Category Archives: Job

I made a covenant with my eyes not to look lustfully at a girl

You have heard that it was said, “Do not commit adultery.” But I tell you that anyone who looks at a woman lustfully has already committed adultery with her in his heart.

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Yours is the power

The LORD is … great in power. … What, then, shall we say in response to this? If God is for us, who can be against us?

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Those who suffer he delivers in their suffering

It has been granted to you on behalf of Christ not only to believe on him, but also to suffer for him. … I want to know Christ—yes, to know the power of his resurrection and participation in his sufferings, … Continue reading

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Days of suffering confront me

Not only so, but we also glory in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; perseverance, character; and character, hope. And hope does not put us to shame, because God’s love has been poured out into our hearts … Continue reading

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Teach us to number our days, that we may gain a heart of wisdom

Praise be to the name of God for ever and ever; wisdom and power are his. … He changes times and seasons; he deposes kings and raises up others. … He gives wisdom to the wise and knowledge to the discerning. … He … Continue reading

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But where can wisdom be found? Where does understanding dwell?

Is not wisdom found among the aged? Does not long life bring understanding? … I thought, ‘Age should speak; advanced years should teach wisdom.’ But it is the spirit in mortals, the breath of the Almighty, that gives them understanding.

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Praise be to the Lord, who has not abandoned his kindness and faithfulness

Show me unfailing kindness like the LORD’s kindness as long as I live … May the LORD show you kindness and faithfulness. … He shows unfailing kindness to his anointed, to David and his descendants forever.

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Would your wealth sustain you so you would not be in distress?

By your wisdom and understanding you have gained wealth for yourself and amassed gold and silver in your treasuries. By your great skill in trading you have increased your wealth, and because of your wealth your heart has grown proud.

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Wicked deceivers … trust in their wealth and boast of their great riches

If I have put my trust in gold or said to pure gold, “You are my security,” if I have rejoiced over my great wealth, the fortune my hands had gained, then these also would be sins to be judged, … Continue reading

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Resentment kills a fool, and envy slays the simple

A heart at peace gives life to the body, but envy rots the bones … For everyone looks out for their own interests, not those of Jesus Christ. … At one time we too were foolish, disobedient, deceived and enslaved by all … Continue reading

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