Monthly Archives: March 2016

Live a life worthy of the calling you have received

For even when we were with you, we gave you this rule: “The one who is unwilling to work shall not eat.” … We work hard with our own hands … Every tree that does not produce good fruit will be … Continue reading

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Whoever is patient has great understanding

As you know, we consider blessed those who have persevered. You have heard of Job’s perseverance and have seen what the Lord finally brought about. The Lord is full of compassion and mercy. … A person’s wisdom yields patience … and patience … Continue reading

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Rejoice in the Lord

Is anyone happy? Let them sing songs of praise … A happy heart makes the face cheerful, but heartache crushes the spirit. … I know that there is nothing better for people than to be happy and to do good while … Continue reading

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We should no longer be slaves to sin

You were taught, with regard to your former way of life, to put off your old self, which is being corrupted by its deceitful desires; to be made new in the attitude of your minds; and to put on the … Continue reading

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Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid

One night the Lord spoke to Paul in a vision: “Do not be afraid; keep on speaking, do not be silent. For I am with you. … Do not be afraid of what you are about to suffer. I tell you, … Continue reading

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Be glad and rejoice; surely the LORD has done great things!

An angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream and said, “Joseph son of David, do not be afraid to take Mary home as your wife, because what is conceived in her is from the Holy Spirit.” … The angel … Continue reading

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Do not be afraid, for I am with you

“Do not say, ‘I am too young.’ You must go to everyone I send you to and say whatever I command you. Do not be afraid of them, for I am with you and will rescue you,” declares the LORD.

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My people … do not be afraid

You who bring good news to Zion, go up on a high mountain. You who bring good news to Jerusalem, lift up your voice with a shout, lift it up, do not be afraid; say to the towns of Judah, … 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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Do not be terrified; do not be afraid

The LORD your God, who is going before you, will fight for you … before your very eyes. … Do not be fainthearted or afraid; do not be terrified or give way to panic. … For the LORD your God is … Continue reading

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