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1 Corinthians 1:2

To the church (assembly) of God which is in Corinth, to those consecrated and purified and made holy in Christ Jesus, [who are] selected and called to be saints (God's people), together with all those who in any place call upon and give honor to the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, both their Lord and ours:

Deuteronomy 26:19

And He will make you high above all nations which He has made, in praise and in fame and in honor, and that you shall be a holy people to the Lord your God, as He has spoken.

Psalm 4:3

But know that the Lord has set apart for Himself [and given distinction to] him who is godly [the man of loving-kindness]. The Lord listens and heeds when I call to Him.

Psalm 85:8

I will listen [with expectancy] to what God the Lord will say, for He will speak peace to His people, to His saints (those who are in right standing with Him) -- "but let them not turn again to [self-confident] folly.

2 Chronicles 6:41

So now arise, O Lord God, and come into Your resting place, You and the ark of Your strength and power. Let Your priests, O Lord God, be clothed with salvation, and let Your saints (Your zealous ones) rejoice in good and in Your goodness.

Psalm 132:9

Let Your priests be clothed with righteousness (right living and right standing with God); and let Your saints shout for joy!

Psalm 34:9

O fear the Lord, you His saints [revere and worship Him]! For there is no want to those who truly revere and worship Him with godly fear.

Psalm 50:5

Gather together to Me My saints [those who have found grace in My sight], those who have made a covenant with Me by sacrifice.

Psalm 79:1-2

O God, the nations have come into [the land of Your people] Your inheritance; Your sacred temple have they defiled; they have made Jerusalem heaps of ruins. The dead bodies of Your servants they have given as food to the birds of the heavens, the flesh of Your saints to the beasts of the earth.

Psalm 132:16

Her priests also will I clothe with salvation, and her saints shall shout aloud for joy.

Romans 16:15

Greet Philologus, Julia, Nereus and his sister, and Olympas, and all the saints who are with them.

Romans 8:27

And He Who searches the hearts of men knows what is in the mind of the [Holy] Spirit [what His intent is], because the Spirit intercedes and pleads [before God] in behalf of the saints according to and in harmony with God's will.

Romans 15:31

[Pray] that I may be delivered (rescued) from the unbelievers in Judea and that my mission of relief to Jerusalem may be acceptable and graciously received by the saints (God's people there),

Philippians 4:21-22

Remember me to every saint (every born-again believer) in Christ Jesus. The brethren (my associates) who are with me greet you. All the saints (God's consecrated ones here) wish to be remembered to you, especially those of Caesar's household.

1 Timothy 5:10

And she must have a reputation for good deeds, as one who has brought up children, who has practiced hospitality to strangers [of the brotherhood], washed the feet of the saints, helped to relieve the distressed, [and] devoted herself diligently to doing good in every way.

Acts 9:32

Now as Peter went here and there among them all, he went down also to the saints who lived at Lydda.

Ephesians 1:1

Paul, an apostle (special messenger) of Christ Jesus (the Messiah), by the divine will (the purpose and the choice of God) to the saints (the consecrated, set-apart ones) at Ephesus who are also faithful and loyal and steadfast in Christ Jesus:

Colossians 1:2

To the saints (the consecrated people of God) and believing and faithful brethren in Christ who are at Colossae: Grace (spiritual favor and blessing) to you and [heart] peace from God our Father.

Ephesians 5:3-4

But immorality (sexual vice) and all impurity [ of lustful, rich, wasteful living] or greediness must not even be named among you, as is fitting and proper among saints (God's consecrated people). Let there be no filthiness (obscenity, indecency) nor foolish and sinful (silly and corrupt) talk, nor coarse jesting, which are not fitting or becoming; but instead voice your thankfulness [to God].

Romans 16:2

That you may receive her in the Lord [with a Christian welcome], as saints (God's people) ought to receive one another. And help her in whatever matter she may require assistance from you, for she has been a helper of many including myself [shielding us from suffering].

Ephesians 4:1-3

I therefore, the prisoner for the Lord, appeal to and beg you to walk (lead a life) worthy of the [divine] calling to which you have been called [with behavior that is a credit to the summons to God's service, Living as becomes you] with complete lowliness of mind (humility) and meekness (unselfishness, gentleness, mildness), with patience, bearing with one another and making allowances because you love one another. Be eager and strive earnestly to guard and keep the harmony and oneness of [and produced by] the Spirit in the binding power of peace.

2 Peter 3:11

Since all these things are thus in the process of being dissolved, what kind of person ought [each of] you to be [in the meanwhile] in consecrated and holy behavior and devout and godly qualities,

Revelation 13:10

Whoever leads into captivity will himself go into captivity; if anyone slays with the sword, with the sword must he be slain. Herein is [the call for] the patience and the faith and fidelity of the saints (God's people).

Revelation 14:12

Here [comes in a call for] the steadfastness of the saints [the patience, the endurance of the people of God], those who [habitually] keep God's commandments and [their] faith in Jesus.

Romans 15:25-26

For the present, however, I am going to Jerusalem to bring aid (relief) for the saints (God's people there). For it has been the good pleasure of Macedonia and Achaia to make some contribution for the poor among the saints of Jerusalem.

1 Corinthians 6:1

Does any of you dare, when he has a matter of complaint against another [brother], to go to law before unrighteous men [men neither upright nor right with God, laying it before them] instead of before the saints (the people of God)?

1 Corinthians 16:1-2

Now concerning the money contributed for [the relief of] the saints (God's people): you are to do the same as I directed the churches of Galatia to do. On the first [day] of each week, let each one of you [personally] put aside something and save it up as he has prospered [in proportion to what he is given], so that no collections will need to be taken after I come.

2 Corinthians 9:1-2

Now about the offering that is [to be made] for the saints (God's people in Jerusalem), it is quite superfluous that I should write you; For I am well acquainted with your willingness (your readiness and your eagerness to promote it) and I have proudly told about you to the people of Macedonia, saying that Achaia (most of Greece) has been prepared since last year for this contribution; and [consequently] your enthusiasm has stimulated the majority of them.

Hebrews 2:11

For both He Who sanctifies [making men holy] and those who are sanctified all have one [Father]. For this reason He is not ashamed to call them brethren;

John 15:4-5

Dwell in Me, and I will dwell in you. [Live in Me, and I will live in you.] Just as no branch can bear fruit of itself without abiding in (being vitally united to) the vine, neither can you bear fruit unless you abide in Me. I am the Vine; you are the branches. Whoever lives in Me and I in him bears much (abundant) fruit. However, apart from Me [cut off from vital union with Me] you can do nothing.

Philippians 4:21

Remember me to every saint (every born-again believer) in Christ Jesus. The brethren (my associates) who are with me greet you.

2 Thessalonians 1:10

When He comes to be glorified in His saints [on that day He will be made more glorious in His consecrated people], and [He will] be marveled at and admired [in His glory reflected] in all who have believed [who have adhered to, trusted in, and relied on Him], because our witnessing among you was confidently accepted and believed [and confirmed in your lives].

Daniel 7:21

As I looked, this horn made war with the saints and prevailed over them

Daniel 8:24

And his power shall be mighty, but not by his own power; and he shall corrupt and destroy astonishingly and shall prosper and do his own pleasure, and he shall corrupt and destroy the mighty men and the holy people (the people of the saints).

Acts 9:13

But Ananias answered, Lord, I have heard many people tell about this man, especially how much evil and what great suffering he has brought on Your saints at Jerusalem;

Acts 26:10

And that is what I did in Jerusalem; I [not only] locked up many of the [faithful] saints (holy ones) in prison by virtue of authority received from the chief priests, but when they were being condemned to death, I cast my vote against them.

