When the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and that it was pleasant to the eyes, and a tree to be desired to make one wise, she took of the fruit thereof, and did eat, and gave also unto her husband with her; and he did eat.
When the tempter came to [Jesus], he said, If thou be the Son of God, command that these stones be made bread. But he answered, … Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceedeth out of the mouth of God. … The devil … sheweth him all the kingdoms of the world, and the glory of them; … Then saith Jesus unto him, Get thee hence, Satan.
For all that is in the world, the lust of the flesh, and the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life, is not of the Father, but is of the world.
In that he himself hath suffered being tempted, he is able to succor them that are tempted.
Ye know that ye were not redeemed with corruptible things, as silver and gold, from your vain conversation received by tradition from your fathers; but with the precious blood of Christ, as of a lamb without blemish and without spot. – Who his own self bare our sins in his own body on the tree.
He hath made us accepted in the beloved.
As lively stones, … built up a spiritual house, an holy priesthood, to offer up spiritual sacrifices, acceptable to God by Jesus Christ. – I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God, which is your reasonable service.
Now unto him that is able to keep you from falling, and to present you faultless before the presence of his glory with exceeding joy, to the only wise God our Savior, be glory and majesty, dominion and power, both now and ever.
Be filled with the Spirit; speaking to yourselves in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody in your heart to the Lord. – Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom; teaching and admonishing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts to the Lord.
My mouth shall speak the praise of the Lord: and let all flesh bless his holy name for ever and ever.
Praise ye the Lord: for it is good to sing praises unto our God; for it is pleasant; and praise is comely. … Sing unto the Lord with thanksgiving; sing praise upon the harp unto our God.
I heard a voice from heaven, as the voice of many waters, and as the voice of a great thunder: and I heard the voice of harpers harping with their harps.
My days are swifter than a post: they flee away, they see no good. They are passed away as the swift ships: as the eagle that hasteth to the prey. – Thou carriest them away as with a flood; they are as a sleep: in the morning they are like grass which groweth up. In the morning it flourisheth, and groweth up; in the evening it is cut down, and withereth. – Man that is born of a woman is of few days, and full of trouble. He cometh forth like a flower, and is cut down.
The world passeth away, and the lust thereof: but he that doeth the will of God abideth for ever. – They shall perish, but thou shalt endure: yea, all of them shall wax old like a garment; as a vesture shalt thou change them, and they shall be changed: but thou art the same, and thy years shall have no end. – Jesus Christ the same yesterday, and to day, and for ever.
The heavens declare the glory of God; and the firmament sheweth his handywork. – By the word of the Lord were the heavens made; and all the host of them by the breath of his mouth. … For he spake, and it was done; he commanded, and it stood fast. – Behold, the nations are as a drop of a bucket, and are counted as the small dust of the balance: behold, he taketh up the isles as a very little thing.
Through faith we understand that the worlds were framed by the word of God, so that things which are seen were not made of things which do appear.
When I consider thy heavens, the work of thy fingers, the moon and the stars, which thou hast ordained; what is man, that thou art mindful of him? and the son of man, that thou visitest him?
My soul is exceeding sorrowful, even unto death: tarry ye here, and watch with me. And he went a little further, and fell on his face, and prayed, saying, O my Father, if it be possible, let this cup pass from me: nevertheless not as I will, but as thou wilt. – And being in an agony he prayed more earnestly: and his sweat was as it were great drops of blood falling down to the ground.
The sorrows of death compassed me, and the pains of hell gat hold upon me: I found trouble and sorrow. – Reproach hath broken my heart; and I am full of heaviness: and I looked for some to take pity, but there was none; and for comforters, but I found none. – I looked on my right hand, and beheld, but there was no man that would know me: refuge failed me; no man cared for my soul.
He is despised and rejected of men; a man of sorrows, and acquainted with grief: and we hid as it were our faces from him; he was despised, and we esteemed him not.
Of his own will begat he us with the word of truth. – The letter killeth, but the spirit giveth life.
Christ … loved the church, and gave himself for it; that he might sanctify and cleanse it with the washing of water by the word, that he might present it to himself a glorious church, not having spot, or wrinkle, or any such thing.
Wherewithal shall a young man cleanse his way? by taking heed thereto according to thy word. … Thy word hath quickened me. … Thy word have I hid in mine heart, that I might not sin against thee. … I will not forget thy word. … I trust in thy word. … The law of thy mouth is better unto me than thousands of gold and silver. … I will never forget thy precepts: for with them thou hast quickened me. … How sweet are thy words unto my taste! yea, sweeter than honey to my mouth! Through thy precepts I get understanding: therefore I hate every false way.
Let your conversation be as it becometh the gospel of Christ. – Abstain from all appearance of evil. – If ye be reproached for the name of Christ, happy are ye. … But let none of you suffer as a murderer, or as a thief, or as an evildoer, or as a busybody in other men’s matters. – Be blameless and harmless, the sons of God, without rebuke, in the midst of a crooked and perverse nation, among whom ye shine as lights in the world. – Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven.
Let not mercy and truth forsake thee: bind them about thy neck; write them upon the table of thine heart; so shalt thou find favor and good understanding in the sight of God and man. – Brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things.
Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on thee: because he trusteth in thee. Trust ye in the Lord for ever: for in the Lord JEHOVAH is everlasting strength.
Cast thy burden upon the Lord, and he shall sustain thee. – He hath not despised nor abhorred the affliction of the afflicted; neither hath he hid his face from him; but when he cried unto him, he heard. – Is any among you afflicted? let him pray.
Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid. – Take no thought for your life, what ye shall eat, or what ye shall drink; nor yet for your body, what ye shall put on. … Behold the fowls of the air: for they sow not, neither do they reap, nor gather into barns; yet your heavenly Father feedeth them. Are ye not much better than they? – Be not faithless, but believing. – Lo, I am with you alway.
Forasmuch … as the children are partakers of flesh and blood, he also himself likewise took part of the same.
Look unto me, and be ye saved, all the ends of the earth: for I am God, and there is none else.
We have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous. – In Christ Jesus ye who sometime were far off are made nigh by the blood of Christ. For he is our peace. – By his own blood he entered in once into the holy place, having obtained eternal redemption for us. … And for this cause he is the mediator of the new testament, that by means of death, for the redemption of the transgressions that were under the first testament, they which are called might receive the promise of eternal inheritance. – He is able also to save them to the uttermost that come unto God by him, seeing he ever liveth to make intercession for them.