But thanks be to God! He gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.
“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.”
Beyond all question, the mystery of godliness is great: He appeared in a body, was vindicated by the Spirit, was seen by angels, was preached among the nations, was believed on in the world, was taken up in glory.
Brothers, I do not consider myself yet to have taken hold of it. But one thing I do: Forgetting what is behind and straining toward what is ahead, I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has called me heavenward in Christ Jesus.
“Come now, let us reason together,” says the LORD. “Though your sins are like scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they are red as crimson, they shall be like wool.”
Stop doing wrong,
learn to do right!
encourage the oppressed.
Defend the cause of the fatherless,
plead the case of the widow.
A truthful witness saves lives, but a false witness is deceitful.
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.
Since You are my rock and my fortress, for the sake of Your name lead and guide me.
For God so loved the world that He gave His one and only Son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish but have eternal life.
Though my father and mother forsake me, the Lord will receive me.
Finally, be strong in the Lord and in His mighty power.
No temptation has seized you except what is common to man. And God is faithful; He will not let you be tempted beyond what you can bear. But when you are tempted, He will also provide a way out so that you can stand up under it.
In his heart a man plans his course, but the Lord determines his steps.
I can do everything through Him who gives me strength.
Those who are led by the Spirit of God are sons of God.
This is the confidence we have in approaching God: that if we ask anything according to His will, He hears us.
Do not repay evil with evil or insult with insult, but with blessing, because to this you were called so that you may inherit a blessing.
Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, He is a new creation; the old has gone, the new has come!
Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for men.
Set a guard over my mouth, oh Lord; keep watch over the door of my lips.
However, as it is written: “No eye has seen, no ear has heard, no mind has conceived what God has prepared for those who love Him”.
Believe in the Lord Jesus, and you will be saved–you and your household.
Make it your ambition to lead a quiet life, to mind your own business and to work with your hands.
For nothing is impossible with God.
Dear friends, let us love one another, for love comes from God. Everyone who loves has been born of God and knows God.
In the way of righteousness there is life; along that path is immortality.
Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own.
So He said to me, “This is the word of the Lord to Zerubbabel: ‘Not by might nor by power, but by my Spirit,’ says the Lord Almighty.”
Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.