Revelation 13:7

He was further permitted to wage war on God's holy people (the saints) and to overcome them. And power was given him to extend his authority over every tribe and people and tongue and nation,

Revelation 16:6

Because they have poured out the blood of Your people (the saints) and the prophets, and You have given them blood to drink. Such is their due [they deserve it]!

Psalm 16:3

As for the godly (the saints) who are in the land, they are the excellent, the noble, and the glorious, in whom is all my delight.

1 Samuel 2:9

He will guard the feet of His godly ones, but the wicked shall be silenced and perish in darkness; for by strength shall no man prevail.

Psalm 37:28

For the Lord delights in justice and forsakes not His saints; they are preserved forever, but the offspring of the wicked [in time] shall be cut off.

Daniel 7:18

But the saints of the Most High [God] shall receive the kingdom and possess the kingdom forever, even forever and ever.

Psalm 149:6-9

Let the high praises of God be in their throats and a two-edged sword in their hands, To wreak vengeance upon the nations and chastisement upon the peoples, To bind their kings with chains, and their nobles with fetters of iron,read more.
To execute upon them the judgment written. He [the Lord] is the honor of all His saints. Praise the Lord! (Hallelujah!)

Daniel 7:22

Until the Ancient of Days came, and judgment was given to the saints of the Most High [God], and the time came when the saints possessed the kingdom.

Matthew 27:52

The tombs were opened and many bodies of the saints who had fallen asleep in death were raised [to life];

1 Corinthians 6:2

Do you not know that the saints (the believers) will [one day] judge and govern the world? And if the world [itself] is to be judged and ruled by you, are you unworthy and incompetent to try [such petty matters] of the smallest courts of justice?

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Cave » Used as a dwelling » Saints

Hebrews 11:38

[Men] of whom the world was not worthy -- "roaming over the desolate places and the mountains, and [living] in caves and caverns and holes of the earth.

Cities » Illustrative of » Saints

Communion with God » Saints » Have, in prayer

Communion with God » Saints » Desire

Psalm 42:1

As the hart pants and longs for the water brooks, so I pant and long for You, O God.

Communion with God » Saints » Should always enjoy

John 14:16-18

And I will ask the Father, and He will give you another Comforter (Counselor, Helper, Intercessor, Advocate, Strengthener, and Standby), that He may remain with you forever -- " The Spirit of Truth, Whom the world cannot receive (welcome, take to its heart), because it does not see Him or know and recognize Him. But you know and recognize Him, for He lives with you [constantly] and will be in you. I will not leave you as orphans [comfortless, desolate, bereaved, forlorn, helpless]; I will come [back] to you.

Communion with God » Saints » Have, in the lord's supper

1 Corinthians 10:16

The cup of blessing [of wine at the Lord's Supper] upon which we ask [God's] blessing, does it not mean [that in drinking it] we participate in and share a fellowship (a communion) in the blood of Christ (the Messiah)? The bread which we break, does it not mean [that in eating it] we participate in and share a fellowship (a communion) in the body of Christ?

Communion with God » Saints » Have, in meditation

Psalm 63:5-6

My whole being shall be satisfied as with marrow and fatness; and my mouth shall praise You with joyful lips When I remember You upon my bed and meditate on You in the night watches.

Compassion and sympathy » Exercise towards » Saints

1 Corinthians 12:25-26

So that there should be no division or discord or lack of adaptation [of the parts of the body to each other], but the members all alike should have a mutual interest in and care for one another. And if one member suffers, all the parts [share] the suffering; if one member is honored, all the members [share in] the enjoyment of it.

Contempt » The wicked exhibit towards » Saints

Psalm 119:141

I am small (insignificant) and despised, but I do not forget Your precepts.

Deceit » Saints » Free from

Psalm 24:4

He who has clean hands and a pure heart, who has not lifted himself up to falsehood or to what is false, nor sworn deceitfully.

Zephaniah 3:13

What is left of Israel shall not do iniquity or speak lies, neither shall a deceitful tongue be found in their mouth, for they shall feed and lie down and none shall make them afraid.

Revelation 14:5

No lie was found to be upon their lips, for they are blameless (spotless, untainted, without blemish) before the throne of God.

Deceit » Saints » Should beware of those who teach

Colossians 2:8

See to it that no one carries you off as spoil or makes you yourselves captive by his so-called philosophy and intellectualism and vain deceit (idle fancies and plain nonsense), following human tradition (men's ideas of the material rather than the spiritual world), just crude notions following the rudimentary and elemental teachings of the universe and disregarding [the teachings of] Christ (the Messiah).

Deceit » Saints » Pray for deliverance from those who use

Psalm 43:1

Judge and vindicate me, O God; plead and defend my cause against an ungodly nation. O deliver me from the deceitful and unjust man!

Psalm 120:2

Deliver me, O Lord, from lying lips and from deceitful tongues.

Deceit » Saints » Should lay aside, in seeking truth

Deceit » Saints » Delivered from those who use

Psalm 72:14

He will redeem their lives from oppression and fraud and violence, and precious and costly shall their blood be in His sight.

Deceit » Saints » Shun those addicted to

Psalm 101:7

He who works deceit shall not dwell in my house; he who tells lies shall not continue in my presence.

Deceit » Saints » Purposed against

Deceit » Saints » Avoid

Job 31:5

If I have walked with falsehood or vanity, or if my foot has hastened to deceit -- "

Deceit » Saints » Purpose against

Decision » Instances of » Saints

Revelation 14:4

These are they who have not defiled themselves by relations with women, for they are [ pure as] virgins. These are they who follow the Lamb wherever He goes. These are they who have been ransomed (purchased, redeemed) from among men as the firstfruits for God and the Lamb.

false Doctrines » Should be avoided by » Saints

Colossians 2:8

See to it that no one carries you off as spoil or makes you yourselves captive by his so-called philosophy and intellectualism and vain deceit (idle fancies and plain nonsense), following human tradition (men's ideas of the material rather than the spiritual world), just crude notions following the rudimentary and elemental teachings of the universe and disregarding [the teachings of] Christ (the Messiah).

Glorifying God » Saints » Should resolve to

Psalm 118:28

You are my God, and I will confess, praise, and give thanks to You; You are my God, I will extol You.

Glorifying God » Saints » Unite in

Glorifying God » Saints » Persevere in

Grace » Saints » Abound in gifts of

2 Corinthians 9:8

And God is able to make all grace (every favor and earthly blessing) come to you in abundance, so that you may always and under all circumstances and whatever the need be self-sufficient [possessing enough to require no aid or support and furnished in abundance for every good work and charitable donation].

2 Corinthians 8:1

We want to tell you further, brethren, about the grace (the favor and spiritual blessing) of God which has been evident in the churches of Macedonia [arousing in them the desire to give alms];

2 Corinthians 9:14

And they yearn for you while they pray for you, because of the surpassing measure of God's grace (His favor and mercy and spiritual blessing which is shown forth) in you.

Grace » Saints » Are what they are by

2 Corinthians 1:12

It is a reason for pride and exultation to which our conscience testifies that we have conducted ourselves in the world [generally] and especially toward you, with devout and pure motives and godly sincerity, not in fleshly wisdom but by the grace of God (the unmerited favor and merciful kindness by which God, exerting His holy influence upon souls, turns them to Christ, and keeps, strengthens, and increases them in Christian virtues).

