Bible Verses about Ungodly Parents

Ungodly Parents bible verses

Here are the most relevant bible verses about ungodly parents; they’re God’s wisdom to help you raise up your children in Christ.

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1 Samuel 3:13, KJV

“For I have told him that I will judge his house for ever for the iniquity which he knoweth; because his sons made themselves vile, and he restrained them not.”

Ecclesiastes 9:10, KJV

“Whatever your hand finds to do, do it with all your might; for there is no activity or planning or knowledge or wisdom in Sheol (the nether world, the place of the dead) where you are going.”

(Your job as a parent is to make your children grow in Christ.)

Colossians 3:21, KJV

“Fathers, provoke not your children to anger, lest they be discouraged.”

Proverbs 22:6, AMP

“Train up a child in the way he should go [teaching him to seek God’s wisdom and will for his abilities and talents], Even when he is old he will not depart from it.”

Luke 2:41-42, AMP

“Now His parents went to Jerusalem every year for the Passover Feast. And when He was twelve years old, they went up to Jerusalem, according to the custom of the Feast;”

1 Timothy 5:4, AMP

“But if a widow has children or grandchildren [who are adults], see to it that these first learn to show great respect to their own family [as their religious duty and natural obligation], and to compensate their parents or grandparents [for their upbringing]; for this is acceptable and pleasing in the sight of God.”

Ephesians 6:4, KJV

“And, ye fathers, provoke not your children to wrath: but bring them up in the nurture and admonition of the Lord.”

(Teaching your children to provoke their children and making them unhappy in life is a dangerous move. God says don’t do it. Doing it is ungodly.)

John 9:19-23, KJV

“And they asked them, saying, Is this your son, who ye say was born blind? how then doth he now see? His parents answered them and said, We know that this is our son, and that he was born blind: But by what means he now seeth, we know not; or who hath opened his eyes, we know not: he is of age; ask him: he shall speak for himself. These words spake his parents, because they feared the Jews: for the Jews had agreed already, that if any man did confess that he was Christ, he should be put out of the synagogue. Therefore said his parents, He is of age; ask him.

(His parents denied Christ. Christians don’t deny Christ before and behind their children.)

Luke 21:16, AMP

“But you will be betrayed and handed over even by parents and brothers and relatives and friends, and they will put some of you to death,”

(Ungodly parents hand over their children to be put to death.)

Ephesians 6:1-2, KJV

Children, obey your parents in the Lord: for this is right. Honour thy father and mother; which is the first commandment with promise;”

Colossians 3:20, KJV

Children, obey your parents in all things: for this is well pleasing unto the Lord.

(Your children will not know this commandment if you don’t teach them, and if they don’t see you honoring your parents, too – lead them by living exemplary life. Let your children understand that Christians respect and honor all men.)

Titus 2:4, KJV

“That they may teach the young women to be sober, to love their husbands, to love their children,”

(Love is by practice; we love God by obeying His commandments (1 John 5:3). Happy are we for we are able to love Him because He first loved us (1 John 4:19), and He causes us to love Him (Philippians 2:13). You can be taught how to love – that’s why we’ve those in the five fold ministry gifts to help the body of Christ grow (Ephesians 4:11-13). Women can be taught how to love.)

James 2:9, AMP

“But if you show partiality [prejudice, favoritism], you are committing sin and are convicted by the Law as offenders.”

(Most ignorant parents are seen everyday doing this to this to their children. Love them equally.)

Matthew 6:34, AMP

“So do not worry about tomorrow; for tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own.”

(Times are hard, not to us Christians. You can do all things through Christ who strenghtens you (Philippians 4:13). Yes, you can take care of your children.)

Luke 18:29, AMP

“And He said to them, “I assure you and most solemnly say to you, there is no one who has left house or wife or brothers or parents or children for the sake of the kingdom of God,”

(Godly parents leave their children (families) for God because they love them. Abraham and the Lord Jesus did same.)

1 Thessalonians 5:16-18, AMP

“Rejoice always and delight in your faith; be unceasing and persistent in prayer; in every situation [no matter what the circumstances] be thankful and continually give thanks to God; for this is the will of God for you in Christ Jesus.”

Psalm 56:3-4, AMP

“When I am afraid, I will put my trust and faith in You. In God, whose word I praise; In God I have put my trust; I shall not fear. What can mere man do to me?”

(It’s easy to be a parent in Christ, rejoice, pray, and be thankful to God, the only man you ought to trust, always.)

Philippians 4:11, KJV

“Not that I speak in respect of want: for I have learned, in whatsoever state I am, therewith to be content.”

2 Corinthians 12:14, AMP

“Now for the third time I am ready to visit you. I will not burden you [financially], because I do not want what is yours [not your money or your possessions], but you. For children are not responsible to save up for their parents, but parents for their children.”

2 Timothy 3:2, KJV

“For men shall be lovers of their own selves, covetous, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy,”

Luke 2:43-48, AMP

“and as they were returning [to Nazareth], after spending the required number of days [at the Feast], the boy Jesus remained behind in Jerusalem.

Now His parents did not know this, but supposed Him to be in the caravan, and traveled a day’s journey; and [then] they began searching [anxiously] for Him among their relatives and acquaintances. When they did not find Him, they went back to Jerusalem looking for Him [everywhere].

Three days later they found Him in the [court of the] temple, sitting among the teachers, both listening to them and asking them questions. All who heard Him were amazed by His intelligence and His understanding and His answers.

When they saw Him, they were overwhelmed; and His mother said to Him, ‘Son, why have You treated us like this? Listen, Your father and I have been [greatly distressed and] anxiously looking for You.'”

(Godly parents know where their children are at all times.)

Luke 8:54-56, AMP

“But Jesus took hold of her hand and spoke, saying, “Child, arise!” And her spirit returned, and she got up immediately; and He ordered that she be given something to eat. Her parents were greatly astonished [by the miracle]; but He instructed them to tell no one what had happened.”

(Depend on Jesus to give you and your children life in everything. Excellently maintain your family’s privacy and teach your children to do same.)

1 Corinthians 7:17, KJV

Only, let each one live the life which the Lord has assigned him, and to which God has called him [for each person is unique and is accountable for his choices and conduct, let him walk in this way]. This is the rule I make in all the churches.”

(You’re assigned by God to make sure your children grow in Christ. Be a responsible parent.)

Hebrews 11:23, AMP

“By faith Moses, after his birth, was hidden for three months by his parents, because they saw he was a beautiful and divinely favored child; and they were not afraid of the king’s (Pharaoh’s) decree.”

(Godly parents protect their children. Protect yours in Christ.)

Matthew 10:21, AMP

“Brother will betray brother to death, and the father his child; and children will rise up and rebel against their parents and cause them to be put death.”

Mark 13:12, AMP

“Brother will betray brother to [be put to] death, and a father [will hand over] his child; and children will rise up and take a stand against parents and have them put to death.”

(Ungodly children take stand and cause their ungodly parents to be put to death. That’s one of the consequences of not raising up your children in Christ. The Holy Spirit will never cause children to do the things ungodly people do.)

Luke 2:27, AMP

“Prompted by the Spirit, he came into the temple [enclosure]; and when the parents brought in the child Jesus, to do for Him the custom required by the Law”

(Do what’s required of you in Christ for your children.)

Job 1:5, KJV

“And it was so, when the days of their feasting were gone about, that Job sent and sanctified them, and rose up early in the morning, and offered burnt offerings according to the number of them all: for Job said, It may be that my sons have sinned, and cursed God in their hearts. Thus did Job continually.”

(Job did all he could to remain in the Lord, God. He was a godly father.)

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