The following Bible verses seek to throw light on how important families are and how family related issues can be dealt with. Bible verses about family can guide your family through tough times and offer models of family devotion. These verses can be a source of inspiration.
Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it.
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.”
For this reason I bow my knees before the Father, from whom every family in heaven and on earth is named.
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.
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.
1 Peter 3:1
Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.
Submitting to one another out of reverence for Christ.
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.
My son, keep your father’s commandment, and forsake not your mother’s teaching.
However, let each one of you love his wife as himself, and let the wife see that she respects her husband.
Husbands, love your wives, and do not be harsh with them.
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.”
Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. “Honor your father and mother”.
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.
1 Corinthians 11:3
Whoever troubles his own household will inherit the wind, and the fool will be servant to the wise of heart.
But the steadfast love of the Lord is from everlasting to everlasting on those who fear him, and his righteousness to children’s children.
“Honor your father and your mother, that your days may be long in the land that the Lord your God is giving you.
“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.”
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.
1 Peter 3:7
So now faith, hope, and love abide, these three; but the greatest of these is love.
Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right.
A wise son makes a glad father, but a foolish man despises his mother.
Better is a dinner of herbs where love is than a fattened ox and hatred with it.