“I pray always with joy in my every prayer for all of you because of your partnership for the gospel from the first day until now.” Philippians 1:4-6.
“I set the Lord ever before me…You show me the path to life – the fullness of joys in your presence, the delights of your right hand forever.” Psalm 16: 5, 9-11.
“Amen, I say to you, this poor widow put in more than all the other contributors to the treasury…. She, from her poverty, has given all she had, her whole livelihood.” Mark 12:41-44.
“Jesus said to him, ‘You are not far from the kingdom of God.’” Mark 12:28-34.
“Take courage; get up, Jesus is calling you!” Mark 10:46-52
“So let us confidently approach the throne of grace to receive mercy and to find grace for timely help.” Hebrews 4:14-16
“I prayed, and prudence was given me. I pleaded, and the spirit of Wisdom came to me…all good things together came to me in her company, and countless riches at her hands.” Wisdom 7:7-11
“If we love one another, God remains in us, and his love is brought to perfection in us.” 1 John 4:12.
“Taking a child, he placed it in their midst, and put his arms around it, and he said to them, ‘Whoever receives one child such as this in my name, receives me.’” Mark 9: 30-37.
“For whoever wishes to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for my sake and that of the gospel will save it.” Mark 8:27-35.