7 But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, so that the excellence of the power may be of God and not of us;
8 in every [way] having been troubled, but not having been hemmed in; having been perplexed, but not utterly at a loss;
9 having been persecuted, but not having been forsaken; having been thrown down, but not having been destroyed;
10 always bearing about the dying of the Lord Jesus in the body, so that the life of Jesus also might be revealed in our body.
11 For we who live are always being delivered to death for Jesus' sake, so that the life of Jesus might also be revealed in our body.
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!
So that if any one [is] in Christ, [that one is] a new creature; old things have passed away; behold, all things have become new.
And do not fear those who kill the body, but are not able to kill the soul. But rather fear Him who can 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 through Christ who strengthens me.
Cast your burden on the LORD, and He will keep you; He will never allow the righteous to waver.
For if the eagerness is present, [it is] acceptable according to [what] one has, [and] not according to [what] one does not have.
casting all your anxiety onto Him, for He cares for you.
For this cause we do not faint; but though our outward man perishes, yet the inward [man] is being 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.
I have spoken these things to you so that you might have peace in Me. 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 those who know Your name will put their trust in You; for You, LORD, have not forsaken those who seek You.
And I heard the voice of the Lord, saying, whom shall I send, and who will go for us? Then I said, Here [am] I; send me!
and let us consider one another to provoke to 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, yet a little [while], if need be, grieving in manifold temptations;
1 To the Chief Musician. For the sons of Korah. A Song For the Virgins. God [is] our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.
2 Therefore we will not fear when the earth changes, and when mountains [are] slipping into the heart of the seas.
3 Let its waters roar and foam; let the mountains shake with the swelling of it. Selah.
And David said to Solomon his son, Be strong and of good courage, and do [it]. Do not fear, nor be dismayed, for the LORD God, my God, [will be] with you. He will not fail you nor leave 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 should go; I will counsel you, My eye [shall be] on you.
When 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 to me.
Watch! Stand fast in the faith! Be men! Be strong!
For the lightness of our present affliction works out for us a far more excellent eternal weight of glory,
Come to Me all [you] who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.
And let the beauty of the LORD our God be on us; and establish the work of our hands on us; yea, the work of our hands, establish 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, neither let it be afraid.
And Jesus said to them, Come after Me and I will make you fishers of men.
And immediately they left their nets and followed Him.
Therefore comfort one another, and edify one another, even as you also do.
In all labor there is gain, but the talk of the lips [tends] only to poverty.
[Let your] way of life [be] without the love of money, [and be] content with such things as you have, for He has said, Not at all will I leave you, not at all will I forsake you, never!
so that we may boldly say, The] Lord [is] my helper, and I will not fear what man shall do to me.
I am sought by those who asked not for Me; I am found by those who did not seek Me. I said, Behold Me, behold Me, to a nation not calling on My name.
11 Therefore, knowing the fear of the Lord, we persuade men. But we are revealed to God, and I trust also that we are revealed in your consciences.
12 For we do not commend ourselves again to you, but are giving you occasion to glory on our behalf, so that you may have [it] to [answer] those boasting in appearance, and not in heart.
13 For if we are out of our mind, [it is] to God; or [if] we are in our senses, [it is] for you.
14 For the love of Christ constrains us, judging this, that if one died for all, then all died;
15 and He died for all, that the living ones may live no more to themselves, but to Him who died for them and having been raised.
16 So as we now know no one according to flesh, but even if we have known Christ according to flesh, yet now we no longer know [Him so.
17 So that if any one [is] in Christ, [that one is] a new creature; old things have passed away; behold, all things have become new.
18 And all things [are] of God, who has reconciled us to Himself through Jesus Christ, and has given to us the ministry of reconciliation;
19 whereas God was in Christ reconciling [the] world to Himself, not imputing their trespasses to them, and putting the word of reconciliation in us.
20 Then we are ambassadors on behalf of Christ, as God exhorting through us, we beseech [you] on behalf of Christ, be reconciled to God.
21 For He has made Him who knew no sin, [to be] sin for us, that we might become [the] righteousness of God in Him.
And who [is] the [one] who will harm you if you become imitators of the good?
But if you also suffer for righteousness' sake, [you are] blessed. And do not fear their fear, nor 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?
Do not fear; for you shall not be ashamed, nor shall you blush; 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 [is] mighty in your midst; He will save, He will rejoice over you with joy; He is silent in His love; He rejoices over you with joyful shout.
And Mary said, Behold the servant of [the] Lord. Let it be to 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 Jehovah [is] He who goes before you. He will be with you; He will not fail you nor forsake you. Do not fear; nor be dismayed.
Since you were precious in My sight, you have been honored, and I have loved you; therefore I will 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 strong, and He will make your heart stronger, all you who hope in the LORD.
And the Angel of God spoke to me in a dream, saying, Jacob! And I said, Here I [am].
Do not fear; for I [am] with you; be not dismayed; for I [am] your God. I will make you strong; yes, I will help you; yes, 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; nor shall the flame kindle on you.
Have I not commanded you? Be strong and of good courage. Do not be afraid, neither be dismayed. For the LORD your God [is] with you in all places where you go.
Are not five sparrows sold for two assaria? And not one of them is forgotten before God.
But even the very hairs of your head are all numbered. Therefore do not fear, you are of more value than many sparrows.
For I know the purposes which I am purposing for you, says the LORD; purposes of peace and not of evil, to give you a future and a hope.
There is no fear in love, but perfect love casts out fear, because fear has torment. He who fears has not been perfected in love.
Blessed [be] God, even the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and the God of all comfort,
He comforting us in all our trouble, so that we may be able to comfort those who are in every trouble, through the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted by God.
Be strong and of a good courage. Do not fear nor be afraid of them. For the LORD your God [is] He who goes with you. He will not fail you nor forsake you.
And may the God of patience and consolation grant you to be like minded toward one another according to Christ Jesus,
And the people answered and said, Far be it from us to forsake the LORD to serve other gods.
For the LORD our God [is] He who brought us and our fathers up out of the land of Egypt, from the house of bondage. And He did those great wonders in our sight, and kept us in all our way in which we went and among all the people through whom we passed.
For I long to see you, so that I may impart to you some spiritual gift, to you for the establishing of you.
And this is to be comforted together with you by our mutual faith, both yours and mine.
Fear not; for I [am] with you. I will bring your seed from the east, and gather you from the west.
Let every one of us please [his] neighbor for [his] good, to building up.
So that, my beloved brothers, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that your labor is not without fruit in the Lord.
Hope in the LORD; be of good courage, and He shall make your heart strong; yea, hope in the LORD.
but those who wait on the 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 have set the LORD always before Me; because [He is] at My right hand, I shall not be moved.
And the Angel of Jehovah called to him from the heavens and said, Abraham! Abraham! And he said, Here [am] I.
A Song of degrees. I will lift up my eyes to the hills. Where shall my help come from?
My help [comes] from the LORD, who made Heaven and earth.
And 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.
And Eli called Samuel and said, Samuel, my son. And he answered, Here [am] I.
What then shall we say to these things? If God [is] for us, who [can be] against us?
And the LORD saw that he had turned aside to see. God called to him out of the midst of the thorn bush, and said, Moses! Moses! And he said, Here I [am].