Meditate upon these things; give yourself wholly to them; that your progress may appear to all.
Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father who is in heaven.
This book of the law shall not depart out of your mouth; but you shall meditate therein day and night, that you may observe to do according to all that is written therein: for then you shall make your way prosperous, and then you shall have good success.
Let the words of my mouth, and the meditation of my heart, be acceptable in your sight, O LORD, my strength, and my redeemer.
My mouth shall speak of wisdom; and the meditation of my heart shall be of understanding.
Remember his marvelous works that he has done; his wonders, and the judgments of his mouth;
Princes also did sit and speak against me: but your servant did meditate in your statutes.
My hands also will I lift up unto your commandments, which I have loved; and I will meditate in your statutes.
[Mem] O how love I your law! it is my meditation all the day.
I have more understanding than all my teachers: for your testimonies are my meditation.
My eyes awake before the night watches, that I might meditate in your word.
I remember the days of old; I meditate on all your works; I ponder on the work of your hands.
I beseech you, brethren, (you know the house of Stephanas, that it is the firstfruits of Achaia, and that they have devoted themselves to the ministry of the saints,)
Knowing that he who raised up the Lord Jesus shall raise up us also by Jesus, and shall present us with you.
And this they did, not as we expected, but first gave their own selves to the Lord, and unto us by the will of God.
That you may be blameless and harmless, the sons of God, without rebuke, in the midst of a crooked and perverse nation, among whom you shine as lights in the world;
If you put the brethren in remembrance of these things, you shall be a good minister of Jesus Christ, nourished up in the words of faith and of good doctrine, which you have attained.