1 Corinthians 15:10

But by the grace (the unmerited favor and blessing) of God I am what I am, and His grace toward me was not [found to be] for nothing (fruitless and without effect). In fact, I worked harder than all of them [the apostles], though it was not really I, but the grace (the unmerited favor and blessing) of God which was with me.

Grace » Saints » Should speak with

Colossians 4:6

Let your speech at all times be gracious (pleasant and winsome), seasoned [as it were] with salt, [so that you may never be at a loss] to know how you ought to answer anyone [who puts a question to you].

Ephesians 4:29

Let no foul or polluting language, nor evil word nor unwholesome or worthless talk [ever] come out of your mouth, but only such [speech] as is good and beneficial to the spiritual progress of others, as is fitting to the need and the occasion, that it may be a blessing and give grace (God's favor) to those who hear it.

Grace » Saints » Should be strong in

Grace » Saints » Should grow in

Grace » Saints » Should be established in

Hebrews 13:9

Do not be carried about by different and varied and alien teachings; for it is good for the heart to be established and ennobled and strengthened by means of grace (God's favor and spiritual blessing) and not [to be devoted to] foods [rules of diet and ritualistic meals], which bring no [spiritual] benefit or profit to those who observe them.

Grace » Saints » Are under

Grace » Saints » Are heirs of

Grace » Saints » Receive, from Christ

John 1:16

For out of His fullness (abundance) we have all received [all had a share and we were all supplied with] one grace after another and spiritual blessing upon spiritual blessing and even favor upon favor and gift [heaped] upon gift.

Holiness » Saints » Shall be presented to God in

1 Thessalonians 3:13

So that He may strengthen and confirm and establish your hearts faultlessly pure and unblamable in holiness in the sight of our God and Father, at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ (the Messiah) with all His saints (the holy and glorified people of God)! Amen, (so be it)!

Holiness » Saints » Called to

Holiness » Saints » Possess

Hebrews 3:1

So then, brethren, consecrated and set apart for God, who share in the heavenly calling, [thoughtfully and attentively] consider Jesus, the Apostle and High Priest Whom we confessed [as ours when we embraced the Christian faith].

1 Corinthians 3:17

If anyone does hurt to God's temple or corrupts it [ with false doctrines] or destroys it, God will do hurt to him and bring him to the corruption of death and destroy him. For the temple of God is holy (sacred to Him) and that [temple] you [ the believing church and its individual believers] are.

Holiness » Saints » Should have their conversation in

2 Peter 3:11

Since all these things are thus in the process of being dissolved, what kind of person ought [each of] you to be [in the meanwhile] in consecrated and holy behavior and devout and godly qualities,

Holiness » Saints » Elected to

Holiness » Saints » Should yield their members as instruments of

Romans 6:13

Do not continue offering or yielding your bodily members [and faculties] to sin as instruments (tools) of wickedness. But offer and yield yourselves to God as though you have been raised from the dead to [perpetual] life, and your bodily members [and faculties] to God, presenting them as implements of righteousness.

Romans 6:19

I am speaking in familiar human terms because of your natural limitations. For as you yielded your bodily members [and faculties] as servants to impurity and ever increasing lawlessness, so now yield your bodily members [and faculties] once for all as servants to righteousness (right being and doing) [which leads] to sanctification.

Holiness » Saints » Should seek perfection in

Holiness » Saints » Shall continue in, for ever

Revelation 22:11

He who is unrighteous (unjust, wicked), let him be unrighteous still; and he who is filthy (vile, impure), let him be filthy still; and he who is righteous (just, upright, in right standing with God), let him do right still; and he who is holy, let him be holy still.

Holiness » Saints » New created in

Holiness » Saints » Should follow after

Holiness » Saints » Should serve God in

Luke 1:74-75

To grant us that we, being delivered from the hand of our foes, might serve Him fearlessly In holiness (divine consecration) and righteousness [in accordance with the everlasting principles of right] within His presence all the days of our lives.

Holiness » Saints » Should present their bodies to God in

Holiness » Saints » Have their fruit unto

Holiness » Saints » Should continue in

Luke 1:75

In holiness (divine consecration) and righteousness [in accordance with the everlasting principles of right] within His presence all the days of our lives.

Hope » Saints » Should continue in

Hope » Saints » Rejoice in

Hope » Saints » Should not be moved from

Colossians 1:23

[And this He will do] provided that you continue to stay with and in the faith [in Christ], well-grounded and settled and steadfast, not shifting or moving away from the hope [which rests on and is inspired by] the glad tidings (the Gospel), which you heard and which has been preached [as being designed for and offered without restrictions] to every person under heaven, and of which [Gospel] I, Paul, became a minister.

Hope » Saints » Have, in death

Proverbs 14:32

The wicked is overthrown through his wrongdoing and calamity, but the [consistently] righteous has hope and confidence even in death.

Hope » Saints » Have all, the same

Hope » Saints » Are called to

Hope » Saints » Should not be ashamed of

Hope » Saints » Should abound in

Hope » Saints » Should hold fast

Hebrews 3:6

But Christ (the Messiah) was faithful over His [own Father's] house as a Son [and Master of it]. And it is we who are [now members] of this house, if we hold fast and firm to the end our joyful and exultant confidence and sense of triumph in our hope [in Christ].

Hope » Saints » Should look for the object of

Judgments » Saints » Acknowledge the justice of

Nehemiah 9:33

However, You are just in all that has come upon us; for You have dealt faithfully, but we have done wickedly;

Ezra 9:13

And after all that has come upon us for our evil deeds and for our great guilt, seeing that You, our God, have punished us less than our iniquities deserved and have given us such a remnant,

2 Samuel 24:17

When David saw the angel who was smiting the people, he spoke to the Lord and said, Behold, I have sinned and I have done wickedly; but these sheep, what have they done? Let Your hand, I pray You, be [only] against me and against my father's house.

Jeremiah 14:17

Therefore [Jeremiah] you shall say to them, Let my eyes run down with tears night and day, and let them not cease; for the virgin daughter of my people has been smitten with a great wound, with a very grievous blow.

Judgments » Saints » Sympathize with those under

Jeremiah 9:1

Oh, that my head were waters and my eyes a reservoir of tears, that I might weep day and night for the slain of the daughter of my people!

Jeremiah 13:17

But if you will not hear and obey, I will weep in secret for your pride; my eyes will weep bitterly and run down with tears, because the Lord's flock has been taken captive.

Lamentations 3:48

My eyes overflow with streams of tears because of the destruction of the daughter of my people.

Judgments » Saints » Pray for those under

Exodus 32:11-13

But Moses besought the Lord his God, and said, Lord, why does Your wrath blaze hot against Your people, whom You have brought forth out of the land of Egypt with great power and a mighty hand? Why should the Egyptians say, For evil He brought them forth, to slay them in the mountains and consume them from the face of the earth? Turn from Your fierce wrath, and change Your mind concerning this evil against Your people. [Earnestly] remember Abraham, Isaac, and Israel, Your servants, to whom You swore by Your own self and said to them, I will multiply your seed as the stars of the heavens, and all this land that I have spoken of will I give to your seed, and they shall inherit it forever.

Numbers 11:2

The people cried to Moses, and when Moses prayed to the Lord, the fire subsided.

Judgments » Saints » Provided for, during

Genesis 47:12

And Joseph supplied his father and his brethren and all his father's household with food, according to [the needs of] their families.

Judgments » Saints » Preserved during

Job 5:19-20

He will rescue you in six troubles; in seven nothing that is evil [for you] will touch you. In famine He will redeem you from death, and in war from the power of the sword.

