Guard your heart above all else,
for it determines the course of your life.
Proverbs 4:23 (New Living Translation)
Above all else, guard your heart,
for it is the wellspring of life.
Proverbs 4:23 (New International Version)
Keep vigilant watch over your heart;
that’s where life starts.
Proverbs 4:23 (The Message)
So let us come boldly to the throne of our gracious God. There we will receive his mercy, and we will find grace to help us when we need it most.
Hebrews 4:16 (New Living Translation)
Let us then approach the throne of grace with confidence, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help us in our time of need.
Hebrews 4:16 (New International Version)
So let’s walk right up to him and get what he is so ready to give. Take the mercy, accept the help.
Hebrews 4:16 (The Message)
Seek the Lord while you can find him.
Call on him now while he is near.
Isaiah 55:6 (New Living Translation)
Seek the LORD while he may be found;
call on him while he is near.
Isaiah 55:6 (New International Version)
Seek God while he’s here to be found,
pray to him while he’s close at hand.
Isaiah 55:6 (The Message)
Don’t shuffle along, eyes to the ground, absorbed with the things right in front of you. Look up, and be alert to what is going on around Christ—that’s where the action is. See things from his perspective.
Colossians 3:2 (The Message)
Set your minds on things above, not on earthly things.
Colossians 3:2 (New International Version)
Think about the things of heaven, not the things of earth.
Colossians 3:2 (New Living Translation)
Yet God has made everything beautiful for its own time. He has planted eternity in the human heart, but even so, people cannot see the whole scope of God’s work from beginning to end.
Ecclesiastes 3:11 (New Living Translation)
He has made everything beautiful in its time. He has also set eternity in the hearts of men; yet they cannot fathom what God has done from beginning to end.
Ecclesiastes 3:11 (New International Version)
True, God made everything beautiful in itself and in its time—but he’s left us in the dark, so we can never know what God is up to, whether he’s coming or going.
Ecclesiastes 3:11 (The Message)
The earth is the LORD’s, and everything in it.
The world and all its people belong to him.
Psalm 24:1 (New Living Translation)
The earth is the LORD’s, and everything in it,
the world, and all who live in it.
Psalm 24:1 (New International Version)
God claims Earth and everything in it, God claims World and all who live on it.
Psalm 24:1 (The Message)
The Psalmist declares the Lord’s authority in this verse as well as ownership of this world and everything in it and that includes us!