Who pardons sin and forgives the transgression of the remnant of his inheritance? You do not stay angry forever but delight to show mercy.
You must be blameless before the Lord your God. … Blessed are those whose ways are blameless, who walk according to the law of the Lord.
Do you not know that in a race all the runners run, but only one gets the prize?
Shout for joy, you heavens; rejoice, you earth; burst into song, you mountains! For the Lord comforts his people. … Comfort, comfort my people, says your God. … To comfort all who mourn. … I, even I, am he who comforts you. … As a mother comforts her child, so will I comfort you; and you will be comforted.
For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counselor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace.
Can a corrupt throne be allied with you—a throne that brings on misery by its decrees? … For what do righteousness and wickedness have in common? Or what fellowship can light have with darkness?
During the days of Jesus’ life on earth, he offered up prayers and petitions with fervent cries and tears to the one who could save him from death, and he was heard because of his reverent submission. Son though he was, he learned obedience from what he suffered. … For we do not have a high priest who is unable to empathize with our weaknesses, but we have one who
Blessed is the one who perseveres under trial because, having stood the test, that person will receive the crown of life that the Lord has promised to those who love him.
We have come to share in Christ, if indeed we hold our original conviction firmly to the very end.
God was pleased to have all his fullness dwell in (the Lord Jesus Christ), and through him to reconcile to himself all things, whether things on earth or things in heaven, by making peace through his blood, shed on the cross.