The law of God » Saints » Freed from the bondage of

Romans 7:6

But now we are discharged from the Law and have terminated all intercourse with it, having died to what once restrained and held us captive. So now we serve not under [obedience to] the old code of written regulations, but [under obedience to the promptings] of the Spirit in newness [of life].

The law of God » Saints » Have, written on their hearts

Hebrews 8:10

For this is the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel after those days, says the Lord: I will imprint My laws upon their minds, even upon their innermost thoughts and understanding, and engrave them upon their hearts; and I will be their God, and they shall be My people.

Jeremiah 31:33

But this is the covenant which I will make with the house of Israel: After those days, says the Lord, I will put My law within them, and on their hearts will I write it; and I will be their God, and they will be My people.

The law of God » Saints » Love

Psalm 119:113

I hate the thoughts of undecided [in religion], double-minded people, but Your law do I love.

The law of God » Saints » Delight in

Psalm 119:77

Let Your tender mercy and loving-kindness come to me that I may live, for Your law is my delight!

The law of God » Saints » Pledge themselves to walk in

Nehemiah 10:29

Join now, with their brethren, their nobles, and enter into a curse and an oath to walk in God's Law which was given to Moses the servant of God and to observe and do all the commandments of the Lord our Lord, and His ordinances and His statutes:

The law of God » Saints » Freed from the curse of

Galatians 3:13

Christ purchased our freedom [redeeming us] from the curse (doom) of the Law [and its condemnation] by [Himself] becoming a curse for us, for it is written [in the Scriptures], Cursed is everyone who hangs on a tree (is crucified);

The law of God » Saints » Lament over the violation of by others

Psalm 119:136

Streams of water run down my eyes, because men do not keep Your law [they hear it not, nor receive it, love it, or obey it].

The law of God » Saints » Pray for power to keep

The law of God » Saints » Pray to understand

The law of God » Saints » Keep

Psalm 119:55

I have [earnestly] remembered Your name, O Lord, in the night, and I have observed Your law.

The law of God » Saints » Should make the subject of their conversation

Exodus 13:9

It shall be as a sign to you upon your hand and as a memorial between your eyes, that the law of the Lord may be in your mouth; for with a strong hand the Lord has brought you out of Egypt.

The law of God » Saints » Should remember

Malachi 4:4

[Earnestly] remember the law of Moses, My servant, the statutes and the ordinances which I commanded him on [Mount] Horeb [to give] to all Israel.

The law of God » Saints » Prepare their hearts to seek

Ezra 7:10

For Ezra had prepared and set his heart to seek the Law of the Lord [to inquire for it and of it, to require and yearn for it], and to do and teach in Israel its statutes and its ordinances.

Eternal life » Saints » Have promises of

2 Timothy 1:1

Paul, an apostle (special messenger) of Christ Jesus by the will of God, according to the promise of life that is in Christ Jesus,

Eternal life » Saints » May have assurance of

1 John 5:13

I write this to you who believe in (adhere to, trust in, and rely on) the name of the Son of God [in the peculiar services and blessings conferred by Him on men], so that you may know [with settled and absolute knowledge] that you [already] have life, yes, eternal life.

Eternal life » Saints » Should lay hold of

1 Timothy 6:19

In this way laying up for themselves [the riches that endure forever as] a good foundation for the future, so that they may grasp that which is life indeed.

Eternal life » Saints » Shall reign in

Romans 5:17

For if because of one man's trespass (lapse, offense) death reigned through that one, much more surely will those who receive [God's] overflowing grace (unmerited favor) and the free gift of righteousness [putting them into right standing with Himself] reign as kings in life through the one Man Jesus Christ (the Messiah, the Anointed One).

Daniel 7:18

But the saints of the Most High [God] shall receive the kingdom and possess the kingdom forever, even forever and ever.

Eternal life » Saints » Shall rise unto

John 5:29

And they shall come out -- "those who have practiced doing good [will come out] to the resurrection of [new] life, and those who have done evil will be raised for judgment [raised to meet their sentence].

Eternal life » Saints » Have hope of

Titus 3:7

[And He did it in order] that we might be justified by His grace (by His favor, wholly undeserved), [that we might be acknowledged and counted as conformed to the divine will in purpose, thought, and action], and that we might become heirs of eternal life according to [our] hope.

Eternal life » Saints » Shall reap, through the spirit

Eternal life » Saints » Are preserved unto

John 10:28-29

And I give them eternal life, and they shall never lose it or perish throughout the ages. [To all eternity they shall never by any means be destroyed.] And no one is able to snatch them out of My hand. My Father, Who has given them to Me, is greater and mightier than all [else]; and no one is able to snatch [them] out of the Father's hand.

Eternal life » Saints » Shall inherit

Eternal life » Saints » Shall go into

Eternal life » Saints » Look for the mercy of God unto

Jude 1:21

Guard and keep yourselves in the love of God; expect and patiently wait for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ (the Messiah) -- "[which will bring you] unto life eternal.

Light » Illustrative of » Saints

Philippians 2:15

That you may show yourselves to be blameless and guileless, innocent and uncontaminated, children of God without blemish (faultless, unrebukable) in the midst of a crooked and wicked generation [spiritually perverted and perverse], among whom you are seen as bright lights (stars or beacons shining out clearly) in the [dark] world,

Luke 16:8

And [his] master praised the dishonest (unjust) manager for acting shrewdly and prudently; for the sons of this age are shrewder and more prudent and wiser in [ relation to] their own generation [to their own age and kind] than are the sons of light.

Lions » Killed by » Saints

Hebrews 11:33

Who by [the help of] faith subdued kingdoms, administered justice, obtained promised blessings, closed the mouths of lions,

Love to man » Should be exhibited, toward » Saints

Loving Kindness Of God » Saints » Are ever mindful of

Psalm 48:9

We have thought of Your steadfast love, O God, in the midst of Your temple.

Psalm 26:3

For Your loving-kindness is before my eyes, and I have walked in Your truth [faithfully].

Loving Kindness Of God » Saints » Are heard according to

Psalm 119:149

Hear my voice according to Your steadfast love; O Lord, quicken me and give me life according to Your [righteous] decrees.

Loving Kindness Of God » Saints » Drawn by

Loving Kindness Of God » Saints » Should expect, in affliction

Psalm 42:7-8

[Roaring] deep calls to [roaring] deep at the thunder of Your waterspouts; all Your breakers and Your rolling waves have gone over me. Yet the Lord will command His loving-kindness in the daytime, and in the night His song shall be with me, a prayer to the God of my life.

Loving Kindness Of God » Saints » Quickened after

Psalm 119:88

According to Your steadfast love give life to me; then I will keep the testimony of Your mouth [hearing, receiving, loving, and obeying it].

Loving Kindness Of God » Saints » Comforted by

Psalm 119:76

Let, I pray You, Your merciful kindness and steadfast love be for my comfort, according to Your promise to Your servant.

Loving Kindness Of God » Saints » Receive mercy through

Isaiah 54:8

In a little burst of wrath I hid My face from you for a moment, but with age-enduring love and kindness I will have compassion and mercy on you, says the Lord, your Redeemer.

Loving Kindness Of God » Saints » Crowned with

Psalm 103:4

Who redeems your life from the pit and corruption, Who beautifies, dignifies, and crowns you with loving-kindness and tender mercy;

Loving Kindness Of God » Saints » Preserved by

Psalm 40:11

Withhold not Your tender mercy from me, O Lord; let Your loving-kindness and Your truth continually preserve me!

