Who is the Lord, that I should obey him? … For the Mighty One has done great things for me—holy is his name. … He provided redemption for his people; he ordained his covenant forever—holy and awesome is his name.
When he has tested me, I will come forth as gold. … For you, God, tested us; you refined us like silver. … I have refined you, though not as silver; I have tested you in the furnace of affliction.
Dear friends, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to see whether they are from God, because many false prophets have gone out into the world. … Stop judging by mere appearances, but instead judge correctly.
The Lord … makes his covenant known to (those who fear him). … For the Lord takes the upright into his confidence.
Oh, how I wish that God would speak, that he would open his lips against you and disclose to you the secrets of wisdom. … A word was secretly brought to me, my ears caught a whisper of it. … His wisdom is profound, his power is vast. … I will give you hidden treasures, riches stored in secret places, so that you may know that I am the Lord,
Oh, that you would rend the heavens and come down. … As the deer pants for streams of water, so my soul pants for you, my God. My soul thirsts for God, for the living God. When can I go and meet with God? … I thirst for you, my whole being longs for you. … My soul yearns, even faints, for the courts of the Lord; my heart and
Record my misery. … I served the Lord with great humility and with tears. … My eyes pour out tears to God. … Streams of tears flow from my eyes. … My tears have been my food day and night.
God’s love has been poured out into our hearts through the Holy Spirit, who has been given to us.
Oh, praise the greatness of our God (Elohim)! … I will call on the name of the LORD (Jehovah)—he is God. … May the name of the LORD be praised.
He who did not spare his own Son, but gave him up for us all—how will he not also, along with him, graciously give us all things?