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Proverbs 19:23 New English Translation
Titus 1:15 New English Translation
Matthew 19:29-30 New English Translation
The giant "IN's" of indifference and insensitive ... Isaiah 41:17 New English Translation
Luke 17:10 New English Translation (NET Bible)
Proverbs 31:10-12 New English Translation (NET Bible) The Wife of Noble Character 10 Who can find a wife of noble character?
1 Thessalonians 5:21 New English Translation (NET Bible) 21 But examine all things; hold fast to what is good.
Proverbs 10:3 New English Translation (NET Bible) 3 The Lord satisfies the appetite of the righteous, but he thwarts the craving of the wicked.
1 Corinthians 1:27 New English Translation (NET Bible) 27 But God chose what the world thinks foolish to shame the wise, and God chose what the world thinks weak to shame the strong.
Galatians 5:17 New English Translation (NET Bible)
Luke 9:62 New English Translation (NET Bible) 62 Jesus said to him, “No one who puts his hand to the plow and looks back is fit for the kingdom of God.”
Proverbs 20:17 New English Translation (NET Bible) 17 Bread gained by deceit tastes sweet to a person,
Ecclesiastes 3:11 New English Translation (NET Bible) 11 God has made everything fit beautifully in its appropriate time,
Psalm 127:2 New English Translation (NET Bible) 2 It is vain for you to rise early, come home late, and work so hard for your food.
Revelation 3:16 New King James Version (NKJV) 16 So then, because you are lukewarm, and neither cold nor hot, I will vomit you out of My mouth.
John 12:7-8 New English Translation (NET Bible)
Proverbs 3:7-8 New English Translation (NET Bible)
Proverbs 20:27 New English Translation (NET Bible) 27 The human spirit is like the lamp of the Lord,searching all his innermost parts.
Jeremiah 29:11 New English Translation (NET Bible) 11 For I know what I have planned for you,’ says the Lord.
1 Corinthians 12:7 New English Translation (NET Bible) 7 To each person the manifestation of the Spirit is given for the benefit of all.
Malachi 1:14 New English Translation (NET Bible)
Ecclesiastes 6:7 New English Translation (NET Bible) 7 All man’s labor is for nothing more than to fill his stomach—yet his appetite is never satisfied!
Job 8:11 New English Translation (NET Bible) 11 Can the papyrus plant grow tall where there is no marsh?Can reeds flourish without water?
John 3:27 New English Translation (NET Bible) 27 John replied, “No one can receive anything unless it has been given to him from heaven.
Psalm 119:49-50 New English Translation (NET Bible) ז (Zayin)
1 Peter 2:17 New English Translation (NET Bible) 17 Honor all people, love the family of believers, fear God, honor the king.
Ecclesiastes 4:12 New English Translation (NET Bible)
Ecclesiastes 11:9 New English Translation (NET Bible) Enjoy Life to the Fullest under the Fear of God
Proverbs 16:18 New English Translation (NET Bible) 18 Pride goes before destruction,and a haughty spirit before a fall.
Ecclesiastes 7:23 Human Wisdom is Limited 23 I have examined all this by wisdom;
Joel 1:6-7 New English Translation (NET Bible)6 For a nation has invaded my land,mighty and without number.Their teeth are lion’s teeth;they have the fangs of a lioness.7 They have destroyed my vines;
1 Corinthians 10:13 New English Translation (NET Bible)
Ephesians 5:29-30 New English Translation (NET Bible)
1 Corinthians 1:19-20 New English Translation (NET Bible)
Ephesians 6:4 New English Translation (NET Bible)4 Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but raise them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord. Leading by example ... satire
Hebrews 12:1 New English Translation (NET Bible)The Lord’s Discipline12 Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses,we must get rid of every weight and the sin that clings so closely,and run with endurance the race set ou
Job 21:29 New English Translation (NET Bible)29 Have you never questioned those who travel the roads? Do you not recognize their accounts—
James 3:6 New English Translation (NET Bible)
Ecclesiastes 1:13 New Living Translation (NLT)
Proverbs 19:2 New English Translation (NET Bible) 2 It is dangerous to have zeal without knowledge,and the one who acts hastily makes poor choices.
Ephesians 6:12 New English Translation (NET Bible)
Philippians 2:3 New English Translation (NET Bible)3 Instead of being motivated by selfish ambition or vanity, each of you should, in humility, be moved to treat one another as more important than yourself. Simple realit
Ecclesiastes 3:8 New English Translation (NET Bible) 8 A time to love, and a time to hate;a time for war, and a time for peace.
Job 12:11 New English Translation (NET Bible) 11 Does not the ear test words,as the tongue tastes food?
Luke 9:25 New English Translation (NET Bible)25 For what does it benefit a person if he gains the whole world but loses or forfeits himself? Bottom Line
Hebrews 13:5 New English Translation (NET Bible)5 Your conduct must be free from the love of money and you must
Luke 14:28 New English Translation (NET Bible)
Ecclesiastes 7:10 New English Translation (NET Bible) 10 Do not say, “Why were the old days better than these days?“for it is not wise to ask that.
