And now, little children, abide in him, so that when he appears we may have confidence and not shrink from him in shame at his coming.
Humble yourselves, therefore, under God’s mighty hand, that He may lift you up in due time.
This Book of the Law shall not depart from your mouth, but you shall meditate on it day and night, so that you may be careful to do according to all that is written in it. For then you will make your way prosperous, and then you will have good success.
And he is before all things, and in him all things hold together. 18 And he is the head of the body, the church. He is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead, that in everything he might be preeminent.
But God commendeth his love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us.
There is no fear in love, but perfect love casts out fear. For fear has to do with punishment, and whoever fears has not been perfected in love.
“For the Son of Man came to seek and to save the lost.”
May the God of peace … equip you with everything good for doing his will.
For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God, 9 not a result of works, so that no one may boast.
Beware lest you say in your heart, ‘My power and the might of my hand have gotten me this wealth.’ 18 You shall remember the Lord your God, for it is he who gives you power to get wealth, that he may confirm his covenant that he swore to your fathers, as it is this day.