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.
I am a worm and not a man, scorned by everyone, despised by the people. … I am poor and needy. … I am a foreigner to my own family, a stranger to my own mother’s children; for zeal for your house consumes me, and the insults of those who insult you fall on me. … Scorn has broken my heart and has left me helpless; I looked for sympathy, but there
But who can endure the day of his coming? Who can stand when he appears? For he will be like a refiner’s fire or a launderer’s soap. … Who can stand in the presence of the Lord, this holy God?
“In tithes and offerings. You are under a curse—the whole nation of you—because you are robbing me. Bring the whole tithe into the storehouse, that there may be food in my house. Test me in this,” says the Lord Almighty, “and see if I will not throw open the floodgates of heaven and pour out so much blessing that you will not have room enough for it. I will prevent
And Isaiah boldly says, “I was found by those who did not seek me; I revealed myself to those who did not ask for me.”
So then, just as you received Christ Jesus as Lord, continue to live in him, rooted and built up in him, strengthened in the faith as you were taught, and overflowing with thankfulness.
Masters, provide your slaves with what is right and fair, because you know that you also have a Master in heaven.
He will turn the hearts of the … of the children to their parents.
But since sexual immorality is occurring, each man should have sexual relations with his own wife, and each woman with her own husband. … Do not deprive each other except by mutual consent and for a time, so that you may devote yourselves to prayer. Then come together again so that Satan will not tempt you because of your lack of self-control. I say this as a concession, not as
Remember the law of my servant Moses, the decrees and laws I gave him. … May he turn our hearts to him, to walk in obedience to him and keep the commands, decrees and laws he gave our ancestors.