James 4:14 New English Translation (NET Bible) 14 You do not know about tomorrow. What is your life like?
2 Peter 2:2 New English Translation (NET Bible)
John 12:25 New English Translation (NET Bible)
Ecclesiastes 1:9 New English Translation (NET Bible)
Micah 3:11 New English Translation (NET Bible)
Ecclesiastes 3:1 New English Translation (NET Bible)
Romans 1:28 New English Translation (NET Bible)
Proverbs 6:6 6 Go to the ant, you sluggard;observe her ways and be wise! Right here
1 John 1:8
1 John 1:10
Mark 10:7-8 New English Translation (NET Bible)
Proverbs 27:1 My Son, Be Wise 27 Do not boast about tomorrow,For you do not know what a day may bring forth.
Galatians 3:3 New King James Version (NKJV)3 Are you so foolish? Having begun in the Spirit, are you now being made perfect by the flesh?Appreciation ...
Psalm 127:3 3 Behold, children are a heritage from the Lord,The fruit of the womb is a reward. Soccer
Ecclesiastes 3:6 6 A time to gain,And a time to lose;A time to keep,And a time to throw away;
1 Corinthians 14:8 8 For if the trumpet makes an uncertain sound, who will prepare for battle?
Ecclesiastes 5:5 5 Better not to vow than to vow and not pay. Eating out with more folks than I expected
1 Corinthians 8:1-2 Be Sensitive to Conscience
One of the criminals on the cross Luke 23:41-42
Hebrews 4:12 12 For the word of God is living and powerful, and sharper
At the expense of others … Proverbs 18:9 New King James Version (NKJV)
Mark 3:25 25 If a house is divided against itself, that house will not be able to stand.
Matthew 6:34 34 So then, do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself.
James 4:8 8 Draw near to God and He will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands, you sinners; and purify your hearts,
1 John 2:18 Deceptions of the Last Hour 18 Little children, it is the last hour; and as you have heard
Proverbs 29:9 9 If a wise person goes to court with a foolish person,there is no peace whether he is angry or laughs.
Ecclesiastes 3:1 3 For everything there is an appointed time,and an appropriate time for every activity on earth:
Exodus 23:7 New English Translation (NET Bible)7 Keep your distance from a false charge—do not kill the innocent and the righteous,for I will not justify the wicked. Justify
Psalm 74:17 17 You set up all the boundaries of the earth;You created the cycle of summer and winter. Heat
Lamentations 3:17 17 I am deprived of peace;I have forgotten what happiness is. Katrina
1 Timothy 6:10 10 For the love of money is the root of all evils. Some people in reaching for it have strayed from the faith
Romans 7:18 18 For I know that nothing good lives in me, that is, in my flesh.
Reason to ... Ecclesiastes 5:12
Love: 1 Corinthians 13:7 7 It bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things.
Romans 8:7-8 7 because the outlook of the flesh is hostile to God,
kaput Proverbs 13:22 New English Translation (NET Bible)
Galatians 4:8 8 Formerly when you did not know God, you were enslaved to beings that by nature are not gods at all.
1 John 3:1 3 (See what sort of love the Father has given to us: that we should be called God’s children—and indeed we are!
Titus 3:11 11 You know that such a person is twisted by sin and is conscious of it himself.
John 12:8 8 For you will always have the poor with you, but you will not always have Me!” Useless
Proverbs 5:11 New English Translation (NET Bible) 11 And at the end of your life you will groanwhen your flesh and your body are wasted away.
Mark 7:21-22 21 For from within, out of the human heart, come evil ideas, sexual immorality,
2 Timothy 1:7 7 For God did not give us a Spirit of fear but of power and love and self-control. My best
Job 13:5 5 If only you would keep completely silent!For you, that would be wisdom. Silence
Proverbs 12:26 New English Translation (NET Bible) 26 The righteous person is cautious in his friendship,but the way of the wicked leads them astray.
Ephesians 4:23 23 Instead, let the Spirit renew your thoughts and attitudes. 1 Peter 4:1
Ecclesiastes 5:7 7 Talk is cheap, like daydreams and other useless activities. Fear God instead.
John 1:3 3 All things were made through Him, and without Him nothing was made that was made.
Romans 12:9 New King James Version (NKJV) 9 Let love be without hypocrisy. Abhor what is evil. Cling to what is good.
Luke 13:24 24 “Exert every effort to enter through the narrow door, because many, I tell you, will try to enter and will not be able to. Triumph
Ephesians 4:30 “Do not grieve The Holy Spirit of God, in Whom you were sealed for the day of redemption”
Romans 12:3 3 Because of the privilege and authority God has given me,
Acts 24:25 25 While Paul was discussing righteousness, self-control, and the coming judgment,
Luke 6:43 “For a good tree does not bear bad fruit, nor does a bad tree bear good fruit. A Tree Is Known by Its Fruit
2 Corinthians 12:77 even though I have received such wonderful revelations from God. So to keep me from becoming proud, I was given a thorn in my flesh,
Matthew 12:30 30 “Anyone who isn’t with Me opposes Me, and anyone who isn’t working with Me is actually working against Me.
