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32 Bible Verses about Families
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God makes a home for the lonely;
He leads out the prisoners into prosperity,
Only the rebellious dwell in a parched land.
“For even your brothers and the household of your father,
Even they have dealt treacherously with you,
Even they have cried aloud after you.
Do not believe them, although they may say nice things to you.”
(but if a man does not know how to manage his own household, how will he take care of the church of God?),
But if anyone does not provide for his own, and especially for those of his household, he has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever.
So then, while we have opportunity, let us do good to all people, and especially to those who are of the household of the faith.
So then you are no longer strangers and aliens, but you are fellow citizens with the saints, and are of God’s household,
He must be one who manages his own household well, keeping his children under control with all dignity
from whom every family in heaven and on earth derives its name,
They said, “Believe in the Lord Jesus, and you will be saved, you and your household.”
All the ends of the earth will remember and turn to the Lord,
And all the families of the nations will worship before You.
And I will bless those who bless you,
And the one who curses you I will curse.
And in you all the families of the earth will be blessed.”
When I saw their fear, I rose and spoke to the nobles, the officials and the rest of the people: “Do not be afraid of them; remember the Lord who is great and awesome, and fight for your brothers, your sons, your daughters, your wives and your houses.”
For it is time for judgment to begin with the household of God; and if it begins with us first, what will be the outcome for those who do not obey the gospel of God?
but if any widow has children or grandchildren, they must first learn to practice piety in regard to their own family and to make some return to their parents; for this is acceptable in the sight of God.
Honor all people, love the brotherhood, fear God, honor the king.
For the husband is the head of the wife, as Christ also is the head of the church, He Himself being the Savior of the body.
For both He who sanctifies and those who are sanctified are all from one Father; for which reason He is not ashamed to call them brethren,
And it will be that whichever of the families of the earth does not go up to Jerusalem to worship the King, the Lord of hosts, there will be no rain on them.
She rises also while it is still night
And gives food to her household
And portions to her maidens.
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Families » Should » Be duly regulated
He must be one who manages his own household well, keeping his children under control with all dignity (but if a man does not know how to manage his own household, how will he take care of the church of God?),
Families » Should » Live in mutual forbearance
'Thus you shall say to Joseph, "Please forgive, I beg you, the transgression of your brothers and their sin, for they did you wrong."' And now, please forgive the transgression of the servants of the God of your father." And Joseph wept when they spoke to him. Then his brothers also came and fell down before him and said, "Behold, we are your servants." But Joseph said to them, "Do not be afraid, for am I in God's place? read more.
"As for you, you meant evil against me, but God meant it for good in order to bring about this present result, to preserve many people alive. "So therefore, do not be afraid; I will provide for you and your little ones." So he comforted them and spoke kindly to them.
Then Peter came and said to Him, "Lord, how often shall my brother sin against me and I forgive him? Up to seven times?" Jesus said to him, "I do not say to you, up to seven times, but up to seventy times seven.
Families » Should » Live in unity
A Song of Ascents, of David.
Behold, how good and how pleasant it is
Families » Should » Worship God together
Families » Should » Be taught the scriptures
"Only give heed to yourself and keep your soul diligently, so that you do not forget the things which your eyes have seen and they do not depart from your heart all the days of your life; but make them known to your sons and your grandsons. "Remember the day you stood before the LORD your God at Horeb, when the LORD said to me, 'Assemble the people to Me, that I may let them hear My words so they may learn to fear Me all the days they live on the earth, and that they may teach their children.'
Families » Should » Rejoice together before God
You may spend the money for whatever your
Families » Warning against departing from God
Families » Punishment of irreligious
And on the families that
For they have devoured Jacob;
And have laid waste his
Families » Good--exemplified » Jailor of philippi
They said, "Believe in the Lord Jesus, and you will be saved, you and your household." And they spoke the word of the Lord to him together with all who were in his house. And he took them that very hour of the night and washed their wounds, and immediately he was baptized, he and all his household. read more.
And he brought them into his house and set food before them, and rejoiced greatly, having believed in God with his whole household.
Families » Good--exemplified » Abraham
For I have
Families » Good--exemplified » David
But when David returned to bless his household, Michal the daughter of Saul came out to meet David and said, “How the king of Israel distinguished himself today!
Families » Good--exemplified » Lois
Families » Of saints blessed
Your wife shall be like a fruitful vine Within your house, Your children like olive plants Around your table. Behold, for thus shall the man be blessed Who fears the LORD. The LORD bless you from Zion, And may you see the prosperity of Jerusalem all the days of your life. read more.
Indeed, may you see your children's children Peace be upon Israel!
Families » Good--exemplified » Joshua
If it is disagreeable in your sight to serve the Lord, choose for yourselves today whom you will serve: whether the gods which your fathers served which were beyond the River, or
Families » Good--exemplified » jacob
So Jacob said to his
Families » Good--exemplified » Lazarus of bethany
Now a certain man was sick, Lazarus of Bethany, the village of Mary and her sister Martha. It was the Mary who anointed the Lord with ointment, and wiped His feet with her hair, whose brother Lazarus was sick. So the sisters sent word to Him, saying, "Lord, behold, he whom You love is sick." read more.
But when Jesus heard this, He said, "This sickness is not to end in death, but for the glory of God, so that the Son of God may be glorified by it." Now Jesus loved Martha and her sister and Lazarus.
Families » Deceivers and liars should be removed from
Families » Good--exemplified » Lydia
And when she and
Families » Good--exemplified » Crispus
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Around your table.