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Scripture: Marriage & Parenting

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Marriage, Love, Honor Each Other, & Parenting

  • Self: Who Am I? will awaken you to the spiritual nature of your being.

Old Testament Scripture on Marriage, Love, Honor, & Parenting

Quotations Are Listed in Biblical Order

“Hear, ye children, the instruction of a father, and attend to know understanding.” —Proverbs 4:1 

“Hear me now therefore, O ye children, and depart not from the words of my mouth.” —Proverbs 5:7 

“Hearken unto me now therefore, O ye children, and attend to the words of my mouth.” —Proverbs 7:24 

“Now therefore hearken unto me, O ye children: for blessed are they that keep my ways.” —Proverbs 8:32 

“He that spareth his rod hateth his son: but he that loveth him chasteneth him betimes.” —Proverbs 13:24 

“Chasten thy son while there is hope, and let not thy soul spare for his crying.” —Proverbs 19:18 

“Foolishness is bound in the heart of a child; but the rod of correction shall drive it far from him.” —Proverbs 22:15 

“Withhold not correction from the child: for if thou beatest him with the rod, he shall not die. Thou shalt beat him with the rod, and shalt deliver his soul from hell.” —Proverbs 23:13-14 

“The rod and reproof give wisdom: but a child left to himself bringeth his mother to shame.” —Proverbs 29:15 

“Hear me your father, O children, and do thereafter, that ye may be safe.” —Ecclesiasticus 3:1 

“For the Lord hath given the father honour over the children, and hath confirmed the authority of the mother over the sons.” —Ecclesiasticus 3:2 

“Whoso honoureth his father shall have joy of his own children; and when he maketh his prayer, he shall be heard.” —Ecclesiasticus 3:5 

“For the blessing of the father establisheth the houses of children; but the curse of the mother rooteth out foundations.” —Ecclesiasticus 3:9 

“For the glory of a man is from the honour of his father; and a mother in dishonour is a reproach to the children.” —Ecclesiasticus 3:11 

“Hast thou children? instruct them, and bow down their neck from their youth.” —Ecclesiasticus 7:23 

“Judge none blessed before his death: for a man shall be known in his children.” —Ecclesiasticus 11:28 

“Desire not a multitude of unprofitable children, neither delight in ungodly sons.” —Ecclesiasticus 16:1 

“Trust not thou in their life, neither respect their multitude: for one that is just is better than a thousand; and better it is to die without children, than to have them that are ungodly.” —Ecclesiasticus 16:3 

“But children, being haughty, through disdain and want of nurture do stain the nobility of their kindred.” —Ecclesiasticus 22:10 

“Hear, O ye children, the discipline of the mouth: he that keepeth it shall never be taken in his lips.” —Ecclesiasticus 23:7 

“A wicked woman abateth the courage, maketh an heavy countenance and a wounded heart: a woman that will not comfort her husband in distress maketh weak hands and feeble knees.” —Ecclesiasticus 25:23 

“For better it is that thy children should seek to thee, than that thou shouldest stand to their courtesy.” —Ecclesiasticus 33:21 

“My children, keep discipline in peace: for wisdom that is hid, and a treasure that is not seen, what profit is in them both?” —Ecclesiasticus 41:14 

“And of merchants’ indifferent selling; of much correction of children; and to make the side of an evil servant to bleed.” —Ecclesiasticus 42:5 

“That all the children of Israel might see that it is good to follow the Lord.” —Ecclesiasticus 46:10

New Testament Scripture on Marriage, Love, Honor, & Parenting

Quotations Are Listed in Biblical Order

“For God commanded, saying, Honour thy father and mother: and, He that curseth father or mother, let him die the death.” —Matthew 15:4 

“Take heed that ye despise not one of these little ones; for I say unto you, That in heaven their angels do always behold the face of my Father which is in heaven.” —Matthew 18:10 

“But Jesus said, Suffer little children, and forbid them not, to come unto me: for of such is the kingdom of heaven.” —Matthew 19:14 

“For Moses said, Honour thy father and thy mother; and, Whoso curseth father or mother, let him die the death:” —Mark 7:10 

“And whosoever shall offend one of these little ones that believe in me, it is better for him that a millstone were hanged about his neck, and he were cast into the sea.” —Mark 9:42 

“But when Jesus saw it, he was much displeased, and said unto them, Suffer the little children to come unto me, and forbid them not: for of such is the kingdom of God.” —Mark 10:14 

“But Jesus called them unto him, and said, Suffer little children to come unto me, and forbid them not: for of such is the kingdom of God.” —Luke 18:16 

“That was the true Light, which lighteth every man that cometh into the world.” —John 1:9 

“Children, obey your parents in the Lord: for this is right.” —Ephesians 6:1 

“And, ye fathers, provoke not your children to wrath: but bring them up in the nurture and admonition of the Lord.” —Ephesians 6:4 

“Children, obey your parents in all things: for this is well pleasing unto the Lord.” —Colossians 3:20 

“Fathers, provoke not your children to anger, lest they be discouraged.” —Colossians 3:21 

“One that ruleth well his own house, having his children in subjection with all gravity;” —I Timothy 3:4 

“Let the deacons be the husbands of one wife, ruling their children and their own houses well.” —I Timothy 3:12 

“Well reported of for good works; if she have brought up children, if she have lodged strangers, if she have washed the saints’ feet, if she have relieved the afflicted, if she have diligently followed every good work.” —I Timothy 5:10 

“If any be blameless, the husband of one wife, having faithful children not accused of riot or unruly.” —Titus 1:6 

“That they may teach the young women to be sober, to love their husbands, to love their children,” —Titus 2:4 

“Little children, keep yourselves from idols. Amen.” —I John 5:21 

“I have no greater joy than to hear that my children walk in truth.” —III John 1:4

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