Wives, submit to your husbands, as is
fitting for those who belong to the
Lord. Husbands, love your wives and
never treat them harshly. Children,
always obey your parents, for this
pleases the Lord.
1 Timothy 5:8
But those who won't care for their
relatives, especially those in their own
household, have denied the true faith.
Such people are worse than unbelievers.
My child, don't reject the Lord's
discipline, and don't be upset when He
corrects you. For the Lord corrects
those He loves, just as a father
corrects a child in whom He delights.
Fathers, do not provoke your children to
anger by the way you treat them. Rather,
bring them up with the discipline and
instruction that comes from the Lord.
1 Thessalonians 2:11-12
… As a father treats his own children.
We pleaded with you, encouraged you, and
urged you to live your lives in a way
that God would consider worthy. For He
called you to share in His Kingdom and
And what do you benefit if you gain the
whole world but lose your own soul? Is
anything worth more than your soul?