Most Relevant Verses
Since by your obedience to the Truth through the [Holy] Spirit you have purified your hearts for the sincere affection of the brethren, [see that you] love one another fervently from a pure heart.
He who loves [and takes more pleasure in] father or mother more than [in] Me is not worthy of Me; and he who loves [and takes more pleasure in] son or daughter more than [in] Me is not worthy of Me;
For Whom every family in heaven and on earth is named [that Father from Whom all fatherhood takes its title and derives its name].
So then, as occasion and opportunity open up to us, let us do good [ morally] to all people [not only being useful or profitable to them, but also doing what is for their spiritual good and advantage]. Be mindful to be a blessing, especially to those of the household of faith [those who belong to God's family with you, the believers].
Show respect for all men [treat them honorably]. Love the brotherhood (the Christian fraternity of which Christ is the Head). Reverence God. Honor the emperor.
A friend loves at all times, and is born, as is a brother, for adversity.
If anyone comes to Me and does not hate his [own] father and mother [ in the sense of indifference to or relative disregard for them in comparison with his attitude toward God] and [likewise] his wife and children and brothers and sisters -- "[yes] and even his own life also -- "he cannot be My disciple.
I have become a stranger to my brethren, and an alien to my mother's children.
Love one another with brotherly affection [as members of one family], giving precedence and showing honor to one another.
Then King David went in and sat before the Lord, and said, Who am I, O Lord God, and what is my house, that You have brought me this far?
If anyone fails to provide for his relatives, and especially for those of his own family, he has disowned the faith [by failing to accompany it with fruits] and is worse than an unbeliever [who performs his obligation in these matters].
Fill up and complete my joy by living in harmony and being of the same mind and one in purpose, having the same love, being in full accord and of one harmonious mind and intention.
For this reason [ seeing the greatness of this plan by which you are built together in Christ], I bow my knees before the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ,
For if a man does not know how to rule his own household, how is he to take care of the church of God?
For even your brethren and the house of your father -- "even they have dealt treacherously with you; yes, even they are [like a pack of hounds] in full cry after you. Believe them not, though they speak fair words and promise good things to you.
Peace be to the brethren, and love joined with faith, from God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ (the Messiah, the Anointed One).
May the Lord give you increase more and more, you and your children.
And He said to them, I say to you truly, there is no one who has left house or wife or brothers or parents or children for the sake of the kingdom of God
See what [ an incredible] quality of love the Father has given (shown, bestowed on) us, that we should [be permitted to] be named and called and counted the children of God! And so we are! The reason that the world does not know (recognize, acknowledge) us is that it does not know (recognize, acknowledge) Him.
You will be delivered up and betrayed even by parents and brothers and relatives and friends, and [some] of you they will put to death.
You only have I known (chosen, sympathized with, and loved) of all the families of the earth; therefore I will visit upon you all your wickedness and punish you for all your iniquities.
But He answered them, My mother and My brothers are those who listen to the Word of God and do it!
Grace (spiritual blessing), mercy, and [soul] peace will be with us, from God the Father and from Jesus Christ (the Messiah), the Father's Son, in all sincerity (truth) and love.
And what this love consists in is this: that we live and walk in accordance with and guided by His commandments (His orders, ordinances, precepts, teaching). This is the commandment, as you have heard from the beginning, that you continue to walk in love [guided by it and following it].
Trust not in a neighbor; put no confidence in a friend. Keep the doors of your mouth from her who lies in your bosom.
And above all these [put on] love and enfold yourselves with the bond of perfectness [which binds everything together completely in ideal harmony].
Behold, children are a heritage from the Lord, the fruit of the womb a reward.
His [spiritual] offspring shall be mighty upon earth; the generation of the upright shall be blessed.
And death shall be chosen rather than life by all the residue of those who remain of this evil family (nation), who remain in all the places to which I have driven them, says the Lord of hosts.
Pray for the peace of Jerusalem! May they prosper who love you [the Holy City]!
I looked [them over] and rose up and said to the nobles and officials and the other people, Do not be afraid of the enemy; [earnestly] remember the Lord and imprint Him [on your minds], great and terrible, and [take from Him courage to] fight for your brethren, your sons, your daughters, your wives, and your homes.
He must rule his own household well, keeping his children under control, with true dignity, commanding their respect in every way and keeping them respectful.
Brother will deliver up brother to death, and the father his child; and children will take a stand against their parents and will have them put to death.
- Agape Love
- Being A Good Father
- Being Loved
- Best Friends
- Brotherly Love
- Brothers Love
- Children Being A Blessing
- Family And Friends
- Family Death
- Family First
- Family Problems
- Family Strength
- Fathers And Daughters
- Fathers Love
- Friendship And Love
- Friendship Kjv
- Gods Love
- Hatred Between Relatives
- Keeping Christ's Commands
- Leaving Parents For Spouse
- Love And Family
- Love And Relationships
- Love Fellow Christians!
- Loving Children
- Loving Everyone
- Loving One Another
- Loving Your Parents
- Mothers And Sons