Colossians 3:16-17 (HCSB)
Let the message about the Messiah dwell richly among you, teaching and admonishing one another in all wisdom, and singing psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs, with gratitude in your hearts to God. And whatever you do, in word or in deed, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through Him.
2 Peter 1:4 (HCSB)
By these He has given us very great and precious promises, so that through them you may share in the divine nature, escaping the corruption that is in the world because of evil desires.
2 Peter 3:8-9 (HCSB)
Dear friends, don’t let this one thing escape you: With the Lord one day is like a thousand years, and a thousand years like one day. The Lord does not delay His promise, as some understand delay, but is patient with you, not wanting any to perish but all to come to repentance.
Romans 1:20-21 (HCSB)
For His invisible attributes, that is, His eternal power and divine nature, have been clearly seen since the creation of the world, being understood through what He has made. As a result, people are without excuse. For though they knew God, they did not glorify Him as God or show gratitude. Instead, their thinking became nonsense, and their senseless minds were darkened.
Genesis 1:1 (HCSB)
In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.
Hebrews 1:3 (HCSB)
The Son is the radiance of God’s glory and the exact expression of His nature, sustaining all things by His powerful word. After making purification for sins, He sat down at the right hand of the Majesty on high.
No God Other Than Yahweh
Isaiah 44:6 (HCSB)
This is what the Lord, the King of Israel and its Redeemer, the Lord of Hosts, says:
I am the first and I am the last. There is no God but Me.
James 1:5-7 (HCSB)
Now if any of you lacks wisdom, he should ask God, who gives to all generously and without criticizing, and it will be given to him. But let him ask in faith without doubting. For the doubter is like the surging sea, driven and tossed by the wind. That person should not expect to receive anything from the Lord.
Ephesians 6:2-3 (HCSB)
Honor your father and mother, which is the first commandment with a promise, so that it may go well with you and that you may have a long life in the land.
John 6:38-40 (HCSB)
For I have come down from heaven, not to do My will, but the will of Him who sent Me. This is the will of Him who sent Me: that I should lose none of those He has given Me but should raise them up on the last day. For this is the will of My Father: that everyone who sees the Son and believes in Him may have eternal life, and I will raise him up on the last day.”
Isaiah 46:10 (HCSB)
I declare the end from the beginning, and from long ago what is not yet done, saying: My plan will take place, and I will do all My will.
Job 23:13-14 (HCSB)
But He is unchangeable; who can oppose Him?
He does what He desires.
He will certainly accomplish what He has decreed for me, and He has many more things like these in mind.
Psalms 115:3 (HCSB)
Our God is in heaven and does whatever He pleases.
Ephesians 2:7-9 (HCSB)
so that in the coming ages He might display the immeasurable riches of His grace through His kindness to us in Christ Jesus. For you are saved by grace through faith, and this is not from yourselves; it is God’s gift — not from works, so that no one can boast.
Psalms 37:3 (HCSB)
Trust in the Lord and do what is good; dwell in the land and live securely.
Psalms 84:11-12 (HCSB)
For the Lord God is a sun and shield.
The Lord gives grace and glory; He does not withhold the good from those who live with integrity.
Happy is the person who trusts in You, Lord of Hosts!
John 3:17-18 (HCSB)
For God did not send His Son into the world that He might condemn the world, but that the world might be saved through Him. Anyone who believes in Him is not condemned, but anyone who does not believe is already condemned, because he has not believed in the name of the One and Only Son of God.
Mark 2:17 (HCSB)
When Jesus heard this, He told them, “Those who are well don’t need a doctor, but the sick do need one. I didn’t come to call the righteous, but sinners.”
1 John 3:8 (HCSB)
The one who commits sin is of the Devil, for the Devil has sinned from the beginning. The Son of God was revealed for this purpose: to destroy the Devil’s works.
Malachi 4:2 (HCSB)
But for you who fear My name, the sun of righteousness will rise with healing in its wings, and you will go out and playfully jump like calves from the stall.