The God of all grace, who called you to his eternal glory in Christ, after you have suffered a little while, will himself restore you and make you strong, firm and steadfast.
Rejoice and be glad, because great is your reward in heaven, for in the same way they persecuted the prophets who were before you. … If only for this life we have hope in Christ, we are of all people most to be pitied.
From everlasting to everlasting the LORD’s love is with those who fear him, and his righteousness with their children’s children. … Showing love to a thousand generations of those who love me and keep my commandments.
Join with me in suffering, like a good soldier of Christ Jesus. … Join with me in suffering for the gospel, by the power of God.
The LORD, the LORD, the compassionate and gracious God, slow to anger, abounding in love and faithfulness. … The LORD is slow to anger, abounding in love and forgiving sin and rebellion. … The LORD is compassionate and gracious, slow to anger, abounding in love.
He is the LORD; let him do what is good in his eyes. … Though I were innocent, I could not answer him; I could only plead with my Judge for mercy. … Naked I came from my mother’s womb, and naked I will depart. The LORD gave and the LORD has taken away; may the name of the LORD be praised. … Shall we accept good from God, and
We were buried with him through baptism into death in order that, just as Christ was raised from the dead through the glory of the Father, we too may live a new life.
I sink in the miry depths, where there is no foothold. I have come into the deep waters; the floods engulf me. … He lifted me out of the slimy pit, out of the mud and mire; he set my feet on a rock and gave me a firm place to stand.
Whoever acknowledges me before others, I will also acknowledge before my Father in heaven. … Declare with your mouth, “Jesus is Lord.”
From everlasting to everlasting the Lord’s love is with those who fear him.