Loving Kindness Of God » Saints » Look for mercy through

Psalm 51:1

Have mercy upon me, O God, according to Your steadfast love; according to the multitude of Your tender mercy and loving-kindness blot out my transgressions.

Loving Kindness Of God » Saints » Betrothed in

Hosea 2:19

And I will betroth you to Me forever; yes, I will betroth you to Me in righteousness and justice, in steadfast love, and in mercy.

Lying » Saints » Hate

Proverbs 13:5

A [consistently] righteous man hates lying and deceit, but a wicked man is loathsome [his very breath spreads pollution] and he comes [surely] to shame.

Lying » Saints » Pray to be preserved from

Psalm 119:29

Remove from me the way of falsehood and unfaithfulness [to You], and graciously impart Your law to me.

Lying » Saints » Avoid

Zephaniah 3:13

What is left of Israel shall not do iniquity or speak lies, neither shall a deceitful tongue be found in their mouth, for they shall feed and lie down and none shall make them afraid.

Isaiah 63:8

For He said, Surely they are My people, sons who will not lie [who will not deal falsely with Me]; and so He was to them a Savior [in all their distresses].

Lying » Saints » Reject those who practice

Psalm 101:7

He who works deceit shall not dwell in my house; he who tells lies shall not continue in my presence.

Lying » Saints » Respect not those who practice

Martyrdom » Saints » Forewarned of

Martyrdom » Saints » Should not fear

Martyrdom » Saints » Should be prepared for

Matthew 16:24-25

Then Jesus said to His disciples, If anyone desires to be My disciple, let him deny himself [disregard, lose sight of, and forget himself and his own interests] and take up his cross and follow Me [ cleave steadfastly to Me, conform wholly to My example in living and, if need be, in dying, also]. For whoever is bent on saving his [temporal] life [his comfort and security here] shall lose it [eternal life]; and whoever loses his life [his comfort and security here] for My sake shall find it [life everlasting].

Martyrdom » Saints » Should resist sin unto

Murder » Saints » Should warn others against

Genesis 37:22

And Reuben said to them, Shed no blood, but cast him into this pit or well that is out here in the wilderness and lay no hand on him. He was trying to get Joseph out of their hands in order to rescue him and deliver him again to his father.

Jeremiah 26:15

But know for certain that if you put me to death, you will bring innocent blood upon yourselves and upon this city and upon its inhabitants, for in truth the Lord has sent me to you to speak all these words in your hearing.

Murder » Saints » Specially warned against

1 Peter 4:15

But let none of you suffer as a murderer or a thief or any sort of criminal, or as a mischief-maker (a meddler) in the affairs of others [infringing on their rights].

Murder » Saints » Deprecate the guilt of

Psalm 51:14

Deliver me from bloodguiltiness and death, O God, the God of my salvation, and my tongue shall sing aloud of Your righteousness (Your rightness and Your justice).

Nazarites » Illustrative of » Saints

2 Corinthians 6:17

So, come out from among [unbelievers], and separate (sever) yourselves from them, says the Lord, and touch not [any] unclean thing; then I will receive you kindly and treat you with favor,

spiritual Peace » Saints » Wish, to each other

1 Thessalonians 1:1

Paul, Silvanus (Silas), and Timothy, to the assembly (church) of the Thessalonians in God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ (the Messiah): Grace (spiritual blessing and divine favor) to you and [heart] peace.

Galatians 6:16

Peace and mercy be upon all who walk by this rule [who discipline themselves and regulate their lives by this principle], even upon the [true] Israel of God!

Colossians 1:2

To the saints (the consecrated people of God) and believing and faithful brethren in Christ who are at Colossae: Grace (spiritual favor and blessing) to you and [heart] peace from God our Father.

Philippians 1:2

Grace (favor and blessing) to you and [heart] peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ (the Messiah).

spiritual Peace » Saints » Have, with God

Isaiah 27:5

Or else [if all Israel would escape being burned up together there is but one alternative], let them take hold of My strength and make complete surrender to My protection, that they may make peace with Me! Yes, let them make peace with Me!

spiritual Peace » Promised to » Saints

Psalm 72:3

The mountains shall bring peace to the people, and the hills, through [the general establishment of] righteousness.

Psalm 72:7

In His [Christ's] days shall the [uncompromisingly] righteous flourish and peace abound till there is a moon no longer.

spiritual Peace » Saints » Die in

Luke 2:29

And now, Lord, You are releasing Your servant to depart (leave this world) in peace, according to Your word.

Psalm 37:37

Mark the blameless man and behold the upright, for there is a happy end for the man of peace.

spiritual Peace » Saints » Kept by

Philippians 4:7

And God's peace [shall be yours, that tranquil state of a soul assured of its salvation through Christ, and so fearing nothing from God and being content with its earthly lot of whatever sort that is, that peace] which transcends all understanding shall garrison and mount guard over your hearts and minds in Christ Jesus.

spiritual Peace » Saints » Ruled by

spiritual Peace » Saints » Enjoy

spiritual Peace » Saints » Kept in perfect

spiritual Peace » Saints » Blessed with

spiritual Peace » Saints » Have in Christ

spiritual Peace » Saints » Repose in

Power » Of the holy spirit » Saints » Enabled to speak the truth boldly by

Acts 6:10

But they were not able to resist the intelligence and the wisdom and [the inspiration of] the Spirit with which and by Whom he spoke.

Acts 6:5

And the suggestion pleased the whole assembly, and they selected Stephen, a man full of faith (a strong and welcome belief that Jesus is the Messiah) and full of and controlled by the Holy Spirit, and Philip, and Prochorus, and Nicanor, and Timon, and Parmenas, and Nicolaus, a proselyte (convert) from Antioch.

2 Timothy 1:7-8

For God did not give us a spirit of timidity (of cowardice, of craven and cringing and fawning fear), but [He has given us a spirit] of power and of love and of calm and well-balanced mind and discipline and self-control. Do not blush or be ashamed then, to testify to and for our Lord, nor of me, a prisoner for His sake, but [ with me] take your share of the suffering [to which the preaching] of the Gospel [may expose you, and do it] in the power of God.

Power » Of the holy spirit » Saints » Strengthened by

Power » Of the holy spirit » Saints » Upheld by

Power » Of the holy spirit » Saints » Abound in hope by

Power » Of the holy spirit » Saints » Helped in prayer by

Romans 8:26

So too the [Holy] Spirit comes to our aid and bears us up in our weakness; for we do not know what prayer to offer nor how to offer it worthily as we ought, but the Spirit Himself goes to meet our supplication and pleads in our behalf with unspeakable yearnings and groanings too deep for utterance.

The power of Christ » Saints » Strengthened by

2 Timothy 4:17

But the Lord stood by me and strengthened me, so that through me the [Gospel] message might be fully proclaimed and all the Gentiles might hear it. So I was delivered out of the jaws of the lion.

The power of Christ » Saints » Preserved by

2 Timothy 1:12

And this is why I am suffering as I do. Still I am not ashamed, for I know (perceive, have knowledge of, and am acquainted with) Him Whom I have believed (adhered to and trusted in and relied on), and I am [positively] persuaded that He is able to guard and keep that which has been entrusted to me and which I have committed [to Him] until that day.

2 Timothy 4:18

[And indeed] the Lord will certainly deliver and draw me to Himself from every assault of evil. He will preserve and bring me safe unto His heavenly kingdom. To Him be the glory forever and ever. Amen (so be it).

