7 But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the excellency of the power may be of God, and not of us.
8 We are troubled on every side, yet not distressed; we are perplexed, but not in despair;
9 Persecuted, but not forsaken; cast down, but not destroyed;
10 Always bearing about in the body the dying of the Lord Jesus, that the life also of Jesus might be made manifest in our body.
11 For we who live are always delivered unto death for Jesus' sake, that the life also of Jesus might be made manifest in our mortal flesh.
For you have not received the spirit of bondage again to fear; but you have received the Spirit of adoption, by which we cry, Abba, Father.
Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creation: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new.
And fear not them 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 unto Israel in the visions of the night, and said, Jacob, Jacob. And he said, Here am I.
I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.
Cast your burden upon the LORD, and he shall sustain you: he shall never permit the righteous to be moved.
For if there be first a willing mind, it is accepted according to what a man has, and not according to what he has not.
Casting all your care upon him; for he cares for you.
For which cause we faint not; but though our outward man perish, yet the inward man is renewed day by day.
For God has not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.
These things I have spoken unto you, that in me you might have peace. In the world you shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world.
The LORD also will be a refuge for the oppressed, a refuge in times of trouble.
And they that know your name will put their trust in you: for you, LORD, have not forsaken them that seek you.
Also I heard the voice of the Lord, saying, Whom shall I send, and who will go for us? Then said I, Here am I; send me.
And let us consider one another to provoke unto love and to good works:
Not forsaking the assembling of ourselves together, as the manner of some is; but exhorting one another: and so much the more, as you see the day approaching.
In which you greatly rejoice, though now for a little while, if need be, you are in heaviness through manifold trials:
1 To the Chief Musician for the sons of Korah. A song upon alamoth. God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.
2 Therefore we will not fear, though the earth be removed, and though the mountains be carried into the midst of the sea;
3 Though the waters thereof roar and be troubled, though the mountains shake with the swelling thereof. Selah.
And David said to Solomon his son, Be strong and of good courage, and do it: fear not, nor be dismayed: for the LORD God, even my God, will be with you; he will not fail you, nor forsake you, until you have finished all the work for the service of the house of the LORD.
I will instruct you and teach you in the way which you shall go: I will guide you with my eye.
Whenever I am afraid, I will trust in you.
In God, I will praise his word, in God, I have put my trust; I will not fear what flesh can do unto me.
Watch, stand fast in the faith, be men, be strong.
For our light affliction, which is but for a moment, works for us a far more exceeding and eternal weight of glory;
Come unto me, all you that labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.
And let the beauty of the LORD our God be upon us: and establish you the work of our hands upon us; yea, the work of our hands establish it.
Peace I leave with you, my peace I give unto you: not as the world gives, give I unto you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid.
And Jesus said unto them, Come after me, and I will make you to become fishers of men.
And immediately they left their nets, and followed him.
Therefore comfort yourselves together, and edify one another, even as also you do.
In all labor there is profit: but the talk of the lips leads only to poverty.
Let your conduct be without covetousness; and be content with such things as you have: for he has said, I will never leave you, nor forsake you.
So that we may boldly say, The Lord is my helper, and I will not fear what man shall do unto me.
I am sought of them that asked not for me; I am found of them that sought me not: I said, Behold me, behold me, unto a nation that was not called by my name.
11 Knowing therefore the fear of the Lord, we persuade men; but we are made manifest unto God; and I trust also are made manifest in your consciences.
12 For we commend not ourselves again unto you, but give you occasion to boast on our behalf, that you may have something to answer them who boast in appearance, and not in heart.
13 For whether we be beside ourselves, it is to God: or whether we be in our right mind, it is for your cause.
14 For the love of Christ constrains us; because we thus judge, that if one died for all, then were all dead:
15 And that he died for all, that they who live should no longer live unto themselves, but unto him who died for them, and rose again.
16 Therefore from now on know we no man after the flesh: yea, though we have known Christ after the flesh, yet from now on know we him no more.
17 Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creation: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new.
