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‘“Behold, I send you out as sheep among wolves.
Therefore be wise as serpents and harmless as doves.”’
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‘“Each day’s own evil is sufficient.”’
‘overcome evil with good’
‘“My food is to do the will of Him who sent me
and to accomplish His work.”’
‘love one another.
This is love, that we should walk according to His commandments.
This is the commandment’
‘Let no corrupt speech proceed out of your mouth,
but only what is good for building others up as the need may be,
that it may give grace to those who hear.’
‘all left me’
‘“you have in mind not the things of God,
but the things of men.”’
‘to live is Christ,
and to die is gain’
before the presence of His glory
in great joy’
‘exhort one another day by day’
‘foolish, disobedient, deceived,
serving various lusts and pleasures,
living in malice and envy, hateful, and hating one another’
‘Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.
Draw near to God, and He will draw near to you.’
‘Pay attention to yourself and to your teaching.’
‘“I entrust you to God and to the word of His grace,
which is able to build up,
and to give you the inheritance among all those who are sanctified.”’
‘Let the words of my mouth
and the meditation of my heart
be acceptable in your sight,
Yahweh, my rock,
and my redeemer.’
‘things angels desire to look into.’
‘“having heard the word, hold it tightly,
and produce fruit with perseverance.”’
‘Put on therefore,
as God’s chosen ones, holy and beloved,
a heart of compassion, kindness, lowliness, humility, and perseverance…’
‘I thank my God always,
making mention of you in my prayers’
‘Is Christ divided?’
‘I pray that you may prosper in all things and be healthy,
even as your soul prospers.’
‘But He withdrew Himself into the desert, and prayed.’
‘I looked, and behold,
a great multitude, which no man could count,
out of every nation and of all tribes, peoples, and languages,
standing before the throne and before the Lamb,
dressed in white robes, with palm branches in their hands.’
‘may the Lord of peace Himself
give you peace
at all times in all ways.
The Lord be with you all.’
‘“He is not far from each one of us.
‘For in Him we live, move, and have our being.’”’
‘entrusted with the Good News,
so we speak;
not as pleasing men,
but God, who tests our hearts.’
‘let each man examine his own work’
‘Don’t love the world or the things that are in the world.
If anyone loves the world, the Father’s love isn’t in him.’
‘Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ,
the Father of mercies and God of all comfort;
who comforts us in all our affliction,
that we may be able to comfort those who are in any affliction,
through the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted by God.’
‘“He must increase, but I must decrease.”’
‘Trust in Yahweh with all your heart,
and don’t lean on your own understanding.
In all your ways acknowledge him,
and he will make your paths straight.’
‘But you, beloved,
keep building up yourselves on your most holy faith,
praying in the Holy Spirit.
Keep yourselves in God’s love,
looking for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ
to eternal life.’
‘“You will go out, and leap like calves of the stall.”’
‘“‘Not by might, nor by power, but by my Spirit’”’
‘walking in truth’
‘“Consider your ways.”’
‘The heart melts, the knees knock together,
their bodies and faces have grown pale.’
‘But as for me, I will look to Yahweh.’
‘“Your deeds will return upon your own head.”’
‘when He was cursed, He didn’t curse back.
When He suffered, He didn’t threaten,
but committed Himself to Him who judges righteously’
‘“Take away from me the noise of your songs!
I will not listen to the music of your harps.
But let justice roll on like rivers,
and righteousness like a mighty stream.”’
‘He reveals the deep and secret things.’
‘the fellowship of your faith
may become effective
in the knowledge of every good thing
which is in us in Christ Jesus.’
‘Ezra had set his heart
to seek Yahweh’s law,
and to do it,
and to teach’
‘the children of Issachar,
men who had understanding of the times,
to know what Israel ought to do’
‘establish you in every good work and word.’
‘Elisha prayed, and said,
“Yahweh, please open his eyes, that he may see.”
Yahweh opened the young man’s eyes; and he saw:
and behold, the mountain was full of horses and chariots of fire around Elisha.’
‘“I don’t see as man sees.
For man looks at the outward appearance,
but Yahweh looks at the heart.”’
‘use the world, as not using it to the fullest.
For the mode of this world passes away.’
‘“Your people will be my people, and your God my God.”’
‘“Are you for us, or for our enemies?” He said, “No”’
‘“You will be witnesses to me
in Jerusalem, in all Judea and Samaria,
and to the uttermost parts of the earth.”’
‘Then Yahweh’s fire fell,
and consumed the burnt offering,
the wood, the stones, and the dust,
and licked up the water that was in the trench.
When all the people saw it, they fell on their faces.
They said, “Yahweh, He is God! Yahweh, He is God!”’
‘David danced before Yahweh with all his might’
‘godliness with contentment is great gain’
‘Jonah rose up to flee’
‘“Go in this your might”’
‘“not what I desire, but what you desire.”’
