Then God said, “Let us make man in our image, according to our likeness. They will rule the fish of the sea, the birds of the sky, the livestock, the whole earth, and the creatures that crawl on the earth.”
But be alert at all times, praying that you may have strength[a] to escape all these things that are going to take place and to stand before the Son of Man.”
For he will give his angels orders concerning you, to protect you in all your ways.
God—his way is perfect; the word of the Lord is pure. He is a shield to all who take refuge in him.
2 Samuel 22:31
So let the one who boasts, boast in the Lord. For it is not the one commending himself who is approved, but the one the Lord commends.
2 Corinthians 10:17-18
A person’s steps are established by the Lord, and he takes pleasure in his way.
Those who sow in tears will reap with shouts of joy.
In the same way the Spirit also helps us in our weakness, because we do not know what to pray for as we should, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us with unspoken groanings. Romans 8:26
Set your minds on things above, not on earthly things.
Keep your life free from the love of money. Be satisfied with what you have, for he himself has said,
I will never leave you or abandon you.