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"All Scripture is inspired by God and is useful to teach us what is true and to make us realize what is wrong in our lives. It straightens us out and teaches us to do what is right. It is God's way of preparing us in every way, fully equipped for every good thing God wants us to do." 

2 Timothy 3:16-17


    James 1:19-20

    My dear brothers and sisters, be quick to listen, slow to speak, and slow to get angry. Your anger can never make things right in God's sight. 


    Ephes. 4:26

    And "don't sin by letting anger gain control over you." Don't let the sun go down while you are still angry, 


    Proverbs 15:1

    A gentle answer turns away wrath, but harsh words stir up anger. 


    Romans 12:19

    Dear friends, never avenge yourselves. Leave that to God. For it is written,

    "I will take vengeance;

    I will repay those who deserve it,"

    says the Lord.


    Eccles. 7:9

    Don't be quick-tempered, for anger is the friend of fools. 

    Anger

    Attitude

    Job 6:24

    "Teach me, and I will be quiet; show me where I have been wrong. 


    Matthew 12:34, 36-37

    For whatever is in your heart determines what you say. And I tell you this, that you must give an account on judgment day of every idle word you speak. The words you say now reflect your fate then; either you will be justified by them or you will be condemned."


    Ephesians 4:26

    And "don't sin by letting anger gain control over you." Don't let the sun go down while you are still angry, 


    James 5:9

    Don't grumble about each other, my brothers and sisters, or God will judge you. For look! The great Judge is coming. He is standing at the door! 


    Hebrews 13:5

    Stay away from the love of money; be satisfied with what you have. For God has said,

    "I will never fail you.

    I will never forsake you."

    Psalm 1:1-2

    Blessed is the man

    who does not walk in the counsel of the wicked

    or stand in the way of sinners

    or sit in the seat of mockers. 

    But his delight is in the law of the Lord,

    and on his law he meditates day and night. 


    Psalm 26:1

    Vindicate me, O Lord,

    for I have led a blameless life;

    I have trusted in the Lord

    without wavering. 


    Psalm 41:12

    In my integrity you uphold me

    and set me in your presence forever.


    Romans 12:17-18

    Do not repay anyone evil for evil. Be careful to do what is right in the eyes of everybody. If it is possible, as far as it depends on you, live at peace with everyone. 


    Philip. 4:8

    Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable--if anything is excellent or praiseworthy--think about such things. 


    Psalm 25:21

    May integrity and uprightness protect me,

    because my hope is in you.

    Character

    Children

    Proverbs 20:7

    The righteous man leads a blameless life;

    blessed are his children after him.


    Psalm 127:3

    Sons are a heritage from the Lord,

    children a reward from him. 


    Matthew 18:5

    "And whoever welcomes a little child like this in my name welcomes me. 


    Proverbs 22:6

    Train a child in the way he should go,

    and when he is old he will not turn from it.

    Psalm 37:5

    Commit everything you do to the Lord.

    Trust him, and he will help you. 


    Proverbs 16:3

    Commit your work to the Lord, and then your plans will succeed. 


    Romans 4:20-21

    Abraham never wavered in believing God's promise. In fact, his faith grew stronger, and in this he brought glory to God. He was absolutely convinced that God was able to do anything he promised. 


    Galatians 6:9

    So don't get tired of doing what is good. Don't get discouraged and give up, for we will reap a harvest of blessing at the appropriate time. 


    Philip. 3:13-14

    No, dear brothers and sisters, I am still not all I should be, but I am focusing all my energies on this one thing: Forgetting the past and looking forward to what lies ahead, I strain to reach the end of the race and receive the prize for which God, through Christ Jesus, is calling us up to heaven.

    Commitment

    Communication

    1 Cor. 15:33

    Do not be deceived, "bad company corrupts good character." 


    Ephes. 4:29

    Don't use foul or abusive language. Let everything you say be good and helpful, so that your words will be an encouragement to those who hear them. 


