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32 Bible Verses about Families
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God causes the lonely to dwell in families. He leads prisoners into prosperity, but rebels live on parched land.
Indeed, even your brothers and your father's family conspire against you. Even they cry out after you loudly. Don't believe them, even though they speak friendly words to you.
For if a man does not know how to manage his own family, how can he take care of God's church?
If anyone does not take care of his own relatives, especially his immediate family, he has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever.
So then, whenever we have the opportunity, let's practice doing good to everyone, especially to the family of faith.
That is why you are no longer strangers and foreigners but fellow citizens with the saints and members of God's household,
He must manage his own family well and have children who are submissive and respectful in every way.
from whom every family in heaven and on earth receives its name.
They answered, "Believe on the Lord Jesus, and you and your family will be saved."
All the ends of the earth will remember and turn to the LORD; all the families of the nations will bow in submission to the LORD.
I'll bless those who bless you, but I'll curse the one who curses you, and through you all the people of the earth will be blessed."
Looking things over, I stood up and spoke to the officials, the military leaders, and the rest of the people: "Don't fear them. Remember the great and awe-inspiring Lord. Fight for your brothers, your sons, your daughters, your wives, and your homes."
For the time has come for judgment to begin with the household of God. And if it begins with us, what will be the outcome for those who refuse to obey the gospel of God?
But if a widow has children or grandchildren, they must first learn to respect their own family by repaying their parents, for this is pleasing in God's sight.
"You alone have I known from among all of the families of mankind; therefore I will hold you accountable for all your iniquities.'"
Honor everyone. Keep on loving the community of believers, fearing God, and honoring the king.
For the husband is the head of his wife as the Messiah is the head of the church. It is he who is the Savior of the body.
because both the one who sanctifies and those who are being sanctified all have the same Father. That is why Jesus is not ashamed to call them brothers
If anyone from the families of the earth will not come to Jerusalem to worship the King, the LORD of the Heavenly Armies, there will be no rain for them.
She rises while it is still night, preparing meals for her family and providing for her women servants.
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Families » Should » Be duly regulated
He must manage his own family well and have children who are submissive and respectful in every way. For if a man does not know how to manage his own family, how can he take care of God's church?
Families » Should » Live in mutual forbearance
"Before he died, your father left some instructions. He told us, "Tell Joseph, "Please forgive your brothers' offenses. I beg you, forgive their sins, because they wronged you."' So please forgive the transgression of the servants of your father's God." Joseph wept when they talked to him. So Joseph's brothers went to visit him, fell prostrate in front of him, and declared, "Look! We're your servants." "Don't be afraid," Joseph responded. "Am I sitting in God's place? read more.
As far as you're concerned, you were planning evil against me, but God intended it for good, planning to bring about the present result so that many people would be preserved alive. So don't be afraid! I'll take care of you and your little ones." So Joseph kept on comforting them, speaking to the needs of their hearts.
Then Peter came up and asked him, "Lord, how many times may my brother sin against me and I have to forgive him? Seven times?" Jesus told him, "I tell you, not just seven times, but 77 times!
Families » Should » Live in unity
Look how good and how pleasant it is when brothers live together in unity!
Families » Should » Worship God together
Families » Should » Be taught the scriptures
Only guard yourselves carefully so you won't forget the things that you saw and let them slip from your mind for the rest of your life. Tell them to your children and to your grandchildren. The day you stood in the presence of the LORD your God in Horeb, the LORD told me, "Gather the people before me so they may hear my words, learn to revere me the whole time that they live in the land, and teach them to their children.'"
Families » Should » Rejoice together before God
You may spend the money to your heart's content to buy livestock, flocks, wine, strong drink, and whatever you desire. You and your household may eat there and rejoice in the presence of the LORD your God."
Families » Warning against departing from God
Be alert so there is no man, woman, family, or a tribe whose heart is turning away from the LORD your God to go and serve the gods of those nations. Be alert so there will be no root among you that produces poisonous and bitter fruit,
Families » Punishment of irreligious
Pour out your anger on the nations that don't acknowledge you, and on the families that don't call on your name. For they have devoured Jacob; they have devoured and consumed him; they have devastated his habitation.
Families » Good--exemplified » Jailor of philippi
They answered, "Believe on the Lord Jesus, and you and your family will be saved." Then they spoke the word of the Lord to him and everyone in his home. At that hour of the night, he took them and washed their wounds. Then he and his entire family were baptized immediately. read more.
He brought Paul and Silas upstairs into his house and set food before them. He was thrilled, as was his household, to believe in God.
Families » Good--exemplified » Abraham
Indeed, I've made myself known to him in order that he may encourage his sons and his household that is born after him to keep the way of the LORD, and to do what is right and just, so that the LORD may bring about for Abraham what he has promised."
Families » Good--exemplified » David
When David returned to bless his household, Saul's daughter Michal came out to meet him and called out, "How the king of Israel honored himself today by undressing himself right in front of his women staff members, just like any pervert would dare to expose himself!"
Families » Good--exemplified » Lois
I am reminded of your sincere faith, which first existed in your grandmother Lois and your mother Eunice, and I am convinced that this faith also exists in you.
Families » Of saints blessed
Your wife will be like a fruitful vine within your house; your children like olive shoots surrounding your table. See how the man will be blessed who fears the LORD. May the LORD bless you from Zion, and may you observe the prosperity of Jerusalem every day that you live! read more.
And may you see your children's children! Peace be on Israel! A Song of Ascents
Families » Good--exemplified » Joshua
If you think it's the wrong thing for you to serve the LORD, then choose for yourselves today whom you will serve the gods whom your ancestors served on the other side of the Euphrates River, or the gods of the Amorites in whose territories you are living. But as for me and my household, we will serve the LORD."
Families » Good--exemplified » jacob
Jacob announced to his household and to everyone with him, "Throw away the foreign gods that you've kept among you, purify yourselves, and change your clothes.
Families » Good--exemplified » Lazarus of bethany
Now a certain man was ill, Lazarus from Bethany, the village of Mary and her sister Martha. Mary was the woman who anointed the Lord with perfume and wiped his feet with her hair. Her brother Lazarus was the one who was ill. So the sisters sent word to Jesus and told him, "Lord, the one whom you love is ill." read more.
But when Jesus heard it, he said, "This illness isn't meant to end in death. It's for God's glory, so that the Son of God may be glorified through it." Now Jesus loved Martha and her sister and Lazarus.
Families » Deceivers and liars should be removed from
Families » Good--exemplified » Lydia
When she and her family were baptized, she urged us, "If you are convinced that I am a believer in the Lord, come and stay at my home." And she continued to insist that we do so.
Families » Good--exemplified » Crispus
Now Crispus, the leader of the synagogue, believed in the Lord, along with his whole family. Many Corinthians who heard Paul also believed and were baptized.