Here are 13 Bible verses that all parents need to remember!

 Ephesians 6:1
“Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right.”

Proverbs 20:11
Even a child makes himself known by his acts, by whether his conduct is pure and upright.”

Psalm 127:3-5
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.

Proverbs 22:6
Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it.

Deuteronomy 6:6-7
And these words that I command you today shall be on your heart. You shall teach them diligently to your children, and shall talk of them when you sit in your house, and when you walk by the way, and when you lie down, and when you rise.”

Ephesians 6:4
“Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.”

1 Timothy 5:8
“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.”

Proverbs 13:24
“Whoever spares the rod hates his son, but he who loves him is diligent to discipline him.”

Proverbs 23:13
“Do not withhold discipline from a child; 
if you strike him with a rod, he will not die.”

Proverbs 29:17
“Discipline your son, and he will give you rest; he will give delight to your heart.”

Colossians 3:21
“Fathers, do not provoke your children, lest they become discouraged.”

Proverbs 31:28
“Her children rise up and call her blessed; her husband also, and he praises her”

Proverbs 1:8-9
“Hear, my son, your father’s instruction, and forsake not your mother’s teaching, for they are a graceful garland for your head and pendants for your neck.”

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*All verses are from the English Standard Version of the Bible.

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GJ Farmer is a husband, a dad, the founder of, and is the Children’s Pastor at First Baptist Church in Somerset, Kentucky. He has completed a Bachelor’s degree in Church Ministries and a Master’s degree in Children’s Ministry. He has also been fortunate to lead and teach groups at children’s ministry conferences and to have had some of his writing published. Apart from working with kids, he enjoys reading, performing magic tricks, playing video games, and University of Kentucky basketball.