Category Archives: 1 Samuel

For the ear tests words as the tongue tastes food

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.

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I know that my redeemer lives

The Lord who rescues Israel lives. … Even now my witness is in heaven; my advocate is on high. … For if, while we were God’s enemies, we were reconciled to him through the death of his Son, how much … Continue reading

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For the great day of their wrath has come, and who can withstand it?  

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?

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Take up your timbrels and go out to dance with the joyful

Let Israel rejoice in their Maker; let the people of Zion be glad in their King. Let them praise his name with dancing and make music to him with timbrel and harp. For the Lord takes delight in his people … Continue reading

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Help us, Lord our God, for we rely on you

Hear, Lord, and be merciful to me; Lord, be my help. … God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble. … With us is the Lord our God to help us and to fight our battles.

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I humbled myself with fasting

When you fast, do not look somber as the hypocrites do, for they disfigure their faces to show men they are fasting. But when you fast, put oil on your head and wash your face, so that it will not … Continue reading

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We were born only yesterday and know nothing

Ah, Sovereign LORD, you have made the heavens and the earth by your great power and outstretched arm. Nothing is too hard for you. … Through him all things were made; without him nothing was made that has been made.

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Those who walk in pride he is able to humble

Do not keep talking so proudly or let your mouth speak such arrogance, for the LORD is a God who knows, and by him deeds are weighed. The bows of the warriors are broken but those who stumbled are armed … Continue reading

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Praise be to the Lord, who has not abandoned his kindness and faithfulness

Show me unfailing kindness like the LORD’s kindness as long as I live … May the LORD show you kindness and faithfulness. … He shows unfailing kindness to his anointed, to David and his descendants forever.

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Many are invited, but few are chosen

You are the children of the LORD your God … for you are a people holy to the LORD your God. Out of all the peoples on the face of the earth, the LORD has chosen you to be his … Continue reading

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