Luke 18:9-14 (NIV): “To those who were confident of their own righteousness and looked down on everybody else, Jesus told this parable: Two men went up to the temple to pray, one a Pharisee and the other a tax collector. The Pharisee stood up and prayed about himself: ‘God, I thank you that …

Acts 11:25-26: “Then Barnabas went to Tarsus to look for Saul. And when he found him, he brought him to Antioch. So, for a whole year Barnabas and Saul met with the church and taught great numbers of people. The disciples were called Christians first in Antioch.”

Nehemiah 1:5-6a — “O Lord, God of Heaven, the great and awesome God who keeps His covenant with those who love Him and obey His commands. Let Your ear be attentive and Your eyes open to hear the prayer Your servant is praying before You day and night for Your servants.”

1 Corinthians 15:56-58 (NIV) – “The sting of death is sin, and the power of sin is the law. But thanks be to God! He gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ. Therefore, my dear brothers, stand firm. Let nothing move you. Always give yourselves fully to the work of the Lord, becaus…

Isaiah 30:10-11 (NIV): “They say to the Seers, ‘See no more visions!’ and the prophets, ‘Give us no more visions of what is right!’ Tell us pleasant things, prophesy illusions. Leave this way, get off this path and stop confronting us with the Holy one of Israel!”

Hebrews 3:12-14 (NIV) — “See to it brothers, that none of you has a sinful, unbelieving heart that turns away from the living God. But encourage one another daily, as long as it is called today. So that none of you may be hardened by sin’s deceitfulness. We have come to share in Christ if we…

Mark 13:1-4 (NIV) — “As He was leaving the temple, one of His disciples said to Him, ‘Look, Teacher! What massive stones! What magnificent buildings!’ ‘Do you see all these great buildings?’ replied Jesus. ‘Not one stone here will be left on another, every one will be thrown down.’ As Jesus …

Hebrews 12:1 — “Therefore we also, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which so easily ensnares us, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us.”

Galatians 5:1-6 (NIV) — “It is for freedom that Christ has set us free. Stand firm, then and do not let yourselves be burdened again by a yoke of slavery. Mark my words! I, Paul, tell you that if you let yourselves be circumcised, Christ will be of no value to you at all. Again, I declare to…

Galatians 6:9-10 (NIV) — “Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up. Therefore, as we have opportunity, let us do good to all people, especially to those who belong to the family of believers.”

Isaiah 59:19 (NIV) — “So shall they fear the name of the Lord from the west, and His glory from the rising of the sun; when the enemy comes in like a flood, the Spirit of the Lord will lift up a standard against him.”

Exodus 34:10 (NIV) — “Then the Lord said, ‘I am making a covenant with you. Before all your people I will do wonders never before done in any nation in all the world. The people you live among will see how awesome is the work that I, the Lord will do for you.’”

Isaiah 12:1-3 (NIV) — “In that day you will say, I will praise You, O Lord, although You were angry with me, Your anger has turned away and You have comforted me. Surely, God is my salvation; I will trust and not be afraid. The Lord is my strength and my song; He has become my salvation. Wit…

1 Thessalonians 5:23-24 (NIV) — “May God Himself, the God of peace, sanctify you through and through. May your whole spirit, soul, and body be kept blameless at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. The one who calls you is faithful, and He will do it.”

Philippians 3:20-21 (NIV) — “But our citizenship is in heaven. And we eagerly await a Savior from there, the Lord Jesus Christ, who by the power that enables Him to bring everything under his control, will transform our lowly bodies so that they will be like His glorious body.”

Leviticus 23:10-11 — “Speak to the children of Israel, say to them, when you come into the land which I give to you, and shall reap the harvest, then you shall bring a sheaf of the First Fruits of your harvest to the priests. He shall wave the sheaf before the Lord, to be accepted for you; o…

1 Timothy 5:24-25 (NIV) — “The sins of some men are obvious, reaching the place of judgment ahead of them: The sins of others trail behind them. In the same way, good deeds are obvious and even those that are not cannot be hidden.”

Matthew 7:24-27 (NIV) — “Therefore everyone who hears these words of mine and puts them into practice is like a wiseman who built his house on the rock. The rain came down, the streams rose, and the winds blew and beat against that house: Yet it did not fall, because it had its foundation on…

Acts 1:3 (NIV) — “After His suffering, He showed Himself to these men and gave many convincing proofs that He was alive. He appeared to them over a period of forty days and spoke about the Kingdom of God.”

Matthew 26:27-29 (NIV) — “Then He took the cup, gave thanks and offered it to them, saying, ‘Drink from it, all of you. This is my blood of the covenant, which is poured out for the many for the forgiveness of sins. I tell you; I will not drink of this fruit of the vine from now on until tha…

1 Corinthians 15:1-2 (NIV) — “Now, brothers, I want to remind you of the Gospel I preached to you, which you received and on which you have taken your stand. By this Gospel you are saved, if you hold firmly to the word, I preached to you. Otherwise, you have believed in vain.”

Jeremiah 51:20 — “‘You are my battle axe and sword,’ says the Lord. ‘With you I will shatter nations and destroy many kingdoms.’”

