Category Archives: Job

It is by faith you stand firm

Do not be afraid. Stand firm and you will see the deliverance the Lord will bring you today. … The Lord will fight for you; you need only to be still.

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I desire to do your will, my God

I know that good itself does not dwell in me, that is, in my sinful nature. For I have the desire to do what is good, but I cannot carry it out. … Desire without knowledge is not good—how much more will … Continue reading

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One whose heart is corrupt does not prosper

Before a downfall the heart is haughty. … Each heart knows its own bitterness. … Even in laughter the heart may ache, and rejoicing may end in grief. … The Lord detests all the proud of heart. Be sure of this: They will not … Continue reading

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I know, my God, that you test the heart and are pleased with integrity

I will give them an undivided heart and put a new spirit in them; I will remove from them their heart of stone and give them a heart of flesh. Then they will follow my decrees and be careful to … Continue reading

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The soothing tongue is a tree of life …

… but a perverse tongue crushes the spirit. // As long as I have life within me, the breath of God in my nostrils, my lips will not say anything wicked, and my tongue will not utter lies.

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Year-End Benedictions – 3

May the LORD answer you when you are in distress; may the name of the God of Jacob protect you.

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Call Upon the Lord

But if I were you, I would appeal to God; I would lay my cause before him.

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Be Holy

Rejoice in the LORD, you who are righteous, and praise his holy name.

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Taste

Taste and see that the Lord is good. … His fruit is sweet to my taste.

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The Lord is Good – 3

And the God of all grace, who called you to his eternal glory in Christ, after you have suffered a little while, will himself restore you and make you strong, firm and steadfast.

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