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Also called: Parenting
Collective term for a father and mother.

Top Bible Verses about Parents

Exodus 20:12

Exodus 20:12

“Honor your father and your mother, so that your days can be long on the land that Yahweh your God is giving you. Read Exodus 20:12

Psalm 27:10

If my father or my mother forsake me, then Yahweh will receive me. Read Psalm 27:10

Proverbs 23:22

Listen to your father—he who gave you life, and do not despise your mother when she is old. Read Proverbs 23:22

Mark 7:10–13

For Moses said, ‘Honor your father and your mother,’ and, ‘The one who speaks evil of father or mother must certainly die.’ But you say, ‘If a man says to his father or to his mother, “Whatever benefit you would have received from me is corban” (that is, a gift to God), you no longer permit him to do anything for his father or his mother, thus making void the word of God by your tradition that you have handed down, and you do many similar things such as this.” Read Mark 7:10–13
Ephesians 6:2–3

Ephesians 6:1–3

Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. “Honor your father and mother” (which is the first commandment with a promise), “in order that it may be well with you, and you may live a long time on the earth.” Read Ephesians 6:1–3

Famous Christian Quotes About Parents, Parenting

A Child’s Influence

The power for good or evil that resides in a little child is great beyond all human calculation. A child rightly trained may be a worldwide blessing, with an influence reaching onward to eternal years. But a neglected or misdirected child may live to blight and blast mankind, and leave influences of evil which shall roll on in increasing volume till they plunge into the gulf of eternal perdition.

George Müller

The Importance of Pious Education in Children

The speediest way to turn your children into swords to wound your very soul is to suffer them for want of pious education to wander from God and his word. Such parents, like Eli, bring up their children to bring down their houses, and to bring their own souls to the earth with grief.

George Swinnock

Teach Children to Be Interested in the Work of God

Seek to cherish in your children early the habit of being interested about the work of God, and about cases of need and distress, and use them too at suitable times, and under suitable circumstances, as your distributors of alms, and you will reap fruit from doing so.

George Müller
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