And God is able to make every grace overflow to you, so that in every way, always having everything you need, you may excel in every good work.
Therefore, whatever you want others to do for you, do also the same for them, for this is the Law and the Prophets.
For the word of God is living and effective and sharper than any double-edged sword, penetrating as far as the separation of soul and spirit, joints and marrow. It is able to judge the thoughts and intentions of the heart.
Answer me, Lord! Answer me so that this people will know that you, the Lord, are God and that you have turned their hearts back.”
And if someone overpowers one person, two can resist him. A cord of three strands is not easily broken.
Humble yourselves, therefore, under the mighty hand of God, so that he may exalt you at the proper time, casting all your cares on him, because he cares about you.
And not only that, but we also rejoice in our afflictions, because we know that affliction produces endurance, endurance produces proven character, and proven character produces hope.
Know that the Lord your God is God, the faithful God who keeps his gracious covenant loyalty for a thousand generations with those who love him and keep his commands.
But I know that my Redeemer lives, and at the end he will stand on the dust.
I always let the Lord guide me. Because he is at my right hand, I will not be shaken.