What The Bible Says About

A quick reference guide directing you to Scriptures that address topics such as doubt, financial need, guidance, pride, selfish desire, suffering, temptation and others.

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God cares for the unborn (Exodus 21:22-25)
We should protect the helpless (Psalm 82:3-4)
Children are from God (Psalm 127:3)
God forms every child (Psalm 139:13-16)
God plans the future of every child (Jeremiah 1:5)

God cares about minorities (Exodus 22:21)
God protects those who are helpless (Psalm 12:5)
Jesus was abused (Matthew 26:67-68)
Abuse has no place in family relationships (Ephesians 5:21-6:4)

God will judge our work (2 Chronicles 19:5-10)
Sin has consequences (Ezekiel 18:20)
God will hold us accountable for our sin (Ezekiel 18:30)
We are accountable for every word that we speak (Matthew 12:36)
Confronting others with their sins should be done in private (Matthew 18:15)
We should hold each other accountable (Luke 17:3)
We are accountable for what we believe (John 3:18)
God holds Christians accountable (Romans 14:11-12)
God will reward Christians for their good deeds (1 Corinthians 3:8)
God will exame our actions (2 Corinthians 5:10)

Satan accuses God's people of doing wrong (Zechariah 3:1)
Jesus was falsely accused (Matthew 26:59-60)
Christians' sins are forgiven (Colossians 1:22)
Accusations against church leaders must come from more than one person (1 Timothy 5:19)
Satan is known as the Accuser (Revelation 12:10)

Young people should worship God (1 Kings 18:12)
God can give hope to young people (Psalm 71:5)
Young people should remember God (Ecclesiastes 12:1)
Young people should be an example to others (1 Timothy 4:12)
Young people should run from their youthful lust (2 Timothy 2:22)

God forbids adultery (Exodus 20:14)
Adultery has consequences (Proverbs 6:26)
Adultery is foolish (Proverbs 6:32)
Adultery is disgusting to God (Jeremiah 7:9-10)
God considers lust as sinful as adultery (Matthew 5:27-28)
Divorce often leads to adultery (Mark 10:11-12)
God can forgive the adulterer (John 8:1-11)

Leaders should consider the advice of others (Exodus 18:13-26)
Older people often give wise advice (1 Kings 12:1-11)
Stay away from people who give wicked advice (Psalm 1:1)
Wise people seek advice (Proverbs 1:5)
Advice helps provide success (Proverbs 11:14)
Foolish people do not listen to advice (Proverbs 12:15)
Give advice to those in need (1 Thessalonians 5:14)

Being controlled by alcohol is foolish (Proverbs 20:1)
Becoming drunk is sin (Romans 13:13-14)
God hates drunkenness (Galatians 5:19-21)
Church leaders should not be controlled by alcohol (Titus 1:7)

Anger leads to evil actions (Psalm 37:8)
Showing anger is foolish (Proverbs 12:16)
Gentle words can soothe anger (Proverbs 15:1)
Being quick-tempered is foolish (Ecclesiastes 7:9)
God becomes angry when we are ruled by anger (Amos 1:11)
Anger is like murdering someone (Matthew 5:21-22)
Jesus grew angry at sin (John 2:13-17)
Anger can give Satan a place in your life (Ephesians 4:26-27)
Christians should get rid of anger (Colossians 3:8)
Leaders in the church should not be quick-tempered (Titus 1:7)
Be slow to become angry (James 1:19)

Many will claim to be God's messenger (Matthew 24:5)
Many will have miraculous powers (Matthew 24:24)
Many will claim to be Christ (Luke 21:8)
The Antichrist will be lawless and deceitful (2 Thessalonians 2:1-10)
There are many antichrists (1 John 2:18)
The Antichrist will oppose God (1 John 4:3)
The Antichrist will curse God (Revelation 13:1-8)
The Antichrist will be punished by God (Revelation 20:10)

God is not impressed by someone's appearance (1 Samuel 16:7)
Physical beauty fades (Proverbs 31:30)
Do not worry about clothes (Matthew 6:25-34)
Appearances can be deceiving (Matthew 23:27)
Christians should care more about their spiritual welfare than their physical appearance (1 Timothy 2:9-10)
Do not judge others by their appearance (James 2:2-4)
Inner beauty is more important than physical beauty (1 Peter 3:1-6)

