Matthew 12:47-50 NLT
47 Someone told Jesus, “Your mother and Your brothers are standing outside, and they want to speak to You.”
48 Jesus asked, “Who is My mother? Who are My brothers?” 49 Then He pointed to His disciples and said, “Look, these are My mother and brothers. 50 Anyone who does the will of My Father in heaven is My brother and sister and mother!”
Luke 4:16 NLT
16 When He came to the village of Nazareth, His boyhood home, He went as usual to the synagogue on the Sabbath and stood up to read the Scriptures.
Luke 4:22-24 NLT
22 All spoke well of Him and were amazed at the gracious words that came from His lips. “Isn’t this Joseph’s son?” they asked.
23 Jesus said to them, “Surely you will quote this proverb to Me: ‘Physician, heal yourself!’ And you will tell Me, ‘Do here in Your hometown what we have heard that You did in Capernaum.’”
24 “Truly I tell you,” He continued, “no prophet is accepted in his hometown.”
31 Then Jesus went to Capernaum, a town in Galilee, and taught there in the synagogue every Sabbath day. 32 There, too, the people were amazed at His teaching, for He spoke with authority.
1 John 3:1-2 NLT
3 See how very much our Father loves us, for He calls us His children, and that is what we are! … 2 Dear friends, we are already God’s children…
1 Timothy 5:1-2 NIV
5 Do not rebuke an older man harshly, but exhort him as if he were your father. Treat younger men as brothers, 2 older women as mothers, and younger women as sisters, with absolute purity.