John 10:10 ESV / 509 helpful votes
The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy. I came that they may have life and have it abundantly.
Jeremiah 29:11 ESV / 213 helpful votes
For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope.
Matthew 6:33 ESV / 168 helpful votes
But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.
Romans 12:2 ESV / 150 helpful votes
Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.
Romans 15:13 ESV / 129 helpful votes
May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that by the power of the Holy Spirit you may abound in hope.
Isaiah 58:11 ESV / 122 helpful votes
And the Lord will guide you continually and satisfy your desire in scorched places and make your bones strong; and you shall be like a watered garden, like a spring of water, whose waters do not fail.
Romans 5:8 ESV / 95 helpful votes
But God shows his love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us.
Proverbs 3:5-6 ESV / 88 helpful votes
Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths.
Philippians 4:19 ESV / 76 helpful votes
And my God will supply every need of yours according to his riches in glory in Christ Jesus.
Romans 6:23 ESV / 73 helpful votes
For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.
Psalm 1:1-3 ESV / 72 helpful votes
Blessed is the man who walks not in the counsel of the wicked, nor stands in the way of sinners, nor sits in the seat of scoffers; but his delight is in the law of the Lord, and on his law he meditates day and night. He is like a tree planted by streams of water that yields its fruit in its season, and its leaf does not wither. In all that he does, he prospers.
Revelation 3:20 ESV / 71 helpful votes
Behold, I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in to him and eat with him, and he with me.
John 3:16 ESV / 70 helpful votes
“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.
1 Corinthians 2:9 ESV / 66 helpful votes
But, as it is written, “What no eye has seen, nor ear heard, nor the heart of man imagined, what God has prepared for those who love him”—
Acts 2:38 ESV / 63 helpful votes
And Peter said to them, “Repent and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins, and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.
Ephesians 2:8-9 ESV / 62 helpful votes
For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God, not a result of works, so that no one may boast.
2 Corinthians 5:17 ESV / 61 helpful votes
Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has passed away; behold, the new has come.
Romans 10:13 ESV / 60 helpful votes
For “everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved.”
John 1:12 ESV / 59 helpful votes
But to all who did receive him, who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God,
1 Timothy 6:18-19 ESV / 57 helpful votes
They are to do good, to be rich in good works, to be generous and ready to share, thus storing up treasure for themselves as a good foundation for the future, so that they may take hold of that which is truly life.
John 8:32 ESV / 53 helpful votes
And you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.”
James 4:7 ESV / 48 helpful votes
Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.
Psalm 119:12-16 ESV / 47 helpful votes
Blessed are you, O Lord; teach me your statutes! With my lips I declare all the rules of your mouth. In the way of your testimonies I delight as much as in all riches. I will meditate on your precepts and fix my eyes on your ways. I will delight in your statutes; I will not forget your word.
1 Peter 3:18 ESV / 38 helpful votes
For Christ also suffered once for sins, the righteous for the unrighteous, that he might bring us to God, being put to death in the flesh but made alive in the spirit,
Psalm 139:13-16 ESV / 37 helpful votes
For you formed my inward parts; you knitted me together in my mother’s womb. I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Wonderful are your works; my soul knows it very well. My frame was not hidden from you, when I was being made in secret, intricately woven in the depths of the earth. Your eyes saw my unformed substance; in your book were written, every one of them, the days that were formed for me, when as yet there was none of them.
Ephesians 3:20-21 ESV / 36 helpful votes
Now to him who is able to do far more abundantly than all that we ask or think, according to the power at work within us, to him be glory in the church and in Christ Jesus throughout all generations, forever and ever. Amen.
3 John 1:2 ESV / 34 helpful votes
Beloved, I pray that all may go well with you and that you may be in good health, as it goes well with your soul.
Romans 3:23 ESV / 33 helpful votes
For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God,
James 1:17 ESV / 32 helpful votes
Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights with whom there is no variation or shadow due to change.
1 Timothy 2:5 ESV / 31 helpful votes
For there is one God, and there is one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus,
John 1:1-51 ESV / 31 helpful votes
In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with God. All things were made through him, and without him was not any thing made that was made. In him was life, and the life was the light of men. The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it. …
Psalm 13:2-4 ESV / 31 helpful votes
How long must I take counsel in my soul and have sorrow in my heart all the day? How long shall my enemy be exalted over me? Consider and answer me, O Lord my God; light up my eyes, lest I sleep the sleep of death, lest my enemy say, “I have prevailed over him,” lest my foes rejoice because I am shaken.
