“You therefore must endure hardship as a good soldier of Jesus Christ. No one engaged in warfare entangles himself with the affairs of this life, that he may please him who enlisted him as a soldier.”
It is good to give thanks to the Lord and to sing praises to Your name, O Most High.
“This means that anyone who belongs to Christ has become a new person. The old life is gone; a new life has begun!”
9 Let love be genuine. Abhor what is evil; hold fast to what is good. 10 Love one another with brotherly affection. Outdo one another in showing honor. 11 Do not be slothful in zeal, be fervent in spirit,[g] serve the Lord. 12 Rejoice in hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer. 13 Contribute to the needs of
But now God has set the members, each one of them, in the body just as He pleased.
17 The righteous cry out, and the Lord hears, and delivers them out of all their troubles. 18 The Lord is near to those who have a broken heart,And saves such as have a contrite spirit. 19 Many are the afflictions of the righteous, but the Lord delivers him out of them all. 20 He guards all his
9 O Israel, trust in the Lord;He is their help and their shield.10 O house of Aaron, trust in the Lord;He is their help and their shield.11 You who fear the Lord, trust in the Lord;He is their help and their shield.
I will love You, O Lord, my strength. The Lord is my rock and my fortress and my deliverer; My God, my strength, in whom I will trust; My shield and the [bhorn of my salvation, my stronghold. I will call upon the Lord, who is worthy to be praised; So shall I be saved
15 He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn over all creation. 16 For by Him all things were created that are in heaven and that are on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or principalities or [fpowers. All things were created through Him and for Him. 17 And He is before all things,
16 Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-Nego answered and said to the king, “O Nebuchadnezzar, we have no need to answer you in this matter. 17 If that is the case, our God whom we serve is able to deliver us from the burning fiery furnace, and He will deliver us from your hand, O king. 18 But if not,