    Philip. 4:14

    But even so, you have done well to share with me in my present difficulty. 


    Col. 3:8

    But now is the time to get rid of anger, rage, malicious behavior, slander, and dirty language. 


    "If what you say to anyone cannot be said to everyone, then say it to no one."

    J. E. Murdock

    Psalm 78:38

    Yet he was merciful;

    he forgave their iniquities

    and did not destroy them.

    Time after time he restrained his anger

    and did not stir up his full wrath. 


    Psalm 112:4

    Even in darkness light dawns for the upright,

    for the gracious and compassionate and righteous man. 


    Isaiah 49:15

    "Can a mother forget the baby at her breast

    and have no compassion on the child she has borne?

    Though she may forget,

    I will not forget you! 


    Mark 6:34

    When Jesus landed and saw a large crowd, he had compassion on them, because they were like sheep without a shepherd. So he began teaching them many things. 


    1 Peter 3:8

    Finally, all of you, live in harmony with one another; be sympathetic, love as brothers, be compassionate and humble.

    Compassion

    Courage

    Deut. 31:6

    Be strong and courageous! Do not be afraid of them! The Lord your God will go ahead of you. He will neither fail you nor forsake you." 


    Joshua 1:9

    I command you—be strong and courageous! Do not be afraid or discouraged. For the Lord your God is with you wherever you go."


    Psalm 31:24

    So be strong and take courage,

    all you who put your hope in the Lord!


    Psalm 91:10

    no evil will conquer you;

    no plague will come near your dwelling. 


    Isaiah 41:10

    Don't be afraid, for I am with you. Do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you. I will help you. I will uphold you with my victorious right hand. 


    Philip. 4:13

    For I can do everything with the help of Christ who gives me the strength I need.

    Psalm 23:4

    Even when I walk

    through the dark valley of death,

    I will not be afraid,

    for you are close beside me.

    Your rod and your staff

    protect and comfort me.


    Psalm 27:5

    For he will conceal me there when troubles come;

    he will hide me in his sanctuary.

    He will place me out of reach on a high rock. 


    Psalm 34:2-4

    I will boast only in the Lord;

    let all who are discouraged take heart. 

    Come, let us tell of the Lord's greatness;

    let us exalt his name together.

    I prayed to the Lord, and he answered me,

    freeing me from all my fears. 


    Psalm 46:1-3

    God is our refuge and strength,

    always ready to help in times of trouble. 

    So we will not fear, even if earthquakes come

    and the mountains crumble into the sea. 

    Let the oceans roar and foam.

    Let the mountains tremble as the waters surge!

    Interlude


    John 14:18

    No, I will not abandon you as orphans—I will come to you.

    Crisis

    Criticism

    Proverbs 15:1

    A gentle answer turns away wrath, but harsh words stir up anger. 


    Matthew 5:11

    "God blesses you when you are mocked and persecuted and lied about because you are my followers. 


    Matthew 5:44

    But I say, love your enemies! Pray for those who persecute you! 


    Luke 3:14

    "What should we do?" asked some soldiers.

    John replied, "Don't extort money, and don't accuse people of things you know they didn't do. And be content with your pay." 


    Luke 6:35

    "Love your enemies! Do good to them! Lend to them! And don't be concerned that they might not repay. Then your reward from heaven will be very great, and you will truly be acting as children of the Most High, for he is kind to the unthankful and to those who are wicked. 


    1 Peter 3:16

    But you must do this in a gentle and respectful way. Keep your conscience clear. Then if people speak evil against you, they will be ashamed when they see what a good life you live because you belong to Christ. 

    Psalm 3:3-5

    But you, O Lord, are a shield around me,

    my glory, and the one who lifts my head high. 

    I cried out to the Lord,

    and he answered me from his holy mountain.

    Interlude

    I lay down and slept.

    I woke up in safety,

    for the Lord was watching over me. 


    Psalm 30:5

    His anger lasts for a moment,

    but his favor lasts a lifetime!

