of the Important Scriptures that Guide My Life
Scriptures including Paul’s writings are Inspired
Timothy 3:16 All
Scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for
reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness.
consider that the longsuffering of our Lord is salvation—as also our beloved
brother Paul, according to the wisdom given to him, has written to you, as also
in all his epistles, speaking in them of these things, in which are some things
hard to understand, which untaught and unstable people twist to their own
destruction, as they do also the rest of the Scriptures.
Scriptures Contain Good News as Well as Bad News
3:16 For God so loved the world that He
gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but
have everlasting life.
Corinthians 15:3 For
I delivered to you first of all that which I also received: that Christ died for
our sins according to the Scriptures, and that He was buried, and that He rose
again the third day according to the Scriptures.
3:36 He who believes in the Son has
everlasting life; and he who does not believe the Son shall not see life, but
the wrath of God abides on him.
Corinthians 4:3 But
even if our gospel is veiled, it is veiled to those who are perishing, whose
minds the god of this age has blinded, who do not believe, lest the light of the
gospel of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God, should shine on them.
Scriptures produce Faith, Assurance and New Life
10:17 So then faith comes by hearing, and
hearing by the word of God.
John 5:13 These
things I have written to you who believe in the name of the Son of God, that you
may know that you have eternal life, and that you may continue to believe in the
name of the Son of God.
Peter 1:23 Having
been born again, not of corruptible seed but incorruptible, through the word of
God which lives and abides forever.
that Should Guide that New Life
seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things shall
be added to you. Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry
about its own things. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble.
Thessalonians 5:14 Now
we exhort you, brethren, warn those who are unruly, comfort the fainthearted,
uphold the weak, be patient with all. See that no one renders evil for evil to
anyone, but always pursue what is good both for yourselves and for all. Rejoice
always, pray without ceasing, in everything give thanks; for this is the will of
God in Christ Jesus for you. Do not quench the Spirit. Do not despise
prophecies. Test all things; hold fast what is good. Abstain from every form of
4:32 And be kind to one another,
tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God in Christ forgave you.
Peter 5:7 Casting
all your care upon Him, for He cares for you.
your conduct be without covetousness; be content with such things as you have.
For He Himself has said, “I will never leave you nor forsake you.”
6:9 And let us not grow weary while doing
good, for in due season we shall reap if we do not lose heart.
therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of
the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, “teaching them to observe
all things that I have commanded you; and lo, I am with you always, even to the
end of the age.” Amen.
And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and receive you to
Myself; that where I am, there you may be also.