Jeremiah 33:3 ESV / 30 helpful votes
Call to me and I will answer you, and will tell you great and hidden things that you have not known.
Isaiah 59:2 ESV / 29 helpful votes
But your iniquities have made a separation between you and your God, and your sins have hidden his face from you so that he does not hear.
Ecclesiastes 7:17 ESV / 29 helpful votes
Be not overly wicked, neither be a fool. Why should you die before your time?
Proverbs 14:12 ESV / 29 helpful votes
There is a way that seems right to a man, but its end is the way to death.
Ephesians 3:20 ESV / 26 helpful votes
Now to him who is able to do far more abundantly than all that we ask or think, according to the power at work within us,
Mark 16:16 ESV / 26 helpful votes
Whoever believes and is baptized will be saved, but whoever does not believe will be condemned.
Hebrews 10:35 ESV / 25 helpful votes
Therefore do not throw away your confidence, which has a great reward.
Romans 10:9 ESV / 25 helpful votes
Because, if you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved.
Mark 16:15 ESV / 23 helpful votes
And he said to them, “Go into all the world and proclaim the gospel to the whole creation.
Jeremiah 20:13 ESV / 23 helpful votes
Sing to the Lord; praise the Lord! For he has delivered the life of the needy from the hand of evildoers.
Colossians 1:16 ESV / 21 helpful votes
For by him all things were created, in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or rulers or authorities—all things were created through him and for him.
Luke 6:38 ESV / 21 helpful votes
Give, and it will be given to you. Good measure, pressed down, shaken together, running over, will be put into your lap. For with the measure you use it will be measured back to you.”
Ephesians 5:18 ESV / 20 helpful votes
And do not get drunk with wine, for that is debauchery, but be filled with the Spirit,
Romans 5:1 ESV / 20 helpful votes
Therefore, since we have been justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ.
John 17:3 ESV / 18 helpful votes
And this is eternal life, that they know you the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom you have sent.
Psalm 31:1-24 ESV / 18 helpful votes
To the choirmaster. A Psalm of David. In you, O Lord, do I take refuge; let me never be put to shame; in your righteousness deliver me! Incline your ear to me; rescue me speedily! Be a rock of refuge for me, a strong fortress to save me! For you are my rock and my fortress; and for your name’s sake you lead me and guide me; you take me out of the net they have hidden for me, for you are my refuge. Into your hand I commit my spirit; you have redeemed me, O Lord, faithful God. …
Genesis 17:1 ESV / 18 helpful votes
When Abram was ninety-nine years old the Lord appeared to Abram and said to him, “I am God Almighty; walk before me, and be blameless,
1 Corinthians 6:18 ESV / 17 helpful votes
Flee from sexual immorality. Every other sin a person commits is outside the body, but the sexually immoral person sins against his own body.
Mark 3:28-29 ESV / 17 helpful votes
“Truly, I say to you, all sins will be forgiven the children of man, and whatever blasphemies they utter, but whoever blasphemes against the Holy Spirit never has forgiveness, but is guilty of an eternal sin”—
Nahum 1:9 ESV / 16 helpful votes
What do you plot against the Lord? He will make a complete end; trouble will not rise up a second time.
Psalm 37:9 ESV / 16 helpful votes
For the evildoers shall be cut off, but those who wait for the Lord shall inherit the land.
Psalm 16:11 ESV / 15 helpful votes
You make known to me the path of life; in your presence there is fullness of joy; at your right hand are pleasures forevermore.
Joshua 1:8 ESV / 15 helpful votes
This Book of the Law shall not depart from your mouth, but you shall meditate on it day and night, so that you may be careful to do according to all that is written in it. For then you will make your way prosperous, and then you will have good success.
Acts 2:1-47 ESV / 14 helpful votes
When the day of Pentecost arrived, they were all together in one place. And suddenly there came from heaven a sound like a mighty rushing wind, and it filled the entire house where they were sitting. And divided tongues as of fire appeared to them and rested on each one of them. And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak in other tongues as the Spirit gave them utterance. Now there were dwelling in Jerusalem Jews, devout men from every nation under heaven. …
John 14:6 ESV / 14 helpful votes
Jesus said to him, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.
Matthew 5:3 ESV / 14 helpful votes
“Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
Psalm 36:8 ESV / 14 helpful votes
They feast on the abundance of your house, and you give them drink from the river of your delights.
Deuteronomy 28:12 ESV / 14 helpful votes
The Lord will open to you his good treasury, the heavens, to give the rain to your land in its season and to bless all the work of your hands. And you shall lend to many nations, but you shall not borrow.
