When the enemy shall come in like a flood, the Spirit of the Lord shall lift up a standard against him. – Get thee hence, Satan: for it is written, Thou shalt worship the Lord thy God, and him only shalt thou serve. Then the devil leaveth him, and, behold, angels came and ministered unto him.
Be strong in the Lord, and in the power of his might. Put on the whole armor of God, that ye may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil. – And have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather reprove them. – Lest Satan should get an advantage of us: for we are not ignorant of his devices. – Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour: whom resist stedfast in the faith, knowing that the same afflictions are accomplished in your brethren that are in the world. – This is the victory that overcometh the world, even our faith. – Who shall lay any thing to the charge of God’s elect? It is God that justifieth.
I know, O Lord, that thy judgments are right, and that thou in faithfulness hast afflicted me. – O Lord, thou art our father; we are the clay, and thou our potter; and we all are the work of thy hand. – It is the Lord: let him do what seemeth him good.
Righteous art thou, O Lord, when I plead with thee: yet let me talk with thee of thy judgments.
He shall sit as a refiner and purifier of silver. – Whom the Lord loveth he chasteneth, and scourgeth every son whom he receiveth. – It is enough for the disciple that he be as his master, and the servant as his lord. – Though he were a Son, yet learned he obedience by the things which he suffered.
Rejoice, inasmuch as ye are partakers of Christ’s sufferings; that, when his glory shall be revealed, ye may be glad also with exceeding joy. – These are they which came out of great tribulation, and have washed their robes, and made them white in the blood of the Lamb.
Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you: for every one that asketh receiveth; and he that seeketh findeth; and to him that knocketh it shall be opened. – This is the confidence that we have in him, that, if we ask anything according to his will, he heareth us: and if we know that he hear us, whatsoever we ask, we know that we have the petitions that we desired of him. – If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that giveth to all men liberally, and upbraideth not; and it shall be given him. – Open thy mouth wide, and I will fill it. – Men ought always to pray, and not to faint.
The eyes of the Lord are upon the righteous, and his ears are open unto their cry. … The Lord heareth, and delivereth them out of all their troubles. – Ye shall ask in my name: and I say not unto you, that I will pray the Father for you: for the Father himself loveth you, because ye have loved me. … Ask, and ye shall receive, that your joy may be full.
From the sixth hour there was darkness over all the land unto the ninth hour. And about the ninth hour Jesus cried with a loud voice, saying, Eli, Eli, lama sabachthani? that is to say, My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me? – The Lord hath laid on him the iniquity of us all.
There is therefore now no condemnation to them which are in Christ Jesus. – Being justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ. – Christ hath redeemed us from the curse of the law, being made a curse for us.
God sent his only begotten Son into the world, that we might live through him. Herein is love, not that we loved God, but that he loved us, and sent his Son to be the propitiation for our sins. – That he might be just, and the justifier of him which believeth in Jesus.
Behold the Lamb of God, which taketh away the sin of the world. – The Lamb slain from the foundation of the world. – It is not possible that the blood of bulls and of goats should take away sins. Wherefore when he cometh into the world, he saith, Sacrifice and offering thou wouldest not, but a body hast thou prepared me. … By the which will we are sanctified through the offering of the body of Jesus Christ once for all.
Abel, … brought of the firstlings of his flock and of the fat thereof. … The Lord had respect unto Abel and to his offering. – Christ … hath loved us, and hath given himself for us an offering and a sacrifice to God for a sweet-smelling savor.
Let us draw near with a true heart in full assurance of faith, having our hearts sprinkled from an evil conscience, and our bodies washed with pure water. – Having … boldness to enter into the holiest by the blood of Jesus.
There arose a great storm of wind, and the waves beat into the ship, so that it was now full. And he was in the hinder part of the ship, asleep on a pillow.
Be careful for nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God. And the peace of God, which passeth all understanding, shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.
I will both lay me down in peace, and sleep: for thou, Lord, only makest me dwell in safety. – He giveth his beloved sleep.
They stoned Stephen, calling upon God, and saying, Lord Jesus, receive my spirit. And he kneeled down, and cried with a loud voice, Lord, lay not this sin to their charge. And when he had said this, he fell asleep. – Absent from the body, … present with the Lord.
The light of the body is the eye: if therefore thine eye be single, thy whole body shall be full of light.
Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path. – Thine ears shall hear a word behind thee, saying, This is the way, walk ye in it, when ye turn to the right hand, and when ye turn to the left. – I will instruct thee and teach thee in the way which thou shalt go: I will guide thee with mine eye. Be ye not as the horse, or as the mule, which have no understanding: whose mouth must be held in with bit and bridle, lest they come near unto thee. Many sorrows shall be to the wicked: but he that trusteth in the Lord, mercy shall compass him about. Be glad in the Lord, and rejoice, ye righteous: and shout for joy, all ye that are upright in heart.
O Lord, I know that the way of man is not in himself: it is not in man that walketh to direct his steps.
They that sow in tears shall reap in joy. He that goeth forth and weepeth, bearing precious seed, shall doubtless come again with rejoicing, bringing his sheaves with him.
That which thou sowest, thou sowest not that body that shall be.
Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, which according to his abundant mercy hath begotten us again unto a lively hope by the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead. … Wherein ye greatly rejoice, though now for a season, if need be, ye are in heaviness through manifold temptations: that the trial of your faith, being much more precious than of gold that perisheth, though it be tried with fire, might be found unto praise and honor and glory at the appearing of Jesus Christ.
I am the Lord your God, which have separated you from other people. … And ye shall be holy unto me: for I the Lord am holy, and have severed you from other people, that ye should be mine.
Sanctified by God the Father. – Sanctify them through thy truth: thy word is truth. – The very God of peace sanctify you wholly; and I pray God your whole spirit and soul and body be preserved blameless unto the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ.
Jesus … that he might sanctify the people with his own blood, suffered without the gate. – Our Savior Jesus Christ … gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity, and purify unto himself a peculiar people, zealous of good works. – Both he that sanctifieth and they who are sanctified are all of one: for which cause he is not ashamed to call them brethren. – For their sakes I sanctify myself, that they also might be sanctified through the truth. – Through sanctification of the Spirit, unto obedience and sprinkling of the blood of Jesus Christ.
Let no man say when he is tempted, I am tempted of God: for God cannot be tempted with evil, neither tempteth he any man: but every man is tempted, when he is drawn away of his own lust, and enticed. Then when lust hath conceived, it bringeth forth sin.
They … lusted exceedingly in the wilderness, and tempted God in the desert.
Jesus being full of the Holy Ghost … was led by the Spirit into the wilderness, being forty days tempted of the devil. And in those days he did eat nothing: and when they were ended, he afterward hungered. And the devil said unto him, If thou be the Son of God, command this stone that it be made bread.
In that he himself hath suffered being tempted, he is able to succor them that are tempted. – Simon, Simon, … Satan hath desired to have you, that he may sift you as wheat: but I have prayed for thee, that thy faith fail not.