    Weeping may go on all night,

    but joy comes with the morning.


    Psalm 33:20

    We depend on the Lord alone to save us.

    Only he can help us, protecting us like a shield. 


    Psalm 42:11

    Why am I discouraged?

    Why so sad?

    I will put my hope in God!

    I will praise him again—

    my Savior and my God!


    Psalm 121:8

    The Lord keeps watch over you as you come and go, both now and forever.


    Psalm 147:3

    He heals the brokenhearted, binding up their wounds.

    Depression

    Disppointment

    Joshua 1:9

    I command you—be strong and courageous! Do not be afraid or discouraged. For the Lord your God is with you wherever you go."


    Psalm 27:1-3

    The Lord is my light and my salvation—

    so why should I be afraid?

    The Lord protects me from danger—

    so why should I tremble?

    When evil people come to destroy me,

    when my enemies and foes attack me,

    they will stumble and fall. 

    Though a mighty army surrounds me,

    my heart will know no fear.

    Even if they attack me,

    I remain confident.


    Psalm 121:1-2

    I look up to the mountains—

    does my help come from there? 

    My help comes from the Lord,

    who made the heavens and the earth!


    Romans 8:28,31

    And we know that God causes everything to work together for the good of those who love God and are called according to his purpose for them. 

    What can we say about such wonderful things as these? If God is for us, who can ever be against us? He heals the brokenhearted, binding up their wounds.

    Psalm 42:11

    Why am I discouraged?

    Why so sad?

    I will put my hope in God!

    I will praise him again—

    my Savior and my God!


    Psalm 62:5

    I wait quietly before God,

    for my hope is in him. 


    Proverbs 23:18

    For surely you have a future ahead of you; your hope will not be disappointed. 


    Mark 9:23

    "What do you mean, 'If I can'?" Jesus asked. "Anything is possible if a person believes." 


    Mark 11:23-24

    I assure you that you can say to this mountain, 'May God lift you up and throw you into the sea,' and your command will be obeyed. All that's required is that you really believe and do not doubt in your heart. [24] Listen to me! You can pray for anything, and if you believe, you will have it. 


    Hebrews 11:6

    So, you see, it is impossible to please God without faith. Anyone who wants to come to him must believe that there is a God and that he rewards those who sincerely seek him. 

    Expectation

    Faith

    Matthew 21:22

    If you believe, you will receive whatever you ask for in prayer."


    Mark 9:23

    "What do you mean, 'If I can'?" Jesus asked. "Anything is possible if a person believes." 


    Luke 17:6

    "Even if you had faith as small as a mustard seed," the Lord answered, "you could say to this mulberry tree, 'May God uproot you and throw you into the sea,' and it would obey you!


    Mark 11:24

    Listen to me! You can pray for anything, and if you believe, you will have it. 


    Romans 4:20-21

    Abraham never wavered in believing God's promise. In fact, his faith grew stronger, and in this he brought glory to God. [21] He was absolutely convinced that God was able to do anything he promised. 


    Ephes. 6:16

    In every battle you will need faith as your shield to stop the fiery arrows aimed at you by Satan.

    Deut. 31:6

    Be strong and courageous! Do not be afraid of them! The Lord your God will go ahead of you. He will neither fail you nor forsake you." 


    Isaiah 12:2

    See, God has come to save me.

    I will trust in him and not be afraid.

    The Lord God is my strength and my song;

    he has become my salvation."


    Isaiah 41:10

    Don't be afraid, for I am with you. Do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you. I will help you. I will uphold you with my victorious right hand. 


    Romans 8:15

    So you should not be like cowering, fearful slaves. You should behave instead like God's very own children, adopted into his family—calling him "Father, dear Father." 


    2 Tim. 1:7

    For God has not given us a spirit of fear and timidity, but of power, love, and self-discipline.

    Fear

    Forgiveness

    Proverbs 19:11

    A man's wisdom gives him patience;

    it is to his glory to overlook an offense.


