Be it still my consolation, yes, let me exult in pain that doesn't spare, that I have not denied the words of the Holy One.
His children are far from safety. They are crushed in the gate. Neither is there any to deliver them,
Is it any pleasure to the Almighty, that you are righteous? Or does it benefit him, that you make your ways perfect?
They pluck salt herbs by the bushes. The roots of the broom are their food.
He does great things past finding out; yes, marvelous things without number.
For now it would be heavier than the sand of the seas, therefore have my words been rash.
He scorns the tumult of the city, neither does he hear the shouting of the driver.
Its measure is longer than the earth, and broader than the sea.
It fell on a day when his sons and his daughters were eating and drinking wine in their eldest brother's house,
For he who is mighty has done great things for me. Holy is his name.
I am no more in the world, but these are in the world, and I am coming to you. Holy Father, keep them through your name which you have given me, that they may be one, even as we are.
But the chief priests conspired to put Lazarus to death also,
Let no man say when he is tempted, "I am tempted by God," for God can't be tempted by evil, and he himself tempts no one.
Then the lust, when it has conceived, bears sin; and the sin, when it is full grown, brings forth death.
1 John 1:5
This is the message which we have heard from him and announce to you, that God is light, and in him is no darkness at all.
1 John 4:8
He who doesn't love doesn't know God, for God is love.