The LORD is gracious and righteous; our God is full of compassion.
Praise the LORD. How good it is to sing praises to our God, how pleasant and fitting to praise Him!
Instruct the wise and they will be wiser still; teach the righteous and they will add to their learning.
I spread out my hands to You; I thirst for You like a parched land.
Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: The old has gone, the new is here!
Then I saw ‘a new heaven and a new earth,’ for the first heaven and the first earth had passed away, and there was no longer any sea. I saw the Holy City, the new Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God, prepared as a bride beautifully dressed for her husband.
For just as each of us has one body with many members, and these members do not all have the same function, so in Christ we, though many, form one body, and each member belongs to all the others.
I will not leave you as orphans; I will come to you. Before long, the world will not see me anymore, but you will see me. Because I live, you also will live.
Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or terrified because of them, for the LORD your God goes with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you.
There was a man sent from God whose name was John. He came as a witness to testify concerning that light, so that through him all might believe.