I have set before you life and death, blessings and curses. Now choose life, so that you and your children may live and that you may love the LORD your God, listen to his voice, and hold fast to him. For the LORD is your life.
My prayer is … that you protect them from the evil one.
My son, if sinners entice you, do not give in to them.
Your hands made me and formed me; give me understanding to learn your commands.
From infancy you have known the holy Scriptures, which are able to make you wise for salvation through faith in Christ Jesus.
O God, you are my God, earnestly I seek you; my soul thirsts for you, my body longs for you.
Let those who love the LORD hate evil.
Everyone must submit himself to the governing authorities, for there is no authority except that which God has established.
Flee from sexual immorality. All other sins a man commits are outside his body, but he who sins sexually sins against his own body. Do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit, who is in you, whom you have received from God? You are not your own; you were bought at a price. Therefore honor God with your body.
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