Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved, a workman who has no need to be ashamed, rightly handling the word of truth.
Heaven and earth will pass away, but my words will not pass away.
Like newborn babes, long for the pure spiritual milk, that by it you may grow up to salvation;
It is the spirit that gives life, the flesh is of no avail; the words that I have spoken to you are spirit and life.
In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.
And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, full of grace and truth; we have beheld his glory, glory as of the only Son from the Father.
I have laid up thy word in my heart, that I might not sin against thee.
You are already made clean by the word which I have spoken to you.
The unfolding of thy words gives light; it imparts understanding to the simple.
But he answered, "It is written, `Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceeds from the mouth of God.'"
For the word of God is living and active, sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing to the division of soul and spirit, of joints and marrow, and discerning the thoughts and intentions of the heart.