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. (1 John 5:14‑15)
In whom we have boldness and access with CONFIDENCE by the faith of Him. (Eph. 3:12)
Beloved, if our heart condemn us not, then have we CONFIDENCE toward God. (1 John 3:21)
Sweet is the confidence Thou givest, Though high above our praise; Our hearts resort to where Thou livest In heaven’s unclouded rays.
What do we? for this man doeth many miracles. If we let Him thus alone, all men will believe on Him; and the Romans shall come and take away both our place and nation. And one of them, named Caiaphas, being the high priest that same year, said unto them, Ye know nothing at all, nor consider that it is expedient for us, that one man should die for the people, and that the whole nation perish not. (John 11:47‑50)
They which receive abundance of grace and of the gift of righteousness shall reign in life by one, Jesus Christ. (Rom. 5:17)
To God who gave His Son, To save us from our sin; To Christ Himself who died, And made His people clean: Eternal thanks and praise be given By saints on earth, the heirs of heaven.
Innumerable evils have compassed me about: mine iniquities have taken hold upon me, so that I am not able to look up; they are more than the hairs of mine head: therefore my heart faileth me. (Psa. 40:12)
He hath delivered my soul in peace from the battle that was against me. (Psa. 55:18)
The withered flowers hold the seeds of promise; The winter days are harbingers of spring; The trials that may often seem most bitter May bring to you the joys that make you sing.
The sorrows that have come to you unbidden Have often brought a peace before unknown; The Maker of your destiny is striving To fit your heart to be His royal throne.
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. (1 Peter 1:7)
Descending out of heaven from God, having the glory of God: and her light was like unto a stone most precious, even like a jasper stone, clear as crystal. (Rev. 21:10‑11)
Oh hour of richest blessing! When brought to Thee so nigh, To be Thy joy forever, We share Thy throne on high; To rest in all that brightness, And ever there abide; To find Thy heart delighting In us, Thy ransomed bride.
Thus saith the Lord, which giveth the sun for a light by day, and the ordinances of the moon and of the stars for a light by night, which divideth the sea when the waves thereof roar; the Lord of hosts is His name: if those ordinances depart from before Me, saith the Lord, then the seed of Israel also shall cease from being a nation before Me forever. (Jer. 31:35‑36)
My Father, which gave them Me, is greater than all; and no man is able to pluck them out of My Father’s hand. I and My Father are one. (John 10:29‑30)
When He adorned the arch of heaven And built it, Thou wast there, To order where the sun should rise, And marshal every star.
Jesus! From everlasting days Thy thoughts upon us ran; Ere sin was known, ere Adam’s dust Was fashioned into man.
They shall take of the blood, and strike it on the two side posts and on the upper doorpost of the houses, wherein they shall eat it. And the blood shall be to you for a token upon the houses where ye are. (Ex. 12:7,13)
His master shall bring him unto the judges; he shall also bring him to the door, or unto the doorpost; and his master shall bore his ear through with an awl; and he shall serve him forever. (Ex. 21:6)
Glory, glory everlasting Be to Him who bore the cross; Who redeemed our souls by tasting Death, the death deserved by us!
His is love, ’tis love unbounded, Without measure, without end; Human thought is here confounded; ’Tis too vast to comprehend.