The power of Christ » Saints » Bodies of, shall be changed by

Philippians 3:21

Who will transform and fashion anew the body of our humiliation to conform to and be like the body of His glory and majesty, by exerting that power which enables Him even to subject everything to Himself.

The power of Christ » Saints » Succored by

The power of Christ » Saints » Made willing by

Psalm 110:3

Your people will offer themselves willingly in the day of Your power, in the beauty of holiness and in holy array out of the womb of the morning; to You [will spring forth] Your young men, who are as the dew.

God, Power of » Saints » Supported in affliction by

2 Corinthians 6:7

By [speaking] the word of truth, in the power of God, with the weapons of righteousness for the right hand [to attack] and for the left hand [to defend];

2 Timothy 1:8

Do not blush or be ashamed then, to testify to and for our Lord, nor of me, a prisoner for His sake, but [ with me] take your share of the suffering [to which the preaching] of the Gospel [may expose you, and do it] in the power of God.

God, Power of » Saints » Strengthened by

God, Power of » Saints » Delivered by

Daniel 3:17

If our God Whom we serve is able to deliver us from the burning fiery furnace, He will deliver us out of your hand, O king.

Nehemiah 1:10

Now these are Your servants and Your people, whom You have redeemed by Your great power and by Your strong hand.

God, Power of » Saints » Upheld by

Psalm 37:17

For the arms of the wicked shall be broken, but the Lord upholds the [consistently] righteous.

God, Power of » Saints » Receive increase of grace by

2 Corinthians 9:8

And God is able to make all grace (every favor and earthly blessing) come to you in abundance, so that you may always and under all circumstances and whatever the need be self-sufficient [possessing enough to require no aid or support and furnished in abundance for every good work and charitable donation].

God, Power of » Saints » Have confidence in

Jeremiah 20:11

But the Lord is with me as a mighty and terrible One; therefore my persecutors will stumble, and they will not overcome [me]. They will be utterly put to shame, for they will not deal wisely or prosper [in their schemes]; their eternal dishonor will never be forgotten.

God, Power of » Saints » Long for exhibitions of

Psalm 63:1-2

O God, You are my God, earnestly will I seek You; my inner self thirsts for You, my flesh longs and is faint for You, in a dry and weary land where no water is. So I have looked upon You in the sanctuary to see Your power and Your glory.

God, Power of » Saints » Kept by, unto salvation

God, Power of » Saints » Exalted by

Job 36:22

Behold, God exalts and does loftily in His power; who is a ruler or a teacher like Him?

Power, Of The Holy Spirit » Saints » Enabled to speak the truth boldly by

Acts 6:10

But they were not able to resist the intelligence and the wisdom and [the inspiration of] the Spirit with which and by Whom he spoke.

Acts 6:5

And the suggestion pleased the whole assembly, and they selected Stephen, a man full of faith (a strong and welcome belief that Jesus is the Messiah) and full of and controlled by the Holy Spirit, and Philip, and Prochorus, and Nicanor, and Timon, and Parmenas, and Nicolaus, a proselyte (convert) from Antioch.

2 Timothy 1:7-8

For God did not give us a spirit of timidity (of cowardice, of craven and cringing and fawning fear), but [He has given us a spirit] of power and of love and of calm and well-balanced mind and discipline and self-control. Do not blush or be ashamed then, to testify to and for our Lord, nor of me, a prisoner for His sake, but [ with me] take your share of the suffering [to which the preaching] of the Gospel [may expose you, and do it] in the power of God.

Power, Of The Holy Spirit » Saints » Strengthened by

Power, Of The Holy Spirit » Saints » Abound in hope by

Power, Of The Holy Spirit » Saints » Helped in prayer by

Romans 8:26

So too the [Holy] Spirit comes to our aid and bears us up in our weakness; for we do not know what prayer to offer nor how to offer it worthily as we ought, but the Spirit Himself goes to meet our supplication and pleads in our behalf with unspeakable yearnings and groanings too deep for utterance.

Power, Of The Holy Spirit » Saints » Upheld by

Praise » Is obligatory upon » Saints

Psalm 149:5

Let the saints be joyful in the glory and beauty [which God confers upon them]; let them sing for joy upon their beds.

Prayer, answers to » Saints » Praise God for

Psalm 118:21

I will confess, praise, and give thanks to You, for You have heard and answered me; and You have become my Salvation and Deliverer.

Prayer, answers to » Saints » Bless God for

Psalm 66:20

Blessed be God, Who has not rejected my prayer nor removed His mercy and loving-kindness from being [as it always is] with me.

Prayer, answers to » Saints » Love God for

Psalm 116:1

I love the Lord, because He has heard [and now hears] my voice and my supplications.

Prayer, answers to » Saints » Are assured of

1 John 5:15

And if (since) we [positively] know that He listens to us in whatever we ask, we also know [with settled and absolute knowledge] that we have [granted us as our present possessions] the requests made of Him.

Precious stones » Illustrative of » Saints

Malachi 3:17

And they shall be Mine, says the Lord of hosts, in that day when I publicly recognize and openly declare them to be My jewels (My special possession, My peculiar treasure). And I will spare them, as a man spares his own son who serves him.

1 Corinthians 3:12

But if anyone builds upon the Foundation, whether it be with gold, silver, precious stones, wood, hay, straw,

Pride » Saints » Mourn over, in others

Jeremiah 13:17

But if you will not hear and obey, I will weep in secret for your pride; my eyes will weep bitterly and run down with tears, because the Lord's flock has been taken captive.

Pride » Saints » Hate, in others

Psalm 101:5

Whoso privily slanders his neighbor, him will I cut off [from me]; he who has a haughty look and a proud and arrogant heart I cannot and I will not tolerate.

Pride » Saints » Give not way to

Psalm 131:1

Lord, my heart is not haughty, nor my eyes lofty; neither do I exercise myself in matters too great or in things too wonderful for me.

Pride » Saints » Respect not, in others

priests » Illustrative of » Saints

Exodus 19:6

And you shall be to Me a kingdom of priests, a holy nation [consecrated, set apart to the worship of God]. These are the words you shall speak to the Israelites.

The promises of God » Saints » Plead, in prayer

Genesis 32:9

Jacob said, O God of my father Abraham and God of my father Isaac, the Lord Who said to me, Return to your country and to your people and I will do you good,

Genesis 32:12

And You said, I will surely do you good and make your descendants as the sand of the sea, which cannot be numbered for multitude.

1 Chronicles 17:23

Therefore now, Lord, let the word which You have spoken concerning Your servant and his house be established forever, and do as You have said.

1 Chronicles 17:26

And now, Lord, You are God, and have promised this good thing to Your servant.

The promises of God » Saints » Heirs of

Hebrews 11:9

[Prompted] by faith he dwelt as a temporary resident in the land which was designated in the promise [of God, though he was like a stranger] in a strange country, living in tents with Isaac and Jacob, fellow heirs with him of the same promise.

Hebrews 6:17

Accordingly God also, in His desire to show more convincingly and beyond doubt to those who were to inherit the promise the unchangeableness of His purpose and plan, intervened (mediated) with an oath.

The promises of God » Saints » Expect the performance of

Luke 1:45

And blessed (happy, to be envied) is she who believed that there would be a fulfillment of the things that were spoken to her from the Lord.

Luke 1:38

Then Mary said, Behold, I am the handmaiden of the Lord; let it be done to me according to what you have said. And the angel left her.

The promises of God » Saints » Children of

Romans 9:8

That is to say, it is not the children of the body [of Abraham] who are made God's children, but it is the offspring to whom the promise applies that shall be counted [as Abraham's true] descendants.

