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32 Bible Verses about Families
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God provides homes for those who are deserted.
He leads out the prisoners to prosperity,
but the rebellious live in a scorched land.
Even your brothers—your own father’s household—
even they were treacherous to you;
even they have cried out loudly after you.
Do not have confidence in them,
though they speak well of you.
(If anyone does not know how to manage his own household, how will he take care of God’s church?)
But if anyone does not provide for his own, that is his own household, he has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever.
Therefore, as we have opportunity, we must work for the good of all, especially for those who belong to the household of faith.
So then you are no longer foreigners and strangers, but fellow citizens with the saints, and members of God’s household,
one who manages his own household competently, having his children under control with all dignity.
from whom every family in heaven and on earth is named.
So they said, “Believe on 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.
All the families of the nations
will bow down before You,
I will bless those who bless you,
I will curse those who treat you with contempt,
and all the peoples on earth
will be blessed through you.
After I made an inspection, I stood up and said to the nobles, the officials, and the rest of the people, “Don’t be afraid of them. Remember the great and awe-inspiring Lord, and fight for your countrymen, your sons and daughters, your wives and homes.”
For the time has come for judgment to begin with God’s household, and if it begins with us, what will the outcome be for those who disobey the gospel of God?
But if any widow has children or grandchildren, they must learn to practice godliness toward their own family first and to repay their parents, for this pleases God.
Honor everyone. Love the brotherhood. Fear God. Honor the Emperor.
for the husband is the head of the wife as Christ is the head of the church. He is the Savior of the body.
For the One who sanctifies and those who are sanctified all have one Father. That is why Jesus is not ashamed to call them brothers,
She rises while it is still night
and provides food for her household
and portions for her female servants.
From Thematic Bible
Families » Should » Be duly regulated
one who manages his own household competently, having his children under control with all dignity. (If anyone does not know how to manage his own household, how will he take care of God's church?)
Families » Should » Live in mutual forbearance
'Say this to Joseph: Please forgive your brothers' transgression and their sin-the wrong they caused you.' Therefore, please forgive the transgression of the servants of the God of your father." Joseph wept when their message came to him. Then his brothers also came to him, bowed down before him, and said, "We are your slaves!" But Joseph said to them, "Don't be afraid. Am I in the place of God? read more.
You planned evil against me; God planned it for good to bring about the present result-the survival of many people. Therefore don't be afraid. I will take care of you and your little ones." And he comforted them and spoke kindly to them.
Then Peter came to Him and said, "Lord, how many times could my brother sin against me and I forgive him? As many as seven times?" "I tell you, not as many as seven," Jesus said to him, "but 70 times seven.
Families » Should » Live in unity
A Davidic song of ascents.
when brothers live together in harmony!
Families » Should » Worship God together
Families » Should » Be taught the scriptures
"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.'
Families » Should » Rejoice together before God
You may spend the money on anything you want: cattle, sheep, wine, beer, or anything you desire. You are to feast there in the presence of the Lord your God and rejoice with your family.
Families » Warning against departing from God
Be sure there is no man, woman, clan, or tribe among you today whose heart turns away from the Lord our God to go and worship the gods of those nations. Be sure there is no root among you bearing poisonous and bitter fruit.
Families » Punishment of irreligious
that don’t recognize You
and on the families
that don’t call on Your name,
for they have consumed Jacob;
they have consumed him and finished him off
and made his homeland desolate.
Families » Good--exemplified » Jailor of philippi
So they said, "Believe on the Lord Jesus, and you will be saved-you and your household." Then they spoke the message of the Lord to him along with everyone in his house. He took them the same hour of the night and washed their wounds. Right away he and all his family were baptized. read more.
He brought them up into his house, set a meal before them, and rejoiced because he had believed God with his entire household.
Families » Good--exemplified » Abraham
For I have chosen
Families » Good--exemplified » David
When David returned home to bless his household,
Families » Good--exemplified » Lois
clearly recalling your sincere faith
Families » Of saints blessed
Your wife will be like a fruitful vine within your house, your sons, like young olive trees around your table. In this very way the man who fears the Lord will be blessed. May the Lord bless you from Zion, so that you will see the prosperity of Jerusalem all the days of your life, read more.
and will see your children's children! Peace be with Israel.
Families » Good--exemplified » Joshua
But if it doesn’t please you to worship Yahweh, choose for yourselves today the one you will worship: the gods your fathers worshiped beyond the Euphrates River or the gods of the Amorites in whose land you are living.
Families » Good--exemplified » jacob
So Jacob said to his family and all who were with him, “Get rid of the foreign gods that are among you.
Families » Good--exemplified » Lazarus of bethany
Now a man was sick, Lazarus, from Bethany, the village of Mary and her sister Martha. Mary was the one who anointed the Lord with fragrant oil and wiped His feet with her hair, and it was her brother Lazarus who was sick. So the sisters sent a message to Him: "Lord, the one You love is sick." read more.
When Jesus heard it, He said, "This sickness will not end in death but is for the glory of God, so that the Son of God may be glorified through it." (Jesus loved Martha, her sister, and Lazarus.)
Families » Deceivers and liars should be removed from
Families » Good--exemplified » Lydia
After she and her household were baptized, she urged us, “If you consider me a believer in the Lord, come and stay at my house.”
Families » Good--exemplified » Crispus
Crispus, the leader of the synagogue, believed the Lord, along with his whole household.
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For I have chosen
within your house,
your sons, like young olive trees
around your table.