Because you have made the Lord-- my refuge, the Most High-- your dwelling place,
Moreover, because of my delight in the house of my God, I now give my personal treasures of gold and silver for the house of my God over and above all that I've provided for the holy house:
Jesus answered, "If anyone loves Me, he will keep My word. My Father will love him, and We will come to him and make Our home with him.
For the Father Himself loves you, because you have loved Me and have believed that I came from God.
We know that all things work together for the good of those who love God: those who are called according to His purpose.
Blessed is a man who endures trials, because when he passes the test he will receive the crown of life that He has promised to those who love Him.
Listen, my dear brothers: Didn't God choose the poor in this world to be rich in faith and heirs of the kingdom that He has promised to those who love Him?
I will set
[For the choir director: "Do Not Destroy." A Davidic Miktam. When Saul sent [agents] to watch the house and kill him.] Deliver me from my enemies, my God; protect me from those who rise up against me.
They rejoice in Your name all day long, and they are exalted by Your righteousness.
For You are their magnificent strength; by Your favor our horn is exalted.
he will dwell on the heights; his refuge will be the rocky fortresses, his food provided, his water assured.
For this reason God also highly exalted Him and gave Him the name that is above every name,
so that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow-- of those who are in heaven and on earth and under the earth--
and every tongue should confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.
Those who know Your name trust in You because You have not abandoned those who seek You, LORD.
This is eternal life: that they may know You, the only true God, and the One You have sent-- Jesus Christ.
But now, since you know God, or rather have become known by God, how can you turn back again to the weak and bankrupt elemental forces? Do you want to be enslaved to them all over again?