    Proverbs 25:21

    If your enemy is hungry, give him food to eat;

    if he is thirsty, give him water to drink. 


    Matthew 5:7

    Blessed are the merciful,

    for they will be shown mercy. 


    Matthew 5:39

    But I tell you, Do not resist an evil person. If someone strikes you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also. 


    Matthew 6:15

    But if you do not forgive men their sins, your Father will not forgive your sins. 


    Ephes. 4:32

    Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you. 


    Col. 3:13

    Bear with each other and forgive whatever grievances you may have against one another. Forgive as the Lord forgave you.

    Genesis 1:1

    In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. 


    John 1:1-2

    In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. [2] He was with God in the beginning. 


    Romans 14:11-12

    " 'As surely as I live,' says the Lord,

    'every knee will bow before me;

    every tongue will confess to God.' "

    So then, each of us will give an account of himself to God. 


    Col. 1:16-17

    For by him all things were created: things in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or powers or rulers or authorities; all things were created by him and for him. [17] He is before all things, and in him all things hold together. 


    Rev. 19:5

    Then a voice came from the throne, saying:

    "Praise our God,

    all you his servants,

    you who fear him,

    both small and great!"


    Psalm 53:1

    The fool says in his heart,

    "There is no God."

    They are corrupt, and their ways are vile;

    there is no one who does good.

    God

    Grace

    John 3:16

    "For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, so that everyone who believes in him will not perish but have eternal life. 


    Romans 11:6

    And if they are saved by God's kindness, then it is not by their good works. For in that case, God's wonderful kindness would not be what it really is—free and undeserved. 


    Ephes. 2:5

    that even while we were dead because of our sins, he gave us life when he raised Christ from the dead. (It is only by God's special favor that you have been saved!) 


    John 1:17

    For the law was given through Moses; God's unfailing love and faithfulness came through Jesus Christ. 


    Romans 6:14

    Sin is no longer your master, for you are no longer subject to the law, which enslaves you to sin. Instead, you are free by God's grace.


    1 Peter 5:12

    I have written this short letter to you with the help of Silas, whom I consider a faithful brother. My purpose in writing is to encourage you and assure you that the grace of God is with you no matter what happens. 

    1 Thes. 4:13-14

    And now, brothers and sisters, I want you to know what will happen to the Christians who have died so you will not be full of sorrow like people who have no hope. For since we believe that Jesus died and was raised to life again, we also believe that when Jesus comes, God will bring back with Jesus all the Christians who have died. 


    Isaiah 49:13

    Sing for joy, O heavens! Rejoice, O earth! Burst into song, O mountains! For the Lord has comforted his people and will have compassion on them in their sorrow. 


    Isaiah 43:2

    When you go through deep waters and great trouble, I will be with you. When you go through rivers of difficulty, you will not drown! When you walk through the fire of oppression, you will not be burned up; the flames will not consume you. 


    Matthew 5:4

    God blesses those who mourn,

    for they will be comforted. 


    Psalm 119:50

    Your promise revives me;

    it comforts me in all my troubles. 

    Grief

    Guidance

    Psalm 119:105

    Your word is a lamp for my feet

    and a light for my path. 


    Proverbs 6:22-23

    Wherever you walk, their counsel can lead you. When you sleep, they will protect you. When you wake up in the morning, they will advise you. [23] For these commands and this teaching are a lamp to light the way ahead of you. The correction of discipline is the way to life. 


    John 8:31-32

    Jesus said to the people who believed in him, "You are truly my disciples if you keep obeying my teachings. And you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free." 


    Psalm 32:8

    The Lord says, "I will guide you along the best pathway for your life.

    I will advise you and watch over you. 


    2 Tim. 3:16-17

    All Scripture is inspired by God and is useful to teach us what is true and to make us realize what is wrong in our lives. It straightens us out and teaches us to do what is right. [17] It is God's way of preparing us in every way, fully equipped for every good thing God wants us to do.

    Psalm 61:8

    Then I will always sing praises to your name

    as I fulfill my vows day after day.