Exodus 34:6 ESV / 14 helpful votes
The Lord passed before him and proclaimed, “The Lord, the Lord, a God merciful and gracious, slow to anger, and abounding in steadfast love and faithfulness,
1 Timothy 1:14 ESV / 13 helpful votes
And the grace of our Lord overflowed for me with the faith and love that are in Christ Jesus.
2 Corinthians 5:1 ESV / 13 helpful votes
For we know that if the tent that is our earthly home is destroyed, we have a building from God, a house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens.
1 John 5:11-13 ESV / 12 helpful votes
And this is the testimony, that God gave us eternal life, and this life is in his Son. Whoever has the Son has life; whoever does not have the Son of God does not have life. I write these things to you who believe in the name of the Son of God that you may know that you have eternal life.
John 15:5 ESV / 12 helpful votes
I am the vine; you are the branches. Whoever abides in me and I in him, he it is that bears much fruit, for apart from me you can do nothing.
John 1:16-17 ESV / 12 helpful votes
And from his fullness we have all received, grace upon grace. For the law was given through Moses; grace and truth came through Jesus Christ.
Psalm 66:1-20 ESV / 12 helpful votes
To the choirmaster. A Song. A Psalm. Shout for joy to God, all the earth; sing the glory of his name; give to him glorious praise! Say to God, “How awesome are your deeds! So great is your power that your enemies come cringing to you. All the earth worships you and sings praises to you; they sing praises to your name.” Selah Come and see what God has done: he is awesome in his deeds toward the children of man. …
Galatians 5:22-23 ESV / 11 helpful votes
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law.
2 Corinthians 9:8 ESV / 11 helpful votes
And God is able to make all grace abound to you, so that having all sufficiency in all things at all times, you may abound in every good work.
Romans 5:17 ESV / 11 helpful votes
For if, because of one man’s trespass, death reigned through that one man, much more will those who receive the abundance of grace and the free gift of righteousness reign in life through the one man Jesus Christ.
Mark 1:1-45 ESV / 11 helpful votes
The beginning of the gospel of Jesus Christ, the Son of God. As it is written in Isaiah the prophet, “Behold, I send my messenger before your face, who will prepare your way, the voice of one crying in the wilderness: ‘Prepare the way of the Lord, make his paths straight,’” John appeared, baptizing in the wilderness and proclaiming a baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins. And all the country of Judea and all Jerusalem were going out to him and were being baptized by him in the river Jordan, confessing their sins. …
Matthew 13:12 ESV / 10 helpful votes
For to the one who has, more will be given, and he will have an abundance, but from the one who has not, even what he has will be taken away.
Esther 5:1-14 ESV / 10 helpful votes
On the third day Esther put on her royal robes and stood in the inner court of the king’s palace, in front of the king’s quarters, while the king was sitting on his royal throne inside the throne room opposite the entrance to the palace. And when the king saw Queen Esther standing in the court, she won favor in his sight, and he held out to Esther the golden scepter that was in his hand. Then Esther approached and touched the tip of the scepter. And the king said to her, “What is it, Queen Esther? What is your request? It shall be given you, even to the half of my kingdom.” And Esther said, “If it please the king, let the king and Haman come today to a feast that I have prepared for the king.” Then the king said, “Bring Haman quickly, so that we may do as Esther has asked.” So the king and Haman came to the feast that Esther had prepared. …
Colossians 3:2-3 ESV / 9 helpful votes
Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on earth. For you have died, and your life is hidden with Christ in God.
Galatians 6:7 ESV / 9 helpful votes
Do not be deceived: God is not mocked, for whatever one sows, that will he also reap.
John 11:25 ESV / 9 helpful votes
Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life. Whoever believes in me, though he die, yet shall he live,
John 10:1-42 ESV / 9 helpful votes
“Truly, truly, I say to you, he who does not enter the sheepfold by the door but climbs in by another way, that man is a thief and a robber. But he who enters by the door is the shepherd of the sheep. To him the gatekeeper opens. The sheep hear his voice, and he calls his own sheep by name and leads them out. When he has brought out all his own, he goes before them, and the sheep follow him, for they know his voice. A stranger they will not follow, but they will flee from him, for they do not know the voice of strangers.” …
John 6:63 ESV / 9 helpful votes
It is the Spirit who gives life; the flesh is no help at all. The words that I have spoken to you are spirit and life.
