"If we live by the Spirit, let us also walk by the Spirit."
"Be on the alert, stand firm in the faith, act like men, be strong."
1 Corinthians 16:13
"For the love of Christ controls us, having concluded this, that one died for all, therefore all died; and He died for all, so that they who live might no longer live for themselves, but for Him who died and rose again on their behalf."
2 Corinthians 5:14-15
"There is a way which seems right to a man, but its end is the way of death."
"We proclaim Him, admonishing every man and teaching every man with all wisdom, so that we may present every man complete in Christ."
"Because you are sons, God has sent forth the Spirit of His Son into our hearts, crying 'Abba! Father!' Therefore you are no longer a slave, but a son; and if a son, then an heir through God."
"For you are all sons of God through faith in Christ Jesus."
"What shall we say then? Is the Law sin? May it never be! On the contrary, I would not have come to know sin except through the Law; for I would not have known about coveting if the Law had not said, 'YOU SHALL NOT COVET.'"
"See how great a love that Father has bestowed on us, that we would be called children of God; and such we are. For this reason the world does not know us, because it did not know Him."
1 John 3:1
"Christ redeemed us from the curse of the Law, having become a curse for us - for it is written, 'CURSED IS EVERYONE WHO HANGS ON A TREE.'"
"I have been crucified with Christ; and it is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me; and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave Himself up for me."
"nevertheless knowing that a man is not justified by the works of the Law but through faith in Christ Jesus, even we have believed in Christ Jesus, so that we may be justified by faith in Christ and not by the works of the Law; since by the works of the Law no flesh will be justified."
"He who was delivered over because of our transgressions, and was raised because of our justification."
"We are Jews by nature and not sinners from among the Gentiles; nevertheless knowing that a man is not justified by the works of the Law but through faith in Christ Jesus, even we have believed in Christ Jesus, so that we may be justified by faith in Christ and not by the works of the Law; since by the works of the Law no flesh will be justified."
"Beloved, now we are children of God, and it has not appeared as yet what we will be. We know that when He appears, we will be like Him, because we will see Him just as He is. And everyone who has this hope fixed on Him purifies himself, just as He is pure."
1 John 3:2-3
"But encourage one another day after day, as long as it is still called 'Today,' so that none of you will be hardened by the deceitfulness of sin."
"For though I am free from all men, I have made myself a slave to all, so that I may win more."
1 Corinthians 9:19
"Beloved, while I was making every effort to write you about our common salvation, I felt the necessity to write to you appealing that you contend earnestly for the faith which was once for all handed down to the saints."
"For by grace you have been saved through faith; and that not of yourselves, it is the gift of God; not as a result of works, so that no one may boast."
"But the Lord said to Samuel, 'Do not look at his appearance or at the height of his stature, because I have rejected him; for God sees not as man sees, for man looks at the outward appearance, but the Lord looks at the heart.'"
1 Samuel 16:7
"But immorality or any impurity or greed must not even be named among you, as is proper among saints;"
"Nevertheless, each individual among you also is to love his own wife even as himself, and the wife must see to it that she respects her husband."
"And He was saying to them, 'The harvest is plentiful, but the laborers are few; therefore beseech the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers into His harvest.'"
Luke 10:2"God created man in His own image, in the image of God He created him; male and female He created them."
"seeing that His divine power has granted to us everything pertaining to life and godliness, through the true knowledge of Him who called us by His own glory and excellence."
2 Peter 1:3
"'Behold, the virgin shall be with child and shall bear a son, and they shall call His name Immanuel,' which translated means, 'God with us.'"
"As the deer pants for the water brooks, so my soul pants for You, O God."
“Now the birth of Jesus Christ was as follows: when His mother Mary had been betrothed to Joseph, before they came together she was found to be with child by the Holy Spirit. And Joseph her husband, being a righteous man and not wanting to disgrace her, planned to send her away secretly. But when he had considered this, behold an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream, saying, ‘Joseph, son of David, do not be afraid to take Mary as your wife; for the Child who has been conceived in her is of the Holy Spirit. She will bear a Son; and you shall call His name Jesus, for He will save His people from their sins.’ Now all this took place to fulfill what was spoken by the Lord through the prophet: ‘behold, the virgin shall be with child and shall bear a son, and they shall call his name Immanuel.’ which translated means ‘god with us.’ And Joseph awoke from his sleep and did as the angel of the Lord commanded him, and took Mary as his wife, but kept her a virgin until she gave birth to a Son; and he called His name Jesus.”
"But the angel said to them, 'Do not be afraid, for behold, I bring you good news of great joy which will be for all the people; for today in the city of David there has been born for you a Savior, who is Christ the Lord.'"
"I will give thanks to You, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made; wonderful are Your works, and my soul knows it very well."
