Ephesians 2:8 ESV / 37 helpful votes
For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God,
Luke 9:23 ESV / 29 helpful votes
And he said to all, “If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me.
Deuteronomy 8:3 ESV / 17 helpful votes
And he humbled you and let you hunger and fed you with manna, which you did not know, nor did your fathers know, that he might make you know that man does not live by bread alone, but man lives by every word that comes from the mouth of the Lord.
Romans 12:11 ESV / 9 helpful votes
Do not be slothful in zeal, be fervent in spirit, serve the Lord.
1 John 3:19-21 ESV / 7 helpful votes
By this we shall know that we are of the truth and reassure our heart before him; for whenever our heart condemns us, God is greater than our heart, and he knows everything. Beloved, if our heart does not condemn us, we have confidence before God;
Psalm 13:2-3 ESV / 7 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,
Psalm 3:4-5 ESV / 7 helpful votes
I cried aloud to the Lord, and he answered me from his holy hill. Selah I lay down and slept; I woke again, for the Lord sustained me.
Romans 14:17 ESV / 5 helpful votes
For the kingdom of God is not a matter of eating and drinking but of righteousness and peace and joy in the Holy Spirit.
John 3:16-17 ESV / 5 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. For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him.
Deuteronomy 7:6-7 ESV / 4 helpful votes
“For you are a people holy to the Lord your God. The Lord your God has chosen you to be a people for his treasured possession, out of all the peoples who are on the face of the earth. It was not because you were more in number than any other people that the Lord set his love on you and chose you, for you were the fewest of all peoples,
Romans 1:1-3:31 ESV / 3 helpful votes
Paul, a servant of Christ Jesus, called to be an apostle, set apart for the gospel of God, which he promised beforehand through his prophets in the holy Scriptures, concerning his Son, who was descended from David according to the flesh and was declared to be the Son of God in power according to the Spirit of holiness by his resurrection from the dead, Jesus Christ our Lord, through whom we have received grace and apostleship to bring about the obedience of faith for the sake of his name among all the nations, …