    Proverbs 7:1

    Follow my advice, my son; always treasure my commands. 


    Romans 6:16

    Don't you realize that whatever you choose to obey becomes your master? You can choose sin, which leads to death, or you can choose to obey God and receive his approval. 


    Galatians 5:16

    So I advise you to live according to your new life in the Holy Spirit. Then you won't be doing what your sinful nature craves. 


    Philip. 4:13

    For I can do everything with the help of Christ who gives me the strength I need. 


    1 Tim. 1:16

    But that is why God had mercy on me, so that Christ Jesus could use me as a prime example of his great patience with even the worst sinners. Then others will realize that they, too, can believe in him and receive eternal life. 


    Titus 2:7

    And you yourself must be an example to them by doing good deeds of every kind. Let everything you do reflect the integrity and seriousness of your teaching.

    Habits

    Hope

    Psalm 16:9

    No wonder my heart is filled with joy,

    and my mouth shouts his praises!

    My body rests in safety. 


    Psalm 31:24

    So be strong and take courage,

    all you who put your hope in the Lord!


    Romans 5:5

    And this expectation will not disappoint us. For we know how dearly God loves us, because he has given us the Holy Spirit to fill our hearts with his love. 


    Romans 8:25

    But if we look forward to something we don't have yet, we must wait patiently and confidently. 


    Romans 15:13

    So I pray that God, who gives you hope, will keep you happy and full of peace as you believe in him. May you overflow with hope through the power of the Holy Spirit.

    Proverbs 22:4

    True humility and fear of the Lord lead to riches, honor, and long life. 


    Matthew 18:4

    Therefore, anyone who becomes as humble as this little child is the greatest in the Kingdom of Heaven. 


    Col. 3:12

    Since God chose you to be the holy people whom he loves, you must clothe yourselves with tenderhearted mercy, kindness, humility, gentleness, and patience. 


    Philip. 2:8

    And in human form he obediently humbled himself even further by dying a criminal's death on a cross. 


    1 Peter 5:6

    So humble yourselves under the mighty power of God, and in his good time he will honor you. 


    James 4:6

    He gives us more and more strength to stand against such evil desires. As the Scriptures say,

    "God sets himself against the proud,

    but he shows favor to the humble."


    James 4:10

    When you bow down before the Lord and admit your dependence on him, he will lift you up and give you honor.

    Humility

    Jesus

    Matthew 1:21

    And she will have a son, and you are to name him Jesus, for he will save his people from their sins." 


    Luke 2:11

    The Savior—yes, the Messiah, the Lord—has been born tonight in Bethlehem, the city of David! 


    John 8:12

    Jesus said to the people, "I am the light of the world. If you follow me, you won't be stumbling through the darkness, because you will have the light that leads to life." 


    John 10:11

    "I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep. 


    John 11:25

    Jesus told her, "I am the resurrection and the life. Those who believe in me, even though they die like everyone else, will live again. 


    John 14:6

    Jesus told him, "I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one can come to the Father except through me. 


    1 Tim. 2:5

    For there is only one God and one Mediator who can reconcile God and people. He is the man Christ Jesus. 

    Genesis 28:15

    What's more, I will be with you, and I will protect you wherever you go. I will someday bring you safely back to this land. I will be with you constantly until I have finished giving you everything I have promised." 


    Deut. 31:8

    Do not be afraid or discouraged, for the Lord is the one who goes before you. He will be with you; he will neither fail you nor forsake you."


    Psalm 23:4

    Even when I walk

    through the dark valley of death,

    I will not be afraid,

    for you are close beside me.

    Your rod and your staff

    protect and comfort me.


    Psalm 27:10

    Even if my father and mother abandon me,

    the Lord will hold me close.


    John 14:18

    No, I will not abandon you as orphans—I will come to you. 


    Hebrews 13:5

    Stay away from the love of money; be satisfied with what you have. For God has said,

    "I will never fail you.

    I will never forsake you."


