Philippians 1:27 (HCSB) 27 Just one thing: Live your life in a manner worthy of the gospel of Christ. Then, whether I come and see you or am absent, I will hear about you that you are standing firm in one spirit, with one mind,[a] working side by side for the faith that comes from the gospel, Footnotes: Philippians 1:27 Lit soul
James 1:27 (HCSB) 27 Pure and undefiled religion before our God and Father is this: to look after orphans and widows in their distress and to keep oneself unstained by the world.
Ephesians 6:10-18 (NASB) The Armor of God 10 Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the strength of His might. 11 Put on the full armor of God, so that you will be able to stand firm against the schemes of the devil. 12 For our struggle is not against [a]flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the powers, against the world forces of this darkness, against […]
Genesis 19:1-30 (HCSB) The Destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah 19 The two angels entered Sodom in the evening as Lot was sitting at Sodom’s gate. When Lot saw them, he got up to meet them. He bowed with his face to the ground 2 and said, “My lords, turn aside to your servant’s house, wash your feet, and spend the […]
Philippians 3:10-14 (HCSB) 10 My goal is to know Him and the power of His resurrection and the fellowship of His sufferings, being conformed to His death, 11 assuming that I will somehow reach the resurrection from among the dead. Reaching Forward to God’s Goal 12 Not that I have already reached the goal or am already fully mature, but I […]
Genesis 3:1-7 (HCSB) The Temptation and the Fall 3 Now the serpent was the most cunning of all the wild animals that the Lord God had made. He said to the woman, “Did God really say, ‘You can’t eat from any tree in the garden’?” 2 The woman said to the serpent, “We may eat the fruit from the trees […]
Habakkuk 2:4 4 Look, his ego is inflated;[a] he is without integrity. But the righteous one will live by his faith.[b] Footnotes: Habakkuk 2:4 Hb obscure Habakkuk 2:4 Or faithfulness Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)Copyright © 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2009 by Holman Bible Publishers, Nashville Tennessee. All rights reserved.
Judges 6:1-24 Midian Oppresses Israel 6 The Israelites did what was evil in the sight of the Lord. So the Lord handedthem over to Midian seven years, 2 and they oppressed Israel. Because of Midian, the Israelites made hiding places for themselves in the mountains, caves, and strongholds. 3 Whenever the Israelites planted crops, the Midianites, Amalekites, and the Qedemites came and attacked them. 4 They encamped against […]
2 Timothy 4:7-8 (HCSB) 7 I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. 8 There is reserved for me in the future the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will give me on that day, and not only to me, but to all those who have loved His appearing.