I called to the Lord in distress; the Lord answered me and put me in a spacious place. The Lord is for me; I will not be afraid. What can a mere mortal do to me?
Psalm 118:5-6 (CSB)
Until I come, give your attention to public reading, exhortation, and teaching.
1 Timothy 4:13 (CSB)
Hypocrites! Isaiah prophesied correctly about you when he said:
This people honors me with their lips, but their heart is far from me. They worship me in vain, teaching as doctrines human commands.”
Matthew 15:7-9 (CSB)
The person who trusts in the Lord, whose confidence indeed is the Lord, is blessed.
Jeremiah 17:7 (CSB)
They became callous and gave themselves over to promiscuity for the practice of every kind of impurity with a desire for more and more.
But that is not how you came to know Christ, assuming you heard about him and were taught by him, as the truth is in Jesus, to take off your former way of life, the old self that is corrupted by deceitful desires, to be renewed in the spirit of your minds, and to put on the new self, the one created according to God’s likeness in righteousness and purity of the truth.
Ephesians 4:19-24 (CSB)
The wicked are overthrown and perish, but the house of the righteous will stand.
Proverbs 12:7 (CSB)