"I will not leave you as orphans—I will come to you." John 14:18
"But when the right time came, God sent his Son, born of a woman, subject to the law, so that he could adopt us as his very own children." Galatians 4:4-5
"I tell you the truth, whatever you did for one for the least of these brothers of mine, you did for me." Matthew 25:40
"Religion that God our Father accepts as pure and faultless is this: to look after orphans and widows in their distress and keep oneself from being polluted by the world." James 1:27
"He defends the cause for the fatherless." Deuteronomy 10:18
"May the God who gives endurance and encouragement give you a spirit of unity among yourselves as you follow Christ Jesus, so that with one heart and mouth you may glorify God." Romans 15:5-6
"The Spirit you received brought about your adoption to sonship. And by him we cry ‘Abba, Father.’ The Spirit himself testifies with our spirit that we are God’s children." Romans 8:15-16
"Defend the weak and the fatherless; uphold the cause of the poor and the oppressed." Psalm 82:3
"He predestined us to adoption as sons through Jesus Christ to Himself, according to the kind intention of His will." Ephesians 1:5
"Be imitators of God, therefore, as dearly loved children and live a life of love, just as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us as a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God." Ephesians 5:1-2
"Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength. The second is this: Love your neighbor as yourself. There is no commandment greater than these." Mark 12:30-31
"Stand firm. Let nothing move you. Always give yourselves fully to the work of the Lord, because you know that your labor in the Lord is not in vain." 1 Corinthians 15:58
"Whoever welcomes one of these little children in my name welcomes me; and whoever welcomes me does not welcome me but the one who sent me." Mark 9:37
"For even the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve." Mark 10:45
"Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of God belongs to such as these." Mark 10:14
"A father to the fatherless, a defender of widows, is God in his holy dwelling. God sets the lonely in families."
"There is one body and one Spirit, just as you were called to one hope when you were called; 5 one Lord, one faith, one baptism; 6 one God and Father of all, who is over all and through all and in all."
"But you, God, see the trouble of the afflicted; you consider their grief and take it in hand. The victims commit themselves to you; you are the helper of the fatherless."