Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And if ye call on the Father, who without respect of persons judgeth according to every man's work, pass the time of your sojourning here in fear:
Know for sure that I will then enable the nations to give me acceptable praise. All of them will invoke the Lord's name when they pray, and will worship him in unison.
So pray this way: Our Father in heaven, may your name be honored,
"Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened for you.
2 Corinthians 1:2
Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ!
I pray that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give you spiritual wisdom and revelation in your growing knowledge of him,
For this reason I kneel before the Father,
For the Lord your God is God of gods and Lord of lords, the great, mighty, and awesome God who is unbiased and takes no bribe,
2 Chronicles 19:7
Respect the Lord and make careful decisions, for the Lord our God disapproves of injustice, partiality, and bribery."
who shows no partiality to princes, and does not take note of the rich more than the poor, because all of them are the work of his hands?
They sent to him their disciples along with the Herodians, saying, "Teacher, we know that you are truthful, and teach the way of God in accordance with the truth. You do not court anyone's favor because you show no partiality.
Then Peter started speaking: "I now truly understand that God does not show favoritism in dealing with people,
but glory and honor and peace for everyone who does good, for the Jew first and also the Greek.
But from those who were influential (whatever they were makes no difference to me; God shows no favoritism between people) -- those influential leaders added nothing to my message.
Masters, treat your slaves the same way, giving up the use of threats, because you know that both you and they have the same master in heaven, and there is no favoritism with him.
For the one who does wrong will be repaid for his wrong, and there are no exceptions.
Jacob said to Pharaoh, "All the years of my travels are 130. All the years of my life have been few and painful; the years of my travels are not as long as those of my ancestors."
1 Chronicles 29:15
For we are resident foreigners and nomads in your presence, like all our ancestors; our days are like a shadow on the earth, without security.
Hear my prayer, O Lord! Listen to my cry for help! Do not ignore my sobbing! For I am dependent on you, like one residing outside his native land; I am at your mercy, just as all my ancestors were.
These all died in faith without receiving the things promised, but they saw them in the distance and welcomed them and acknowledged that they were strangers and foreigners on the earth.
1 Peter 2:11
Dear friends, I urge you as foreigners and exiles to keep away from fleshly desires that do battle against the soul,
A wise person is cautious and turns from evil, but a fool throws off restraint and is overconfident.
Blessed is the one who is always cautious, but whoever hardens his heart will fall into evil.
Granted! They were broken off because of their unbelief, but you stand by faith. Do not be arrogant, but fear!
2 Corinthians 5:6
Therefore we are always full of courage, and we know that as long as we are alive here on earth we are absent from the Lord --
2 Corinthians 7:1
Therefore, since we have these promises, dear friends, let us cleanse ourselves from everything that could defile the body and the spirit, and thus accomplish holiness out of reverence for God.
So then, my dear friends, just as you have always obeyed, not only in my presence but even more in my absence, continue working out your salvation with awe and reverence,
Therefore we must be wary that, while the promise of entering his rest remains open, none of you may seem to have come short of it.
So since we are receiving an unshakable kingdom, let us give thanks, and through this let us offer worship pleasing to God in devotion and awe.