Bible Verses About Family Love
1 Timothy 3:5
For if someone does not know how to manage his own household, how will he care for God’s church?
Therefore a man shall leave his father and his mother and hold fast to his wife, and they shall become one flesh.
Your wife will be like a fruitful vine within your house; your children will be like olive shoots around your table.
And if it is evil in your eyes to serve the Lord, choose this day whom you will serve, whether the gods your fathers served in the region beyond the River, or the gods of the Amorites in whose land you dwell. But as for me and my house, we will serve the Lord.”
Behold, children are a heritage from the Lord, the fruit of the womb a reward. Like arrows in the hand of a warrior are the children of one’s youth. Blessed is the man who fills his quiver with them! He shall not be put to shame when he speaks with his enemies in the gate.
For this reason I bow my knees before the Father, from whom every family in heaven and on earth is named,
1 Timothy 3:4
He must manage his own household well, with all dignity keeping his children submissive,
My son, keep your father’s commandment, and forsake not your mother’s teaching.
And they said, “Believe in the Lord Jesus, and you will be saved, you and your household.” And they spoke the word of the Lord to him and to all who were in his house. And he took them the same hour of the night and washed their wounds; and he was baptized at once, he and all his family. Then he brought them up into his house and set food before them. And he rejoiced along with his entire household that he had believed in God.
A wise son makes a glad father, but a foolish man despises his mother.
1 Peter 3:1
Likewise, wives, be subject to your own husbands, so that even if some do not obey the word, they may be won without a word by the conduct of their wives,
Whoever troubles his own household will inherit the wind, and the fool will be servant to the wise of heart.
For I have chosen him, that he may command his children and his household after him to keep the way of the Lord by doing righteousness and justice, so that the Lord may bring to Abraham what he has promised him.”
A Song of Ascents. Of David. Behold, how good and pleasant it is when brothers dwell in unity!
Hear, my son, your father’s instruction, and forsake not your mother’s teaching,
Whoever is greedy for unjust gain troubles his own household, but he who hates bribes will live.
1 John 4:19
We love because he first loved us.
1 Corinthians 11:3
But I want you to understand that the head of every man is Christ, the head of a wife is her husband, and the head of Christ is God.
For the man who does not love his wife but divorces her, says the Lord, the God of Israel, covers his garment with violence, says the Lord of hosts. So guard yourselves in your spirit, and do not be faithless.”
1 Peter 3:7
Likewise, husbands, live with your wives in an understanding way, showing honor to the woman as the weaker vessel, since they are heirs with you of the grace of life, so that your prayers may not be hindered.
For God commanded, ‘Honor your father and your mother,’ and, ‘Whoever reviles father or mother must surely die.’
A devout man who feared God with all his household, gave alms generously to the people, and prayed continually to God.
Better is a dinner of herbs where love is than a fattened ox and hatred with it.
But the steadfast love of the Lord is from everlasting to everlasting on those who fear him, and his righteousness to children’s children, to those who keep his covenant and remember to do his commandments.
An excellent wife is the crown of her husband, but she who brings shame is like rottenness in his bones.
A man of many companions may come to ruin, but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother.
Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. “Honor your father and mother” (this is the first commandment with a promise), “that it may go well with you and that you may live long in the land.” Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.
2 Corinthians 6:18
And I will be a father to you, and you shall be sons and daughters to me, says the Lord Almighty.”
A good man leaves an inheritance to his children’s children, but the sinner’s wealth is laid up for the righteous.
And God blessed them. And God said to them, “Be fruitful and multiply and fill the earth and subdue it and have dominion over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the heavens and over every living thing that moves on the earth.”
1 Timothy 3:12
Let deacons each be the husband of one wife, managing their children and their own households well.
For you did not receive the spirit of slavery to fall back into fear, but you have received the Spirit of adoption as sons, by whom we cry, “Abba! Father!”
Crispus, the ruler of the synagogue, believed in the Lord, together with his entire household. And many of the Corinthians hearing Paul believed and were baptized.
Then God remembered Rachel, and God listened to her and opened her womb. She conceived and bore a son and said, “God has taken away my reproach.” And she called his name Joseph, saying, “May the Lord add to me another son!”
Honor your father and your mother, that your days may be long in the land that the Lord your God is giving you.
Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it.
Children, obey your parents in everything, for this pleases the Lord.
1 Timothy 5:8
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.