    1 Peter 5:7

    Give all your worries and cares to God, for he cares about what happens to you. 

    Loneliness

    Love

    Song of Solomon 8:7

    Many waters cannot quench love; neither can rivers drown it. If a man tried to buy love with everything he owned, his offer would be utterly despised." 


    John 13:34

    So now I am giving you a new commandment: Love each other. Just as I have loved you, you should love each other. 


    John 16:27

    for the Father himself loves you dearly because you love me and believe that I came from God. 


    1 John 3:11

    This is the message we have heard from the beginning: We should love one another. 


    1 John 4:7

    Dear friends, let us continue to love one another, for love comes from God. Anyone who loves is born of God and knows God. 


    1 John 4:10

    This is real love. It is not that we loved God, but that he loved us and sent his Son as a sacrifice to take away our sins. 

    Romans 12:21

    Don't let evil get the best of you, but conquer evil by doing good.


    1 John 2:13

    I am writing to you who are mature because you know Christ, the one who is from the beginning. I am writing to you who are young because you have won your battle with Satan.


    1 John 4:4

    But you belong to God, my dear children. You have already won your fight with these false prophets, because the Spirit who lives in you is greater than the spirit who lives in the world. 


    Rev. 2:7

    "Anyone who is willing to hear should listen to the Spirit and understand what the Spirit is saying to the churches. Everyone who is victorious will eat from the tree of life in the paradise of God.


    Rev. 3:21

    I will invite everyone who is victorious to sit with me on my throne, just as I was victorious and sat with my Father on his throne. 


    Rev. 21:7

    All who are victorious will inherit all these blessings, and I will be their God, and they will be my children. 

    Overcoming

    Pain

    Psalm 25:18

    Feel my pain and see my trouble.

    Forgive all my sins. 


    Psalm 34:19

    The righteous face many troubles,

    but the Lord rescues them from each and every one. 


    Psalm 119:134

    Rescue me from the oppression of evil people;

    then I can obey your commandments. 


    Psalm 147:3

    He heals the brokenhearted,

    binding up their wounds. 


    Zechariah 13:6

    And if someone asks, 'Then what are those scars on your chest?' he will say, 'I was wounded at the home of friends!'


    Rev. 21:4

    He will remove all of their sorrows, and there will be no more death or sorrow or crying or pain. For the old world and its evils are gone forever."

    Psalm 37:7

    Be still in the presence of the Lord,

    and wait patiently for him to act.

    Don't worry about evil people who prosper

    or fret about their wicked schemes.


    Psalm 40:1

    For the choir director: A psalm of David.

    I waited patiently for the Lord to help me,

    and he turned to me and heard my cry. 


    Romans 5:3-5

    We can rejoice, too, when we run into problems and trials, for we know that they are good for us—they help us learn to endure. [4] And endurance develops strength of character in us, and character strengthens our confident expectation of salvation. [5] And this expectation will not disappoint us. For we know how dearly God loves us, because he has given us the Holy Spirit to fill our hearts with his love. 


    Romans 12:12

    Be glad for all God is planning for you. Be patient in trouble, and always be prayerful. 


    Galatians 6:9

    So don't get tired of doing what is good. Don't get discouraged and give up, for we will reap a harvest of blessing at the appropriate time. 


    James 1:3-4

    For when your faith is tested, your endurance has a chance to grow. [4] So let it grow, for when your endurance is fully developed, you will be strong in character and ready for anything. 

    Patience

    Peace

    Psalm 4:8

    I will lie down in peace and sleep,

    for you alone, O Lord, will keep me safe.


    Psalm 119:165

    Those who love your law have great peace

    and do not stumble. 


    Isaiah 26:3

    You will keep in perfect peace all who trust in you,

    whose thoughts are fixed on you! 


    Isaiah 26:12

    Lord, you will grant us peace,

    for all we have accomplished is really from you. 


    John 14:27

    "I am leaving you with a gift—peace of mind and heart. And the peace I give isn't like the peace the world gives. So don't be troubled or afraid. 


