They replied, “Believe in the Lord Jesus, and you will be saved—you and your household.”
~Acts 16:31 (NIV)
Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it.
Honour thy father and thy mother: that thy days may be long upon the land which the LORD thy God giveth thee.
Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. “Honor your father and mother”—which is the first commandment with a promise— “that it may go well with you and that you may enjoy long life on the earth.”
~Ephesians 6:1-3 (NIV)
Children’s children are a crown to the aged,
and parents are the pride of their children.
~Proverbs 17:6 (NIV)
Discipline your son, and he will give you peace;
he will bring delight to your soul.
~Proverbs 29:17 (NIV)
And, ye fathers, provoke not your children to wrath: but bring them up in the nurture and admonition of the Lord.
Blessed are all who fear the Lord,
who walk in his ways.
You will eat the fruit of your labor;
blessings and prosperity will be yours.
Your wife will be like a fruitful vine
within your house;
your sons will be like olive shoots
around your table.
Thus is the man blessed
who fears the Lord.
~Psalm 128:1-4 (NIV)
The father of a righteous man has great joy;
he who has a wise son delights in him.
~Proverbs 23:24 (NIV)
All your sons will be taught by the Lord,
and great will be your children’s peace.
~Isaiah 54:13 (NIV)