So God created man in his own
image, in the image of God he
created him; male and female he
The proverbs of Solomon, son of
David, king of Israel: To know
wisdom and instruction, to
understand words of insight, to
receive instruction in wise
dealing, in righteousness,
justice, and equity; to give
prudence to the simple, knowledge
and discretion to the youth— Let
the wise hear and increase in
learning, and the one who
understands obtain guidance, ...
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.
Train up a child in the way he
should go; even when he is old he
will not depart from it.
An excellent wife who can find?
She is far more precious than
jewels. The heart of her husband
trusts in her, and he will have no
lack of gain. She does him good,
and not harm, all the days of her
life. She seeks wool and flax, and
works with willing hands. She is
like the ships of the merchant;
she brings her food from afar. ...
But the Helper, the Holy Spirit,
whom the Father will send in my
name, he will teach you all things
and bring to your remembrance all
that I have said to you.
Now these Jews were more noble
than those in Thessalonica; they
received the word with all
eagerness, examining the
Scriptures daily to see if these
things were so.
We know that our old self was
crucified with him in order that
the body of sin might be brought
to nothing, so that we would no
longer be enslaved to sin.
And we impart this in words not
taught by human wisdom but taught
by the Spirit, interpreting
spiritual truths to those who are
(1 Corinthians 2:13)
Not that we are competent in
ourselves to claim anything for
ourselves, but our competence
comes from God.
(2 Corinthians 3:5)
Do your best to present yourself
to God as one approved, a worker
who has no need to be ashamed,
rightly handling the word of
(2 Timothy 2:15)
But understand this, that in the
last days there will come times of
difficulty. For people will be
lovers of self, lovers of money,
proud, arrogant, abusive,
disobedient to their parents,
ungrateful, unholy, heartless,
unappeasable, slanderous, without
self-control, brutal, not loving
good, treacherous, reckless,
swollen with conceit, lovers of
pleasure rather than lovers of
God, having the appearance of
godliness, but denying its power.
Avoid such people. ...
(2 Timothy 3:1-17)
All Scripture is breathed out by
God and profitable for teaching,
for reproof, for correction, and
for training in righteousness,
(2 Timothy 3:16)