I say to myself, “The Lord is my inheritance;
therefore, I will hope in him!”
Lamentations 3:24 (New Living Translation)
“ The LORD is my portion,” says my soul,
“ Therefore I hope in Him!”
Lamentations 3:24 (New King James Version)
I’m sticking with God (I say it over and over).
He’s all I’ve got left.
Lamentations 3:24 (The Message)
When we get to heaven, we’ll receive our inheritance—what God has set aside for us. So live today as though you have already received it—and you have! You already have fellowship
with Jesus, God’s Son.
Anyone who listens to my teaching and follows it is wise, like a person who builds a house on solid rock.
Matthew 7:24 (New Living Translation)
Therefore everyone who hears these words of mine and puts them into practice is like a wise man who built his house on the rock.
Matthew 7:24 (New International Version)
These words I speak to you are not incidental additions to your life, homeowner improvements to your standard of living. They are foundational words, words to build a life on. If you work these words into your life, you are like a smart carpenter who built his house on solid rock.
Matthew 7:24 (The Message)
It pays to take life seriously;
things work out when you trust in God.
Proverbs 16:20 (The Message)
Whoever gives heed to instruction prospers,
and blessed is he who trusts in the LORD.
Proverbs 16:20 (New International Version)
Those who listen to instruction will prosper;
those who trust the Lord will be joyful.
Proverbs 16:20 (New Living Translation)
But blessed are those who trust in the Lord
and have made the Lord their hope and confidence.
Jeremiah 17:7 (New Living Translation)
But blessed is the man who trusts in the LORD,
whose confidence is in him.
Jeremiah 17:7 (New International Version)
But blessed is the man who trusts me, God,
the woman who sticks with God.
Jeremiah 17:7 (The Message)
God sent his Son into the world not to judge the world, but to save the world through him.
John 3:17 (New Living Translation)
For God did not send His Son into the world to condemn the world, but that the world through Him might be saved.
John 3:17 (New King James Version)
God didn’t go to all the trouble of sending his Son merely to point an accusing finger, telling the world how bad it was.
John 3:17 (The Message)
It is a good thing to receive wealth from God and the good health to enjoy it. To enjoy your work and accept your lot in life—this is indeed a gift from God.
Ecclesiastes 5:19 (New Living Translation)
Moreover, when God gives any man wealth and possessions, and enables him to enjoy them, to accept his lot and be happy in his work—this is a gift of God.
Ecclesiastes 5:19 (New International Version)
Yes, we should make the most of what God gives, both the bounty and the capacity to enjoy it, accepting what’s given and delighting in the work. It’s God’s gift!
Ecclesiastes 5:19 (The Message)
For God is the one who provides seed for the farmer and then bread to eat. In the same way, he will provide and increase your resources and then produce a great harvest of generosity in you.
2 Corinthians 9:10 (New Living Translation)
Now he who supplies seed to the sower and bread for food will also supply and increase your store of seed and will enlarge the harvest of your righteousness.
2 Corinthians 9:10 (New International Version)
This most generous God who gives seed to the farmer that becomes bread for your meals is more than extravagant with you. He gives you something you can then give away, which grows into full-formed lives, robust in God, wealthy in every way, so that you can be generous in every way.
2 Corinthians 9:10 (The Message)