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2 Timothy 3:14-15

But as for you, continue in what you have learned and firmly believed. You know those who taught you, and you know that from childhood you have known the sacred Scriptures, which are able to give you wisdom for salvation through faith in Christ Jesus.

Psalm 19:7-11

The instruction of the Lord is perfect,
renewing one’s life;
the testimony of the Lord is trustworthy,
making the inexperienced wise. The precepts of the Lord are right,
making the heart glad;
the command of the Lord is radiant,
making the eyes light up. The fear of the Lord is pure,
enduring forever;
the ordinances of the Lord are reliable
and altogether righteous.read more.
They are more desirable than gold—
than an abundance of pure gold;
and sweeter than honey,
which comes from the honeycomb. In addition, Your servant is warned by them;
there is great reward in keeping them.

John 20:30-31

Jesus performed many other signs in the presence of His disciples that are not written in this book. But these are written so that you may believe Jesus is the Messiah, the Son of God, and by believing you may have life in His name.

Romans 10:8

On the contrary, what does it say? The message is near you, in your mouth and in your heart. This is the message of faith that we proclaim:

Deuteronomy 6:6-9

These words that I am giving you today are to be in your heart. Repeat them to your children. Talk about them when you sit in your house and when you walk along the road, when you lie down and when you get up. Bind them as a sign on your hand and let them be a symbol on your forehead.read more.
Write them on the doorposts of your house and on your gates.

Psalm 19:7-8

The instruction of the Lord is perfect,
renewing one’s life;
the testimony of the Lord is trustworthy,
making the inexperienced wise. The precepts of the Lord are right,
making the heart glad;
the command of the Lord is radiant,
making the eyes light up.

Psalm 19:11-13

In addition, Your servant is warned by them;
there is great reward in keeping them. Who perceives his unintentional sins?
Cleanse me from my hidden faults. Moreover, keep Your servant from willful sins;
do not let them rule over me.
Then I will be innocent
and cleansed from blatant rebellion.

1 Corinthians 10:11-12

Now these things happened to them as examples, and they were written as a warning to us, on whom the ends of the ages have come. So, whoever thinks he stands must be careful not to fall.

Hebrews 4:12-13

For the word of God is living and effective and sharper than any double-edged sword, penetrating as far as the separation of soul and spirit, joints and marrow. It is able to judge the ideas and thoughts of the heart. No creature is hidden from Him, but all things are naked and exposed to the eyes of Him to whom we must give an account.

1 John 2:8

Yet I am writing you a new command, which is true in Him and in you, because the darkness is passing away and the true light is already shining.

Psalm 19:8-9

The precepts of the Lord are right,
making the heart glad;
the command of the Lord is radiant,
making the eyes light up. The fear of the Lord is pure,
enduring forever;
the ordinances of the Lord are reliable
and altogether righteous.

Psalm 119:50-51

This is my comfort in my affliction:
Your promise has given me life. The arrogant constantly ridicule me,
but I do not turn away from Your instruction.

Hebrews 12:5-6

And you have forgotten the exhortation that addresses you as sons:My son, do not take the Lord’s discipline lightly
or faint when you are reproved by Him, for the Lord disciplines the one He loves
and punishes every son He receives.

1 Kings 8:56

“May the Lord be praised! He has given rest to His people Israel according to all He has said. Not one of all the good promises He made through His servant Moses has failed.

Ezekiel 12:25

But I, Yahweh, will speak whatever message I will speak, and it will be done. It will no longer be delayed. For in your days, rebellious house, I will speak a message and bring it to pass.” This is the declaration of the Lord God.

2 Corinthians 1:19-22

For the Son of God, Jesus Christ, who was preached among you by us—by me and Silvanus and Timothy—did not become “Yes and no”; on the contrary, a final “Yes” has come in Him. For every one of God’s promises is “Yes” in Him. Therefore, the “Amen” is also spoken through Him by us for God’s glory. Now it is God who strengthens us, with you, in Christ and has anointed us. read more.
He has also sealed us and given us the Spirit as a down payment in our hearts.

1 Kings 17:24

Then the woman said to Elijah, “Now I know you are a man of God and the Lord’s word from your mouth is true.”

John 21:24

This is the disciple who testifies to these things and who wrote them down. We know that his testimony is true.

Revelation 21:5

Then the One seated on the throne said, “Look! I am making everything new.” He also said, “Write, because these words are faithful and true.”

Psalm 1:1-3

How happy is the man
who does not follow the advice of the wicked
or take the path of sinners
or join a group of mockers! Instead, his delight is in the Lord’s instruction,
and he meditates on it day and night. He is like a tree planted beside streams of water
that bears its fruit in season
and whose leaf does not wither.
Whatever he does prospers.

John 15:5-8

“I am the vine; you are the branches. The one who remains in Me and I in him produces much fruit, because you can do nothing without Me. If anyone does not remain in Me, he is thrown aside like a branch and he withers. They gather them, throw them into the fire, and they are burned. If you remain in Me and My words remain in you, ask whatever you want and it will be done for you.read more.
My Father is glorified by this: that you produce much fruit and prove to be My disciples.

Ephesians 6:10-17

Finally, be strengthened by the Lord and by His vast strength. Put on the full armor of God so that you can stand against the tactics of the Devil. For our battle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the world powers of this darkness, against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavens.read more.
This is why you must take up the full armor of God, so that you may be able to resist in the evil day, and having prepared everything, to take your stand. Stand, therefore,with truth like a belt around your waist,
righteousness like armor on your chest, and your feet sandaled with readiness
for the gospel of peace. In every situation take the shield of faith,
and with it you will be able to extinguish
all the flaming arrows of the evil one. Take the helmet of salvation,
and the sword of the Spirit,
which is God’s word.

2 Timothy 3:14-17

But as for you, continue in what you have learned and firmly believed. You know those who taught you, and you know that from childhood you have known the sacred Scriptures, which are able to give you wisdom for salvation through faith in Christ Jesus. All Scripture is inspired by God and is profitable for teaching, for rebuking, for correcting, for training in righteousness, read more.
so that the man of God may be complete, equipped for every good work.

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