31 Bible verse about family happiness: Important Scriptures

Last updated on June 28th, 2020 at 03:40 am

In the first few weeks after my wedding, my home was in turmoil.

There was no peace, joy, or happiness between my wife and me.

Things continued to turn worse with each passing day until I suddenly ask for a divorce.

Quickly, my wife concurred and accepted that we end our new home ASAP.

As we were still trying to figure out our next plan, God intervened.

One morning, I woke up with a new spirit inside of me.

I wondered to myself, Why am I so unhappy in my marriage? Why can’t we find happiness in our new family?

At the end of the day, I recognized I was just unhappy over trivial matters.

Nothing serious, but as expected, the devil has made our issues immense to take away happiness from our home.

So, that morning, I reached out to my lovely wife and apologized to her.

And in return, more like she was waiting for me to be an adult, she accepted.

Its been over six months since we got married and we’ve never been so happy in our life.

Our family is now an inspiration to others, all to the glory of God.

The truth is, there are many ways the devil deprives us of happiness in our family.

It could be sickness, poverty, joblessness, disrespect from spouse or children, or any other way.

Whatever the trails in your family, With God, you are destined for happiness.

I have put together bible verses about family happiness to motivate you and other family members.

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Bible verse about family happiness

bible verse about family happiness

Ephesians 5:25

 Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her

1 Peter 3:7

Husbands, in the same way be considerate as you live with your wives, and treat them with respect as the weaker partner and as heirs with you of the gracious gift of life, so that nothing will hinder your prayers.

Colossians 3:19

Husbands, love your wives and do not be harsh with them.

Romans 15:13

May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.

Romans 12:12

Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer.

Ephesians 5:28

In this same way, husbands ought to love their wives as their own bodies. He who loves his wife loves himself.

Romans 14:17

 For the kingdom of God is not a matter of eating and drinking, but of righteousness, peace and joy in the Holy Spirit,

2 Corinthians 9:8

And God is able to bless you abundantly, so that in all things at all times, having all that you need, you will abound in every good work.

Hebrews 12:1

Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us,

Hebrews 12:2

fixing our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of faith. For the joy set before him he endured the cross, scorning its shame, and sat down at the right hand of the throne of God.

Ephesians 5:33

However, each one of you also must love his wife as he loves himself, and the wife must respect her husband.

Romans 15:5

May the God who gives endurance and encouragement give you the same attitude of mind toward each other that Christ Jesus had,

Galatians 5:22

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,

James 1:2-3

Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters,[a] whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance.

Psalm 128:3

Your wife will be like a fruitful vine
    within your house;
your children will be like olive shoots
    around your table.

Proverbs 10:28

The prospect of the righteous is joy,
    but the hopes of the wicked come to nothing.

Psalm 30:5

For his anger lasts only a moment,
    but his favor lasts a lifetime;
weeping may stay for the night,
    but rejoicing comes in the morning.

Genesis 2:24

That is why a man leaves his father and mother and is united to his wife, and they become one flesh.

Exodus 20:12

“Honor your father and your mother, so that you may live long in the land the Lord your God is giving you.

Ephesians 6:1-3

Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. “Honor your father and mother”—which is the first commandment with a promise— “so that it may go well with you and that you may enjoy long life on the earth.”[a]

Colossians 3:20

 Children, obey your parents in everything, for this pleases the Lord.

Deuteronomy 5:16

Honor your father and your mother, as the Lord your God has commanded you, so that you may live long and that it may go well with you in the land the Lord your God is giving you.

Isaiah 66:13

As a mother comforts her child,
    so will I comfort you;
    and you will be comforted over Jerusalem.”

Colossians 3:21

 Fathers,[a] do not embitter your children, or they will become discouraged.

1 Peter 3:1

Wives, in the same way submit yourselves to your own husbands so that, if any of them do not believe the word, they may be won over without words by the behavior of their wives,

Colossians 3:18

 Wives, submit yourselves to your husbands, as is fitting in the Lord.

1 Corinthians 11:3

But I want you to realize that the head of every man is Christ, and the head of the woman is man,[a] and the head of Christ is God.

Psalm 147:3

He heals the brokenhearted
    and binds up their wounds.

John 16:24

Until now you have not asked for anything in my name. Ask and you will receive, and your joy will be complete.

Proverbs 16:20

Whoever gives heed to instruction prospers,[a]
    and blessed is the one who trusts in the Lord.

Psalm 16:11

You make known to me the path of life;
    you will fill me with joy in your presence,
    with eternal pleasures at your right hand.

 

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The three aspects of family happiness

1.  Husbands, love your wives

In the beginning stages of my marriage, I didn’t understand my duties as a man.

I was still focused on my selfish lifestyle as a bachelor.

But with marriage, a lot of things change for men.

The man is now the head of the family and must be ready to display leadership.

Leadership comes in a different way, and the truth is, our family’s happiness majorly depends on how we perform our roles.

We must love our wives like we love our bodies.

One of my brother’s marriage struggled to find happiness because he cheated on his wife.

He didn’t really understand the impact of what he was doing until everything began to collapse in front of him.

The truth is we must love our wives and treat them with respect and honor.

And not just that; We must love our children too.

The scripture describes a father who neglects the needs of his children as an infidel.

That means, besides training up our children with love and discipline, we must provide their needs.

The scripture says

Husbands, in the same way be considerate as you live with your wives, and treat them with respect as the weaker partner and as heirs with you of the gracious gift of life, so that nothing will hinder your prayers.

2.  Wives, be submissive

I would like to state honesty that, in my experience, a submissive wife is the result of a loving husband.

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When women are treated with love, they naturally reciprocate the gesture.

Most times in my marriage, I have been the sole cause of our problems.

However, not every marriage is the same. And I understand that some women are not submissive to their husband’s authority.

To find true family happiness, wives must submit to their husbands and love them in return.

Submission to your husband encompasses all aspects of your life.

The scripture says,

 Now as the church submits to Christ, so also wives should submit in everything to their husbands

3.  Children respect your parents

Some months back, I saw a patient in the clinic that needed to be admitted.

He had come into the hospital with his daughter.

The lady was in her early twenties and unconcerned about the dad’s travails.

A few days after her dad’s admission, she left.

The dad was left alone in the hospital with no one to cater to his needs.

As children, we must also learn to love our parents and respect them.

The scripture says,

Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right.

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Dunn

Dunn is a medical doctor by profession, philanthropist, and a firm believer of Christ. Suffering for Jesus is an attribute of a faithful Christian, and I hope to win new souls to Christ with every chance that I get.

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