Protecting Your Family
Most Relevant Verses
I looked, and rose up, and said to the nobles, and to the rulers, and to the rest of the people, "Don't be afraid of them! Remember the Lord, who is great and awesome, and fight for your brothers, your sons, and your daughters, your wives, and your houses."
But if anyone doesn't provide for his own, and especially his own household, he has denied the faith, and is worse than an unbeliever.
See now, I have two virgin daughters. Please let me bring them out to you, and you may do to them what seems good to you. Only don't do anything to these men, because they have come under the shadow of my roof."
Happy is the man who has his quiver full of them. They won't be disappointed when they speak with their enemies in the gate. A Song of Ascents.
Behold, I am with you, and will keep you, wherever you go, and will bring you again into this land. For I will not leave you, until I have done that which I have spoken of to you."
Unless Yahweh builds the house, they labor in vain who build it. Unless Yahweh watches over the city, the watchman guards it in vain.
As arrows in the hand of a mighty man, so are the children of youth.
In that day Yahweh will defend the inhabitants of Jerusalem. He who is feeble among them at that day will be like David, and the house of David will be like God, like the angel of Yahweh before them.
In the fear of Yahweh is a secure fortress, and he will be a refuge for his children.
so we, who are many, are one body in Christ, and individually members one of another.
for Yahweh your God walks in the midst of your camp, to deliver you, and to give up your enemies before you; therefore your camp shall be holy, that he may not see an unclean thing in you, and turn away from you.
Pray for the peace of Jerusalem. Those who love you will prosper.
But the Lord is faithful, who will establish you, and guard you from the evil one.
May Yahweh answer you in the day of trouble. May the name of the God of Jacob set you up on high,
Then your light shall break forth as the morning, and your healing shall spring forth speedily; and your righteousness shall go before you; the glory of Yahweh shall be your rear guard.
When my father and my mother forsake me, then Yahweh will take me up.
A brother offended is more difficult than a fortified city; and disputes are like the bars of a castle.
Don't trust in a neighbor. Don't put confidence in a friend. With the woman lying in your embrace, be careful of the words of your mouth!
For thus says Yahweh, Don't enter into the house of mourning, neither go to lament, neither bemoan them; for I have taken away my peace from this people, says Yahweh, even loving kindness and tender mercies.
"Anyone who attacks his father or his mother shall be surely put to death.
For I hate divorce," says Yahweh, the God of Israel, "and him who covers his garment with violence!" says Yahweh of Armies. "Therefore take heed to your spirit, that you don't deal treacherously.
A father of the fatherless, and a defender of the widows, is God in his holy habitation.
He said to them, "Most certainly I tell you, there is no one who has left house, or wife, or brothers, or parents, or children, for the Kingdom of God's sake,
They said, "Believe in the Lord Jesus Christ, and you will be saved, you and your household."
Keep me as the apple of your eye. Hide me under the shadow of your wings,