"I can do all this through him who gives me strength."
"He has shown you, O mortal, what is good. And what does the Lord require of you? To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God."
"Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us, fixing our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of faith."
"Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of man kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance."
“Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him and he will make your paths straight.”
“We know that Christ, being raised from the dead, will never die again; death no longer has dominion over him.”
"But he was pierced for our transgressions, he was crushed for our inequities; the punishment that brought us peace was on him, and by his wounds we are healed."
"Therefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of Gods mercy, to offer your bodies as living sacrifices, holy and pleasing to God - this is your true and proper worship. Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God's will it, his good pleasing and perfect will."
"The word of the Lord came to me, saying, 'Before I formed you I knew you, before you were born I set you apart; I appointed you as a prophet to the nations.'"
"However, I consider my life worth nothing to me; my only aim is to finish the race and complete the task the Lord Jesus has given me—the task of testifying to the good news of God’s grace."
"But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth."
"Do you not know? Have you not heard? The Lord is the everlasting God, the Creator of the ends of the earth. He will not grow tired or weary, and his understanding no one can fathom."
1 Peter 5:6-7
"Humble yourselves, therefore, under God's mighty hand, that he may lift you up in due time. Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you."
"From the end of the earth I call to You when my heart is faint; Lead me to the rock that is higher than I."
"But whose delight is in the law of the Lord, who meditates on his law day and nigh. That person is like a tree planted by streams of water, which yields its fruit in season and whose leaf does not wither - whatever they do prospers."
"Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up."
"The faithful love of the Lord never ends! His mercies never cease. Great is his faithfulness; his mercies begin afresh each morning. I say to myself, the Lord is my inheritance; therefore I will hope in him!”