“For there is hope for a tree, if it be cut down, that it will sprout again, and that its shoots will not cease.
But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.
Colossians 3:2 ESV
Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on earth.
2 Timothy 2:15 ESV
Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved, a worker who has no need to be ashamed, rightly handling the word of truth.
For those who live according to the flesh set their minds on the things of the flesh, but those who live according to the Spirit set their minds on the things of the Spirit.
1 Peter 3:17
For it is better to suffer for doing good, if that should be God’s will, than for doing evil.
2 Timothy 3:16-17
All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for re proof, for correction, and for training in righteousness, that the man of God may be competent, equipped for every good work.
1 Corinthians 10:13
No temptation has overtaken you that is not common to man. God is faithful, and he will not let you be tempted beyond your ability, but with the temptation he will also provide the way of escape, that you may be able to endure it.
Whatever your hand finds to do, do it with your might, for there is no work or thought or knowledge or wisdom , to which you are going.
Let love be genuine. Abort what is evil; hold fast to what is good.
1 Corinthians 13:11
When I was a child, I spoke like a child, I thought like a child, I reasoned like a child. When I became a man, I gave up childish ways.
A fool’s mouth is his ruin, and his lips are a snare to his soul.
For the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation for all people, training us to renounce ungodly and worldly passions, and to live self-controlled, upright, and godly lives in the present age,
1 Timothy 2:1-15
First of all, then, I urge that supplier, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings be made for all people, for kings and all who are in high positions, that we may lead a peaceful and quiet life, godly and dignified in every way. This is good, and it is pleasing in the sight of God our Saviour, who desires all people to be saved and to come to the knowledge of the truth. For there is one God, and there is one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus, …
And he was in the wilderness forty days, being tempted by Satan. And he was with the wild animals, and the angels were ministering to him.
Go to the ant, O sluggish; consider her ways, and be wise. Without having any chief, officer, or ruler, she prepares her bread in summer and gathers her food in harvest.
“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.
When the days drew near for him to be taken up, he set his face to go to Jerusalem
That is, that we may be mutually encouraged by each other’s faith, both yours and mine.
“Then the kingdom of heaven will be like ten virgins who took their lamps and went to meet the bridegroom. Five of them were foolish, and five were wise.
Matthew 24:13 ESV
But the one who endures to the end will be saved.
While they were worshipping the Lord and fasting, the Holy Spirit said, “Set apart for me Barnabas and Saul for the work to which I have called them.”
A Song of Ascents. Of David. Behold, how good and pleasant it is when brothers dwell in unity! It is like the precious oil on the head, running down on the beard, on the beard of Aaron, running down on the collar of his robes! It is like the dew of Hermon, which falls on the mountains of Zion! For there the Lord has commanded the blessing, life .