    Romans 8:6

    If your sinful nature controls your mind, there is death. But if the Holy Spirit controls your mind, there is life and peace. 


    Galatians 5:22

    But when the Holy Spirit controls our lives, he will produce this kind of fruit in us: love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, 


    James 3:18

    And those who are peacemakers will plant seeds of peace and reap a harvest of goodness.

    1 Chron. 16:11

    Search for the Lord and for his strength,

    and keep on searching. 


    2 Chron. 7:14

    Then if my people who are called by my name will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, I will hear from heaven and will forgive their sins and heal their land. 


    Matthew 26:41

    Keep alert and pray. Otherwise temptation will overpower you. For though the spirit is willing enough, the body is weak!" 


    Col. 4:2

    Devote yourselves to prayer with an alert mind and a thankful heart. 


    1 Thes. 5:17

    Keep on praying. 


    James 5:16

    Confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed. The earnest prayer of a righteous person has great power and wonderful results. 


    Jude 1:20

    But you, dear friends, must continue to build your lives on the foundation of your holy faith. And continue to pray as you are directed by the Holy Spirit. 

    Prayer

    Protection

    Psalm 23:4-5

    Even when I walk

    through the dark valley of death,

    I will not be afraid,

    for you are close beside me.

    Your rod and your staff

    protect and comfort me.

    You prepare a feast for me

    in the presence of my enemies.

    You welcome me as a guest,

    anointing my head with oil.

    My cup overflows with blessings. 


    Psalm 91:1

    Those who live in the shelter of the Most High

    will find rest in the shadow of the Almighty. 


    Psalm 91:4-7

    He will shield you with his wings.

    He will shelter you with his feathers.

    His faithful promises are your armor and protection. 

    Do not be afraid of the terrors of the night,

    nor fear the dangers of the day, 

    nor dread the plague that stalks in darkness,

    nor the disaster that strikes at midday. 

    Though a thousand fall at your side,

    though ten thousand are dying around you,

    these evils will not touch you. 

    no evil will conquer you;

    no plague will come near your dwelling. 

    For he orders his angels

    to protect you wherever you go. 


    Malachi 3:11

    Your crops will be abundant, for I will guard them from insects and disease. Your grapes will not shrivel before they are ripe," says the Lord Almighty. 

    Psalm 23:4-5

    Even when I walk

    through the dark valley of death,

    I will not be afraid,

    for you are close beside me.

    Your rod and your staff

    protect and comfort me.

    You prepare a feast for me

    in the presence of my enemies.

    You welcome me as a guest,

    anointing my head with oil.

    My cup overflows with blessings. 


    Psalm 91:1

    Those who live in the shelter of the Most High

    will find rest in the shadow of the Almighty. 


    Psalm 91:4-7

    He will shield you with his wings.

    He will shelter you with his feathers.

    His faithful promises are your armor and protection. 

    Do not be afraid of the terrors of the night,

    nor fear the dangers of the day, 

    nor dread the plague that stalks in darkness,

    nor the disaster that strikes at midday. 

    Though a thousand fall at your side,

    though ten thousand are dying around you,

    these evils will not touch you. 

    no evil will conquer you;

    no plague will come near your dwelling. 

    For he orders his angels

    to protect you wherever you go. 


    Malachi 3:11

    Your crops will be abundant, for I will guard them from insects and disease. Your grapes will not shrivel before they are ripe," says the Lord Almighty. 

    Reputation

    Salvation

    Isaiah 53:6

    We all, like sheep, have gone astray,

    each of us has turned to his own way;

    and the Lord has laid on him

    the iniquity of us all.


    John 1:12

    Yet to all who received him, to those who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God-- 


    John 6:37

    All that the Father gives me will come to me, and whoever comes to me I will never drive away. 


    Acts 16:31

    They replied, "Believe in the Lord Jesus, and you will be saved--you and your household." 


