Category Archives: Job

Whoever brings ruin on their family will inherit only wind

He was filled with joy because he had come to believe in God—he and his whole household. … He and his whole household believed. … His entire household believed in the Lord; and many … believed and were baptized. … … Continue reading

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My heart pounds, my strength fails me

My life is consumed by anguish and my years by groaning; my strength fails because of my affliction, and my bones grow weak. … Hear my cry, O God; listen to my prayer. From the ends of the earth I … Continue reading

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Bring water for the thirsty … bring food for the fugitives

Whoever heard me spoke well of me, and those who saw me commended me, because I rescued the poor who cried for help, and the fatherless who had none to assist him. The man who was dying blessed me; I … Continue reading

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Turn my heart toward your statutes and not toward selfish gain

If my steps have turned from the path, if my heart has been led by my eyes, or if my hands have been defiled, then may others eat what I have sown, and may my crops be uprooted. … If … Continue reading

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Do not become corrupt

To the pure, all things are pure, but to those who are corrupted and do not believe, nothing is pure. In fact, both their minds and consciences are corrupted.

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May the Lord direct your hearts into God’s love and Christ’s perseverance

Lord, I know that people’s lives are not their own; it is not for them to direct their steps. … Many are the plans in a person’s heart, but it is the Lord’s purpose that prevails. … A person’s steps … Continue reading

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I will praise the Lord, who counsels me

He will be called Wonderful Counselor. … Counsel and sound judgment are mine; I have understanding and power. … Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light for my path. … Trust in the LORD with all … Continue reading

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The righteous stand firm forever

Do not be afraid. Stand firm and you will see the deliverance the LORD will bring you today. … Stand firm, and you will win life. … Now it is God who makes both us and you stand firm in … Continue reading

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There is a friend who sticks closer than a brother

Two are better than one, because they have a good return for their labor: If either of them falls down, one can help the other up. But pity anyone who falls and has no one to help them up. Also, … Continue reading

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Very truly I tell you, I am the gate for the sheep

The curtain of the temple was torn in two from top to bottom. … Christ also suffered once for sins, the righteous for the unrighteous, to bring you to God. … The way into the Most Holy Place had not … Continue reading

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