"Rejoice always; pray without ceasing; in everything give thanks; for this is God's will for you in Christ Jesus."
1 Thessalonians 5:16-18
"He has told you, O man, what is good; and what does the LORD require of you but to do justice, to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God?"
"We know love by this, that He laid down His life for us; and we ought to lay down our lives for the brethren."
1 John 3:16
"But God demonstrates His own love toward us, in that while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us."
"but sanctify Christ as Lord in your hearts, always being ready to make a defense to everyone who asks you to give an account for the hope that is in you, yet with gentleness and reverence,"
1 Peter 3:15
"let him know that he who turns a sinner from the error of his way will save his soul from death and will cover a multitude of sins."
"But above all, my brethren, do not swear, either by heaven or by earth or with any other oath; but your yes is to be yes, and your no, no, so that you may not fall under judgment."
"But You, O LORD, are a God merciful and gracious, slow to anger and abundant in lovingkindness and truth."
"But godliness actually is a means of great gain when accompanied by contentment. For we have brought nothing into the world, so we cannot take anything out of it either."
"Therefore, to one who knows the right thing to do and does not do it, to him it is sin."
"But He gives a greater grace. Therefore it says, 'GOD IS OPPOSED TO THE PROUD, BUT GIVES GRACE TO THE HUMBLE.'"
"If it is disagreeable in your sight to serve the LORD, choose for yourselves today whom you will serve: whether the gods which your fathers served which were beyond the River, or the gods of the Amorites in whom land you are living; but as for me and my house, we will serve the LORD."
"Delight yourself in the LORD; And He will give you the desires of your heart."
"Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God."
"Do nothing from selfishness or empty conceit, but with humility of mind regard one another as more important than yourselves; do not merely look out for your own personal interests, but also for the interests of others."
"Thus says the Lord, 'Let not a wise man boast of his wisdom, and let not the mighty man boast of his might, let not a rich man boast of his riches; but let he who boasts boast of this, that he understands and knows Me, that I am the Lord who exercises lovingkindness, justice, and righteousness on earth; for I delight in these things,' declares the Lord."
"The LORD is my rock and my fortress and my deliverer, My God, my rock, in whom I take refuge; My shield and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold."
"For the Lord gives wisdom; From His mouth comes knowledge and understanding. He stores up sound wisdom for the upright; He is a shield to those who walk in integrity,"
"You are the light of the world. A city set on a hill cannot be hidden; nor does anyone light a lamp and put it under a basket, but on the lampstand, and it gives light to all who are in the house. Let your light shine before men in such a way that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father who is in heaven."
"Yours, O LORD, is the greatness and the power and the glory and the victory and the majesty, indeed everything that is in the heavens and the earth; yours is the dominion, O LORD, and You exalt Yourself as head over all. Both riches and honor come from You, and You rule over all, and in Your hand is power and might; and it lies in Your hand to make great and to strengthen everyone."
1 Chronicles 29:11-12
"The proverbs of Solomon. A wise son makes a father glad, But a foolish son is the grief to his mother."
"For the word of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God."
1 Corinthians 1:18
"For the LORD your God is the God of gods and the Lord of lords, the great, the mighty, and the awesome God who does not show partiality nor take a bribe."
"The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I came that they may have life, and have it abundantly."
"Every good thing given and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shifting shadow."
"Blessed is a man who perseveres under trial; for once he has been approved, he will receive the crown of life which the Lord has promised to those who love Him."
"The LORD's lovingkindnesses indeed never cease; For His compassions never fail. They are new every morning; Great is Your faithfulness."
"The LORD your God is in your midst, A victorious warrior. He will exult over you with joy, He will be quiet in HIs love, He will rejoice over you with shouts of joy."
"Consider it all joy, my brethren, when you encounter various trials, knowing that the testing of your faith produces endurance."
"Rejoice in the Lord always; again, I will say Rejoice."
"You will make known to me the path of life; in Your presence is fullness of joy; in Your right hand there are pleasures forever."
"Jesus said to him, "I am the way, and the truth, and the life; no one comes to the Father but through Me.""
"Therefore we also have as our ambition, whether at home or absent, to be pleasing to Him."
2 Corinthians 5:9
" Now may the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that you will abound in hope by the power of the Holy Spirit."
"I will extol You, my God, O King, And I will bless Your name forever and ever. Every day I will bless You, And I will praise your name forever and ever. Great is the LORD, and highly to be praised, And His greatness is unsearchable."
"In this you greatly rejoice, even though now for a little while, if necessary, you have been distressed by various trials, so that the proof of your faith, being more precious than gold which is perishable, even though tested by fire, may be found to result in praise and glory and honor at the revelation of Jesus Christ;"
1 Peter 1:6-7