Proverbs 10:25 25 When the storms of life come, the wicked are whirled away, but the godly have a lasting foundation.
Proverbs 17:6 6 Grandchildren are the crowning glory of the aged; parents are the pride of their children. Observe
Ecclesiastes 3:11 11 Yet God has made everything beautiful for its own time. He has planted Eternity in the human heart, but even so,
Genesis 2:18 18 Then the Lord God said, “It is not good for the man to be alone. I will make a helper who is just right for him.”
Ephesians 4:23 23 Instead, let the Spirit renew your thoughts and attitudes. 1 Peter 4:1
Matthew 26:11 “...for the poor you have with you always...” The poor “The poor you will always have with you”... is what Jesus said.
Genesis 1:25 25 God made all sorts of wild animals, livestock, and small animals, each able to produce offspring of the same kind. And God saw that it was good.
Hebrews 11:6 6 And it is impossible to please God without faith. Anyone who wants to come to Him must believe that God
Ephesians 6:12 12 For we are not fighting against flesh-and-blood enemies, against evil rulers and authorities of the unseen world,
Ecclesiastes 1:13 13 I devoted myself to search for understanding and to explore by wisdom everything being done under heaven.
James 4:14 14 How do you know what your life will be like tomorrow? Your life is like the morning fog—
Job 5:6 “Yet man is born unto trouble as sparks fly upward” There is something natural about trouble and affliction.
Psalm 111:9 9 He has paid a full ransom for His people. He has guaranteed His Covenant with them forever. What a Holy, awe-inspiring Name He has!
2 Corinthians 5:8 8 We are confident, yes, well pleased rather to be absent from the body and to be present with the Lord.
The life we live speaks volumes … Acts 2:28 28 You have made known to me the ways of life;You will make me full of joy in Your presence.’
Set apart 1 Thessalonians 5:23 23 Now may the God of peace Himself sanctify you completely;
Proverbs 14:5 5 A faithful witness does not lie,But a false witness will utter lies. The voice of action …
Hebrews 3:13 New Living Translation (NLT) 13 You must warn each other every day, while it is still “today,”
Exo 21:14 But if a man comes presumptuously upon his neighbour,
Heb 10:39 But we are not of them who draw back unto perdition; but of them that believe to the saving of the soul.
Heb 7:7 And without all contradiction the less is blessed of the better. Opposites
Isa 32:17 And the work of righteousness shall be peace; and the effect of righteousness quietness and assurance forever.
John 9:40 And some of the Pharisees which were with him heard these words, and said unto him, Are we blind also?
Ephesians 4:19 19 They have no sense of shame. They live for lustful pleasure and eagerly practice every kind of impurity.
Psalm 127:3 3 Children are a gift from the Lord; they are a reward from Him. Security
Jer 9:1 Oh that my head were waters, and mine eyes a fountain of tears, that I might weep day and night for the slain of the daughter of my people!
A church that failed and no one even noticed ...
John 8:7 So when they continued asking Him, He lifted up himself, and said unto them, He that is without sin among you, let him first cast a stone at her.
Psalm 126:5 5 Those who plant in tears will harvest with shouts of joy. Flowers in the sunshine … crying in the mist
Psalm 140: 5
Heb 13:5 Let your conversation be without covetousness; and be content with such things as ye have: for he hath said, I will never leave thee, nor forsake t
Matthew 5:1313 “You are the salt of the earth. But what good is salt if it has lost its flavor? Can you make it salty again? It will be thrown out and trampled underfoot as worthless.
John 15:16 16 You did not choose me, but I chose you and appointed you to go and bear fruit, fruit that remains, so that whatever you ask the Father in my name he will give you.
Isa 31:5 As birds flying, so will the LORD of hosts defend Jerusalem; defending also He will deliver it; and passing over He will preserve it.
Matt. 26: 41 Stay awake and pray that you will not fall into temptation. The spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak.”
James 4:14 14 How do you know what your life will be like tomorrow? Your life is like the morning fog—it’s here a little while, then it’s gone.
Exo 21:14 But if a man comes presumptuously upon his neighbour, to slay him with guile; thou shalt take him from mine altar, that he may die.
2 Corinthians 9:6 6 Remember this—a farmer who plants only a few seeds will get a small crop. But the one who plants generously will get a generous crop.
Matthew 21:19-2119 And seeing a fig tree by the road, He came to it and found nothing on it but leaves, and said to it, “Let no fruit grow on you ever again.” Immediately the fig tree withered away.The Les
Mat 23:28 Even so ye also outwardly appear righteous unto men, but within ye are full of hypocrisy and iniquity. endless
Luke 22:26 26 But among you it will be different. Those who are the greatest among you should take the lowest rank, and the leader should be like a servant.
John 12:8 8 You will always have the poor among you, but you will not always have Me.” Irony
1 Peter 3:4 4 You should clothe yourselves instead with the beauty that comes from within,
Jonah 2:7 New King James Version (NKJV)7 “When my soul fainted within me,I remembered the Lord;And my prayer went up to You,