42 Bible Verses about fatherhood
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one God and Father of all, who is over all, and through all, and in us all.
The father of the righteous has great joy. Whoever fathers a wise child delights in him.
from whom every family in heaven and on earth is named,
to all who are in Rome, beloved of God, called to be saints: Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.
and might not be as their fathers, a stubborn and rebellious generation, a generation that didn't make their hearts loyal, whose spirit was not steadfast with God.
Like a father has compassion on his children, so Yahweh has compassion on those who fear him.
For the Father judges no one, but he has given all judgment to the Son,
Furthermore, we had the fathers of our flesh to chasten us, and we paid them respect. Shall we not much rather be in subjection to the Father of spirits, and live?
For this cause, I bow my knees to the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ,
He will turn the hearts of the fathers to the children, and the hearts of the children to their fathers, lest I come and strike the earth with a curse."
to Timothy, my true child in faith: Grace, mercy, and peace, from God our Father and Christ Jesus our Lord.
A father of the fatherless, and a defender of the widows, is God in his holy habitation.
"But I said, 'How I would put you among the children, and give you a pleasant land, a goodly heritage of the armies of the nations!' and I said, 'You shall call me "My Father," and shall not turn away from following me.'
The proverbs of Solomon. A wise son makes a glad father; but a foolish son brings grief to his mother.
Even so, let your light shine before men; that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father who is in heaven.
If a man fathers a hundred children, and lives many years, so that the days of his years are many, but his soul is not filled with good, and moreover he has no burial; I say, that a stillborn child is better than he:
who were born not of blood, nor of the will of the flesh, nor of the will of man, but of God.
I am no more in the world, but these are in the world, and I am coming to you. Holy Father, keep them through your name which you have given me, that they may be one, even as we are.
If you call on him as Father, who without respect of persons judges according to each man's work, pass the time of your living as foreigners here in reverent fear:
He said to them, "It isn't for you to know times or seasons which the Father has set within his own authority.
I write to you, fathers, because you know him who is from the beginning. I write to you, young men, because you have overcome the evil one. I write to you, little children, because you know the Father.
Behold, all souls are mine; as the soul of the father, so also the soul of the son is mine: the soul who sins, he shall die.
See that you don't despise one of these little ones, for I tell you that in heaven their angels always see the face of my Father who is in heaven.
Righteous Father, the world hasn't known you, but I knew you; and these knew that you sent me.
In my Father's house are many homes. If it weren't so, I would have told you. I am going to prepare a place for you.
Now Yahweh said to Abram, "Get out of your country, and from your relatives, and from your father's house, to the land that I will show you.
Moreover he said, "I am the God of your father, the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob." Moses hid his face; for he was afraid to look at God.