I called to the LORD in my distress; I called to my God. From His temple He heard my voice, and my cry for help [reached] His ears.
But Micaiah said, "As the LORD lives, I will say whatever my God says."
Remember me favorably, my God, for all that I have done for this people.
My God sent His angel and shut the lions' mouths. They haven't hurt me, for I was found innocent before Him. Also, I have not committed a crime against you my king."
But as for me, I will look to the LORD; I will wait for the God of my salvation. My God will hear me.
"Don't cling to Me," Jesus told her, "for I have not yet ascended to the Father. But go to My brothers and tell them that I am ascending to My Father and your Father-- to My God and your God."
Then He said to Thomas, "Put your finger here and observe My hands. Reach out your hand and put it into My side. Don't be an unbeliever, but a believer."
First, I thank my God through Jesus Christ for all of you because the news of your faith is being reported in all the world.
I fear that when I come my God will again humiliate me in your presence, and I will grieve for many who sinned before and have not repented of the uncleanness, sexual immorality, and promiscuity they practiced.
I always thank my God when I mention you in my prayers,
Then he blessed Joseph and said: The God before whom my fathers Abraham and Isaac walked, the God who has been my shepherd all my life to this day,
He humbled you by letting you go hungry; then He gave you manna to eat, which you and your fathers had not known, so that you might learn that man does not live on bread alone but on every word that comes from the mouth of the LORD.
Your clothing did not wear out, and your feet did not swell these 40 years.
You provided bread from heaven for their hunger; You brought them water from the rock for their thirst. You told them to go in and possess the land You had sworn to give them.
[A Davidic psalm.] The LORD is my shepherd; there is nothing I lack.
He lets me lie down in green pastures; He leads me beside quiet waters.
He renews my life; He leads me along the right paths for His name's sake.
Even when I go through the darkest valley, I fear [no] danger, for You are with me; Your rod and Your staff-- they comfort me.
You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies; You anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows.
[For the choir director. A Davidic psalm.] Happy is one who cares for the poor; the LORD will save him in a day of adversity.
The LORD will keep him and preserve him; he will be blessed in the land. You will not give him over to the desire of his enemies.
The LORD will sustain him on his sickbed; You will heal him on the bed where he lies.
For the LORD God is a sun and shield. The LORD gives grace and glory; He does not withhold the good from those who live with integrity.
Good will come to a man who lends generously and conducts his business fairly.
He will never be shaken. The righteous will be remembered forever.
He will not fear bad news; his heart is confident, trusting in the LORD.
His heart is assured; he will not fear. In the end he will look in triumph on his foes.
He distributes freely to the poor; his righteousness endures forever. His horn will be exalted in honor.
Honor the LORD with your possessions and with the first produce of your entire harvest;
then your barns will be completely filled, and your vats will overflow with new wine.
One person gives freely, yet gains more; another withholds what is right, only to become poor.
A generous person will be enriched, and the one who gives a drink of water will receive water.
Bring the full 10 percent into the storehouse so that there may be food in My house. Test Me in this way," says the LORD of Hosts. "See if I will not open the floodgates of heaven and pour out a blessing for you without measure.
For the Gentile world eagerly seeks all these things, and your Father knows that you need them.
"But seek His kingdom, and these things will be provided for you.
Don't be afraid, little flock, because your Father delights to give you the kingdom.
Sell your possessions and give to the poor. Make money-bags for yourselves that won't grow old, an inexhaustible treasure in heaven, where no thief comes near and no moth destroys.
And God is able to make every grace overflow to you, so that in every way, always having everything you need, you may excel in every good work.
As it is written: He has scattered; He has given to the poor; His righteousness endures forever.
Now the One who provides seed for the sower and bread for food will provide and multiply your seed and increase the harvest of your righteousness,
as you are enriched in every way for all generosity, which produces thanksgiving to God through us.
They are filled from the abundance of Your house; You let them drink from Your refreshing stream,
How countless are Your works, LORD! In wisdom You have made them all; the earth is full of Your creatures.
Israel, put your hope in the LORD. For there is faithful love with the Lord, and with Him is redemption in abundance.
And [what if] He did this to make known the riches of His glory on objects of mercy that He prepared beforehand for glory--
Oh, the depth of the riches both of the wisdom and the knowledge of God! How unsearchable His judgments and untraceable His ways!
In Him we have redemption through His blood, the forgiveness of our trespasses, according to the riches of His grace
[I pray] that the eyes of your heart may be enlightened so you may know what is the hope of His calling, what are the glorious riches of His inheritance among the saints,
so that in the coming ages He might display the immeasurable riches of His grace in [His] kindness to us in Christ Jesus.
This grace was given to me-- the least of all the saints!-- to proclaim to the Gentiles the incalculable riches of the Messiah,
[I pray] that He may grant you, according to the riches of His glory, to be strengthened with power through His Spirit in the inner man,
God wanted to make known to those among the Gentiles the glorious wealth of this mystery, which is Christ in you, the hope of glory.
Let the message about the Messiah dwell richly among you, teaching and admonishing one another in all wisdom, and singing psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs, with gratitude in your hearts to God.
Instruct those who are rich in the present age not to be arrogant or to set their hope on the uncertainty of wealth, but on God, who richly provides us with all things to enjoy.
For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worth comparing with the glory that is going to be revealed to us.
For our momentary light affliction is producing for us an absolutely incomparable eternal weight of glory.
we encouraged, comforted, and implored each one of you to walk worthy of God, who calls you into His own kingdom and glory.
Therefore, as a fellow elder and witness to the sufferings of the Messiah, and also a participant in the glory about to be revealed, I exhort the elders among you:
Now the God of all grace, who called you to His eternal glory in Christ Jesus, will personally restore, establish, strengthen, and support you after you have suffered a little.