a fish, would give him a snake instead of the fish?

Matthew 7:9

"There isn't a person among you who would give his son a stone if he asked for bread, is there?

Ecclesiastes 6:3

A man might father a hundred children, and live for many years, so that the length of his life is long but if his life does not overflow with goodness, and he doesn't receive a proper burial, I maintain that stillborn children are better off than he is,

Deuteronomy 24:16

"Fathers must not be put to death on account of their children's sin; nor shall children die on account of their fathers' sin. Each person is to be put to death for his own sin.

Matthew 23:9

And don't call anyone on earth "Father,' because you have only one Father, the one in heaven.

Luke 18:19

"Why do you call me good?" Jesus asked him. "Nobody is good except for one God.

Zechariah 1:4

Don't be like your ancestors, to whom the former prophets proclaimed: "This is what the LORD of the Heavenly Armies says: "It's time to turn from your evil lifestyles and from your evil actions," "but they would neither listen nor pay attention to me,'" declares the LORD.'

Luke 15:21

Then his son told him, "Father, I have sinned against heaven and you. I don't deserve to be called your son anymore.'

2 Chronicles 30:7

"Listen, you descendants of Israel! Come back to the LORD God of Abraham, Isaac, and Israel, so he may come back to those of you who have escaped and survived from domination by the kings of Assyria. Don't be like your ancestors and your relatives, who weren't faithful to the LORD God of their ancestors, who, as a result, made them a desolate horror, as you well know.

Luke 15:18

I will get up, go to my father, and say to him, "Father, I have sinned against heaven and you.

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