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37 Father’s Day Bible Verses For the Best Dad Around

"Do everything in love." —1 Corinthians 16:14

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What do you get the man who has everything? It can be tricky to find the right present for Father’s Day, especially if the person you’re shopping for tells you that he “already has everything he could ever need.” (Sweet, but not helpful!) This year, gift him a sentimental present that’ll pull at his heartstrings with a photo book filled with his memories and blessings. And if your father is religious, these Bible verses and scripture passages all about dad are a great addition to his Father’s Day photo book or to use in your Father’s Day card. He’ll feel all kinds of blessed after you shower him with inspiring Bible verses that celebrate family and fatherhood.

You can personalize his special occasion photo book with text pages and captions from your favorite dad Bible verses or you can opt for an interactive photo book that his children or grandchildren can fill with drawings and sweet words. Don’t forget to add a sentimental photo book title or throw in some dad jokes as captions to give dad a big laugh on Father’s Day! These are the 37 best Father’s Day Bible verses for the best dad in the world.

Bible Verses for Father’s Day

 "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." —2 Samuel 7:14-15

"Do everything in love." —1 Corinthians 16:14

"The righteous live with integrity; happy are their children who come after them." —Proverbs 20:7

 "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." —Luke 15:20

"Grandchildren are the crown of the elderly, and the glory of children is their parents." —Proverbs 17:6

 "I have loved you with an everlasting love; therefore I have continued my faithfulness to you." —Jeremiah 21:3

"Hear, children, fatherly instruction; pay attention to gain understanding. I'll teach you well. Don't abandon my instruction." —Proverbs 4:1-2

"No doubt about it: children are a gift from the Lord; the fruit of the womb is a divine reward. The children born when one is young are like arrows in the hand of a warrior. The person who fills a quiver full with them is truly happy!" —Psalm 127:3-5

"You are my hiding place; you will protect me from trouble and surround me with songs of deliverance." —Psalm 32:7-8

"The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases; his mercies never come to an end..." —Lamentations 3:22

"In the fear of the Lord is strong confidence and refuge for one’s children." —Proverbs 14:26

"And I will be a father to you, and you shall be sons and daughters to me, says the Lord Almighty." —2 Corinthians 6:18

"Train children in the way they should go; when they grow old, they won't depart from it." —Proverbs 22:6

"Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins." —1 Peter 4:8

"I will be a father to him, and he will be a son to me ... I will never take my faithful love away from him." —2 Samuel 7:14-15

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

"The Lord is merciful and gracious, slow to anger and abounding in steadfast love." —Psalm 103:8

"I will guide you in the way of wisdom and I will lead you in upright paths. When you walk, your steps will not be hampered, and when you run, you will not stumble." —Proverbs 4:11-12

"He will turn the hearts of the fathers to their children, and the hearts of the children to their fathers." —Malachi 4:6

"I teach you the path of wisdom. I lead you in straight courses. When you walk, you won't be hindered; when you run, you won't stumble." —Proverbs 4:11-12

"Don't reject the instruction of the Lord, my son; don't despise his correction. The Lord loves those he corrects, just like a father who treats his son with favor." —Proverbs 3:11-12

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

"As the Father has loved me, so have I loved you. Abide in my love." —John 15:9

"Then his father said, 'Son, you are always with me, and everything I have is yours.'" —Luke 15:31

"Honor your father and your mother so that your life will be long on the fertile land that the Lord your God is giving you." —Exodus 20:12

"The father of a righteous child has great joy; a man who fathers a wise son rejoices in him." —Proverbs 23:24

"I have no greater joy than this: to hear that my children are living according to the truth." —3 John 1:4

"A fool doesn't like a father's instruction, but those who heed correction are mature." —Proverbs 15:5

 "There you saw how the Lord your God carried you, as a father carries his son, all the way you went until you reached this place." —Deuteronomy 1:31

"Hear, my son, your father's instruction, and forsake not your mother's teaching." —Proverbs 1:8

"Like a parent feels compassion for their children — that's how the Lord feels compassion for those who honor him." —Psalm 103:13

"Listen to your father, who gave you life, and do not despise your mother when she is old." —Proverbs 23:22

​​“It is the greatest joy of my life to hear that my children are consistently living their lives in the ways of truth.” —3 John 1:4

“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.” —Deuteronomy 6:6-7

"Endure hardship as discipline; God is treating you as sons. For what son is not disciplined by his father?" —Hebrews 12:7

"Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things." —1 Corinthians 13:7

"Don't be afraid, little flock, because your Father delights in giving you the kingdom." —Luke 12:32

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