    Romans 3:23

    for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God, 


    Romans 10:9

    That if you confess with your mouth, "Jesus is Lord," and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. 


    Romans 10:10

    For it is with your heart that you believe and are justified, and it is with your mouth that you confess and are saved. 

    Proverbs 28:13

    People who cover over their sins will not prosper. But if they confess and forsake them, they will receive mercy. 


    1 Cor. 6:18

    Run away from sexual sin! No other sin so clearly affects the body as this one does. For sexual immorality is a sin against your own body. 


    1 Cor. 6:19

    Or don't you know that your body is the temple of the Holy Spirit, who lives in you and was given to you by God? You do not belong to yourself, 


    1 Cor. 6:20

    for God bought you with a high price. So you must honor God with your body.


    1 Cor. 7:2

    But because there is so much sexual immorality, each man should have his own wife, and each woman should have her own husband. 


    1 Cor. 10:13

    But remember that the temptations that come into your life are no different from what others experience. And God is faithful. He will keep the temptation from becoming so strong that you can't stand up against it. When you are tempted, he will show you a way out so that you will not give in to it. 

    Sex

    Stress

    Psalm 9:9

    The Lord is a shelter for the oppressed, a refuge in times of trouble. 


    Psalm 73:26

    My health may fail, and my spirit may grow weak,

    but God remains the strength of my heart; he is mine forever.


    Psalm 91:7

    Though a thousand fall at your side,

    though ten thousand are dying around you,

    these evils will not touch you. 


    Psalm 91:10

    no evil will conquer you; no plague will come near your dwelling. 


    Psalm 127:2

    It is useless for you to work so hard

    from early morning until late at night,

    anxiously working for food to eat;

    for God gives rest to his loved ones.


    1 Peter 5:7

    Give all your worries and cares to God, for he cares about what happens to you. 


    John 14:21

    Those who obey my commandments are the ones who love me. And because they love me, my Father will love them, and I will love them. And I will reveal myself to each one of them." 


    Psalm 56:3

    But when I am afraid, I put my trust in you. 

    Psalm 119:11

    I have hidden your word in my heart,

    that I might not sin against you. 


    1 Cor. 10:13

    But remember that the temptations that come into your life are no different from what others experience. And God is faithful. He will keep the temptation from becoming so strong that you can't stand up against it. When you are tempted, he will show you a way out so that you will not give in to it. 


    Ephes. 6:11

    Put on all of God's armor so that you will be able to stand firm against all strategies and tricks of the Devil. 


    Ephes. 6:16

    In every battle you will need faith as your shield to stop the fiery arrows aimed at you by Satan. 


    James 4:7

    So humble yourselves before God. Resist the Devil, and he will flee from you. 


    2 Peter 2:9

    So you see, the Lord knows how to rescue godly people from their trials, even while punishing the wicked right up until the day of judgment. 


    Isaiah 59:19

    Then at last they will respect and glorify the name of the Lord throughout the world. For he will come like a flood tide driven by the breath of the Lord. 

    Temptation

    Vision

    Job 33:15-17

    He speaks in dreams, in visions of the night when deep sleep falls on people as they lie in bed. [16] He whispers in their ear and terrifies them with his warning. [17] He causes them to change their minds; he keeps them from pride. 


    Proverbs 29:18

    When people do not accept divine guidance, they run wild. But whoever obeys the law is happy. 


    Habakkuk 2:2-3

    Then the Lord said to me, "Write my answer in large, clear letters on a tablet, so that a runner can read it and tell everyone else. [3] But these things I plan won't happen right away. Slowly, steadily, surely, the time approaches when the vision will be fulfilled. If it seems slow, wait patiently, for it will surely take place. It will not be delayed. 


    Isaiah 54:2

    "Enlarge your house; build an addition; spread out your home! 


    Joel 2:28

    "Then after I have poured out my rains again, I will pour out my Spirit upon all people. Your sons and daughters will prophesy. Your old men will dream dreams. Your young men will see visions.