Galatians 4:28

But we, brethren, are children [ not by physical descent, as was Ishmael, but] like Isaac, born in virtue of promise.

The promises of God » Saints » Sometimes, through infirmity, tempted to doubt

Psalm 77:8

Have His mercy and loving-kindness ceased forever? Have His promises ended for all time?

Psalm 77:10

And I say, This [apparent desertion of Israel by God] is my appointed lot and trial, but I will recall the years of the right hand of the Most High [in loving-kindness extended toward us], for this is my grief, that the right hand of the Most High changes.

The promises of God » Saints » Have implicit confidence in

Hebrews 11:11

Because of faith also Sarah herself received physical power to conceive a child, even when she was long past the age for it, because she considered [God] Who had given her the promise to be reliable and trustworthy and true to His word.

The promises of God » Saints » Stagger not at

Protection » Saints » Acknowledge God as their

Psalm 89:18

For our shield belongs to the Lord, and our king to the Holy One of Israel.

Psalm 62:2

He only is my Rock and my Salvation, my Defense and my Fortress, I shall not be greatly moved.

Protection » Saints » Pray for

Psalm 17:5

My steps have held closely to Your paths [to the tracks of the One Who has gone on before]; my feet have not slipped.

Protection » Saints » Praise God for

Psalm 5:11

But let all those who take refuge and put their trust in You rejoice; let them ever sing and shout for joy, because You make a covering over them and defend them; let those also who love Your name be joyful in You and be in high spirits.

Jesus Christ, Resurrection » Saints » Shall rise in the likeness of

Philippians 3:21

Who will transform and fashion anew the body of our humiliation to conform to and be like the body of His glory and majesty, by exerting that power which enables Him even to subject everything to Himself.

Jesus Christ, Resurrection » Saints » Begotten to a lively hope

1 Peter 1:21

Through Him you believe in (adhere to, rely on) God, Who raised Him up from the dead and gave Him honor and glory, so that your faith and hope are [centered and rest] in God.

Jesus Christ, Resurrection » Saints » Desire to know the power of

Philippians 3:10

[For my determined purpose is] that I may know Him [that I may progressively become more deeply and intimately acquainted with Him, perceiving and recognizing and understanding the wonders of His Person more strongly and more clearly], and that I may in that same way come to know the power outflowing from His resurrection [ which it exerts over believers], and that I may so share His sufferings as to be continually transformed [in spirit into His likeness even] to His death, [in the hope]

Jesus Christ, Resurrection » Saints » Should keep, in remembrance

2 Timothy 2:8

Constantly keep in mind Jesus Christ (the Messiah) [as] risen from the dead, [as the prophesied King] descended from David, according to the good news (the Gospel) that I preach.

Reviling and reproaching » Saints » Sometimes depressed by

Psalm 69:20

Insults and reproach have broken my heart; I am full of heaviness and I am distressingly sick. I looked for pity, but there was none, and for comforters, but I found none.

Psalm 42:10

As with a sword [crushing] in my bones, my enemies taunt and reproach me, while they say continually to me, Where is your God?

Psalm 44:16

At the words of the taunter and reviler, by reason of the enemy and the revengeful.

Reviling and reproaching » Saints » Return blessings for

1 Peter 3:9

Never return evil for evil or insult for insult (scolding, tongue-lashing, berating), but on the contrary blessing [praying for their welfare, happiness, and protection, and truly pitying and loving them]. For know that to this you have been called, that you may yourselves inherit a blessing [from God -- "that you may obtain a blessing as heirs, bringing welfare and happiness and protection].

Reviling and reproaching » Saints » Endure

1 Timothy 4:10

With a view to this we toil and strive, [yes and] suffer reproach, because we have [fixed our] hope on the living God, Who is the Savior (Preserver, Maintainer, Deliverer) of all men, especially of those who believe (trust in, rely on, and adhere to Him).

Hebrews 10:33

Sometimes being yourselves a gazingstock, publicly exposed to insults and abuse and distress, and sometimes claiming fellowship and making common cause with others who were so treated.

Reviling and reproaching » Saints » Pray under

2 Kings 19:16

Lord, bow down Your ear and hear; Lord, open Your eyes and see; hear the words of Sennacherib which he has sent to mock, reproach, insult, and defy the living God.

2 Kings 19:4

It may be that the Lord your God will hear all the words of the Rabshakeh, whom the king of Assyria has sent to mock, reproach, insult, and defy the living God, and will rebuke the words which the Lord your God has heard. So raise your prayer for the remnant [of His people] that is left.

Reviling and reproaching » The wicked utter, against » Saints

Psalm 102:8

My adversaries taunt and reproach me all the day; and they who are angry with me use my name as a curse.

Zephaniah 2:8

I have heard the taunts of Moab and the revilings of the Ammonites by which they have reproached My people, and magnified themselves and made boasts against their territory.

Reviling and reproaching » Saints » Trust in God under

Psalm 57:3

He will send from heaven and save me from the slanders and reproaches of him who would trample me down or swallow me up, and He will put him to shame. Selah [pause, and calmly think of that]! God will send forth His mercy and loving-kindness and His truth and faithfulness.

Psalm 119:42

Then shall I have an answer for those who taunt and reproach me, for I lean on, rely on, and trust in Your word.

Reviling and reproaching » Saints » May take pleasure in

2 Corinthians 12:10

So for the sake of Christ, I am well pleased and take pleasure in infirmities, insults, hardships, persecutions, perplexities and distresses; for when I am weak [ in human strength], then am I [truly] strong (able, powerful in divine strength).

Reviling and reproaching » Saints » Supported under

2 Corinthians 12:10

So for the sake of Christ, I am well pleased and take pleasure in infirmities, insults, hardships, persecutions, perplexities and distresses; for when I am weak [ in human strength], then am I [truly] strong (able, powerful in divine strength).

Reviling and reproaching » Saints » Should expect

Matthew 10:25

It is sufficient for the disciple to be like his teacher, and the servant or slave like his master. If they have called the Master of the house Beelzebub [ master of the dwelling], how much more will they speak evil of those of His household.

Reviling and reproaching » Saints » Should not fear

Isaiah 51:7

Listen to Me, you who know rightness and justice and right standing with God, the people in whose heart is My law and My instruction: fear not the reproach of men, neither be afraid nor dismayed at their revilings.

Reviling and reproaching » Saints » Endure for God's sake

Psalm 69:7

Because for Your sake I have borne taunt and reproach; confusion and shame have covered my face.

Reviling and reproaching » Saints » Endure for Christ's sake

Luke 6:22

Blessed (happy -- " with life-joy and satisfaction in God's favor and salvation, apart from your outward condition -- "and to be envied) are you when people despise (hate) you, and when they exclude and excommunicate you [as disreputable] and revile and denounce you and defame and cast out and spurn your name as evil (wicked) on account of the Son of Man.

The righteous » Saints » Promises to

Psalm 132:16

Her priests also will I clothe with salvation, and her saints shall shout aloud for joy.

Revelation 11:18

And the heathen (the nations) raged, but Your wrath (retribution, indignation) came, the time when the dead will be judged and Your servants the prophets and saints rewarded -- "and those who revere (fear) Your name, both low and high and small and great -- "and [the time] for destroying the corrupters of the earth.

Psalm 37:28

For the Lord delights in justice and forsakes not His saints; they are preserved forever, but the offspring of the wicked [in time] shall be cut off.

