“The righteous man walks in his integrity; His children are blessed after him”

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Happy Father’s Day to all the Fathers of Samoa, and to the faifeaus, older brothers, uncles, cousins and grandfathers who ensure there are no fatherless children in our communities.

Bible Verses about Fathers

Proverbs 20:7: “The righteous man walks in his integrity; His children are blessed after him.”

Proverbs 22:6: “Start children off on the way they should go, and even when they are old they will not turn from it.”

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

Deuteronomy 6:6-9: “These commandments that I give you today are to be on your hearts. Impress them on your children. Talk about them when you sit at home and when you walk along the road, when you lie down and when you get up. Tie them as symbols on your hands and bind them on your foreheads. Write them on the doorframes of your houses and on your gates.”

Proverbs 17:6: “Children’s children are the crown of old men; and the glory of children are their fathers.”

Proverbs 23:24: “The father of a righteous son will rejoice greatly, and one who fathers a wise son will delight in him.”

Psalm 103:13: “As a father has compassion on his children, so the Lord has compassion on those who fear him.”

2 Samuel 7:14-15: “I will be a father to him, and he’ll be a son to me. When he does wrong, I’ll discipline him in the usual ways, the pitfalls and obstacles of this mortal life. But I’ll never remove my gracious love from him.”

Luke 15:20: “But while he was still a long way off, his father saw him and was filled with compassion for him; he ran to his son, threw his arms around him and kissed him.”

Proverbs 1:8: “Hear, my son, your father’s instruction, and forsake not your mother’s teaching.”

Genesis 18:19: “I have formed a relationship with him so that he will instruct his children and his household after him. And they will keep to the Lord’s path, being mortal and just so that the Lord can do for Abraham everything he said he would.”

Ephesians 5:25-29: “Husbands, love your wives, as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her, that he might sanctify her, having cleansed her by the washing of water with the word, so that he might present the church to himself in splendor, without spot or wrinkle or any such thing, that she might be holy and without blemish. In the same way husbands should love their wives as their own bodies. He who loves his wife loves himself. For no one ever hated his own flesh, but nourishes and cherishes it, just as Christ does the church.”

1 Thessalonians 5:11: “Therefore encourage one another and build each other up, just as in fact you are doing.”

Ecclesiastes 9:9: “Enjoy life with the wife whom you love, all the days of your vain life that he has given you under the sun, because that is your portion in life and in your toil at which you toil under the sun.”

Psalm 133:1: “Look at how good and pleasing it is when families live together as one.”

1 Corinthians 7:14: “For the unbelieving husband is made holy because of his wife, and the unbelieving wife is made holy because of her husband. Otherwise your children would be unclean, but as it is, they are holy.”