18 And all things are of God, who has reconciled us to himself by Jesus Christ, and has given to us the ministry of reconciliation;
19 That is, that God was in Christ, reconciling the world unto himself, not imputing their trespasses unto them; and has committed unto us the word of reconciliation.
20 Now then we are ambassadors for Christ, as though God did beseech you by us: we pray you on Christ's behalf, be reconciled to God.
21 For he has made him, who knew no sin, to be sin for us; that we might be made the righteousness of God in him.
And who is he that will harm you, if you be followers of that which is good?
But if you suffer for righteousness' sake, happy are you: and, Be not afraid of their terror, neither be troubled;
A Psalm of David. The LORD is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? the LORD is the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid?
Fear not; for you shall not be ashamed: neither be you confounded; for you shall not be put to shame: for you shall forget the shame of your youth, and shall not remember the reproach of your widowhood any more.
The LORD your God in the midst of you is mighty; he will save, he will rejoice over you with joy; he will quiet you with his love, he will rejoice over you with singing.
And Mary said, Behold the handmaid of the Lord; be it unto me according to your word. And the angel departed from her.
Being confident of this very thing, that he who has begun a good work in you will perform it until the day of Jesus Christ:
And the LORD, he it is that does go before you; he will be with you, he will not fail you, neither forsake you: fear not, neither be dismayed.
Since you were precious in my sight, you have been honorable, and I have loved you: therefore will I give men for you, and people for your life.
Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for you are with me; your rod and your staff they comfort me.
Be of good courage, and he shall strengthen your heart, all you that hope in the LORD.
And the angel of God spoke unto me in a dream, saying, Jacob: And I said, Here am I.
Fear not; for I am with you: be not dismayed; for I am your God: I will strengthen you; yea, I will help you; yea, I will uphold you with the right hand of my righteousness.
When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and through the rivers, they shall not overflow you: when you walk through the fire, you shall not be burned; neither shall the flame scorch you.
Have not I commanded you? Be strong and of a good courage; be not afraid, neither be you dismayed: for the LORD your God is with you wherever you go.
Are not five sparrows sold for two farthings, and not one of them is forgotten before God?
But even the very hairs of your head are all numbered. Fear not therefore: you are of more value than many sparrows.
For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, says the LORD, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you an expected end.
There is no fear in love; but perfect love casts out fear: because fear has to do with punishment. He that fears is not made perfect in love.
Blessed be God, even the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies, and the God of all comfort;
Who comforts us in all our tribulation, that we may be able to comfort them who are in any trouble, by the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted of God.
Be strong and of a good courage, fear not, nor be afraid of them: for the LORD your God, he it is that does go with you; he will not fail you, nor forsake you.
Now the God of patience and consolation grant you to be like minded one toward another according to Christ Jesus:
And the people answered and said, God forbid that we should forsake the LORD, to serve other gods;
For the LORD our God, he it is that brought us up and our fathers 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 that we went, and among all the people through whom we passed:
For I long to see you, that I may impart unto you some spiritual gift, to the end you may be established;
That is, that I may be comforted together with you by the mutual faith both of you and me.
Fear not: for I am with you: I will bring your descendants from the east, and gather you from the west;
Let every one of us please his neighbor for his good to edification.
Therefore, my beloved brethren, be steadfast, unmovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, since you know that your labor is not in vain in the Lord.
Wait on the LORD: be of good courage, and he shall strengthen your heart: wait, I say, on the LORD.
But they that wait upon the LORD shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint.
I have set the LORD always before me: because he is at my right hand, I shall not be moved.
And the angel of the LORD called unto him out of heaven, and said, Abraham, Abraham: and he said, Here am I.
A song of ascents. I will lift up my eyes unto the hills, from which comes my help.
My help comes from the LORD, who made heaven and earth.
And there was a certain disciple at Damascus, named Ananias; and to him said the Lord in a vision, Ananias. And he said, Behold, I am here, Lord.
Then Eli called Samuel, and said, Samuel, my son. And he answered, Here am I.
What shall we then say to these things? If God is for us, who can be against us?
And when the LORD saw that he turned aside to see, God called unto him out of the midst of the bush, and said, Moses, Moses. And he said, Here am I.