Arguments can be avoided byusing gentle words (Proverbs 15:1)
Loving arguments is a sin (Proverbs 17:19)
A fool is quick to argue (Proverbs 20:3)
Avoid becoming entangled in others' arguments (Proverbs 26:17)
Avoid arguing with a weak Christian (Romans 14:1)
We should avoid arguments (Philippians 2:14)
Arguments between Christians are useless (Titus 3:9)

God always holds his children (Psalm 37:23-24)
God will never abandon his people (Psalm 138:8)
God's promises last forever (Jeremiah 32:40)
False assurance is dangerous (Luke 18:18-30)
We can be assured of eternal life (John 5:24)
God will not refuse any who come to him (John 6:37-40)
Our place in God's family is secure (John 10:27-28)
Christians have peace with God (Romans 5:1-5)
Nothing can separate us from God's love (Romans 8:35-39)
Salvation cannot be canceled (Romans 11:29)
Accountability should help others (Galatians 6:1)
Our salvation was guaranteed before Creation (Ephesians 1:4-5)
Assurance comes from faith (Ephesians 3:12)
God will guard what has been entrusted to him (2 Timothy 1:12)

God required a perfect sacrifice (Exodus 12:5)
God required blood for our atonement (Leviticus 17:11)
Jesus paid for all of our sins (Isaiah 53:3-12)
Atonement is good news (Luke 4:18-19)
Jesus willingly died for our sins (John 10:17)
Christ secured salvation through his blood (Acts 20:28)
Jesus provided the atonement for sins (Romans 3:23-25)
Jesus' death purchased forgiveness (1 Corinthians 7:23)
Jesus died for sins (1 Corinthians 15:3)
Our atonement allows us to know God (Ephesians 2:13)
Jesus' death rescues us from eternal punishment (Colossians 1:13)
Christ's death purifies God's people (Titus 2:14)
Sin requires that a sacrifice be made (Hebrews 9:22)
Jesus' sacrifice was perfect (1 Peter 1:18-19)
Jesus took our punishment (1 Peter 2:21-24)
We cannot improve Jesus' sacrifice (1 Peter 3:18)

Bad attitudes hurt our relationship with God (Genesis 4:6-7)
Bad attitudes lead to poor decisions (Numbers 14:1-4)
Always trust God for your life (Proverbs 29:25)
Choose a positive attitude (Habakkuk 3:17-19)
God will reward the meek (Matthew 5:5)
God gives Christians a new attitude (Philippians 1:20-25)
We should imitate Jesus' attitude (Philippians 2:5)
Christians should always rejoice (Philippians 4:4)
Never be anxious (Philippians 4:6-7)

God will hold people in authority accountable for their actions (Daniel 4:31)
Jesus is the highest authority (Matthew 28:18)
God gave government its authority (John 19:11)
Christians should obey the government (Romans 13:1-2)
Parents are authorities to their children (Ephesians 6:1)
The Bible is our authority (2 Timothy 3:16)
Church leaders are authoritative (Hebrews 13:17)

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Baptism signifies repentance (Matthew 3:11)
All followers of Jesus should be baptized (Matthew 28:19)
Jesus was baptized (Mark 1:9)
Jesus baptizes with the Holy Spirit (John 1:32-33)
Baptism is closely linked with a changed life (Acts 2:38)
New Christians should be baptized (Acts 8:12-17)
Entire families of the early church were baptized (Acts 16:33-34)
Baptism initiates us into Christ (Romans 6:3-8)
Baptism is an appeal to God from a clean conscience (1 Peter 3:21)

Believing God makes us righteous (Genesis 15:6)
Belief should be accompanied by action (Deuteronomy 27:10)
Belief affects the way we live (Mark 1:15)
The right beliefs are important for salvation (Romans 10:9)
Believing is more than acknowledging (James 2:21)

