In the Bible we find direction for parents, children, husbands and wives, helping us with our family relations.
In the fear of the LORD one has strong confidence, and his children will have a refuge.
– Proverbs 14:26 (ESV)
And if a house is divided against itself, that house will not be able to stand.
– Mark 3:25 (ESV)
But if anyone does not provide for his relatives, and especially for members of his household, he has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever.
– 1 Timothy 5:8 (ESV)
Submit to one another out of reverence for Christ.
– Ephesians 5:21 (NIV)
Therefore a man shall leave his father and his mother and hold fast to his wife, and they shall become one flesh.
– Genesis 2:24 (ESV)
The husband should fulfill his marital duty to his wife, and likewise the wife to her husband. The wife does not have authority over her own body but yields it to her husband. In the same way, the husband does not have authority over his own body but yields it to his wife.
– 1 Corinthians 7:3-4 (NIV)
Behold, children are a heritage from the LORD, the fruit of the womb a reward.
– Psalm 127:3 (ESV)
Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it.
– Proverbs 22:6 (ESV)
“Honor your father and your mother, that your days may be long in the land that the LORD your God is giving you.
– Exodus 20:12 (ESV)
and I will be a father to you, and you shall be sons and daughters to me, says the Lord Almighty.”
– 2 Corinthians 6:18 (ESV)