"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!”