Let your conversation be without covetousness; and be content with such things as ye have: for He hath said, I will never leave thee, nor forsake thee. So that we may boldly say, The Lord is my helper, and I will not fear what man shall do unto me. (Heb. 13:5‑6)
Lo, I am with you alway, even unto the end of the world. Amen. (Matt. 28:20)
Oh may we, then, Lord, ever, While in this vale of tears, Look up to Thee and never Give way to anxious fears; For Thou wilt not forsake us Though we are oft to blame; Oh let Thy love then make us True to Thy faith and name!
Put them in mind to be subject to principalities and powers, to obey magistrates, to be ready to every good work, to speak evil of no man, to be no brawlers, but gentle, showing all meekness unto all men. (Titus 3:1‑2)
Having your conversation honest among the Gentiles: that, whereas they speak against you as evildoers, they may by your good works, which they shall behold, glorify God in the day of visitation. (1 Peter 2:12)
Men read and admire the gospel of Christ, With its love so unfailing and true; But what do they say and what do they think Of the gospel according to you?
Be it known unto you all, and to all the people of Israel, that by the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, whom ye crucified, whom God raised from the dead, even by Him doth this man stand here before you whole. (Acts 4:10)
Whosoever shall call on the name of the Lord shall be saved. (Acts 2:21)
Come, weary, anxious, laden soul, To Jesus come, and be made whole; On Him your heavy burden roll — Come, anxious sinner, come!
God loves to hear the contrite cry; He loves to see the tearful eye, To read the Spirit’s deep-felt sigh — Come, anxious sinner, come!
This is a FAITHFUL SAYING, and these things I will that thou affirm constantly, that they which have believed in God might be careful to maintain good works. These things are good and profitable unto men. (Titus 3:8)
Godliness is profitable unto all things, having promise of the life that now is, and of that which is to come. This is a FAITHFUL SAYING, and worthy of all acceptation. (1 Tim. 4:8‑9)
It is a FAITHFUL SAYING: For if we be dead with Him, we shall also live with Him. (2 Tim. 2:11)
These SAYINGS are FAITHFUL and true: and the Lord God of the holy prophets sent His angel to show unto His servants the things which must shortly be done. Behold, I come quickly. (Rev. 22:6‑7)
Not that I speak in respect of want: for I have learned, in whatsoever state I am, therewith to be content. (Phil. 4:11)
Godliness with contentment is great gain. For we brought nothing into this world, and it is certain we can carry nothing out. And having food and raiment, let us be therewith content. (1 Tim. 6:6‑8)
God knoweth the need of my life For shelter and raiment and food; In each trifling care of the day The word of His promise is good; He knoweth my thought from afar, The wish that I never have told, And every unspoken desire His wisdom does grant or withhold.
He hath made Him to be sin for us, who KNEW NO SIN. (2 Cor. 5:21)
Who DID NO SIN, neither was guile found in His mouth. (1 Peter 2:22)
Ye know that He was manifested to take away our sins; and IN HIM IS NO SIN. (1 John 3:5)
The holy One who knew no sin, God made Him sin for us; The Saviour died our souls to win, Upon the shameful cross; His precious blood alone availed To wash our sins away; Through weakness He o’er hell prevailed; Through death He won the day.
He made darkness His secret place; His pavilion round about Him were dark waters and thick clouds of the skies. (Psa. 18:11)
Thou calledst in trouble, and I delivered thee; I answered thee in the secret place of thunder. (Psa. 81:7)
In heavenly love abiding, No change my heart shall fear, And safe is such confiding, For nothing changes here; The storm may roar without me; My heart may low be laid, But God is round about me, And can I be dismayed?
It seemed good to me also, having had perfect understanding of all things from the very first, to write unto thee in order, most excellent Theophilus, that thou mightest know the certainty of those things, wherein thou hast been instructed. (Luke 1:3‑4)
That good thing which was committed unto thee keep by the Holy Ghost which dwelleth in us. (2 Tim. 1:14)
Lord, may I ne’er be satisfied With this world’s second best, When Thou hast blessings multiplied For those who stand the test.
Let me not deem it sacrifice To miss the joys of earth To gain from Thee a higher prize Of everlasting worth.
The Lord maketh poor, and maketh rich: He bringeth low, and lifteth up. He raiseth up the poor out of the dust, and lifteth up the beggar from the dunghill, to set them among princes, and to make them inherit the throne of glory: for the pillars of the earth are the Lord’s, and He hath set the world upon them. (1 Sam. 2:7‑8)
Yet setteth He the poor on high from affliction, and maketh him families like a flock. Whoso is wise, and will observe these things, even they shall understand the loving-kindness of the Lord. (Psa. 107:41,43)
And did the Holy and the Just, The Sovereign of the skies, Stoop down to man’s estate and dust That guilty worms might rise?
Jesus, my soul adoring bends To love, so full, so free; Thy Word declares that love extends, In saving power, to me.