“Therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, put on tender mercies, kindness, humility, meekness, longsuffering” (Colossians 3:12, NKJV).
“Six days you shall labor and do all your work” (Exodus 20:9).
“Give me neither poverty nor riches; feed me with food convenient for me: Lest I be full, and deny thee, and say, Who is the Lord? or lest I be poor, and steal, and take the name of my God in vain” (Proverbs 30:8-9).
“Look not every man on his own things, but every man also on the things of others” (Philippians 2:4).
“My soul breaketh for the longing that it hath unto thy judgments at all times” (Psalm 119:20).
“Seek ye the Lord, all ye meek of the earth, which have wrought his judgment; seek righteousness, seek meekness” (Zephaniah 2:3a KJV).
“But ye are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, an holy nation, a peculiar people; that ye should shew forth the praises of him who hath called you out of darkness into his marvelous light” (1 Peter 2:9).
“God is the Lord, which hath shewed us light: bind the sacrifice with cords, even unto the horns of the altar” (Psalm 118:27).
“But speaking the truth in love, may grow up into him in all things, which is the head, even Christ” (Ephesians 4:15).
“Go in peace: and the God of Israel grant thee thy petition that thou hast asked of him” (I Samuel 1:17).
“It is of the Lord’s mercies that we are not consumed, because his compassions fail not. They are new every morning: great is thy faithfulness.” Lamentations 3:22-23
Godliness with contentment is great gain. 1 Timothy 6: 6
“It is of the Lord’s mercies that we are not consumed, because his compassions fail not.” Lamentations 3:22
What is truth? is an age-old question. A simple definition of truth is “reality.” Truth is what is.
“And hath made of one blood all nations of men for to dwell on all the face of the earth, and hath determined the times before appointed, and the bounds of their habitation” (Acts 17:26).
“But now they desire a better country, that is, an heavenly: wherefore God is not ashamed to be called their God: for he hath prepared for them a city.” Hebrews 11:16
While it is said, To day if ye will hear his voice, harden not your hearts, as in the provocation. Hebrews 3:15
But now, after that ye have known God, or rather are known of God, how turn ye again to the weak and beggarly elements, whereunto ye desire again to be in bondage?
Consider Hebrews 2:6-9 and Psalm 8:4-6. What is man?
For all our days are passed away in thy wrath: we spend our years as a tale that is told… so teach us to number our days, that we may apply our hearts unto wisdom. Psalm 90:9,12
“O how love I thy law! It is my meditation all the day.” Psalm 119:97
I Peter 1:8-9 Whom having not seen, ye love; in whom, though now ye see him not, yet believing, ye rejoice with joy unspeakable and full of glory: Receiving the end of your faith, even the salvation of your souls
“But if I tarry long, that thou mayest know how thou oughtest to behave thyself in the house of God, which is the church of the living God, the pillar and ground of the truth.” I Timothy 3: 15
“That ye may be blameless and harmless, the sons of God, without rebuke, in the midst of a crooked and perverse nation, among whom ye shine as lights in the world.” Philippians 2:15
Evidences of a Thankful Heart
“And Esau said, Behold, I am at the point to die: and what profit shall this birthright do to me?” Genesis 25:32
“And I sought for a man among them, that should make up the hedge, and stand in the gap before me for the land, that I should not destroy it: but I found none.” Ezekiel 22:30
“Examine yourselves, whether ye be in the faith; prove your own selves.” 2 Corinthians 13:5a
“Thou therefore endure hardness, as a good soldier of Jesus Christ.” II Timothy 2:3
“Herein is our love made perfect, that we may have boldness in the Day of Judgment; because as He is, so are we in the world.” 1 John 4:17