Category Archives: 1 Samuel

We were born only yesterday and know nothing

Ah, Sovereign LORD, you have made the heavens and the earth by your great power and outstretched arm. Nothing is too hard for you. … Through him all things were made; without him nothing was made that has been made.

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Those who walk in pride he is able to humble

Do not keep talking so proudly or let your mouth speak such arrogance, for the LORD is a God who knows, and by him deeds are weighed. The bows of the warriors are broken but those who stumbled are armed … Continue reading

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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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Many are invited, but few are chosen

You are the children of the LORD your God … for you are a people holy to the LORD your God. Out of all the peoples on the face of the earth, the LORD has chosen you to be his … Continue reading

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Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged

Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged. Be strong and courageous. … Do not be afraid. … Do not turn away from the LORD, but serve the LORD with all your heart. … So not be afraid of him.

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I will not leave you

God has said, “Never will I leave you; never will I forsake you. … Surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age.” … For the sake of his great name the LORD will not reject his people, because … Continue reading

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I have chosen the way of faithfulness

Now fear the LORD and serve him with all faithfulness. … The LORD rewards every man for his righteousness and faithfulness. … Let love and faithfulness never leave you; bind them around your neck, write them on the tablet of your heart. … Continue reading

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Rejoice before the Lord

My heart rejoices in the LORD; in the LORD my horn is lifted high. … The LORD … filled them with joy. … Do not grieve, for the joy of the LORD is your strength. … And on that day they offered great sacrifices, … Continue reading

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They will be called “children of the living God”

The Spirit of the LORD will come on you in power … and you will be changed into a different person.

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The Lord is his name

The LORD is my rock, my fortress and my deliverer; my God is my rock, in whom I take refuge, my shield and the horn of my salvation. He is my stronghold, my refuge and my savior—from violent people you save me … Continue reading

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