Protecting Your Family
Most Relevant Verses
When I saw their fear, I rose and spoke to the nobles, the officials and the rest of the people: "Do not be afraid of them; remember the Lord who is great and awesome, and fight for your brothers, your sons, your daughters, your wives and your houses."
But if anyone does not provide for his own, and especially for those of his household, he has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever.
"Now behold, I have two daughters who have not had relations with man; please let me bring them out to you, and do to them whatever you like; only do nothing to these men, inasmuch as they have come under the shelter of my roof."
How blessed is the man whose quiver is full of them; They will not be ashamed When they speak with their enemies in the gate.
"Behold, I am with you and will keep you wherever you go, and will bring you back to this land; for I will not leave you until I have done what I have promised you."
Unless the LORD builds the house, They labor in vain who build it; Unless the LORD guards the city, The watchman keeps awake in vain.
Like arrows in the hand of a warrior, So are the children of one's youth.
"In that day the LORD will defend the inhabitants of Jerusalem, and the one who is feeble among them in that day will be like David, and the house of David will be like God, like the angel of the LORD before them.
In the fear of the LORD there is strong confidence, And his children will have refuge.
so we, who are many, are one body in Christ, and individually members one of another.
"Since the LORD your God walks in the midst of your camp to deliver you and to defeat your enemies before you, therefore your camp must be holy; and He must not see anything indecent among you or He will turn away from you.
Pray for the peace of Jerusalem: "May they prosper who love you.
But the Lord is faithful, and He will strengthen and protect you from the evil one.
May the LORD answer you in the day of trouble! May the name of the God of Jacob set you securely on high!
"Then your light will break out like the dawn, And your recovery will speedily spring forth; And your righteousness will go before you; The glory of the LORD will be your rear guard.
For my father and my mother have forsaken me, But the LORD will take me up.
A brother offended is harder to be won than a strong city, And contentions are like the bars of a citadel.
Do not trust in a neighbor; Do not have confidence in a friend. From her who lies in your bosom Guard your lips.
For thus says the LORD, "Do not enter a house of mourning, or go to lament or to console them; for I have withdrawn My peace from this people," declares the LORD, "My lovingkindness and compassion.
"He who strikes his father or his mother shall surely be put to death.
"For I hate divorce," says the LORD, the God of Israel, "and him who covers his garment with wrong," says the LORD of hosts. "So take heed to your spirit, that you do not deal treacherously."
A father of the fatherless and a judge for the widows, Is God in His holy habitation.
And He said to them, "Truly I say to you, there is no one who has left house or wife or brothers or parents or children, for the sake of the kingdom of God,
They said, "Believe in the Lord Jesus, and you will be saved, you and your household."
Keep me as the apple of the eye; Hide me in the shadow of Your wings