Quotes from the Bible
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My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.
For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.
But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well. Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own.
Rejoice in the LORD always. I will say it again: Rejoice!
Let your gentleness be evident to all. The LORD is near.
Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.
And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.
I have learned to be content whatever the circumstances. I know what it is to be in need, and I know what it is to have plenty. I have learned the secret of being content in any and every situation, whether well fed or hungry, whether living in plenty or in want. I can do everything through him who gives me strength.
But when the Holy Spirit controls our lives, he will produce this kind of fruit in us: love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control.
Trust in the LORD with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths.
The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want. He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: he leadeth me beside the still waters. He restoreth my soul: he leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name's sake. Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me.
For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.
But they that wait upon the LORD shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint.
Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you: For every one that asketh receiveth; and he that seeketh findeth; and to him that knocketh it shall be opened.
But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you.
Don't worry about anything; instead, pray about everything; tell God your needs, and don't forget to thank him for his answers. If you do this, you will experience God's peace, which is far more wonderful than the human mind can understand. His peace will keep your thoughts and your hearts quiet and at rest as you trust in Christ Jesus. (Phil. 4: 6 – 7 TLB)
For when your faith is tested, your endurance has a chance to grow. So let it grow, for when your endurance is fully developed, you will be strong in character and ready for anything (James 1: 3 – 4 NLT).
Each person is given something to do that shows who God is.
Don't compare yourself with others. Each of you must take responsibility for doing the creative best you can with your own life.
Whatever we may have to go through now is less than nothing compared with the magnificent future God has planned for us.
Commit your way to the Lord, trust also in Him, and He shall bring it to pass.
I pray that the God of peace will give you every good thing you need so you can do what he wants.
When you are angry, do not sin, and be sure to stop being angry before the end of the day. Do not give the devil a way to defeat you.
Be ready always to give an answer to every man that asketh you a reason of the hope that is in you.
O LORD, . . . if you will, please grant success to the journey on which I have come.
The first question the Levite asked was, "If I stop to help this man, what will happen to me?" But then the Good Samaritan came by. And he reversed the question: "If I do not stop to help this man, what will happen to him?" That's the question before you tonight. . . . If I do not stop to help the sanitation workers, what will happen to them? That's the question.
A good name is rather to be chosen than great riches.
There is no fear in love; but perfect love casteth out fear.
I shall light a candle of understanding in thine heart, which shall not be put out.
Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you.
Faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.
Hope deferred maketh the heart sick.
The desire accomplished is sweet to the soul.
Charity never faileth.
It is more blessed to give than to receive.
By their fruits ye shall know them.
The love of money is the root of all evil.
In the day of prosperity, adversity is forgotten and in the day of adversity, prosperity is not remembered.
A man hath no better thing under the sun, than to eat, and to drink, and to be merry.
If a house be divided against itself, that house cannot stand.
Rejoice, O young man, in thy youth.
A merry heart doeth good like a medicine.
Truly I tell you, unless you change and become like little children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven.
Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.
You are the light of the world. A city that is set on an hill cannot be hide. Neither do men light a candle, and put it under a bushel, but on a candlestick; and it giveth light unto all that are in the house. Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven.
Be ye doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving your own selves.
Let not the sun go down upon your wrath.
Wrath killeth the foolish man, and envy slayeth the silly one.
He that despises shall fall by little and little.
He that is of a merry heart hath a continual feast.
Let us now praise famous men, and our fathers that begot us.
If God be for us, who can be against us?
Surely the Lord is in this place; I knew it not.
It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for someone who is rich to enter the kingdom of God.
He that giveth unto the poor shall not lack.
And now abideth faith, hope, charity, these three ; but the greatest of these is charity.
God loveth a cheerful giver.
For unto whomsoever much is given, of him shall be much required: and to whom men have committed much, of him they will ask the more.
Freely ye have received, freely give.
Let us not be weary in well doing.
When thou doest alms, let not thy. left hand know what thy right hand doeth.
Be not made a beggar by banqueting upon borrowing.
Whoso diggeth a pit shall fall therein: and he that rolleth a stone, it will return upon him.
But man dieth, and wasteth away: yea, man giveth up the ghost, and where is he?
Death is swallowed up in victory. O death, where is thy sting? O grave, where is thy victory?
Wine that maketh glad the heart of man.
The meek shall inherit the earth.
He that is not with me is against me.
Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do, do it with thy might; for there is no work, nor device, nor knowledge, nor wisdom, in the grave, whither thou goest.
For what is a man profited, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul?
For with God nothing shall be impossible.
The Lord is my strength and my shield.
He only is my rock and my salvation: he is my defence; I shall not be moved.
The Lord is my strength and my song; he has become my salvation.
And ye shall eat the fat of the land.
Make a joyful noise unto God, all ye lands.
The temple of God is holy, which temple ye are.
Thou art my hope in the day of evil.
The Kingdom of God is within you.
They be blind leaders of the blind. And if the blind lead the blind, both shall fall into the ditch.
Ye are the light of the world. A city that is set on an hill cannot be hid. Neither do men light a candle, and put it under a bushel, but on a candlestick; and it giveth light unto all that are in the house. Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven.
Man that is born of a woman is of few days, and full of trouble. He cometh forth like a flower, and is cut down: he fleeth also as a shadow, and continueth not.
There is no new thing under the sun.
They shall beat their swords into plowshares, and their spears into pruning hooks; nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they learn war anymore.
A soft answer turneth away wrath.
Whoso mocketh the poor reproacheth his Maker.
For ye have the poor always with you.
