My flesh and my heart fails, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.
13 For you formed my inmost being. You knit me together in my mother’s womb.
14 I will give thanks to you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Your works are wonderful. My soul knows that very well.
15 My frame wasn’t hidden from you, when I was made in secret, woven together in the depths of the earth.
16 Your eyes saw my body. In your book they were all written, the days that were ordained for me, when as yet there were none of them.
Listen, my son, and receive my sayings. The years of your life will be many.
He who guards his mouth guards his soul. One who opens wide his lips comes to ruin.
Show me your ways, Yahweh. Teach me your paths.
He who gets wisdom loves his own soul. He who keeps understanding shall find good.
He said to them, “Beware! Keep yourselves from covetousness, for a man’s life doesn’t consist of the abundance of the things which he possesses.”
For what does it profit a man to gain the whole world and forfeit his life?
Who is wise and understanding among you? Let him show by his good conduct that his deeds are done in gentleness of wisdom.
25 Therefore I tell you, don’t be anxious for your life: what you will eat, or what you will drink; nor yet for your body, what you will wear. Isn’t life more than food, and the body more than clothing?
26 See the birds of the sky, that they don’t sow, neither do they reap, nor gather into barns. Your heavenly Father feeds them. Aren’t you of much more value than they?
27 “Which of you by being anxious, can add one moment to his lifespan?
He who believes in me, as the Scripture has said, from within him will flow rivers of living water.”
For, “He who would love life and see good days, let him keep his tongue from evil and his lips from speaking deceit.
Let him turn away from evil and do good. Let him seek peace and pursue it.
I have been crucified with Christ, and it is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me. That life which I now live in the flesh, I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself up for me.
Surely goodness and loving kindness shall follow me all the days of my life, and I will dwell in Yahweh’s house forever.
Follow after peace with all men, and the sanctification without which no man will see the Lord,
The fear of Yahweh is a fountain of life, turning people from the snares of death.
Gray hair is a crown of glory. It is attained by a life of righteousness.
So teach us to count our days, that we may gain a heart of wisdom.
Jesus said to him, “I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father, except through me.
The days of our years are seventy, or even by reason of strength eighty years; yet their pride is but labor and sorrow, for it passes quickly, and we fly away.
This is eternal life, that they should know you, the only true God, and him whom you sent, Jesus Christ.
Yahweh will keep you from all evil. He will keep your soul.
Yahweh will keep your going out and your coming in, from this time forward, and forever more.
Keep your heart with all diligence, for out of it is the wellspring of life.
and that you make it your ambition to lead a quiet life, and to do your own business, and to work with your own hands, even as we instructed you,
that you may walk properly toward those who are outside, and may have need of nothing.
“Honor your father and your mother, that your days may be long in the land which Yahweh your God gives you.
Jesus said to them, “I am the bread of life. Whoever comes to me will not be hungry, and whoever believes in me will never be thirsty.
I will sing to Yahweh as long as I live. I will sing praise to my God while I have any being.
Yahweh God formed man from the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living soul.
4 “Yahweh, show me my end, what is the measure of my days. Let me know how frail I am.
5 Behold, you have made my days hand widths. My lifetime is as nothing before you. Surely every man stands as a breath.” Selah.
6 “Surely every man walks like a shadow. Surely they busy themselves in vain. He heaps up, and doesn’t know who shall gather.
Don’t be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, so that you may prove what is the good, well-pleasing, and perfect will of God.
for we walk by faith, not by sight.
Rest in Yahweh, and wait patiently for him. Don’t fret because of him who prospers in his way, because of the man who makes wicked plots happen.
He who follows after righteousness and kindness finds life, righteousness, and honor.
Blessed is a person who endures temptation, for when he has been approved, he will receive the crown of life which the Lord promised to those who love him.
He is in the way of life who heeds correction, but he who forsakes reproof leads others astray.
And whatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord and not for men,
knowing that from the Lord you will receive the reward of the inheritance; for you serve the Lord Christ.
For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.
For you are my rock and my fortress, therefore for your name’s sake lead me and guide me.
One thing I have asked of Yahweh, that I will seek after: that I may dwell in Yahweh’s house all the days of my life, to see Yahweh’s beauty, and to inquire in his temple.
I will never forget your precepts, for with them, you have revived me.
For I command you today to love Yahweh your God, to walk in his ways and to keep his commandments, his statutes, and his ordinances, that you may live and multiply, and that Yahweh your God may bless you in the land where you go in to possess it.
Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life. He who believes in me will still live, even if he dies.
Whoever lives and believes in me will never die. Do you believe this?”
The thief only comes to steal, kill, and destroy. I came that they may have life, and may have it abundantly.
For everything there is a season, and a time for every purpose under heaven:
34 He called the multitude to himself with his disciples and said to them, “Whoever wants to come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me.
35 For whoever wants to save his life will lose it; and whoever will lose his life for my sake and the sake of the Good News will save it.
36 For what does it profit a man to gain the whole world and forfeit his life?
37 For what will a man give in exchange for his life?
38 For whoever will be ashamed of me and of my words in this adulterous and sinful generation, the Son of Man also will be ashamed of him when he comes in his Father’s glory with the holy angels.”
Let everything that has breath praise Yah! Praise Yah!
For with you is the spring of life. In your light we will see light.
Therefore watch carefully how you walk, not as unwise, but as wise,
redeeming the time, because the days are evil.
Like water reflects a face, so a man’s heart reflects the man.
12 Who is someone who desires life, and loves many days, that he may see good?
13 Keep your tongue from evil, and your lips from speaking lies.
14 Depart from evil, and do good. Seek peace, and pursue it.