Stress and strain have caught up with me, but Your commandments are my joy!
Psalm 119:143 (CEB)

Can all your worries add a single moment to your life?
Matthew 6:27 (NLT)

Lord, when doubts fill my mind, when my heart is in turmoil, quiet me and give me renewed hope and cheer.
Psalm 94:19 (TLB)

“I Am The Lord, The God of all the peoples of the world. Is anything too hard for Me?”
Jeremiah 32:27 (NLT)

So what should we say about this? If God is for us, no one can stand against us. And God is with us.
Romans 8:31 (ERV)


The laws of Moses said, “You shall not commit adultery.”
Matthew 5:27 (TLB)

But I say, “Anyone who even looks at a women with lust in his eye has already committed adultery with her in his heart.”
Matthew 5:28 (TLB)

Do you not know that your bodies are a part of Christ Himself? Am I to take a part of Christ and make it a part of a woman who sells the use of her body? No! Never!
I Corinthians 6:15 (NLV)

Do you not know that a man who joins himself to a woman who sells the use of her body becomes a part of her? The Holy Writings say, “The two will become one.”
I Corinthians 6:16 (NLV)

But if you join yourself to The Lord, you are one with Him in Spirit.
I Corinthians 6:17 (NLV)

Have nothing to do with sex sins! Any other sin that a man does, does not hurt his own body. But the man who does a sex sin, sins against his own body.
I Corinthians 6:18 (NLV)

But if they can’t control themselves, they should go ahead and marry. It’s better to marry than to burn with lust.
I Corinthians 7:9 (NLT)

So I say, let The Holy Spirit guide your lives. Then you won’t be doing what your sinful nature craves.
Galatians 5:16 (NLT)

They traded the truth of God for a lie. They bowed down and worshiped the things God made instead of worshiping The God who made those things. He is The One who should be praised forever. Amen.
Romans 1:25 (ERV)

Because people did those things, God left them and let them do the shameful things they wanted to do. Women stopped having natural sex with men and started having sex with other women.
Romans 1:26 (ERV)

In the same way, men stopped having natural sex with women and began wanting each other all the time. Men did shameful things with other men, and in their bodies they received the punishment for those wrongs.
Romans 1:27 (ERV)

But if we confess our sins, God will forgive us. We can trust God to do this. He always does what is right. He will make us clean from all the wrong things we have done.
I John 1:9 (ERV)


Nation will go to war against nation, and kingdom against kingdom. There will be famines and earthquakes in many parts of the world.
Matthew 24:7 (NLT)

And there will be strange signs in the sun, moon, and stars. And here on earth the nations will be in turmoil, perplexed by the roaring seas and strange tides.
Luke 21:25 (NLT)

First off, you need to know that in the last days, mockers are going to have a heyday. Reducing everything to the level of their puny feelings, they’ll mock, “So what happened to the promise of His Coming? Our ancestors are dead and buried, and everything’s going on just as it has from the first day of creation, nothing’s changed.”
II Peter 3:3-4 (MSG)

Don’t be naive. There are difficult times ahead. As the end approaches, people are going to be self-absorbed, money-hungry, self-promoting, stuck-up, profane, contemptuous of parents, crude, coarse, dog-eat-dog, unbending, slanderers, impulsively wild, savage, cynical, treacherous, ruthless, bloated windbags, addicted to lust, and allergic to God. They’ll make a show of religion, but behind the scenes they’re animals. Stay clear of these people.
II Timothy 3:1-5 (MSG)


Then Jesus said to them all, “Watch yourselves! Keep from wanting all kinds of things you should not have. A man’s life is not made up of things, even if he has many riches.”
Luke 12:15 (NLV)

But people who long to be rich fall into temptation and are trapped by many foolish and harmful desires that plunge them into ruin and destruction.
I Timothy 6:9 (NLT)

For the love of money is the root of all kinds of evil. And some people, craving money, have wandered from the true faith and pierced themselves with many sorrows.
I Timothy 6:10 (NLT)

What is causing the quarrels and fights among you? Don’t they come from the evil desires at war within you?
James 4:1 (NLT)

You want what you don’t have, so you scheme and kill to get it. You are jealous of what others have, but you can’t get it, so you fight and wage war to take it away from them. Yet you don’t have what you want because you don’t ask God for it.
James 4:2 (NLT)

And even when you ask, you don’t get it because your motives are all wrong, you want only what will give you pleasure.
James 4:3 (NLT)

“I have never coveted anyone’s silver or gold or fine clothes.
Acts 20:33 (NLT)

You know that these hands of mine have worked to supply my own needs and even the needs of those who were with me.
Acts 20:34 (NLT)

And I have been a constant example of how you can help those in need by working hard. You should remember the words of The Lord Jesus: ‘It is more blessed to give than to receive.'”
Acts 20:35 (NLT)


I raise my eyes toward the mountains. Where will my help come from?
Psalm 121:1 (CEB)

My help comes from The Lord, The Maker of heaven and earth.
Psalm 121:2 (CEB)

God is our refuge and strength, always ready to help in times of trouble.
Psalm 46:1 (NLT)

So we will not fear when earthquakes come and the mountains crumble into the sea.
Psalm 46:2 (NLT)

We put our hope in The Lord. He is our help and our shield.
Psalm 33:20 (NLT)

So we can say for sure, “The Lord is my Helper. I am not afraid of anything man can do to me.”
Hebrews 13:6 (NLV)

Let us then approach God’s 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 (NIV)


If you do not have wisdom, ask God for it. He is always ready to give it to you and will never say you are wrong for asking.
James 1:5 (NLV)

Whoever hears these words of Mine and does them, will be like a wise man who built his house on rock.
Matthew 7:24 (NLV)

Showing respect to The Lord will make you wise, and being humble will bring honor to you.
Proverbs 15:33 (CEV)

For The Lord gives wisdom. Much learning and understanding comes from His Mouth.
Proverbs 2:6 (NLV)

Proud men end in shame, but the meek become wise.
Proverbs 11:2 (TLB)

Listen to advice and accept discipline; then you, too, will become wise.
Proverbs 19:20 (ERV)


God Himself made the way so you can have new life through Christ Jesus. God gave us Christ to be our wisdom. Christ made us right with God and set us apart for God and made us holy. Christ bought us with His Blood and made us free from our sins.
I Corinthians 1:30 (NLV)

But the wisdom from above is first of all pure. It is also peace loving, gentle at all times. and willing to yield to others. It is full of mercy and the fruit of good deeds. It shows no favoritism and is always sincere.
James 3:17 (NLT)

How much better to get wisdom than gold, and good judgement than silver!
Proverbs 16:16 (NLT)


The Spirit has given each of us a special way of serving others.

Some of us can speak with wisdom, while others can speak with knowledge, but these gifts come from the same Spirit.

To others The Spirit has given great faith or the power to heal the sick,

Or the power to work mighty miracles. Some of us are prophets, and some of us recognize when God’s Spirit is present. Others can speak different kinds of languages, and still others can tell what these languages mean.

But it is The Spirit who does all this and decides which gifts to give to each of us.

I Corinthians 12:7-11 (CEV)


Honor your father and mother. Then you will live a long, full life in the land The Lord your God is giving you.
Exodus 20:12 (NLT)

Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger by the way you treat them. Rather, bring them up with the discipline and instruction that comes from the Lord.
Ephesisans 6:4 (NLT)

The Lord is like a father to His children, tender and compassionate to those who fear Him.
Psalm 103:13 (NLT)