1 Corinthians 6:2

Do you not know that the saints (the believers) will [one day] judge and govern the world? And if the world [itself] is to be judged and ruled by you, are you unworthy and incompetent to try [such petty matters] of the smallest courts of justice?

The righteous » Saints » Sealed by God

Revelation 7:3

Saying, Harm neither the earth nor the sea nor the trees, until we have sealed the bond servants of our God upon their foreheads.

2 Corinthians 1:22

[He has also appropriated and acknowledged us as His by] putting His seal upon us and giving us His [Holy] Spirit in our hearts as the security deposit and guarantee [of the fulfillment of His promise].

Revelation 9:4

They were told not to injure the herbage of the earth nor any green thing nor any tree, but only [to attack] such human beings as do not have the seal (mark) of God on their foreheads.

Ezekiel 9:4

And the Lord said to him, Go through the midst of the city, through the midst of Jerusalem, and set a mark upon the foreheads of the men who sigh and groan over all the abominations that are committed in the midst of it.

More verses: Revelation 22:4

The righteous » Saints » Steps of

Psalm 40:2

He drew me up out of a horrible pit [a pit of tumult and of destruction], out of the miry clay (froth and slime), and set my feet upon a rock, steadying my steps and establishing my goings.

Psalm 37:23

The steps of a [good] man are directed and established by the Lord when He delights in his way [and He busies Himself with his every step].

Job 14:16

But now You number each of my steps and take note of my every sin.

The righteous » Saints » The feet of

2 Samuel 22:34

He makes my feet like the hinds' [firm and able]; He sets me secure and confident upon the heights.

Psalm 40:2

He drew me up out of a horrible pit [a pit of tumult and of destruction], out of the miry clay (froth and slime), and set my feet upon a rock, steadying my steps and establishing my goings.

1 Samuel 2:9

He will guard the feet of His godly ones, but the wicked shall be silenced and perish in darkness; for by strength shall no man prevail.

Ephesians 6:15

And having shod your feet in preparation [to face the enemy with the firm-footed stability, the promptness, and the readiness produced by the good news] of the Gospel of peace.

The righteous » Saints » Portion of

Lamentations 3:24

The Lord is my portion or share, says my living being (my inner self); therefore will I hope in Him and wait expectantly for Him.

Psalm 16:5

The Lord is my chosen and assigned portion, my cup; You hold and maintain my lot.

Psalm 119:57

You are my portion, O Lord; I have promised to keep Your words.

Psalm 142:5

I cried to You, O Lord; I said, You are my refuge, my portion in the land of the living.

Righteousness » Saints » Have in Christ

Isaiah 54:17

But no weapon that is formed against you shall prosper, and every tongue that shall rise against you in judgment you shall show to be in the wrong. This [peace, righteousness, security, triumph over opposition] is the heritage of the servants of the Lord [those in whom the ideal Servant of the Lord is reproduced]; this is the righteousness or the vindication which they obtain from Me [this is that which I impart to them as their justification], says the Lord.

Isaiah 45:24

Only in the Lord shall one say, I have righteousness (salvation and victory) and strength [to achieve]. To Him shall all come who were incensed against Him, and they shall be ashamed.

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Genesis 18:25

Far be it from You to do such a thing -- "to slay the righteous with the wicked, so that the righteous fare as do the wicked! Far be it from You! Shall not the Judge of all the earth execute judgment and do righteously?

Psalm 1:5-6

Therefore the wicked [those disobedient and living without God] shall not stand [justified] in the judgment, nor sinners in the congregation of the righteous [those who are upright and in right standing with God]. For the Lord knows and is fully acquainted with the way of the righteous, but the way of the ungodly [those living outside God's will] shall perish (end in ruin and come to nought).

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Romans 6:16

Do you not know that if you continually surrender yourselves to anyone to do his will, you are the slaves of him whom you obey, whether that be to sin, which leads to death, or to obedience which leads to righteousness (right doing and right standing with God)?

Romans 6:18

And having been set free from sin, you have become the servants of righteousness (of conformity to the divine will in thought, purpose, and action).

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Romans 4:11

He received the mark of circumcision as a token or an evidence [and] seal of the righteousness which he had by faith while he was still uncircumcised -- "[faith] so that he was to be made the father of all who [truly] believe, though without circumcision, and who thus have righteousness (right standing with God) imputed to them and credited to their account,

Romans 4:22

That is why his faith was credited to him as righteousness (right standing with God).

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1 John 3:7

Boys (lads), let no one deceive and lead you astray. He who practices righteousness [who is upright, conforming to the divine will in purpose, thought, and action, living a consistently conscientious life] is righteous, even as He is righteous.

1 John 2:29

If you know (perceive and are sure) that He [Christ] is [absolutely] righteous [conforming to the Father's will in purpose, thought, and action], you may also know (be sure) that everyone who does righteously [and is therefore in like manner conformed to the divine will] is born (begotten) of Him [ God].

Righteousness » Saints » Offer the sacrifice of

Psalm 51:19

Then will You delight in the sacrifices of righteousness, justice, and right, with burnt offering and whole burnt offering; then bullocks will be offered upon Your altar.

Righteousness » Saints » Put no trust in their own

Philippians 3:6-8

As to my zeal, I was a persecutor of the church, and by the Law's standard of righteousness (supposed justice, uprightness, and right standing with God) I was proven to be blameless and no fault was found with me. But whatever former things I had that might have been gains to me, I have come to consider as [ one combined] loss for Christ's sake. Yes, furthermore, I count everything as loss compared to the possession of the priceless privilege (the overwhelming preciousness, the surpassing worth, and supreme advantage) of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord and of progressively becoming more deeply and intimately acquainted with Him [of perceiving and recognizing and understanding Him more fully and clearly]. For His sake I have lost everything and consider it all to be mere rubbish (refuse, dregs), in order that I may win (gain) Christ (the Anointed One),

Righteousness » Saints » Should have on the breast-plate of

Ephesians 6:14

Stand therefore [hold your ground], having tightened the belt of truth around your loins and having put on the breastplate of integrity and of moral rectitude and right standing with God,

Righteousness » Saints » Are renewed in

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Righteousness » Saints » Work, by faith

Hebrews 11:33

Who by [the help of] faith subdued kingdoms, administered justice, obtained promised blessings, closed the mouths of lions,

Righteousness » Saints » Should seek

Zephaniah 2:3

Seek the Lord [inquire for Him, inquire of Him, and require Him as the foremost necessity of your life], all you humble of the land who have acted in compliance with His revealed will and have kept His commandments; seek righteousness, seek humility [inquire for them, require them as vital]. It may be you will be hidden in the day of the Lord's anger.

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Righteousness » Saints » Should yield their members servants to

Romans 6:19

I am speaking in familiar human terms because of your natural limitations. For as you yielded your bodily members [and faculties] as servants to impurity and ever increasing lawlessness, so now yield your bodily members [and faculties] once for all as servants to righteousness (right being and doing) [which leads] to sanctification.

Righteousness » Saints » Count their own, as filthy rags

Isaiah 64:6

For we have all become like one who is unclean [ceremonially, like a leper], and all our righteousness (our best deeds of rightness and justice) is like filthy rags or a polluted garment; we all fade like a leaf, and our iniquities, like the wind, take us away [far from God's favor, hurrying us toward destruction].

Righteousness » Saints » Hunger and thirst after

Matthew 5:6

Blessed and fortunate and happy and spiritually prosperous (in that state in which the born-again child of God enjoys His favor and salvation) are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness (uprightness and right standing with God), for they shall be completely satisfied!

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