But if anyone suffers as a Christian, let him not be ashamed but let him glorify God in having that name.
Commit your activities to the Lord, and your plans will be established.
Come, everyone who is thirsty, come to the water; and you without silver, come, buy, and eat! Come, buy wine and milk without silver and without cost!
For it was you who created my inward parts; you knit me together in my mother’s womb.
Who is the glorious King? The Eternal, Commander of heaven’s army, He is the glorious King.
Blessed are the merciful—they will be shown mercy.
So we do not focus on what is seen, but on what is unseen. For what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal.
Seek the Lord while he may be found; call to him while he is near.
Cast your burden on the Lord, and he will sustain you; he will never allow the righteous to be shaken.
“For I know the plans I have for you”—this is the Lord’s declaration—“plans for your well-being, not for disaster, to give you a future and a hope.”