I will greatly rejoice in the LORD. … I will extol the LORD at all times: his praise will always be on my lips. I will glory in the LORD; let the afflicted hear and rejoice. Glorify the LORD with me; let us exalt his name together.
Rejoice and be glad, because great is your reward in heaven, for in the same way they persecuted the prophets who were before you. … If only for this life we have hope in Christ, we are of all people most to be pitied.
Join with me in suffering, like a good soldier of Christ Jesus. … Join with me in suffering for the gospel, by the power of God.
They will still bear fruit in old age, they will stay fresh and green, proclaiming, “The Lord is upright; he is my Rock, and there is no wickedness in him.
While they were eating, Jesus took bread, and when he had given thanks, he broke it and gave it to his disciples. … Then he took a cup, and when he had given thanks, he gave it to them.
He ordered that they be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ. … Now what are you waiting for? Get up, be baptized and wash your sins away, calling on his name. … Those who accepted his message were baptized.
Two are better than one, because they have a good return for their labor. … Though one may be overpowered, two can defend themselves. A cord of three strands is not quickly broken.
The Lord, the Lord himself, has become my salvation. … You are to give him the name Jesus, because he will save his people from their sins.
For the grace of God has appeared that offers salvation to all people. … We have seen his glory, the glory of the one and only Son, who came from the Father, full of grace and truth.
Does the Almighty pervert what is right?