1 Peter 1:20-21 “He was chosen before the creation of the world, but was revealed in these last times for your sake.  Through Him you believe in God, Who raised Him from the dead and glorified Him, and so your faith and hope are in God.”   FOR FURTHER STUDY… Read More

Luke 21:12-15 “But before all this, they will lay hands on you and persecute you. They will deliver you to synagogues and prisons, and you will be brought before kings and governors, and all on account of My name. This will result in your being witnesses to them.  But make up your mind not to… Read More

2 Kings 7:8-9 “The men who had leprosy reached the edge of the camp and entered one of the tents.  They ate and drank, and carried away silver, gold and clothes, and went off and hid them.  They returned and entered another tent and took some things from it and hid them also.  Then they… Read More

1 Timothy 3:8-10 “Deacons, likewise, are to be men worthy of respect, sincere, not indulging in much wine, and not pursuing dishonest gain.  They must keep hold of the deep truths of the faith with a clear conscience.  They must first be tested; and then if there is nothing against them, let them serve as… Read More

Psalm 94:18-19 “When I said, ‘My foot is slipping,’ Your love, O Lord, supported me. When anxiety was great within me, Your consolation brought joy to my soul.”   FOR FURTHER STUDY… Read More

Isaiah 61:10 “I delight greatly in the Lord; my soul rejoices in my God.  For He has clothed me with garments of salvation and arrayed me in a robe of righteousness, as a bridegroom adorns his head like a priest, and as a bride adorns herself with jewels.”   FOR FURTHER STUDY… Read More

1 Corinthians 8:9-12 “Be careful, however, that the exercise of your freedom does not become a stumbling block to the weak.  For if anyone with a weak conscience sees you who have this knowledge eating in an idol’s temple, won’t he be emboldened to eat what has been sacrificed to idols?  So this weak brother,… Read More

Proverbs 23:31-35 “Do not gaze at wine when it is red, when it sparkles in the cup, when it goes down smoothly!  In the end it bites like a snake and poisons like a viper.  Your eyes will see strange sights and your mind imagine confusing things.  You will be like one sleeping on the… Read More

2 Corinthians 12:19-21 “Have you been thinking all along that we have been defending ourselves to you?  We have been speaking in the sight of God as those in Christ, and everything we do, dear friends, is for your strengthening.  For I am afraid that when I come I may not find you as I… Read More

1 Thessalonians 5:14-15 “And we urge you, brothers, warn those who are idle, encourage the timid, help the weak, be patient with everyone.  Make sure that nobody pays back wrong for wrong, but always try to be kind to each other and to everyone else.”   FOR FURTHER STUDY… Read More

Ecclesiastes 5:15 “Naked a man comes from his mother’s womb, and as he comes, so he departs.  He takes nothing from his labor that he can carry in his hand.”   FOR FURTHER STUDY… Read More

Hebrews 13:3 “Remember those in prison as if you were their fellow prisoners, and those who are mistreated as if you yourselves were suffering.”   FOR FURTHER STUDY… Read More