Bible Verses about Family and Friends, Family and Love
What does the Bible say about Family and Friends? What does the Bible say about Family and Love? Find below 12 Inspirational and Encouraging Scriptures, Quotes & Bible Verses about Family and Friends, Family & Love. Scroll down for More Scriptures on Family and Friendship with Jesus.
Dear Lord, let the beauty of Jesus be seen in us all! May the love of Christ continually bind us all together. May we always be connected in the body of Christ. May our love for each other abound and overflow ~ always to the glory of God. Happy Friendship day today and always ~ Happy Family day!
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Thoughts (See Bible Verses below)
A while ago, we were visiting my parents, and were expecting another one of my sisters along with her family to visit my parents that weekend as well. We waited in anticipation, and we heard the knock on the door – they had arrived! My little niece ran in first – we were all so overjoyed to see her! She looked so so cute in her new hairstyle, with all the cute ribbons in her hair! My mom had gone upstairs to get something, so she didn’t immediately realize they had arrived. My dad rushed upstairs to tell her – “They’re here! And Christie’s hair is all made up! They’re here!” My mom excitedly came down and we all enjoyed a wonderful time of love and fellowship with family.
I remember the pure joy on my dad’s face that day! Why were we all so excited over my niece’s hair that day? LOVE! It made me think again about how blessed we are to enjoy the love of family and friends!
The joy of fellowship with Family and Friends is a priceless and precious gift from God. Family and Love and Friendship all go hand in hand, and we do ourselves a great disservice if we take these priceless gifts for granted. Thank you Lord for the deep love of family and friends – in marriage, among siblings, parents, and children; among uncles and aunties, cousins, nieces and nephews; and among friends who have become family! Most of all Lord, thank you for the deep love of Family and Friendship with Jesus!
Proverbs 18:24, ESV A man of many companions may come to ruin, but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother. See also: Bible Verses about Friendship, Good Friends, Bad Friends
Psalm 133:1, ESV Behold, how good and pleasant it is when brothers dwell in unity!
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John 15:12-13, ESV This is my commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you. Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends. More on: Godly Friendships
Proverbs 17:17, NIV A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for a time of adversity.
Hebrews 13:1, NIV Keep on loving one another as brothers and sisters.
John 13:34, ESV A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another: just as I have loved you, you also are to love one another. (Love is not optional!)
Galatians 6:10, ESV So then, as we have opportunity, let us do good to everyone, and especially to those who are of the household of faith.
1 Thessalonians 4:9, NLT But we don’t need to write to you about the importance of loving each other, for God himself has taught you to love one another.
Family and Friendship with Jesus
Matthew 12:48-50, ESV But he replied to the man who told him, “Who is my mother, and who are my brothers?” And stretching out his hand toward his disciples, he said, “Here are my mother and my brothers! For whoever does the will of my Father in heaven is my brother and sister and mother.”
1 John 3:1, ESV See what kind of love the Father has given to us, that we should be called children of God; and so we are. The reason why the world does not know us is that it did not know him.
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Romans 8:17, NLT And since we are his children, we are his heirs. In fact, together with Christ we are heirs of God’s glory. But if we are to share his glory, we must also share his suffering.
John 15:12-17, ESV This is my commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you. Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends. You are my friends if you do what I command you. No longer do I call you servants, for the servant does not know what his master is doing; but I have called you friends, for all that I have heard from my Father I have made known to you. You did not choose me, but I chose you and appointed you that you should go and bear fruit and that your fruit should abide, so that whatever you ask the Father in my name, he may give it to you. These things I command you, so that you will love one another. Bible Verses about Jesus Being our Friend
Prayer for Family & Friends, Family & Love
1 Thessalonians 3:12, NIV May the Lord make your love increase and overflow for each other and for everyone else… (Amen)
Philippians 1:9, NLT I pray that your love will overflow more and more, and that you will keep on growing in knowledge and understanding. (Amen)
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Bomi Jolly ~ JollyNotes.com
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