Every good thing given and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shifting shadow.
His master said to him, Well done, good and faithful servant; you have been faithful over a few things, I will make you ruler over many things. Enter into the joy of your master.
Until now you have asked nothing in my name. Ask, and you will receive, that your joy may be full.
But the Lord is faithful, and he will strengthen and protect you from the evil one.
»I am the Alpha and the Omega,« says the Lord God, »who is, and who was, and who is to come, the Almighty.«
No temptation has overtaken you but such as is common to man. And God is faithful, who will not let you be tempted beyond what you are able, but with the temptation will provide the way of escape also, so that you will be able to endure it.