God, how precious your thoughts are to me; how vast their sum is! If I counted them, they would outnumber the grains of sand; when I wake up, I am still with you.
Don’t you know that the runners in a stadium all race, but only one receives the prize?
Run in such a way to win the prize.
1 Corinthians 9:24
For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.
And the Holy Spirit descended on him in a physical appearance like a dove. And a voice came from heaven: “You are my beloved Son; with you I am well-pleased.”
For we do not have an enduring city here; instead, we seek the one to come.
No foul language should come from your mouth, but only what is good for building up someone in need, so that it gives grace to those who hear.
Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.
Restore us, God of Armies; make your face shine on us, so that we may be saved.
Because of the Lord’s faithful love we do not perish, for his mercies never end.
Therefore encourage one another and build each other up as you are already doing.
1 Thessalonians 5:11