Favorite Scriptures

 Romans 5:7-8: For one will scarcely die for a righteous person—though perhaps for a good person one would dare even to die— but God shows his love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us.”

John 8:32: “… you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.”

John 1:14: “And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we have seen his glory, glory as of the only Son from the Father, full of grace and truth.”

John 3:16“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.”

Psalm 34:18: “The Lord is near to the brokenhearted and saves the crushed in spirit.” 

Psalm 103:8-12:  “The Lord is merciful and gracious, slow to anger and abounding in steadfast love. He will not always chide, nor will he keep his anger forever. He does not deal with us according to our sins, nor repay us according to our iniquities. For as high as the heavens are above the earth, so great is his steadfast love toward those who fear him; as far as the east is from the west, so far does he remove our transgressions from us.”

Matthew 22:36-39:  “Teacher, which is the great commandment in the Law?” And he said to him, “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind. This is the great and first commandment. And a second is like it: You shall love your neighbor as yourself.”

 I Timothy 4:12:  “Let no one despise you for your youth, but set the believers an example in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith, in purity.”

 Romans 12:2: “Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.”

 Hebrews 4:12:  “For the word of God is living and active, sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing to the division of soul and of spirit, of joints and of marrow, and discerning the thoughts and intentions of the heart.”

 2 Timothy 2:15:  “Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved, a worker who has no need to be ashamed, rightly handling the word of truth.”

 2 Timothy 1:7:  …”for God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control.”