Page images

the temple of my God, and he shall go no more



He that overcometh shall inherit all things; and I will be his God, and he shall be my son.

To him that overcometh will I give to eat of the tree of life, which is in the midst of the paradise of God.

If any man draw back, my soul shall have no pleasure in him. But we are not of them who draw back unto perdition; but of them that believe to the saving of the soul.

The righteous shall hold on his way, and he that hath clean hands shall be stronger and stronger. The righteous shall never be remov ed. The Law of his God is in his heart; none of his steps shall slide.

The Lord will not forsake his people. He will keep the feet of his saints.

The Lord loveth judgment, and forsaketh not his saints; they are preserved for ever.

This God is our God for ever and ever; he will be our guide even unto death. Thou shalt guide me with thy council, and afterward receive me to glory.

They go from strength to strength, every one of them in Zion appeareth before God.

They that trust in the Lord shall be as mount Zion, which cannot be removed, but abideth for


The Lord will perfect that which concerneth


Fear thou not; for I am with thee: be not dismayed; For I am thy God. I will strengthen thee; yea, I will help thee; yea, I will uphold thee with the right hand of my righteous


The mountains shall depart, and the hills be removed but my kindness shall not depart from thee, neither shall the covenant of my peace be removed, saith the Lord that hath mercy on thee. And all thy children shall be taught of the Lord; and great shall be the peace of thy children. In righteousness shalt thou be established: thou shalt be far from oppression; for thou shalt not fear and from terror; for it shall not come near thee, No weapon that is formed against thee shall prosper; and every tongue that shall rise against thee in judgment, thou shalt condemn. This is the heritage of the servants of the Lord, and their righteousness is of me, saith the Lord.

Israel shall be saved in the Lord with an everlasting salvation; ye shall not be ashamed nor confounded world without end.

Whosoever drinketh of the water that I shall give him, shall never thirst; but the water that I shall give him shall be in him a well of water springing up into everlasting life. I am the living bread which came down from heaven. If any man eat of this bread, he shall live forever.

Because I live, ye shall live also.

Having loved his own which were in the world, he loved them unto the end.

They shall not depart from me.

All that the Father giveth me shall come to me: and him that cometh to me I will in no wise cast out.

My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me and I give unto them eternal life; and they shall never perish, neither shall any man pluck them out of my hand. My Father. which gave them me, is greater than all: and

no man is able to pluck them out of my Father's hand.

Sin shall not have dominion over you: for ye are not under the law, but under grace.

Ye come behind in no gift; waiting for the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ: who shall also confirm you unto the end, that ye may be blameless in the day of our Lord Jesus Christ. God is faithful, by whom ye were called unto the fellowship of his Son Jesus Christ our Lord.

God is faithful, who will not suffer you to be tempted above that ye are able; but will with the temptation also make a way to escape, that ye may be able to bear it.

All things are yours; whether Paul, or Apollos, or Cephas, or the world, or life, or death, or things present, or things to come; all are yours.

Being confident of this very thing, that he which hath begun a good work in you, will perform it until the day of Jesus Christ.

God, willing more abundantly to shew unto the heirs of promise the immutability of his council, confirmed it by an oath; That by two immutable things, in which it was impossible for God to lie, we might have a strong consolation, who have fled for refuge to lay hold on the hope set before us. Which hope we have as an anchor of the soul, both sure and steadfast, and which entereth into that within the veil.

[ocr errors]

He hath said, I will never leave thee, nor forsake thee. So that we may boldly say, The Lord is my helper, and I will not fear what man shall do unto me.

The anointing which ye have received of him. abideth in you.

Whosoever is born of God doth not commit

sin, for his seed remaineth in him and he cannot sin, because he is born of God.

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, which according to his abundant mercy hath begotten us again unto a lively hope by the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead; to an inheritance incorruptible, and undefiled, and that fadeth not away, reserved in heaven for you: who are kept by the power of God through faith unto salvation ready to be revealed in the last time.

Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? Shall tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or peril, or sword? As it is written, For thy sake are we killed all the day long; we are accounted as sheep for the slaughter. Nay, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him that loved us. For I am persuaded, that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor powers, nor things present, nor things to come, nor height, nor depth, nor any other creature, shall be able to separate us from the love of God, which is in Christ Jesus our Lord.



Be courteous: in honour preferring one another. We that are strong ought to bear the infirmities of the weak, and not to please ourselves. Let every one of us please his neighbour for his good, to edification. For even Christ pleased not himself.

Abraham bowed down himself before the people of the land.

Jacob passed over before them, and bowed himself to the ground.

The king (Solomon) rose up to meet her, (his mother) and bowed himself unto her, and sat down on his throne, and caused a seat to be set for the king's mother; and she sat on his right hand.

I am not mad, (said Paul) most noble Festus ; but speak forth the words of truth and soberness. (God threatened it as an evil) that the child shall behave himself proudly against the ancient, and the base against the honourable.

Thou shalt rise up before the hoary head, and honour the face of the old man.

Days should speak, and multitude of years should teach wisdom.

If ye salute your brethren only, what do ye more than others?.

When ye come into an house, salute it. When thou art bidden of any man to a wedding, sit not down in the highest room.

Honour all men.

a kiss of charity.

Greet ye one another with

We were gentle among you.

A soft answer turneth away wrath. A word fitly spoken is like apples of gold in pictures of


The words of a wise man's mouth are gracious.
Let your speech be always with grace.
Evil communications corrupt good manners.



PRAY always. Let us lift up our heart with our hands unto God in the heavens. O come let

« PreviousContinue »