6 Bible Verses That Can Be Used to Strengthen a Family

1. Ephesians 6:1-2

Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. "Honor your father and mother"--which is the first commandment with a promise--

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2. Genesis 2:24

For this reason a man will leave his father and mother and be united to his wife, and they will become one flesh.

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3. Psalm 103:17-18

But from everlasting to everlasting the LORD's love is with those who fear him, and his righteousness with their children's children - with those who keep his covenant and remember to obey his precepts.

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4. Deuteronomy 4:29

But if from there you seek the LORD your God, you will find him if you look for him with all your heart and with all your soul.

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5. Philippians 2:3-4

Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit, but in humility consider others better than yourselves. Each of you should look not only to your own interests, but also to the interests of others.

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6. 2 Timothy 3:14-15

But as for you, continue in what you have learned and have become convinced of, because you know those from whom you learned it, and how from infancy you have known the holy Scriptures, which are able to make you wise for salvation through faith in Christ Jesus.

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