‘“‘You shall be holy;
for I, Yahweh your God, am holy.’”’
‘“I have surely seen the affliction of my people who are in Egypt,
and have heard their cry because of their taskmasters, for I know their sorrows.
I have come down to deliver them out of the hand of the Egyptians, and
to bring them up out of that land to a good and large land, to a land flowing with milk and honey…”’
‘He will calm you in His love.’
‘though the fig tree doesn’t flourish, nor fruit be in the vines;
the labour of the olive fails, the fields yield no food;
the flocks are cut off from the fold, and there is no herd in the stalls:
yet I will rejoice in Yahweh. I will be joyful in the God of my salvation! Yahweh, the Lord, is my strength.
He makes my feet like deer’s feet,
and enables me to go in high places.’
‘how great a love the Father has given to us,
that we should be called children of God!’
‘“in those days, I will pour out my Spirit.”’
‘“Who knows if you haven’t come to the kingdom for such a time as this?”’
‘treasure in clay vessels’
‘If a man has committed a sin worthy of death, and he is put to death, and you hang him on a tree;
his body shall not remain all night on the tree, but you shall surely bury him the same day;
for he who is hanged is accursed of God.
Don’t defile your land’
‘Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly;
in all wisdom teaching and admonishing one another
with psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs, singing
with grace in your heart to the Lord.’
‘his fruit was sweet to my taste’
‘Always rejoice. Pray without ceasing. In everything give thanks,’
‘he will be as a tree planted by the waters,
who spreads out its roots by the river,
and will not fear when heat comes,
but its leaf will be green’
‘He asked for a writing tablet, and wrote, “His name is John.” They all marvelled.
His mouth was opened immediately and his tongue freed, and he spoke, blessing God.’
‘though He causes grief,
yet He will have compassion
according to the multitude of His loving kindnesses.’
‘the Lord God will illuminate them. They will reign forever and ever.’
‘we made our prayer to our God, and set a watch’
‘lay aside every weight and the sin which so easily entangles’
‘“Though your sins are as scarlet,
they shall be as white as snow.”’
‘adding on your part all diligence,
in your faith supply moral excellence;
and in moral excellence, knowledge;
and in knowledge, self-control;
and in self-control perseverance;
and in perseverance godliness;
and in godliness brotherly affection;
and in brotherly affection, love.’
‘each one is tempted when he is drawn away by his own lust and enticed.
Then the lust, when it has conceived, bears sin.
The sin, when it is full grown, produces death.’
‘the grace of God has appeared,
bringing salvation to all men,
instructing us to the intent that,
denying ungodliness and worldly lusts,
we would live soberly, righteously, and godly in this present age;
looking for the blessed hope and appearing of the glory of our great God and Saviour, Jesus Christ’
‘Flee from youthful lusts;
but pursue righteousness, faith, love, and peace
with those who call on the Lord out of a pure heart.’
whatever things are true,
whatever things are honourable,
whatever things are just,
whatever things are pure,
whatever things are lovely,
whatever things are of good report:
if there is any virtue
and if there is any praise,
think about these things.’
‘what is well pleasing to the Lord.’
‘all things work together for good for those who love God…
those who are called according to His purpose.’
‘“For God so loved the world, that He gave His one and only Son,
that whoever believes in Him should not perish, but have eternal life.”’
‘Jesus came to them and spoke to them, saying,
“All authority has been given to me in heaven and on earth.
Go and make disciples of all nations,
baptizing them in the name of the Father
and of the Son
and of the Holy Spirit,
teaching them to observe all things that I commanded you.
Behold, I am with you always, even to the end of the age.”’
‘“I desire mercy, and not sacrifice;”’
‘“As I live”, says the Lord Yahweh,
“I have no pleasure in the death of the wicked;
but that the wicked turn from his way and live.
Turn, turn from your evil ways!
For why will you die, house of Israel?”’
‘that which I have seen to be good and proper
is for one to eat and to drink,
and to enjoy good in all his labour,
in which he labours under the sun,
all the days of his life which God has given him;
for this is his portion.’
‘Go to the ant, you sluggard.
Consider her ways, and be wise’
‘God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.
Therefore we won’t be afraid,
though the earth changes,
though the mountains are shaken into the heart of the seas;
though its waters roar and are troubled,
though the mountains tremble with their swelling.
There is a river, the streams of which make the city of God glad,
the holy place of the tents of the Most High.
God is in her midst.’
‘“Yahweh gave, and Yahweh has taken away.
Blessed be Yahweh’s name.”’
‘God left him, to try him, that He might know all that was in his heart.’
‘Now the man Moses was very humble,
more than all the men who were on the surface of the earth.’
‘“I will put hostility between you and the woman,
and between your offspring and her offspring.
He will bruise your head, and you will bruise his heel.”’
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