My flesh and my heart fails: but God is the strength of my heart, and my portion for ever.
13 For you have possessed my reins: you have covered me in my mother's womb.
14 I will praise you; for I am fearfully and wonderfully made: marvellous are your works; and that my soul knows right well.
15 My substance was not hid from you, when I was made in secret, and curiously wrought in the low parts of the earth.
16 Yours eyes did see my substance, yet being imperfect; and in your book all my members were written, which in continuance were fashioned, when as yet there was none of them.
Hear, O my son, and receive my sayings; and the years of your life shall be many.
He that keeps his mouth keeps his life: but he that opens wide his lips shall have destruction.
Show me your ways, O LORD; teach me your paths.
He that gets wisdom loves his own soul: he that keeps understanding shall find good.
And he said unto them, Take heed, and beware of covetousness: for a man's life consists not in the abundance of the things which he possesses.
For what shall it profit a man, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul?
Who is a wise man and imbued with knowledge among you? let him show out of a good conversation his works with meekness of wisdom.
25 Therefore I say unto you, Take no thought for your life, what all of you shall eat, or what all of you shall drink; nor yet for your body, what all of you shall put on. Is not the life more than food, and the body than raiment?
26 Behold the fowls of the air: for they sow not, neither do they reap, nor gather into barns; yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are all of you not much better than they?
27 Which of you by taking thought can add one cubit unto his stature?
He that believes on me, as the scripture has said, out of his belly shall flow rivers of living water.
For he that will love life, and see good days, let him refrain his tongue from evil, and his lips that they speak no guile:
Let him shun evil, and do good; let him seek peace, and pursue it.
I am crucified with Christ: nevertheless I live; yet not I, but Christ lives in me: and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by the faith of the Son of God, who loved me, and gave himself for me.
Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life: and I will dwell in the house of the LORD for ever.
Follow peace with all men, and holiness, without which no man shall see the Lord:
The fear of the LORD is a fountain of life, to depart from the snares of death.
The hoary head is a crown of glory, if it be found in the way of righteousness.
So teach us to number our days, that we may apply our hearts unto wisdom.
Jesus says unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man comes unto the Father, but by me.
The days of our years are threescore years and ten; and if by reason of strength they be fourscore years, yet is their strength labour and sorrow; for it is soon cut off, and we fly away.
And this is life eternal, that they might know you the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom you have sent.
The LORD shall preserve you from all evil: he shall preserve your soul.
The LORD shall preserve your going out and your coming in from this time forth, and even for evermore.
Keep your heart with all diligence; for out of it are the issues of life.
And that all of you study to be quiet, and to do your own business, and to work with your own hands, as we commanded you;
That all of you may walk honestly toward them that are without, and that all of you may have lack of nothing.
Honour your father and your mother: that your days may be long upon the land which the LORD your God gives you.
And Jesus said unto them, I am the bread of life: he that comes to me shall never hunger; and he that believes on me shall never thirst.
I will sing unto the LORD as long as I live: I will sing praise to my God while I have my being.
And the LORD God formed man of the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living soul.
4 LORD, make me to know mine end, and the measure of my days, what it is: that I may know how frail I am.
5 Behold, you have made my days as an handbreadth; and mine age is as nothing before you: verily every man at his best state is altogether vanity. Selah.
6 Surely every man walks in a vain show: surely they are disquieted in vain: he heaps up riches, and knows not who shall gather them.
And be not conformed to this world: but be all of you transformed by the renewing of your mind, that all of you may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God.
(For we walk by faith, not by sight:)
Rest in the LORD, and wait patiently for him: fret not yourself because of him who prospers in his way, because of the man who brings wicked devices to pass.
He that follows after righteousness and mercy finds life, righteousness, and honour.
Blessed is the man that endures temptation: for when he is tried, he shall receive the crown of life, which the Lord has promised to them that love him.
He is in the way of life that keeps instruction: but he that refuses reproof errs.
And whatsoever all of you do, do it heartily, as to the Lord, and not unto men;
Knowing that of the Lord all of you shall receive the reward of the inheritance: for all of you serve the Lord Christ.
For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.
For you are my rock and my fortress; therefore for your name's sake lead me, and guide me.
One thing have I desired of the LORD, that will I seek after; that I may dwell in the house of the LORD all the days of my life, to behold the beauty of the LORD, and to enquire in his temple.
I will never forget your precepts: for with them you have quickened me.
In that I command you this day to love the LORD your God, to walk in his ways, and to keep his commandments and his statutes and his judgments, that you may live and multiply: and the LORD your God shall bless you in the land where you go to possess it.
Jesus said unto her, I am the resurrection, and the life: he that believes in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live:
And whosoever lives and believes in me shall never die. Believe you this?
The thief comes not, but in order to steal, and to kill, and to destroy: I am come that they might have life, and that they might have it more abundantly.
To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven:
34 And when he had called the people unto him with his disciples also, he said unto them, Whosoever will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me.
35 For whosoever will save his life shall lose it; but whosoever shall lose his life for my sake and the gospel's, the same shall save it.
36 For what shall it profit a man, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul?
37 Or what shall a man give in exchange for his soul?
38 Whosoever therefore shall be ashamed of me and of my words (o. logos) in this adulterous and sinful generation; of him also shall the Son of man be ashamed, when he comes in the glory of his Father with the holy angels.
Let every thing that has breath praise the LORD. Praise all of you the LORD.
For with you is the fountain of life: in your light shall we see light.
See then that all of you walk circumspectly, not as fools, but as wise,
Redeeming the time, because the days are evil.
As in water face answers to face, so the heart of man to man.
12 What man is he that desires life, and loves many days, that he may see good?
13 Keep your tongue from evil, and your lips from speaking guile.
14 Depart from evil, and do good; seek peace, and pursue it.