Fathers And Sons
Most Relevant Verses
Children's children are the crown of old men, and the glory of children is their fathers.
And he shall turn and reconcile the hearts of the [estranged] fathers to the [ungodly] children, and the hearts of the [rebellious] children to [the piety of] their fathers [a reconciliation produced by repentance of the ungodly], lest I come and smite the land with a curse and a ban of utter destruction.
And he will [himself] go before Him in the spirit and power of Elijah, to turn back the hearts of the fathers to the children, and the disobedient and incredulous and unpersuadable to the wisdom of the upright [which is the knowledge and holy love of the will of God] -- "in order to make ready for the Lord a people [perfectly] prepared [in spirit, adjusted and disposed and placed in the right moral state].
The father of the [uncompromisingly] righteous (the upright, in right standing with God) shall greatly rejoice, and he who becomes the father of a wise child shall have joy in him.
The proverbs of Solomon: A wise son makes a glad father, but a foolish and self-confident son is the grief of his mother.
A wise son makes a glad father, but a self-confident and foolish man despises his mother and puts her to shame.
A fool despises his father's instruction and correction, but he who regards reproof acquires prudence.
He who becomes the parent of a [self-confident] fool does it to his sorrow, and the father of [an empty-headed] fool has no joy [in him].
A self-confident and foolish son is a grief to his father and bitterness to her who bore him.
A self-confident and foolish son is the [multiplied] calamity of his father, and the contentions of a wife are like a continual dripping [of water through a chink in the roof].
Fathers, do not irritate and provoke your children to anger [do not exasperate them to resentment], but rear them [tenderly] in the training and discipline and the counsel and admonition of the Lord.
You must submit to and endure [correction] for discipline; God is dealing with you as with sons. For what son is there whom his father does not [thus] train and correct and discipline?
Moreover, we have had earthly fathers who disciplined us and we yielded [to them] and respected [them for training us]. Shall we not much more cheerfully submit to the Father of spirits and so [truly] live?
Behold, all souls are Mine; as the soul of the father, so also the soul of the son is Mine; the soul that sins, it shall die.
For I have come to part asunder a man from his father, and a daughter from her mother, and a newly married wife from her mother-in-law -- "
They will be divided, father against son and son against father, mother against daughter and daughter against mother, mother-in-law against her daughter-in-law and daughter-in-law against her mother-in-law.
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.
- Attitude Towards Your Mother
- Bad Parents
- Being A Good Father
- Children, A Blessing
- Children, responsibilities to parents
- Death Of A Mother
- Discipline Child
- Father And Daughter Relationships
- Fathers And Daughters
- Fathers, Responsibilities Of
- Folly, Effects Of
- Loving Children
- Loving Your Parents
- Mothers And Sons
- Mothers Love For Her Children
- Parents Being Wrong
- Parents Love
- People Opposed
- Raising Children
- Respecting Parents
- The Joy Of Fathers