Let us hold on to the confession of our hope without wavering, since he who promised is faithful.
And whatever you do, in word or in deed, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him.
Give her the reward of her labor, and let her works praise her at the city gates.
Why, my soul, are you so dejected? Why are you in such turmoil? Put your hope in God, for I will still praise him, my Savior and my God.
I will give you a new heart and put a new spirit within you; I will remove your heart of stone and give you a heart of flesh.
Rejoice always, pray constantly, give thanks in everything; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.
Just then someone came up and asked him, “Teacher, what good must I do to have eternal life?
I wait for the Lord; I wait and put my hope in his word.
No temptation has come upon you except what is common to humanity. But God is faithful; he will not allow you to be tempted beyond what you are able, but with the temptation he will also provide the way out so that you may be able to bear it.
Even now— this is the Lord’s declaration— turn to me with all your heart, with fasting, weeping, and mourning.