7 But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, so that the excellence of the power may be of God and not from us,
8 restricted in everything, yet not confined, perplexed but not despairing,
9 persecuted but not forsaken, cast down but not destroyed.
10 Always carrying around in the body the dying of the Lord Jesus, so that also the life of Jesus may be made visible in our body.
11 For we who live are always given over to death for Jesus' sake, so that also the life of Jesus may be made visible in our mortal flesh.
For ye did not receive a spirit of bondage again for fear, but ye received a spirit of adoption, whereby we cry, Abba, Father.
So then if any man is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old things have passed away, behold, all things have become new.
And be not afraid of those who kill the body, but are not able to kill the soul. But rather fear him who is able to destroy both soul and body in hell.
And God spoke to Israel in the visions of the night, and said, Jacob, Jacob. And he said, Here I am.
I can do all things in the Christ who strengthens me.
(Cast thy burden upon LORD, and he will sustain thee. He will never allow the righteous man to be moved.)
For if the willingness is present, it is acceptable to the extent if some man has, not to the extent he does not have.
having cast all your concern upon him, because he cares for you.
Therefore we are not discouraged, but even if the outer man of us is perishing, yet the inner man is renewed day by day.
For God did not give us a spirit of cowardice, but of power, and of love, and of soberness.
These things I have spoken to you, so that in me ye might have peace. In the world ye have tribulation. But cheer up, I have overcome the world.
LORD will also be a high tower for the oppressed, a high tower in times of trouble.
And those who know thy name will put their trust in thee, for thou, LORD, have not forsaken those who seek thee.
And I heard the voice of LORD, saying, Whom shall I send, and who will go for us? Then I said, I am here, send me.
And let us examine each other for provocation of love and good works.
Not forsaking the assembling together of ourselves, as is the habit of some, but exhorting, and so much the more as long as ye see the day approaching.
In which ye greatly rejoice, although made sorrowful in various trials. Since it is now necessary for a little while,
1 God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.
2 Therefore we will not fear, though the earth changes, and though the mountains are shaken into the heart of the seas,
3 though the waters of it roar and are troubled, though the mountains tremble with the swelling of it. Selah.
And David said to Solomon his son, Be strong and of good courage, and do it. Fear not, nor be dismayed, for LORD God, even my God, is with thee. He will not fail thee, nor forsake thee, until all the work for the service of the hou
I will instruct thee and teach thee in the way which thou shall go. I will counsel thee with my eye upon thee.
What time I am afraid, I will put my trust in thee.
In God I will praise his word. In God I have put my trust. I will not be afraid. What can flesh do to me?
Watch ye, stand firm in the faith, act like men, be strong.
For our slight momentary affliction works for us an eternal weight of glory from extraordinariness to extraordinariness,
Come to me, all ye who labor and have been burdened, and I will give you rest.
And let the favor of LORD our God be upon us. And establish thou the work of our hands upon us, yea, the work of our hands establish thou it.
Peace I leave with you. My peace I give to you, not as the world gives, do I give to you. Let not your heart be troubled, nor let it be cowardly.
And Jesus said to them, Come ye behind me, and I will make you to become fishermen of men.
And straightaway they left the nets, and followed him.
Therefore encourage each other, and build ye up one by one, just as ye also are doing.
In all labor there is profit, but the talk of the lips [tends] only to poverty.
The Way of life is to be without love of money, being content with the things that are present, for he has said, I will, no, not leave thee, and also, I will, no, not forsake thee.
So then we have confidence to say, Lord is a helper to me, and I will not fear. What will man do to me?
I was manifested (LXX/NT) by those who did not ask for me (LXX/NT). I am found by those who did not seek me. I said, Behold me, behold me, to a nation that was not called by my name.
11 Having seen therefore the terror of the Lord, we persuade men. But we have been manifested to God, and I hope also to have been manifested in your consciences.
12 For we are not commending ourselves again to you, but giving you an opportunity of boasting about us, so that ye may have for those who boast in appearance and not in heart.
13 For whether we are beside ourselves to God, or we are of normal mind, it is for you.
14 For the love of Christ holds us together, having judge this, that if one died for all, then all died.
15 And he died for all so that those who live would no longer live to themselves, but to him who died for them, and was raised.
16 So that henceforth we know no man according to flesh, and even if we have known Christ according to flesh, yet now we know him no longer.
17 So then if any man is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old things have passed away, behold, all things have become new.
18 And all things are from God who reconciled us to himself through Jesus Christ, and who gave to us the ministry of reconciliation.
