For the Lord God is a sun and shield; The Lord gives grace and glory; No good thing does He withhold from those who walk uprightly.
He stores up sound wisdom for the upright; He is a shield to those who walk in integrity,
O fear the Lord, you His saints; For to those who fear Him there is no want.
And the city has no need of the sun or of the moon to shine on it, for the glory of God has illumined it, and its lamp is the Lamb.
After these things the word of the Lord came to Abram in a vision, saying, “ Do not fear, Abram, I am a shield to you; Your reward shall be very great.”
“No longer will you have the sun for light by day, Nor for brightness will the moon give you light; But you will have the Lord for an everlasting light, And your God for your glory.
A Psalm of David. The Lord is my light and my salvation; Whom shall I fear? The Lord is the defense of my life; Whom shall I dread?
Indeed, the Lord will give what is good, And our land will yield its produce.
“But for you who fear My name, the sun of righteousness will rise with healing in its wings; and you will go forth and skip about like calves from the stall.
But seek first His kingdom and His righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.
But You, O Lord, are a shield about me, My glory, and the One who lifts my head.
He who walks with integrity, and works righteousness, And speaks truth in his heart.
The princes of the people have assembled themselves as the people of the God of Abraham, For the shields of the earth belong to God; He is highly exalted.
Behold our shield, O God, And look upon the face of Your anointed.
O Israel, trust in the Lord; He is their help and their shield.
You are my hiding place and my shield; I wait for Your word.
He who walks in integrity walks securely, But he who perverts his ways will be found out.
Better is the poor who walks in his integrity Than he who is crooked though he be rich.
He who walks blamelessly will be delivered, But he who is crooked will fall all at once.
“Is it being said, O house of Jacob: ‘Is the Spirit of the Lord impatient? Are these His doings?’ Do not My words do good To the one walking uprightly?
There was the true Light which, coming into the world, enlightens every man.
For of His fullness we have all received, and grace upon grace.
Then Jesus again spoke to them, saying, “ I am the Light of the world; he who follows Me will not walk in the darkness, but will have the Light of life.”
The Spirit Himself testifies with our spirit that we are children of God,
But we all, with unveiled face, beholding as in a mirror the glory of the Lord, are being transformed into the same image from glory to glory, just as from the Lord, the Spirit.
For momentary, light affliction is producing for us an eternal weight of glory far beyond all comparison,
But when I saw that they were not straightforward about the truth of the gospel, I said to Cephas in the presence of all, “If you, being a Jew, live like the Gentiles and not like the Jews, how is it that you compel the Gentiles to live like Jews?
For I am confident of this very thing, that He who began a good work in you will perfect it until the day of Christ Jesus.
And my God will supply all your needs according to His riches in glory in Christ Jesus.