Let us now praise famous men, and our fathers that begat us.
If a house is divided against itself, that house cannot stand.
How beautiful upon the mountains are the feet of him that bringeth good tidings, that publisheth peace.
The desert shall rejoice, and blossom as the rose.
What hath God wrought.
God so loved the world, that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish, but have eternal life.
Father, forgive them, for they know not what they do.
Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind. This is the first and great commandment. And the second is like unto it, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself. On these two commandments hang all the law and the prophets.
A good name is to be chosen rather than great riches, Loving favor rather than silver and gold.
Eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot.
The voice of thy brother's blood crieth unto me from the ground.
Neither cast ye your pearls before swine.
Get thee behind me, Satan.
Watch and pray, that ye enter not into temptation: the spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak.
To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven.
Put not your trust in princes.
The truth shall make you free.
He that is without sin among you, let him first cast a stone at her.
Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.
Where there is no vision, the people perish.
It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle, than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of God.
Train up a child in the way he should go, And when he is old he will not depart from it.
Hurt not the earth, neither the sea, nor the trees.
The fashion of this world passeth away.
A faithful friend is a strong defense: and he that hath found such an one hath found a treasure.
A friend cannot be known in prosperity: and an enemy cannot be hidden in adversity.
Whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap.
With what measure ye mete, it shall be measured to you again. And why beholdest thou the mote that is in thy brother's eye, but considerest not the beam that is in thine own eye?
Ye shall have one manner of law, as well for the stranger, as for one of your own country.
Inasmuch as ye have done it unto one of the least of these my brethren, ye have done it unto me.
Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother, and shall cleave unto his wife: and they shall be one flesh.
Go not empty unto thy mother-in-law.
Better is a neighbour that is near than a brother far off.
Honour thy father and thy mother: that thy days may be long upon the land which the Lord thy God giveth thee.
Forsake not an old friend, for the new is not comparable unto him. A new friend is as new wine: when it is old thou shalt drink it with pleasure.
Of making many books there is no end, and much study is a weariness of the flesh.
Gold is tried in fire, and acceptable men in the furnace of adversity.
The way of a fool is right in his own eyes, but a wise man listens to advice.
Wine is a mocker, strong drink a brawler and whoever is intoxicated by it is not wise.
A sound tree cannot bear evil fruit, nor can a bad tree bear good fruit. Every tree that does not bear good fruits is cut down and thrown into the fire. Thus you will know them by their fruits.
He that is slow to anger is better than the mighty; and he that ruleth his spirit than he that taketh a city.
Your two breasts are like two fawns, twins of a gazelle, that feed among the lilies.
Can the Ethiopian change his skin, or the leopard his spots?
Why do you see the speck that is in your brother's eye, but do not notice the log that is in your own eye?
For whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap.
The last enemy that shall be destroyed is death.
For the moment all discipline seems painful rather than pleasant; later it yields the peaceful fruit of righteousness to those who have been trained by it.
The light of the body is the eye.
Faith by itself, if it has no works, is dead.
A flattering mouth worketh ruin.
As a dog returneth to his vomit, so a fool returneth to his folly.
The wise man's eyes are in his head; but the fool walketh in darkness.
Answer not a fool according to his folly, lest you be like him yourself.
A faithful friend is a sturdy shelter: he that has found one has found a treasure.
Forsake not an old friend, for a new one does not compare with him. A new friend is like new wine; when it has aged, you will drink it with pleasure.
Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above.
Every man shall give as he is able.
O Lord, thou art our father; we are the clay, and thou art our potter.
God is light.
God is love.
God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.
So whatever you wish that men would do to you, do so to them.
He who says he is in the light and hates his brother is in the darkness still.
In my Father's house are many mansions.
Whoever exalts himself will be humbled, and whoever humbles himself will be exalted.
Woe to you...hypocrites! For you are like whitewashed tombs, which outwardly appear beautiful, but within they are full of dead men's bones and all uncleanness.
Weeping may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the morning.
We know that the law is good, if a man use it lawfully.
And if the blind lead the blind, both shall fall into the ditch.
For what is your life? It is even a vapor, that appeareth for a little time, and then vanisheth away.
If you love listening you will learn; if you lend an ear, wisdom will be yours.
Love is patient and kind; love is not jealous or boastful; it is not arrogant or rude. Love does not insist on its own way; it is not irritable or resentful; it does not rejoice at wrong, but rejoices in the right. Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things.
When I was a child, I spake as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child: but when I became a man, I put away childish things.
Ye have heard of the patience of Job.
Rejoice in your hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer.
The fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, generosity, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control.
In quietness and in confidence shall be your strength.
Reading. . .that fruitful miracle of a communication in the midst of solitude.
It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the kingdom of heaven.
The sabbath was made for man, and not man for the Sabbath.
He who is slow to anger is better than the mighty, and he who rules his spirit than he who takes a city.
Awake and sing, ye that dwell in dust.
The stroke of the whip maketh marks in the flesh; but the stroke of the tongue breaketh the bones. Many have fallen by the edge of the sword: but not so many as have fallen by the tongue.
Let your speech be always with grace, seasoned with salt, that ye may know how ye ought to answer every man.
They that sow in tears shall reap in joy.
The blow of a whip raises a welt, but a blow of the tongue crushes bones.
Man is born unto trouble, as the sparks fly upward.
Ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.
A word aptly spoken is like apples of gold in a setting of silver.
He has told you, O man, what is good, and what the Lord requires of you: Only to do justice, to love goodness, and to walk modestly with your God.