This is my command—be strong and courageous! Do not be afraid or discouraged. For the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.
Joshua 1:9 (New Living Translation)
Have I not commanded you? Be strong and of good courage; do not be afraid, nor be dismayed, for the LORD your God is with you wherever you go.
Joshua 1:9 (New King James Version)
Haven’t I commanded you? Strength! Courage! Don’t be timid; don’t get discouraged. God, your God, is with you every step you take.
Joshua 1:9 (The Message)
So here’s what I want you to do, God helping you: Take your everyday, ordinary life—your sleeping, eating, going-to-work, and walking-around life—and place it before God as an offering. Embracing what God does for you is the best thing you can do for Him.
Romans 12:1 (The Message)
Therefore, I urge you, brothers, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as living sacrifices, holy and pleasing to God—this is your spiritual act of worship.
Romans 12:1 (New International Version)
And so, dear brothers and sisters, I plead with you to give your bodies to God because of all he has done for you. Let them be a living and holy sacrifice—the kind he will find acceptable. This is truly the way to worship him.
Romans 12:1 (New Living Translation)
For everything there is a season,
a time for every activity under heaven.
A time to be born and a time to die.
A time to plant and a time to harvest.
Ecclesiastes 3:1-2 (New Living Translation)
There is a time for everything,
and a season for every activity under heaven:
a time to be born and a time to die,
a time to plant and a time to uproot.
Ecclesiastes 3:1-2 (New International Version)
There’s an opportune time to do things, a right time for everything on the earth:
A right time for birth and another for death,
A right time to plant and another to reap.
Ecclesiastes 3:1-2 (The Message)
Jesus Christ is the same yesterday, today, and forever.
Hebrews 13:8 (New Living Translation)
Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever.
Hebrews 13:8 (New International Version)
For Jesus doesn’t change—yesterday, today, tomorrow, he’s always totally himself.
Hebrews 13:8 (The Message)
Once you were like sheep
who wandered away.
But now you have turned to your Shepherd,
the Guardian of your souls.
1 Peter 2:25 (New Living Translation)
For you were like sheep going astray, but now you have returned to the Shepherd and Overseer of your souls.
1 Peter 2:25 (New International Version)
You were lost sheep with no idea who you were or where you were going. Now you’re named and kept for good by the Shepherd of your souls.
1 Peter 2:25 (The Message)
Show me the right path, O Lord;
point out the road for me to follow.
Psalm 25:4 (New Living Translation)
Show me your ways, O LORD,
teach me your paths;
Psalm 25:4 (New International Version)
Show me how you work, God;
School me in your ways.
Psalm 25:4 (The Message)
Just as water mirrors your face,
so your face mirrors your heart.
Proverbs 27:19 (The Message)
As water reflects a face,
so a man’s heart reflects the man.
Proverbs 27:19 (New International Version)
As a face is reflected in water,
so the heart reflects the real person.
Proverbs 27:19 (New Living Translation)