Recent Promises


By me kings reign and rulers issue decrees that are just;
by me princes govern, and nobles--all who rule on earth.


It is God who judges: He brings one down, he exalts another.


He changes times and seasons; he deposes kings and raises up others. He gives wisdom to the wise and knowledge to the discerning.


Let everyone be subject to the governing authorities, for there is no authority except that which God has established. The authorities that exist have been established by God.


I urge, then, first of all, that petitions, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for all people -- for kings and all those in authority, that we may live peaceful and quiet lives in all godliness and holiness.


That night the LORD appeared to him and said, "I am the God of your father Abraham. Do not be afraid, for I am with you; I will bless you and will increase the number of your descendants for the sake of my servant Abraham."


Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one's life for one's friends.


Anxiety weighs down the heart, but a kind word cheers it up.


But God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us.


Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one's life for one's friends.


For if you forgive other people when they sin against you, your heavenly Father will also forgive you.


The LORD makes firm the steps of the one who delights in him.


Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid.


Love must be sincere. Hate what is evil; cling to what is good. Be devoted to one another in love. Honor one another above yourselves.


Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins.


Let us therefore make every effort to do what leads to peace and to mutual edification.


"I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world."


Is anyone among you in trouble? Let them pray. Is anyone happy? Let them sing songs of praise.


The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it.


Speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves, for the rights of all who are destitute.