Physical training is good, but training for godliness is much better, promising benefits in this life and in the life to come.
1 Timothy 4:8 (New Living Translation)
For physical training is of some value, but godliness has value for all things, holding promise for both the present life and the life to come.
1 Timothy 4:8 (New International Version)
Workouts in the gymnasium are useful, but a disciplined life in God is far more so, making you fit both today and forever.
1 Timothy 4:8 (The Message)
Dear friend, if bad companions tempt you,
don’t go along with them.
Proverbs 1:10 (The Message)
My son, if sinners entice you,
do not give in to them.
Proverbs 1:10 (New International Version)
My child, if sinners entice you,
turn your back on them!
Proverbs 1:10 (New Living Translation)
When I see the rainbow in the clouds, I will remember
the eternal covenant between God and every living creature
Genesis 9:16 (New Living Translation)
Whenever the rainbow appears in the clouds, I will see it and remember the everlasting covenant between God and all living creatures of every kind on the earth.
Genesis 9:16 (New International Version)
When the rainbow appears in the cloud, I’ll see it and remember the eternal covenant between God and everything living, every last living creature on Earth.
Genesis 9:16 (The Message)
The heartfelt counsel of a friend
is as sweet as perfume and incense.
Proverbs 27:9 (New Living Translation)
Perfume and incense bring joy to the heart,
and the pleasantness of one’s friend springs from his earnest counsel.
Proverbs 27:9 (New International Version)
Just as lotions and fragrance give sensual delight,
a sweet friendship refreshes the soul.
Proverbs 27:9 (The Message)
You made me; you created me.
Now give me the sense to follow your commands.
Psalm 119:73 (New Living Translation)
Your hands made me and formed me;
give me understanding to learn your commands.
Psalm 119:73 (New International Version)
With your very own hands you formed me;
now breathe your wisdom over me so I can understand you.
Psalm 119:73 (The Message)
For everyone has sinned; we all fall short of God’s glorious standard. Yet God, with undeserved kindness, declares that we are righteous. He did this through Christ Jesus when he freed us from the penalty for our sins.
Romans 3:23-24 (New Living Translation)
For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God, and are justified freely by his grace through the redemption that came by Christ Jesus.
Romans 3:23-24 (New International Version)
Out of sheer generosity he put us in right standing with himself. A pure gift. He got us out of the mess we’re in and restored us to where he always wanted us to be. And he did it by means of Jesus Christ.
Romans 3:23-24 (The Message)
Most of all, love each other as if your life depended on it.
Love makes up for practically anything.
1 Peter 4:8 (The Message)
And above all things have fervent love for one another, for “love will cover a multitude of sins.”
1 Peter 4:8 (New King James Version)
Most important of all, continue to show deep love for each other, for love covers a multitude of sins.
1 Peter 4:8 (New Living Translation)