Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Many say, "Who will show us any good?" Yahweh, let the light of your face shine on us.
For you make him most blessed forever. You make him glad with joy in your presence.
For his anger is but for a moment. His favor is for a lifetime. Weeping may stay for the night, but joy comes in the morning.
But I am in a dilemma between the two, having the desire to depart and be with Christ, which is far better.
1 John 3:2
Beloved, now we are children of God, and it is not yet revealed what we will be. But we know that, when he is revealed, we will be like him; for we will see him just as he is.
To the end that my heart may sing praise to you, and not be silent. Yahweh my God, I will give thanks to you forever! For the Chief Musician. A Psalm by David.
Lord, open my lips. My mouth shall declare your praise.
I cried to him with my mouth. He was extolled with my tongue.
Take words with you, and return to Yahweh. Tell him, "Forgive all our sins, and accept that which is good: so we offer our lips like bulls.
I speak in human terms because of the weakness of your flesh, for as you presented your members as servants to uncleanness and to wickedness upon wickedness, even so now present your members as servants to righteousness for sanctification.
Therefore I urge you, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable to God, which is your spiritual service.
1 Corinthians 6:20
for you were bought with a price. Therefore glorify God in your body and in your spirit, which are God's.
Through him, then, let us offer up a sacrifice of praise to God continually, that is, the fruit of lips which proclaim allegiance to his name.
So the tongue is also a little member, and boasts great things. See how a small fire can spread to a large forest!