The Bible is perfect (Psalm 18:30)
The Bible is true (Psalm 33:4)
The Bible will last forever (Psalm 119:89)
The Bible provides wisdom (Psalm 119:99)
The Bible can be trusted (Psalm 119:138)
The Bible reveals truth (Acts 18:28)
The Bible is holy (Romans 1:2)
The Holy Spirit helps us to understand the Bible (1 Corinthians 2:12-16)
The Bible is authoritative (Galations 3:10)
The Bible is a christians's spiritual weapon (Ephesians 6:17)
The Bible is inspired by God (2 Timothy 3:16)
The Bible judges our life (Hebrews 4:12)
The Bible helps us to grow spiritually (1 Peter 2:2)

God is the Life-Giver (Genesis 2:7)
Children are a blessing from God (Psalm 127:3-5)
God carefully creates each person (Psalm 139:13-14)
God's Son was born (Isaiah 9:6)
God plans your life before you are born (Jeremiah 1:5)
Jesus' birth (Luke 2:7)
God's children are reborn spiritually (John 1:12-13)
People must be reborn spiritually to enter heaven (John 3:3)

God blesses those who obey him (Leviticus 26:3-5)
God blesses godly people (Psalm 5:12)
We are blessed when we worship God (Psalm 24:3-6)
Christians bless God through praise (Psalm 103:1)
God will bless those who fear him (Psalm 112:1-3)
God blesses us when we seek to please Him (Matthew 6:33)
Christians should bless their enemies (Luke 6:28)
Salvation is our greatest blessing (Ephesians 1:3)
The Bible brings us blessing (James 1:25)

God hates the shedding of an innocent person's blood (Genesis 4:10)
Jesus' blood seals God's relationship with His people (Matthew 26:28)
Jesus' blood allows us to have access to God (Romans 5:8-9)
Christians are redeemed by the blood of Jesus (Ephesians 1:5-7)
Blood is required for forgiveness (Hebrews 9:22)

The body of Christ has been given many gifts (Romans 12:3-6)
There are many parts, but one body (1 Corinthians 12;12-13)
Christians make up the body of Christ (1 Corinthians 12:27)
Christians of different nationalities form one body (Ephesians 3:6)
There must be unity in the body of Christ (Ephesians 4:3)
Different members of the body help each other grow (Ephesians 4:11-12)
Jesus is the head of the body (Colossians 1;18)

God writes our names in His book (Psalm 87:6)
The names of Christians are in the Book of Life (Philippians 4:3)
Our names cannot be removed from the Book of Life (Revelation 3:5)
Gods wrath comes to notes whose names are not written in the Book of Life (Revelation 20:15)
Only those whose names are in God's Book will enter heaven (Revelation 21;27)

God's people should be good workers (Genesis 31:42)
Work should not overrun your time with God (Exodus 16:23)
God gives you the ability to work (Exodus 35:30-31)
Workers should be trustworthy (Proverbs 25:13)
Do the best job you can (Ecclesiastes 9:10)
Work as though Jesus were your boss (Ephesians 6:6-7)
Christians should do their best at their job (Titus 2:9-10)

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God cares for his people (Deuteronomy 7:9)
God cares for underprivileged people (Psalm 68:5)
Protect the needy (Psalm 82:3)
God's people should help the oppressed (Isaiah 1:17)
Care for your enemies (Luke 6:27)
God's people should care for the needy (Luke 14:13-14)
God cares for his children (Romans 1:6-7)
Treat parents with care (Ephesians 6:2)
Treat co-workers with care (Colossians 4:1)
Care for the elderly (1 Timothy 5:1-4)
Christians need to care for the needy (James 1:27)

God tells children to honor their parents (Exodus 20:12)
Parents should teach their children to follow God (Deuteronomy 6:6-7)
Christians are children of God (John 1:12)
Children of God should imitate God (Ephesians 5:1)
Parents should nurture their children (Ephesians 6:4)
Children must obey their parents (Colossians 3:20)

Jesus is the cornerstone of the church (Psalm 118:22)
We should have joy going to God's house (Psalm 122:1)
Satan works against the church (Matthew 16:18)
Members of the church should take care of each other (Acts 2:44)
The church sends out missionaries (Acts 13:2)
The church is like a body (1 Corinthians 12:12-13)
The church is a family of christians (Galatians 6:10)
God's children form the church (Ephesians 2:19-22)
The church should not allow immoral behavior by its members (Ephesians 5:3-4)
Christ is the head of the church (Colossians 1:18)
Many people groups form the universal church (Colossians 3:11)
Church leaders are qualified to lead by their character (Titus 1:6-9)
The church is made up of God's children (1 John 3:1)
The church is the bride of Christ (Revelation 19:7-8)

