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II Corinthians 4:15-16 (TLB) | READ ONLINE
These sufferings of ours are for your benefit. And the more of you who are won to Christ, the more there are to thank Him for His great kindness, and the more the Lord is glorified. That is why we never give up. Though our bodies are dying, our inner strength in the Lord is growing every day.
Colossians 3:15, 17 (NASB) | READ ONLINE
Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, to which indeed you were called in one body; and be thankful…Whatever you do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks through Him to God the Father.
Ephesians 2:10 (NASB) | READ ONLINE
For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand so that we would walk in them.
Ephesians 3:16-17a (NASB) | READ ONLINE
That He would grant you, according to the riches of His glory, to be strengthened with power through His Spirit in the inner man, so that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith;
Ephesians 3:17b-19 (NASB) | READ ONLINE
…and that you, being rooted and grounded in love, may be able to comprehend with all the saints what is the breadth and length and height and depth, and to know the love of Christ which surpasses knowledge, that you may be filled up to all the fullness of God.
Philippians 4:11-12 (NASB) | READ ONLINE
Not that I speak from want, for I have learned to be content in whatever circumstances I am. I know how to get along with humble means, and I also know how to live in prosperity; in any and every circumstance I have learned the secret of being filled and going hungry, both of having abundance and suffering need.
Romans 12:1-2 (NIV) | READ ONLINE
Therefore I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God—this is your true and proper worship. Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is—His good, pleasing and perfect will.
I Corinthians 6:19-20 (NASB) | READ ONLINE
Or do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit Who is in you, Whom you have from God, and that you are not your own? For you have been bought with a price; therefore glorify God in your body.
Galatians 6:9-10 (NASB) | READ ONLINE
Let us not lose heart in doing good, for in due time we will reap if we do not grow weary. So then, while we have opportunity, let us do good to all people, and especially to those who are of the household of faith.
II Corinthians 6:16b-17 (NASB) | READ ONLINE
For we are the temple of the living God; just as God said “I will dwell in them and walk among them; and I will be their God, and they shall be my people. Therefore, come out from their midst and be separate,” says the Lord. “And do not touch what is unclean; and I will welcome you.”
Philippians 1:10-11 (NASB) | READ ONLINE
So that you may approve the things that are excellent, in order to be sincere and blameless until the day of Christ; having been filled with the fruit of righteousness which comes through Jesus Christ, to the glory and praise of God.
Philippians 2:1-2 (NASB) | READ ONLINE
Therefore if there is any encouragement in Christ, if there is any consolation of love, if there is any fellowship of the Spirit, if any affection and compassion, make my joy complete by being of the same mind, maintaining the same love, united in spirit, intent on one purpose.
Proverbs 3:5-6 (NKJV) | READ ONLINE
Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; In all your ways acknowledge Him, and He shall direct your paths.
I John 1:5,7 (NKJV) | READ ONLINE
This is the message which we have heard from Him and declare to you, that God is light and in Him is no darkness at all. But if we walk in the light as He is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus Christ His Son cleanses us from all sin.
II Peter 1:3-4 (NIV) | READ ONLINE
His divine power has given us everything we need for a godly life through our knowledge of Him Who called us by his own glory and goodness. Through these He has given us His very great and precious promises, so that through them you may participate in the divine nature, having escaped the corruption in the world caused by evil desires.
Jeremiah 29:11-13 (NASB)| READ ONLINE
“For I know the plans I have for you” declares the Lord, “plans for welfare and not for calamity to give you a future and a hope. Then you will call upon Me and come and pray to Me, and I will listen to you. And you will seek Me and find Me, when you search for Me with all your heart.”
John 15:4-5 (NASB)| READ ONLINE
Abide in Me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself unless it abides in the vine, so neither can you unless you abide in Me. I am the vine, you are the branches; he who abides in Me and I in him, he bears much fruit, for apart from Me you can do nothing.
Psalm 119:105 (NASB) | READ ONLINE
Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path.
Isaiah 61:1 (NASB) | READ ONLINE
The Spirit of the Lord God is upon me, because the Lord has anointed me to bring good news to the afflicted; He has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to captives and freedom to prisoners.
Psalm 40:8,10 (NASB) | READ ONLINE
I delight to do Your will, O my God; Your law is within my heart. I have not hidden Your righteousness within my heart; I have spoken of Your faithfulness and Your salvation; I have not concealed Your lovingkindness and Your truth from the great congregation.
Psalm 51:12-13 (NASB) | READ ONLINE
Restore to me the joy of Your salvation and sustain me with a willing spirit. Then I will teach transgressors Your ways, and sinners will be converted to You.
Psalm 118:24 (NASB) | READ ONLINE
This is the day which the Lord has made; Let us rejoice and be glad in it.
Psalm 27:4 (NASB) | READ ONLINE
One thing I have asked from the Lord, that I shall seek: That I may dwell in the house of the Lord all the days of my life, to behold the beauty of the Lord and to meditate in His temple.
Psalm 25:4-5 (NASB) | READ ONLINE
Make me know Your ways, O Lord; teach me Your paths. Lead me in Your truth and teach me, for You are the God of my salvation; for You I wait all the day.
Psalm 25:9-10 (NASB) | READ ONLINE
He leads the humble in justice, and He teaches the humble His way. All the paths of the Lord are lovingkindness and truth to those who keep His covenant and His testimonies.
Psalm 37:4-5 (NASB) | READ ONLINE
Delight yourself in the Lord; and He will give you the desires of your heart. Commit your way to the Lord, trust also in Him, and He will do it.
Psalm 32:8 (NASB) | READ ONLINE
I will instruct you and teach you in the way which you should go; I will counsel you with My eye upon you.
Philippians 1:6 (NASB) | READ ONLINE
For I am confident of this very thing, that He Who began a good work in you will perfect it until the day of Christ Jesus.
Psalm 139:13-15 (NIV) | READ ONLINE
For You created my inmost being; You knit me together in my mother’s womb. I praise You because I am fearfully & wonderfully made; Your works are wonderful. I know that full well. My frame was not hidden from You, when I was made in the secret place, when I was woven together in the depths of the earth. Your eyes saw my unformed body.
Psalm 139:16 (NASB) | READ ONLINE
All the days ordained for me were written in Your book before one of them came to be.
The above verses are part of a set of topical verses intended to help keep the Word of God in front of us as we work to find our way through the valley. If you prefer a paper version, use the following link to download, print and cut out the verses.
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