Monthly Archives: May 2016

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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Pride brings a person low

Pride goes before destruction, a haughty spirit before a fall. … When pride comes, then comes disgrace. … Where there is strife, there is pride. … The LORD tears down the house of the proud. … The LORD detests all … Continue reading

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I will break down your stubborn pride

You … bring low those whose eyes are haughty. … You rebuke the arrogant, who are accursed, those who stray from your commands. … May the LORD silence all flattering lips and every boastful tongue—those who say, “By our tongues … Continue reading

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The proud the Lord pays back in full

Be careful that you do not forget the LORD your God, failing to observe his commands, his laws and his decrees that I am giving you this day. Otherwise, when you eat and are satisfied, when you build fine houses … Continue reading

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How beautiful are those … who bring good tidings, who proclaim salvation

His word is in my heart like a fire, a fire shut up in my bones. I am weary of holding it in; indeed, I cannot. … I preach the gospel … I am compelled to preach. Woe to me … Continue reading

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You are the children of the Lord your God

He who fears the LORD has a secure fortress, and for his children it will be a refuge. … The LORD will establish you as his holy people, as he promised you on oath, if you keep the commands of … Continue reading

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The creation waits in eager expectation for the children of God to be revealed

When the time had fully come, God sent his Son, born of a woman, born under law, to redeem those under law, that we might receive the full rights of sons. … Yet to all who received him, to those … Continue reading

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The Spirit you received brought about your adoption

In love (God) predestined us for adoption to sonship through Jesus Christ, in accordance with his pleasure and will. … Consequently, you are no longer foreigners and aliens, but fellow citizens with God’s people and members of God’s household, built on the foundation of the apostles … Continue reading

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You must obey my laws

Be careful to follow my decrees. I am the LORD your God. … Keep my decrees and laws, for the person who obeys them will live by them. I am the LORD.

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I obey your statutes, for I love them greatly

  Long ago I learned from your statutes that you established them to last forever. … Your statutes, LORD, stand firm; holiness adorns your house for endless days. … The statutes you have laid down are righteous; they are fully … Continue reading

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