* ROMANS 6:1-3
What shall we say then? Are we to continue in sin that grace
may increase? May it never be! How should we who died to sin still
live in it? Or do you not know that all of us who have been baptized
into Christ Jesus have been baptized into His death?
* ROMANS 12:1,2
I urge you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, to
present your bodies a living and holy sacrifice, acceptable to God,
which is your spiritual service of worship. And do not be conformed
to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, that
you may prove what the will of God is, that which is good acceptable
* I CORINTHIANS 6:19,20
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.
* I CORINTHIANS 9:24
Do you not know that those who run in a race all run, but only
one receives the prize? Run in such a way that you may win.
* PSALM 1:1-3
How blessed is the man who does not walk in the counsel of the
wicked, nor stand in the path of sinners, nor sit in the seat of
scoffers! But his delight is in the law of the Lord, and in His law
he meditates day and night. And he will be like a tree firmly planted
by streams of water, which yields its fruit in its season, and its
leaf does not wither; and in whatever he does he prospers.
* PSALM 34:18
The Lord is near to the brokenhearted, and saves those who are
crushed in spirit.
* PSALM 37:4
Delight yourself in the Lord; and He will give you the desires
of your heart.
* PSALM 51:10-13
Create in me a clean heart, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit
within me. Do not cast me away from Thy presence, and do not take Thy
Holy Spirit from me. Restore to me the joy of Thy salvation, and
sustain me with a willing spirit. Then I will teach transgressors Thy
ways, and sinners will be converted to Thee.
* PSALM 63:3,4
Because Thy lovingkindness is better than life, my lips will
praise Thee. So I will bless Thee as long as I live; I will lift up
my hands in Thy name.
* PSALM 119:11
Thy word I have treasured in my heart, that I may not sin
* PSALM 139:23,24
Search me, O God, and know my heart; try me and know my anxious
thoughts; and see if there be any hurtful way in me, and lead me in
the everlasting way.
* PROVERBS 3:5,6
Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your
own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge Him, and He will make
your paths straight.
* PROVERBS 9:10
The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom, and knowledge
of the Holy One is understanding.
* PROVERBS 28:13
He who conceals his transgressions will not prosper, but he who
confesses and forsakes them will find compassion.
* PROVERBS 22:4
The reward of humility and fear of the Lord are riches, honor
* ISAIAH 55:8,9
"For My thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways
My ways," declares the Lord. For as the heavens are higher than the
earth, so are My ways higher than your ways, and My thoughts higher
than your thoughts.
* JOSHUA 24:15
"And if it is disagreeable in your sight to serve the Lord,
choose for yourselves this day whom you will serve:...but as for me
and my house, we will serve the Lord."
* ISAIAH 40:31
Yet those who wait for the Lord will gain new strength; they
will mount up with wings like eagles, they will run and not get
tired, they will walk and not become weary.
* JEREMIAH 29:13
And you will seek Me and find Me, when you search for Me with
all your heart.
* I CORINTHIANS 10:13
No temptation has over-taken you but as is common to man; God
is faithful, who will not allow you to be tempted beyond what you are
able, but with the temptation will provide the way of escape also,
that you may be able to endure it.
* II CORINTHIANS 5:17
Therefore if any man is in Christ, he is a new creature; the
old things passed away; behold new things have come.
* II CORINTHIANS 12:9
And He has said to me, "My grace is sufficient for you, for
power is perfected in weakness."
* GALATIANS 2:20
"I have been crucified with Christ; and it is no longer I who
live, but Christ lives in me; and the life which I now live in the
flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me, and delivered
Himself up for me."
* GALATIANS 4:16
But I say, walk by the Spirit, and you will not carry out the
desire of the flesh.
* GALATIANS 6:7
Do not be deceived, God is not mocked; for whatever a man sows,
this he will also reap.
* PHILIPPIANS 1:6
For I am confident in this very thing,that He who began a good
work in you will perfect it until the day of Christ Jesus.
* PHILIPPIANS 4:6
Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and
supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to
* PHILIPPIANS 4:8
Finally, brethren, whatever is true, whatever is honorable,
whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is
of good repute, if there is any excellence and if anything worthy of
praise, let your mind dwell on these things.
* PHILIPPIANS 4:19
And my God shall supply all your needs according to His riches
in glory in Christ Jesus.
* COLOSSIANS 3:23
Whatever you do, do your work heartily, as for the Lord rather
than for men.
* HEBREWS 11:1
Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction
of things not seen.
* HEBREWS 11:6
And without faith it is impossible to please Him, for he
who comes to God must believe that He is, and that He is a rewarder
of those who seek Him.
* HEBREWS 12:11
All discipline for the moment seems not to be joyful, but
sorrowful; yet to those who have been trained by it, afterwards it
yields the peaceful fruit of righteousness.
* JAMES 1:5
But if any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask of God, who gives
to all men generously and without reproach, and it will be given to
* I PETER 3:15
But sanctify Christ as Lord in your hearts, always being ready
to make a defense to everyone who asks you to give an account for the
hope that is in you, yet with gentleness and reverence.
* I JOHN 1:9
If we confess our sins, He is faithful and righteous to forgive
us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.
* MARK 9:35
And sitting down, He called the twelve and said to them, "If
anyone wants to be first, he shall be last of all, and servant of
* MATTHEW 6:33
"But seek first His kingdom and His righteousness; and all
these things shall be added to you."
* MATTHEW 7:1,2
"Do not judge lest you be judged. For in the way you judge, you
will be judged; and by your standard of measure, it will be measured
* MATTHEW 7:7
"Ask, and it shall be given to you; seek and you shall find;
knock, and it shall be opened to you."
* 1 CORINTHIANS 1:18
"For the preaching of the cross is to them that perish
foolishness; but unto us which are saved it is the power of
* 1 CORINTHIANS 1:27
"But God hath chosen the foolish things of the world to
confound the wise; and God hath chosen the weak things of the
world to confound the things which are mighty;