Now may the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, and the eternal high priest himself, the Son of God Jesus Christ, build you up in faith and truth and in all gentleness and in all freedom from anger and forbearance and steadfastness and patient endurance and purity.— Polycarp
Sentimental Father Son quotations
Hold dear to your parents for it is a scary and confusing world without them.
By the time a man realizes that maybe his father was right, he usually has a son who thinks he's wrong.
By the time a man realizes that his father was right, he has a son who thinks he's wrong.
Watch you thoughts, for they become words. Watch you words, for they become actions. Watch your actions, for they become habits. Watch your habits, for the become you character. And watch your character, for it becomes your destiny. What we think, we become. My father always said that. And I think I am fine.
We worship unity in trinity, and trinity in unity;
neither confounding the person nor dividing the substance. There is one person of the Father, another of the Son, and another of the Holy Ghost; but the Godhead of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost, is all one; the glory equal, the majesty co-eternal.
I honor the father in his son, not the son in his father.
Each one receives a reward or punishment for his deeds, but not for the acts of others.
As fathers commonly go, it is seldom a misfortune to be fatherless;
and considering the general run of sons, as seldom a misfortune to be childless.
My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give to another person, he believed in me.
Christians don't simply learn or study or use Scripture;
we assimilate it, take it into our lives in such a way that it gets metabolized into acts of love, cups of cold water, missions into all the world, healing and evangelism and justice in Jesus' name, hands raised in adoration of the Father, feet washed in company with the Son.
When a father gives to his son, both laugh; when a son gives to his father, both cry.
Father was the eldest son and the heir apparent, and he set the standard for being a Rockefeller very high, so every achievement was taken for granted and perfection was the norm.
One of the greatest thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
If the relationship of father to son could really be reduced to biology, the whole earth would blaze with the glory of fathers and sons.
What was silent in the father speaks in the son, and often I found in the son the unveiled secret of the father.
His father watched him across the gulf of years and pathos which always must divide a father from his son.
Respect for women is one of the greatest gifts a father can show to a son.
I'm the son of an everyman. My father is a teacher. He teaches physics at a boys' school in Sydney.
The Law found more than it lost when Christ said, ‘Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, so that you may be sons of your Father who is in heaven’ (Matthew 5:44-45). This most important commandment summarizes in a word the universal discipline of patience, since it does not allow us to do evil even to people who deserve it.
No love is greater than that of a father for His son.
Every father should remember that one day his will follow his example instead of his advice
God is not a celestial prison warden jangling the keys on a bunch of lifers--he's a shepherd seeking for sheep, a woman searching for coins, a father waiting for his son.
Ancient societies had anthropomorphic gods: a huge pantheon expanding into centuries of dynastic drama; fathers and sons, martyred heroes, star-crossed lovers, the deaths of kings - stories that taught us of the danger of hubris and the primacy of humility.
Success has many fathers, failure many sons.
Of course, my father was a soccer player. He used to play very good. Then I was young, eight or nine years, ten years old, I just want to be like my father.
Treat your superior as a father, your equal as a brother, and your inferior as a son.
God the Father has reconciled His created but fallen world through the death of His Son, and renews it into a Kingdom of God by His Spirit.
When we adopt—and when we encourage a culture of adoption in our churches and communities—we’re picturing something that’s true about our God. We, like Jesus, see what our Father is doing and do likewise (John 5:19). And what our Father is doing, it turns out, is fighting for orphans, making them sons and daughters.
The path I am trying so hard to follow is in fact the one that God my Father and His Son Jesus Christ want me to pursue. It has brought me deep happiness.
Having a kid is like falling in love for the first time when you're 12, but every day.
When I auditioned for my high school band the band director was excited because my father was known to be a great musician. When he heard me, he said 'Are you sure you're Ellis's son?'
Better than anything else in our culture, it enables fathers and sons to speak on a level playing field while building up from within a personal history of shared experience - a group history - that may be tapped into at will in years to come.
Jekyll had more than a father's interest; Hyde had more than a son's indifference.
If the election of the Father is not universal and the regeneration of the Holy Spirit is not universal, why would the atonement of the Son be universal? That would put the persons of the Trinity completely at odds with one another-but the triune God is completely unified.
I trust everyone. I just don't trust the devil inside them.
How far would you go to protect your family? I'm a father, I'm a son, I'm a grandson, and I'm a husband. If someone were to hurt the women in my life and the law didn't take care of it, what would I do? Pretty awful things.
You can do anything you want to do.
A father is a man who expects his son to be as good a man as he meant to be, A father is someone who carries pictures where his money used to be.
In peace sons bury fathers, but war violates the order of nature, and fathers bury sons.
Christmas my child, is love in action.
..When you love someone, you give to them, as God gives to us. The greatest gift He ever gave was the Person of His Son, sent to us in human form so that we might know what God the Father is really like! Every time we love, every time we give, it's Christmas.
You don't have to deserve your mother's love.
You have to deserve your father s. He's more particular. The father is always a Republican towards his son, and his mother's always a Democrat.
I would want my legacy to be that I was a great son, father and friend.