The prospect of the righteous is joy, but the hopes of the wicked come to nothing. … Evildoers are snared by their own sin, but the righteous shout for joy and are glad.
Then God said, “Let us make human beings in our image, in our likeness, so that they may rule over the fish in the sea and the birds in the sky, over the livestock and all the wild animals, and over all the creatures that move along the ground” … A man ought not to cover his head, since he is the image and glory of God.
Each heart knows its own bitterness … Even in laughter the heart may ache, and rejoicing may end in grief.
You brood of vipers, how can you who are evil say anything good? For the mouth speaks what the heart is full of.
Speak … the truth in love … tell me nothing but the truth in the name of the Lord …
… and those who love it will eat its fruit.
If you knew the gift of God … But to each one of us grace has been given as Christ apportioned it.
If even the heavens are not pure in (God’s) eyes, how much less mortals, who are vile and corrupt, who drink up evil like water! … If even the moon is not bright and the stars are not pure in his eyes, how much less a mortal, who is but a maggot—a human being, who is only a worm! … They are corrupt, their deeds are vile; there is no
All things are yours; … And you are of Christ; and Christ is of God. … Our great God and Savior, Jesus Christ, who gave himself for us to redeem us from all wickedness and to purify for himself a people that are his very own, eager to do what is good. … God placed all things under his feet and appointed him to be head over everything for the
Anger is cruel and fury overwhelming. … Stirring up anger produces strife.