Ecclesiastes 8:11 (God’s Word Translation) When a sentence against a crime isn’t carried out quickly, people are encouraged to commit crimes.
Matthew 6:33 “Keep on, then, seeking first the kingdom and his righteousness, and all these [other] things will be added to YOU.”
1 Corinthians 10:31 Therefore, whether YOU are eating or drinking or doing anything else, do all things for God’s glory.
John 3:16 For God loved the world so much that he gave his only-begotten Son, in order that everyone exercising faith in him might not be destroyed but have everlasting life.
Luke 11:13 “Therefore, if YOU, although being wicked, know how to give good gifts to YOUR children, how much more so will the Father in heaven give holy spirit to those asking him!”
Proverbs 20:23 (New International Reader’s Version) “The Lord hates weights that weigh things heavier or lighter than they really are. Scales that are not honest don’t please him.”
Proverbs 15:17 A bowl of vegetables with someone you love is better than steak with someone you hate.
1 Peter 5:8 Keep YOUR senses, be watchful. YOUR adversary, the Devil, walks about like a roaring lion, seeking to devour [someone].
Proverbs 11:14 When there is no skillful direction, the people fall; but there is salvation in the multitude of counselors.
Matthew 6:27,28 Who of YOU by being anxious can add one cubit to his life span? Also, on the matter of clothing, why are YOU anxious? Take a lesson from the lilies of the field, how they are growing; they do not toil, nor do they spin;
Proverbs 23:20,21 Do not come to be among heavy drinkers of wine, among those who are gluttonous eaters of flesh. For a drunkard and a glutton will come to poverty, and drowsiness will clothe one with mere rags.
Isaiah 40:28,29 Jehovah, the Creator of the extremities of the earth, is a God to time indefinite. He does not tire out or grow weary… He is giving to the tired one power; and to the one without dynamic energy he makes full might abound.
Ephesians 4:25,26 …speak truth each one of YOU with his neighbor, because we are members belonging to one another. Be wrathful, and yet do not sin; let the sun not set with YOU in a provoked state.
Psalms 37:25 A young man I used to be, I have also grown old, And yet I have not seen anyone righteous left entirely, Nor his offspring looking for bread.
Matthew 19:26 With men this is impossible, but with God all things are possible.
Proverbs 20:29 The beauty of young men is their power, and the splendor of old men is their gray-headedness.
Philippians 4:13 For all things I have the strength by virtue of him who imparts power to me.
1 John 3:10 The children of God and the children of the Devil are evident by this fact: Everyone who does not carry on righteousness does not originate with God, neither does he who does not love his brother.
Proverbs 23:29,30 Who has woe? Who has uneasiness? Who has contentions? Who has concern? Who has wounds for no reason? Who has dullness of eyes? Those staying a long time with the wine, those coming in to search out mixed wine.
Proverbs 27:2 May a stranger, and not your own mouth, praise you; may a foreigner, and not your own lips, do so.
Proverbs 10:12 Hatred is what stirs up contentions, but love covers over even all transgressions.
Proverbs 10:19 In the abundance of words there does not fail to be transgression, but the one keeping his lips in check is acting discreetly
Proverbs 11:22 As a gold nose ring in the snout of a pig, so is a woman that is pretty but that is turning away from sensibleness.
Colossians 3:5-8 Deaden, therefore, YOUR body members that are upon the earth as respects fornication, uncleanness, sexual appetite, hurtful desire, and covetousness, which is idolatry. On account of those things the wrath of God is coming. In those very things YOU, too, once walked when YOU used to live in them. But now really put them all away from YOU, wrath, anger, badness, abusive speech, and obscene talk out of YOUR mouth.
Colossians 3:23-25 Work willingly at whatever you do, as though you were working for the Lord rather than for people. Remember that the Lord will give you an inheritance as your reward, and that the Master you are serving is Christ. But if you do what is wrong, you will be paid back for the wrong you have done. For God has no favorites.
Romans 15:13 May the God who gives hope fill YOU with all joy and peace by YOUR believing, that YOU may abound in hope with power of holy spirit.
For everything there is an appointed time, even a time for every affair under the heavens: A time for birth and a time to die; a time to plant and a time to uproot what was planted; a time to kill and a time to heal; a time to break down and a time to build; a time to weep and a time to laugh; a time to wail and a time to skip about; a time to throw stones away and a time to bring stones together; a time to embrace and a time to keep away from embracing; a time to seek and a time to give up as lost; a time to keep and a time to throw away; a time to rip apart and a time to sew together; a time to keep quiet and a time to speak; a time to love and a time to hate; a time for war and a time for peace. What advantage is there for the doer in what he is working hard at? – Ecclesiastes 3:1-9
Two are better than one, because they have a good reward for their hard work. For if one of them should fall, the other one can raise his partner up. But how will it be with just the one who falls when there is not another to raise him up? – Ecclesiastes 4:9,10
Moreover, if two lie down together, they also will certainly get warm; but how can just one keep warm? And if somebody could overpower one alone, two together could make a stand against him. And a threefold cord cannot quickly be torn in two. – Ecclesiastes 4:11,12
Whenever you vow a vow to God, do not hesitate to pay it, for there is no delight in the stupid ones. What you vow, pay. – Ecclesiastes 5:4
So be careful how you live. Don’t live like ignorant people, but like wise people.Make good use of every opportunity you have, because these are evil days. Ephesians 5:15-16 Good News Translation