LORD, You are my portion and my cup [of blessing]; You hold my future.
The boundary lines have fallen for me in pleasant places; indeed, I have a beautiful inheritance.
I will praise the LORD who counsels me-- even at night my conscience instructs me.
I keep the LORD in mind always. Because He is at my right hand, I will not be shaken.
Therefore my heart is glad, and my spirit rejoices; my body also rests securely.
For You will not abandon me to Sheol; You will not allow Your Faithful One to see the Pit.
You reveal the path of life to me; in Your presence is abundant joy; in Your right hand are eternal pleasures.
You who fear the LORD, praise Him! All you descendants of Jacob, honor Him! All you descendants of Israel, revere Him!
For He has not despised or detested the torment of the afflicted. He did not hide His face from him, but listened when he cried to Him for help.
I will give praise in the great congregation because of You; I will fulfill my vows before those who fear You.
The humble will eat and be satisfied; those who seek the LORD will praise Him. May your hearts live forever!
[A Davidic hymn.] I exalt You, my God the King, and praise Your name forever and ever.
I will praise You every day; I will honor Your name forever and ever.
But they now aspire to a better land-- a heavenly one. Therefore God is not ashamed to be called their God, for He has prepared a city for them.
Just as the living Father sent Me and I live because of the Father, so the one who feeds on Me will live because of Me.
Jesus said to her, "I am the resurrection and the life. The one who believes in Me, even if he dies, will live.
Everyone who lives and believes in Me will never die-- ever. Do you believe this?"
"In a little while the world will see Me no longer, but you will see Me. Because I live, you will live too.
For in that He died, He died to sin once for all; but in that He lives, He lives to God.
So, you too consider yourselves dead to sin, but alive to God in Christ Jesus.
But now, since you have been liberated from sin and become enslaved to God, you have your fruit, which results in sanctification-- and the end is eternal life!
For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.
For none of us lives to himself, and no one dies to himself.
If we live, we live to the Lord; and if we die, we die to the Lord. Therefore, whether we live or die, we belong to the Lord.
Christ died and came to life for this: that He might rule over both the dead and the living.
And what agreement does God's sanctuary have with idols? For we are the sanctuary of the living God, as God said: I will dwell among them and walk among them, and I will be their God, and they will be My people.
In fact, He was crucified in weakness, but He lives by God's power. For we also are weak in Him, yet toward you we will live with Him by God's power.
For you have died, and your life is hidden with the Messiah in God.
When the Messiah, who is your life, is revealed, then you also will be revealed with Him in glory.
For this reason they are before the throne of God, and they serve Him day and night in His sanctuary. The One seated on the throne will shelter them:
no longer will they hunger; no longer will they thirst; no longer will the sun strike them, or any heat.
Because the Lamb who is at the center of the throne will shepherd them; He will guide them to springs of living waters, and God will wipe away every tear from their eyes.
Then he showed me the river of living water, sparkling like crystal, flowing from the throne of God and of the Lamb