James 3:9-11 — “With the tongue we praise our Lord and Father and with it we curse men, who have been made in God’s likeness. Out of the same mouth comes praise and cursing. My brothers this should not be! Can both freshwater and saltwater flow from the same spring?”   

Jude 1:17-23 (NIV) — “But dear friends, remember what the apostles of our Lord Jesus Christ foretold. They said to you, ‘In the last times there will be scoffers who will follow their own ungodly desires.’ These are the men who divide you, who follow mere natural instincts and do not have th…

Matthew 4:1-4 (NV) — “Then Jesus was led by the Spirit into the desert to be tempted by the devil. After fasting for 40 days and 40 nights He was hungry. The tempter came to Him and said, ‘If you are the Son of God, tell these stones to become bread.’ Jesus answered, ‘It is written, ‘Man doe…

Deuteronomy 30:19-20 (NIV) — “This day I call heaven and earth as witnesses against you that I have set before you life and death, blessings and curses. Now choose life, so that you and your children may live and that you may love the Lord your God, listen to His voice, and hold fast to Him.…

Matthew 24:3-8 (NIV) — “As Jesus was sitting on the Mount of Olives, the disciples came to Him privately. ‘Tell us,’ they said. ‘When will this happen, and what will be the sign of your coming and of the end of the age?’ Jesus answered, ‘Watch out that no one deceives you. For many will come…

1 Thessalonians 4:13-18 (NIV) — “Brothers, we do not want you to be ignorant about those who fall asleep, or to grieve like the rest of men, who have no hope. We believe Jesus died and rose again and so we believe that God will bring with Jesus those who have fallen asleep in Him. According …

Romans 1:1-6 (NIV) — “Paul, a servant of Christ Jesus, called to be an apostle and set apart for the gospel of God — the gospel He promised beforehand through His prophets in the Holy Scriptures regarding His Son, who as to His human nature was a descendant of David, and who through the Spir…

Isaiah 9:6 — “For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be upon His shoulders, and He will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.”

John 1:14 (NIV) — “The Word became flesh and made His dwelling among us. We have seen His glory, the glory of the One and only, who came from the Father, full of grace and truth.” 

Isaiah 43:10-13 (NIV) — “You are my witnesses, declares the Lord, and my servant whom I have chosen, so that you may know and believe me and understand that I am He. Before me no god was formed, nor will there be one after me. I, even I, am the Lord, and apart from me there is no Savior. I h…

Romans 15:9-13 (NIV) — “So that the Gentiles may glorify God for His mercy, as it is written: ‘Therefore I will praise You among the Gentiles; I will sing hymns to Your Name.’ Again, it says, ‘Rejoice, O’ Gentiles, with His people.’ And again, ‘Praise the Lord, all you Gentiles, and sing pra…

Romans 5:1-5 (NIV) — “Therefore, since we have been justified through faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ, through whom we have gained access by faith into this grace in which we now stand. And we rejoice in the hope of the glory of God. Not only so, but we also rejoi…

Colossians 3:15-17 (NIV) — “Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, since as members of one body you were called to peace. And be thankful. Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly as you teach and admonish one another with all wisdom, and as you sing psalms, hymns and spiritual songs…

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2 Corinthians 3:1-4 (NIV) — “Are we beginning to commend ourselves again? Or do we need, like some people, letters of recommendation to you or from you? You yourselves are our letter, written on our hearts, known and read by everybody. You show that you are a letter from Christ, the result o…

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Daniel 10:12-14 (NIV) — “Then he continued, ‘Do not be afraid, Daniel. Since the first day that you set your mind to gain understanding and to humble yourself before your God, your words were heard, and I have come in response to them. But the prince of the Persian kingdom resisted me 21 day…

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Psalm 106:1-8 (NIV) — “Praise the Lord. Give thanks to the Lord, for He is good; His love endures forever. Who can proclaim the mighty acts of the Lord or fully declare His praise? Blessed are they who maintain justice, who constantly do what is right. Remember, O Lord, when you show favor t…

Hebrews 3:12-14 (NIV) — “See to it, brothers, that none of you has a sinful, unbelieving heart that turns away from the Living God. But encourage one another daily, as long as it is called today, so that none of you may be hardened by sin’s deceitfulness. We have come to share in Christ if w…

Genesis 3:1-4 (NIV) — “Now the serpent was more crafty than any of the wild animals the Lord God had made. He said to the woman, ‘Did God really say, You must not eat from any tree in the garden?’ The woman said to the serpent, ‘We may eat fruits from the trees in the garden, but God did say…

Mark 9:38-41 (NIV) — “‘Teacher,’ said John, ‘we saw a man driving out demons in your name and we told him to stop, because he was not one of us.’ ‘Do not stop him,’ Jesus said. ‘No one who does a miracle in my name can in the next moment say anything about me, for whoever is not against us i…

Mark 12:13-17 (NIV) — “Later they sent some of the Pharisees and Herodians to Jesus to catch Him in His words. They came to Him and said, ‘Teacher, we know you are a man of integrity. You aren’t swayed by men, because you pay no attention to who they are; but you teach the way of God in acco…

2 Timothy 3:1-5 (NIV) — “But mark this: There will be terrible times in the last days. People will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boastful, proud, abusive, disobedient to their parents, ungrateful, unholy, without love, unforgiving, slanderous, without self-control, brutal, not lo…