Linda’s Favourite Bible Verses

Show that I am right, God! Defend me against everyone who doesn’t know you; Rescue me from each of those deceitful liars. I run to you for protection. Why have you turned me away? Why must enemies mistreat me and make me sad? Send your light and your truth to guide me. Let them lead me to your house on your sacred mountain. Then I will worship at your altar because you make me joyful. You are my God, and I will praise you. Yes, I will praise you as I play my harp. Why am I discouraged?  Why am I restless? I trust you! And I will praise you again because you help me, And you are my God. Psalm 43:1-5 (CEV)

I am creating something new. There it is! Do you see it? I have put roads in deserts, streams in thirsty lands.  Isaiah 43:19 (CEV)

But you are God’s chosen and special people. You are a group of royal priests and a holy nation. God has brought you out of darkness into his marvelous light. Now you must tell all the wonderful things that he has done.1 Peter 2:9 (CEV)

The Lord is there to rescue all who are discouraged and have given up hope. The Lord’s people may suffer a lot, but he will always bring them safely through. Psalm 34: 18-19 (CEV)

I will bless you with a future filled with hope—a future of success, not of suffering. You will turn back to me and ask for help, and I will answer your prayers. You will worship me with all your heart, and I will be with you and accept your worship. Jeremiah 29: 11-14 (CEV)

God’s Spirit doesn’t make cowards out of us. The Spirit gives us power, love, and self-control. 2 Timothy 1:7 (CEV)

When I was really hurting, I prayed to the Lord, He answered my prayer, and took my worries away. The Lord is on my side, and I am not afraid of what others can do to me. With the Lord on my side, I will defeat all of my hateful enemies. Psalm 118: 5-6 (CEV)

Our Lord, we belong to you. We tell you what worries us and you won’t let us fall. Psalm 55:22 (CEV)

My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness. Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may rest on me. 2 Corinthians 12:9 (NIV)

Our God, you are powerful, fearsome, and faithful, always true to your word.         Nehemiah 9: 32 (CEV)

We often suffer, but we are never crushed.  Even when we don’t know what to do, we never give up.  In times of trouble, God is with us, and when we are knocked down, we get up again. 2 Corinthians 4: 8-9 (CEV)

Because of the Lord’s great love we are not consumed, for his compassions never fail. They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness. I say to myself, ‘The Lord is my portion; therefore I will wait for him. Lamentations 3:22-24 (CEV)

You are the one who put me together inside my mother’s body and I praise you because of the wonderful ways you created me.  Psalm 139:13-14 (CEV)

Make your light shine, so that others will see the good that you do and will praise your Father in heaven.  Matthew 5:16 (CEV)

So that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith.  And I pray that you, being rooted and established in live, may have power, together with all the Lord’s holy people, to grasp how wide and long and high and deep is the love of Christ and to know this love that surpasses knowledge—that you may be filled to the measure of all the fullness of God. Ephesians 3:17-19 (NIV)

Show me your paths and teach me to follow; guide me by your truth and instruct me. Psalm 25:4-5 (CEV)

Call to me and I will answer you and tell you great and unsearchable things you do not know. Jeremiah 33: 3 (CEV)

…and I praise you because of the wonderful way you created me. Everything you do is marvelous! Of This I have no doubt. Psalm 139:14 (CEV)

May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit. Romans 15:13 (CEV)

What can we say about all this? If God is on our side, can anyone be against us?Romans 8:31 (CEV)

In all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight. Proverbs 3:6 (CEV)

Finally, my friends, keep your minds on whatever is pure, right, holy, friendly, and proper.  Don’t ever stop thinking about what is truly worthwhile and worthy of praise. Philippians 4:8 (CEV)

The Lord is there to rescue all who are discouraged and have given up hope. Psalm 34: 18 (CEV)

You are my fortress, my place of safety; you are my God, and I trust you. Psalm 91:2 (CEV)

When I felt my feet slipping, you came with your love and kept me steady. Psalm 94:18 (CEV)

I pray that you and all of God’s people will understand what is called wide or long or high or deep.  I want you to know all about Christ’s love, although it is too wonderful to be measured. Then our lives will be filled with all that God is.  Ephesians 3:18-19 (CEV)