Above all else, guard your heart, for it is the wellspring of life.
Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be terrified; do not be discouraged, for the LORD your God will be with you wherever you go."
Create in me a pure heart, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within me.
So in everything, do to others what you would have them do to you, for this sums up the Law and the Prophets.
Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows.
"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.
Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good; his love endures forever.
"Honor your father and mother"--which is the first commandment with a promise--
I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well.
Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever.
Know that the LORD is God. It is he who made us, and we are his; we are his people, the sheep of his pasture.
He answered: "'Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength and with all your mind'; and, 'Love your neighbor as yourself.'"
May the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be pleasing in your sight, O Lord, my Rock and my Redeemer.
|1 Timothy 1:17|
Now to the King eternal, immortal, invisible, the only God, be honor and glory for ever and ever. Amen.
Open my eyes that I may see wonderful things in your law.
|1 Thessalonians 5:16-18|
16) Be joyful always; 17) pray continually; 18) give thanks in all circumstances, for this is God's will for you in Christ Jesus.
19) My dear brothers, take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry, 20) for man's anger does not bring about the righteous life that God desires.
Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice!
But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.
5) Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; 6) in all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make your paths straight.
Unless the LORD builds the house, its builders labor in vain. Unless the LORD watches over the city, the watchmen stand guard in vain.
Very early in the morning, while it was still dark, Jesus got up, left the house and went off to a solitary place, where he prayed.
Wait for the LORD; be strong and take heart and wait for the LORD.
Glorify the LORD with me; let us exalt his name together.
Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light for my path.
When Jesus reached the spot, he looked up and said to him, "Zacchaeus, come down immediately. I must stay at your house today."