John 1:16 ESV / 9 helpful votes
And from his fullness we have all received, grace upon grace.
Psalm 1:1-6:10 ESV / 9 helpful votes
Blessed is the man who walks not in the counsel of the wicked, nor stands in the way of sinners, nor sits in the seat of scoffers; but his delight is in the law of the Lord, and on his law he meditates day and night. He is like a tree planted by streams of water that yields its fruit in its season, and its leaf does not wither. In all that he does, he prospers. The wicked are not so, but are like chaff that the wind drives away. Therefore the wicked will not stand in the judgment, nor sinners in the congregation of the righteous; …
1 Peter 2:21 ESV / 8 helpful votes
For to this you have been called, because Christ also suffered for you, leaving you an example, so that you might follow in his steps.
John 6:40 ESV / 8 helpful votes
For this is the will of my Father, that everyone who looks on the Son and believes in him should have eternal life, and I will raise him up on the last day.”
Luke 6:45 ESV / 8 helpful votes
The good person out of the good treasure of his heart produces good, and the evil person out of his evil treasure produces evil, for out of the abundance of the heart his mouth speaks.
Jeremiah 20:1-18 ESV / 8 helpful votes
Now Pashhur the priest, the son of Immer, who was chief officer in the house of the Lord, heard Jeremiah prophesying these things. Then Pashhur beat Jeremiah the prophet, and put him in the stocks that were in the upper Benjamin Gate of the house of the Lord. The next day, when Pashhur released Jeremiah from the stocks, Jeremiah said to him, “The Lord does not call your name Pashhur, but Terror On Every Side. For thus says the Lord: Behold, I will make you a terror to yourself and to all your friends. They shall fall by the sword of their enemies while you look on. And I will give all Judah into the hand of the king of Babylon. He shall carry them captive to Babylon, and shall strike them down with the sword. Moreover, I will give all the wealth of the city, all its gains, all its prized belongings, and all the treasures of the kings of Judah into the hand of their enemies, who shall plunder them and seize them and carry them to Babylon. …
Revelation 1:1-20 ESV / 7 helpful votes
The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave him to show to his servants the things that must soon take place. He made it known by sending his angel to his servant John, who bore witness to the word of God and to the testimony of Jesus Christ, even to all that he saw. Blessed is the one who reads aloud the words of this prophecy, and blessed are those who hear, and who keep what is written in it, for the time is near. John to the seven churches that are in Asia: Grace to you and peace from him who is and who was and who is to come, and from the seven spirits who are before his throne, and from Jesus Christ the faithful witness, the firstborn of the dead, and the ruler of kings on earth. To him who loves us and has freed us from our sins by his blood …
2 Peter 3:18 ESV / 7 helpful votes
But grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. To him be the glory both now and to the day of eternity. Amen.
James 4:2 ESV / 7 helpful votes
You desire and do not have, so you murder. You covet and cannot obtain, so you fight and quarrel. You do not have, because you do not ask.
2 Timothy 3:12 ESV / 7 helpful votes
Indeed, all who desire to live a godly life in Christ Jesus will be persecuted,
Philippians 4:11 ESV / 7 helpful votes
Not that I am speaking of being in need, for I have learned in whatever situation I am to be content.
Galatians 2:20 ESV / 7 helpful votes
I have been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me. And the life I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me.
1 Corinthians 13:12 ESV / 7 helpful votes
For now we see in a mirror dimly, but then face to face. Now I know in part; then I shall know fully, even as I have been fully known.
1 Corinthians 1:26-29 ESV / 7 helpful votes
For consider your calling, brothers: not many of you were wise according to worldly standards, not many were powerful, not many were of noble birth. But God chose what is foolish in the world to shame the wise; God chose what is weak in the world to shame the strong; God chose what is low and despised in the world, even things that are not, to bring to nothing things that are, so that no human being might boast in the presence of God.
John 1:1-5 ESV / 7 helpful votes
In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with God. All things were made through him, and without him was not any thing made that was made. In him was life, and the life was the light of men. The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it.
Isaiah 48:17 ESV / 7 helpful votes
Thus says the Lord, your Redeemer, the Holy One of Israel: “I am the Lord your God, who teaches you to profit, who leads you in the way you should go.
Proverbs 3:9-10 ESV / 7 helpful votes
Honor the Lord with your wealth and with the firstfruits of all your produce; then your barns will be filled with plenty, and your vats will be bursting with wine.
1 John 2:6 ESV / 6 helpful votes
Whoever says he abides in him ought to walk in the same way in which he walked.