He that wavereth is like a wave of the sea driven with the wind and tossed. For let not that man think that he shall receive any thing of the Lord. A double minded man is unstable in all his ways.
I marvel that ye are so soon removed from him that called you into the grace of Christ unto another gospel: which is not another; … though we, or an angel from heaven, preach any other gospel unto you than that which we have preached unto you, let him be accursed.
Christ is become of no effect unto you, whosoever of you are justified by the law; ye are fallen from grace. … Ye did run well; who did hinder you?
As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself, except it abide in the vine; no more can ye, except ye abide in me. … If ye abide in me, and my words abide in you, ye shall ask what ye will, and it shall be done unto you. – For all the promises of God in him are yea, and in him Amen, unto the glory of God by us.
By his strength he had power with God: yea, he had power over the angel, and prevailed: he wept, and made supplication unto him. – [Abraham] staggered not at the promise of God through unbelief; but was strong in faith, giving glory to God.
Have faith in God. For verily I say unto you, That whosoever shall say unto this mountain, Be thou removed, and be thou cast into the sea; and shall not doubt in his heart, but shall believe that those things which he saith shall come to pass; he shall have whatsoever he saith. Therefore I say unto you, What things soever ye desire, when ye pray, believe that ye receive them, and ye shall have them. – If thou canst believe, all things are possible to him that believeth. – Blessed is she that believed: for there shall be a performance of those things which were told her from the Lord.
Jesus lifted up his eyes, and said, Father, I thank thee that thou hast heard me. – Father, glorify thy name. Then came there a voice from heaven, saying, I have both glorified it, and will glorify it again. – Lo, I come … to do thy will, O God. – Not my will, but thine, be done.
As he is, so are we in this world. – This is the confidence that we have in him, that, if we ask any thing according to his will, he heareth us.
Whatsoever we ask, we receive of him, because we keep his commandments, and do those things that are pleasing in his sight.
Without faith it is impossible to please him: for he that cometh to God must believe that he is, and that he is a rewarder of them that diligently seek him.
He ever liveth to make intercession for them. – We have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous.
Enter ye in at the strait gate: for wide is the gate, and broad is the way, that leadeth to destruction, … strait is the gate, and narrow is the way, which leadeth unto life, and few there be that find it. – The kingdom of heaven suffereth violence, and the violent take it by force. – Labour not for the meat which perisheth, but for that meat which endureth unto everlasting life, which the Son of man shall give unto you. – Give diligence to make your calling and election sure: … for so an entrance shall be ministered unto you abundantly into the everlasting kingdom of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. – So run, that ye may obtain. And every man that striveth for the mastery is temperate in all things. Now they do it to obtain a corruptible crown; but we an incorruptible.
For he that is entered into his rest, he also hath ceased from his own works, as God did from his. – The Lord shall be unto thee an everlasting light, and thy God thy glory.
It came to pass, when the sun did arise, that God prepared a vehement east wind; and the sun beat upon the head of Jonah, that he fainted, and wished in himself to die, and said, It is better for me to die than to live.
Job spake, and said, … Wherefore is light given to him that is in misery, and life unto the bitter in soul; which long for death, but it cometh not; and dig for it more than for hid treasures? – Many are the afflictions of the righteous: but the Lord delivereth him out of them all.
Now is my soul troubled; and what shall I say? Father, save me from this hour. – In all things it behoved him to be made like unto his brethren, that he might be a merciful and faithful high priest in things pertaining to God, to make reconciliation for the sins of the people. For in that he himself hath suffered being tempted, he is able to succour them that are tempted.
Behold the Lamb of God, which taketh away the sin of the world. – The blood of the Lamb. – The precious blood of Christ, as of a lamb without blemish and without spot. – Without shedding of blood is no remission. – The blood of Jesus Christ his Son cleanseth us from all sin.
By his own blood he entered in once into the holy place, having obtained eternal redemption for us. – Having therefore, brethren, boldness to enter into the holiest by the blood of Jesus, by a new and living way, which he hath consecrated for us, through the veil, that is to say, his flesh; … let us draw near with a true heart in full assurance of faith.
Ye are bought with a price: therefore glorify God in your body, and in your spirit, which are God’s.
The slothful man saith, There is a lion without. – Let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which doth so easily beset us, and let us run with patience the race that is set before us, looking unto Jesus the author and finisher of our faith.
Let us cleanse ourselves from all filthiness of the flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God.
I press toward the mark. – I … so run, not as uncertainly; … I keep under my body, and bring it into subjection: lest that by any means, … I myself should be a castaway.
The fashion of this world passeth away.
Nevertheless we, according to his promise, look for new heavens and a new earth, wherein dwelleth righteousness. Wherefore, beloved, seeing that ye look for such things, be diligent. – Gird up the loins of your mind, be sober, and hope to the end for the grace that is to be brought unto you at the revelation of Jesus Christ.
The grace of God that bringeth salvation hath appeared to all men, teaching us that, denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, we should live soberly, righteously, and godly, in this present world; looking for that blessed hope, and the glorious appearing of the great God and our Saviour Jesus Christ; who gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity, and purify unto himself a peculiar people, zealous of good works. – We, according to his promise, look for new heavens and a new earth, wherein dwelleth righteousness. Wherefore, beloved, seeing that ye look for such things, be diligent that ye may be found of him in peace, without spot, and blameless.
Christ was once offered to bear the sins of many; and unto them that look for him shall he appear the second time without sin unto salvation. – And it shall be said in that day, Lo, this is our God; we have waited for him, and he will save us: this is the Lord; we have waited for him, we will be glad and rejoice in his salvation.
He careth for you. – The eyes of the Lord run to and fro throughout the whole earth, to shew himself strong in the behalf of them whose heart is perfect toward him.
O taste and see that the Lord is good: blessed is the man that trusteth in him. … The young lions do lack, and suffer hunger: but they that seek the Lord shall not want any good thing. – Therefore I say unto you, 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. Is not the life more than meat, and the body than raiment? 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 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.
Praise the Lord of hosts: for the Lord is good; for his mercy endureth for ever. – God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. – I will say of the Lord, He is my refuge and my fortress: my God; in him will I trust. – Who is like unto thee, O people saved by the Lord, the shield of thy help, and who is the sword of thy excellency! – As for God, his way is perfect; the word of the Lord is tried: he is a buckler to all them that trust in him. For who is God, save the Lord? and who is a rock, save our God?
If any man love God, the same is known of him. – The foundation of God standeth sure, having this seal, The Lord knoweth them that are his. And, Let every one that nameth the name of Christ depart from iniquity. – The Lord knoweth the way of the righteous: but the way of the ungodly shall perish. – Thou hast found grace in my sight, and I know thee by name.