19 How that God was in Christ reconciling the world to himself, not imputing to them their trespasses, and having committed to us the word of reconciliation.
20 We are therefore, ambassadors on behalf of Christ, as though God were calling through us. We plead on behalf of Christ, be ye reconciled to God.
21 For the man who knew no sin was made sin on our behalf, so that we might become the righteousness of God in him.
And who is he who will harm you, if ye become imitators of the good?
But even if ye should suffer because of righteousness, ye are blessed. But do not fear their terror nor be shaken,
LORD is my light and my salvation, whom shall I fear? LORD is the strength of my life, of whom shall I be afraid?
Fear not, for thou shall not be ashamed. Neither be thou confounded, for thou shall not be put to shame. For thou shall forget the shame of thy youth. And the reproach of thy widowhood thou shall remember no more.
LORD thy God is in the midst of thee, a mighty one who will save. He will rejoice over thee with joy. He will rest in his love. He will joy over thee with singing.
And Mary said, Behold the maid-servant of Lord. May it happen to me according to thy word. And the agent departed from her.
Being confident of this same thing, that he who began a good work in you will complete it until the day of Christ Jesus.
And LORD, he it is who goes before thee. He will be with thee. He will not fail thee, nor forsake thee. Fear not, neither be dismayed.
Since thou have been precious in my sight, [and] honorable, and I have loved thee, therefore I will give men in thy stead, and peoples instead of thy life.
Yea, tho I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for thou are with me, thy rod and thy staff, they comfort me.
Be strong, and let your heart take courage, all ye who hope in LORD.
And the agent of God said to me in the dream, Jacob. And I said, Here I am.
Fear thou not, for I am with thee. Be not dismayed, for I am thy God. I will strengthen thee. Yea, I will help thee. Yea, I will uphold thee with the right hand of my righteousness.
When thou pass through the waters, I will be with thee, and through the rivers, they shall not overflow thee. When thou walk through the fire, thou shall not be burned, nor shall the flame kindle upon thee.
Have I not commanded thee? Be strong and of good courage. Be not frightened, neither be thou dismayed, for LORD thy God is with thee wherever thou go.
Are not five sparrows sold for two copper coins? And not one of them is forgotten in the sight of God.
But even the hairs of your head are all numbered. Fear not, therefore, ye are superior to many sparrows.
For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, says LORD, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you hope in your latter end.
Fear is not in love, but perfect love casts out fear, because fear holds punishment, and he who is afraid has not been fully perfected in love.
Blessed is the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and God of all encouragement,
who encourages us in all our affliction, in order for us to be able to encourage those in every affliction, through the encouragement of which we ourselves are encouraged by God.
Be strong and of good courage, fear not, nor be frightened at them, for LORD thy God, he it is who goes with thee. He will not leave thee, nor forsake thee.
Now may the God of perseverance and of encouragement grant you to think the same way among each other, in accord with Christ Jesus,
And the people answered and said, Far be it from us that we should forsake LORD, to serve other gods.
For LORD our God, he it is who brought us and our fathers up out of the land of Egypt, from the house of bondage, and who did those great signs in our sight, and preserved us in all the way in which we went, and among all the peopl
For I long to see you, so that I may impart some spiritual gift to you, in order to establish you,
and that is, to be mutually encouraged among you through each other's faith, both yours and mine.
Fear not, for I am with thee. I will bring thy seed from the east, and gather thee from the west.
Let each of us please his neighbor for what is good toward edification.
Therefore, my beloved brothers, become ye steadfast, unmovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that your labor is not empty in Lord.
Wait for LORD. Be strong, and let thy heart take courage. Yea, wait thou for LORD.
But those who wait for LORD shall renew their strength. They shall mount up with wings as eagles. They shall run, and not be weary. They shall walk, and not faint.
I beheld (LXX/NT) LORD always before me. Because he is at my right hand, I shall not be moved.
And the agent of LORD called to him out of heaven, and said, Abraham, Abraham. And he said, Here I am.
I will lift up my eyes to the mountains. From where shall my help come?
My help [is] from LORD, who made heaven and earth.
Now there was a certain disciple in Damascus, named Ananias, and the Lord said to him in a vision, Ananias. And he said, Behold me, Lord.
Then Eli called Samuel, and said, Samuel, my son. And he said, Here I am.
What then will we say to these things? If God is for us, who is against us?
And when LORD saw that he turned aside to see, God called to him out of the midst of the bush, and said, Moses, Moses. And he said, Here I am.