The Joy Of Fathers
Most Relevant Verses
Lo, children are an heritage of the LORD: and the fruit of the womb is his reward. As arrows are in the hand of a mighty man; so are children of the youth. Happy is the man that hath his quiver full of them: they shall not be ashamed, but they shall speak with the enemies in the gate.
Thy wife shall be as a fruitful vine by the sides of thine house: thy children like olive plants round about thy table. Behold, that thus shall the man be blessed that feareth the LORD.
The proverbs of Solomon. A wise son maketh a glad father: but a foolish son is the heaviness of his mother.
Whoso keepeth the law is a wise son: but he that is a companion of riotous men shameth his father.
Children's children are the crown of old men; and the glory of children are their fathers.
Therefore, my brethren dearly beloved and longed for, my joy and crown, so stand fast in the Lord, my dearly beloved.
Fear not, little flock; for it is your Father's good pleasure to give you the kingdom.