For where two or three are gathered in my name, there am I among them.
For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.
Arise, shine, for your light has come, and the glory of the LORD has risen upon you.
Remember this—a farmer who plants only a few seeds will get a small crop. But the one who plants generously will get a generous crop.
He has delivered us from the domain of darkness and transferred us to the kingdom of his beloved Son.
The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light; those who dwelt in a land of deep darkness, on them has light shone.
The LORD bless you and keep you; the LORD make his face to shine upon you and be gracious to you; the LORD lift up his countenance upon you and give you peace.
In all things I have shown you that by working hard in this way we must help the weak and remember the words of the Lord Jesus, how he himself said, ‘It is more blessed to give than to receive.’”
Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shadow due to change.
The LORD is my strength and my shield; in him my heart trusts, and I am helped; my heart exults, and with my song I give thanks to him.