Honor your father and your mother, so that you may live long in the land the Lord your God is giving you.
I will praise God’s name in song and glorify Him with thanksgiving.
Saying: “We give thanks to you, Lord God Almighty, the One who is and who was, because you have taken your great power and have begun to reign.”
But He said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may rest on me.
Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable–if anything is excellent or praiseworthy–think about such things.
In Him and through faith in Him we may approach God with freedom and confidence.
Wait for the Lord; be strong and take heart and wait for the Lord.
Delight yourself in the LORD and He will give you the desires of your heart.
What, then, shall we say in response to this? If God is for us, who can be against us?
I will say of the LORD, “He is my refuge and my fortress, my God, in whom I trust.”
I am sending you out like sheep among wolves. Therefore be as shrewd as snakes and as innocent as doves.
For the eyes of the Lord are on the righteous and His ears are attentive to their prayer, but the face of the Lord is against those who do evil.
“Be still, and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth.”
The Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give His life as a ransom for many.
He is not here; He has risen, just as He said. Come and see the place where He lay.
But He was pierced for our transgressions, He was crushed for our iniquities; the punishment that brought us peace was upon Him, and by His wounds we are healed.
Going a little farther, He fell with His face to the ground and prayed, “My Father, if it is possible, may this cup be taken from me. Yet not as I will, but as you will.”
And when they had mocked Him, they took off the purple robe and put His own clothes on Him. Then they led Him out to crucify Him.
They put a purple robe on Him, then twisted together a crown of thorns and set it on Him.
And they began to call out to Him, “Hail, king of the Jews!”
Wanting to satisfy the crowd, Pilate released Barabbas to them. He had Jesus flogged, and handed Him over to be crucified.
But go, tell His disciples and Peter, “He is going ahead of you into Galilee. There you will see him, just as He told you.”
“Don’t be alarmed,” he said. “You are looking for Jesus the Nazarene, who was crucified. He has risen! He is not here. See the place where they laid Him.”
The crowds that went ahead of Him and those that followed shouted, “Hosanna to the Son of David!” “Blessed is He who comes in the name of the Lord!” “Hosanna in the highest!”
But you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people belonging to God, that you may declare the praises of Him who called you out of darkness into His wonderful light.
Here I am! I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in and eat with him, and he with me.
The Lord will rescue me from every evil attack and will bring me safely to His Heavenly kingdom. To Him be glory for ever and ever. Amen.
In everything I did, I showed you that by this kind of hard work we must help the weak, remembering the words the Lord Jesus himself said: ‘It is more blessed to give than to receive.'”
You want something but don’t get it. You kill and covet, but you cannot have what you want. You quarrel and fight. You do not have, because you do not ask God.
Jabez cried out to the God of Israel, “Oh, that you would bless me and enlarge my territory! Let your hand be with me, and keep me from harm so that I will be free from pain.” And God granted his request.
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.