Friends should comfort each other (Job 2:12-13)
God comforts us (Isaiah 40:1-11)
God promises to comfort those who mourn (Matthew 5:4)
God's Holy Spirit is our comforter (John 14:16)
Jesus has overcome the world's troubles (John 16:33)
God comforts those who are hurting (2 Corinthians 1:3-11)
Christians should comfort each other (1 Thessalonians 4:18)
All pain will end (Revelation 21:3-4)

Bring your complaints to God (Psalm 142:1-2)
Christians should not complain to each other (Philippians 2:14)
People complain because they want their own way (Jude 1:16)

Do not compromise your convictions (1 Kings 11:4)
Compromise can be wise (Matthew 5:25)
Compromise can divide our loyalty (Matthew 6:24)
Compromise can keep us from doing what is right (Mark 15:15)
Compromise can weaken faith (2 Corinthians 6:14-18)

Sin must be confessed (Leviticus 5:5)
God will restore those who turn away from evil (2 Chronicles 7:14)
Remorse accompanies confessing sin (Ezra 10:1)
God forgives confessed sins (Psalm 32:5)
Do not try to hide sin (Proverbs 28:13)
Confession of sin accompanies a changed lifestyle (2 Timothy 2:19)
God purifies those who confess their sin (1 John 1:9)

Conscience moves us to turn from our mistakes (Proverbs 28:13)
We can suppress our conscience (Jonah 1:5)
The Holy Spirit can speak through our conscience (Romans 9:1)
Keep your conscience clear (1 Timothy 1:18-19)
Church leaders must have clear consciences (1 Timothy 3:9)
Consciences can be destroyed (1 Timothy 4:2)
Jesus' forgiveness clears our conscience (Hebrews 9:14)
A clear conscience helps us live a God honoring life (1 Peter 3:16)

God gives us victory (Psalms 112:8)
Jesus' strength gives us courage (John 16:33)
Courage helps us boldy represent Christ (Acts 4:31)
Christians should be courageous (1 Corinthians 16:13)
Pray for courage (Ephesians 6:19-20)
Christians can pray to God with confidence (Hebrews 4:16)

God's promise can be trusted (Genesis 9:17)
Jesus established a new covenant (Luke 22:20)
God's covenant brings life (2 Corinthians 3:6)
The new covenant is superior to the old covenant (Hebrews 8:6)
The old covenant foreshadowed the new covenant (Hebrews 10:1)

God the Holy Spirit was involved in Creation (Genesis 1:1-2)
God created people (Genesis 1:27)
God created the world good (Genesis 1:31)
God the Father was involved in creation (Psalm 33:6)
God rules over his creation (Psalm 89:11)
God created every angel (Psalm 148:2-5)
God created everything (Jeremiah 10:16)
Creation reveals God's greatness (Amos 4:13)
Jesus was involved in Creation (Colossians 1:16)
God the creator is worthy of worship (Revelation 4:11)
God will make a new heaven and new earth (Revelation 21:1-4)

Take care of your own problems before criticizing others (Matthew 7:3-5)
Criticism should help people deepen their relationship with God (Luke 17:3-5)
Criticism should be given with a loving attitude (1 Corinthians 13:4-5)
Harsh criticism can destroy rather than help (Galatians 5:15)

God hates the occult (Leviticus 19:26)
God judges those who wrongly claim to speak for him (Deuteronomy 18:20-22)
God hates cultic practices (2 Kings 17:17)
God despises false prophets (Ezekiel 13:8-9)
False teachers will come (Matthew 7:15)
Only Jesus brings salvation (John 14:6)
Members of the occult will never enter God's Kingdom (Galatians 5:19-21)
Be careful in your spiritual life (1 Thessalonians 5:21)

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God's Word enlightens us (Psalm 119:105)
The way of wicked people is darkness (Proverbs 4:19)
Jesus brings light to darkened lives (John 1:5)
Living without God is living in spiritual darkness (Acts 26:17-18)
Christians do not live in spiritual darkness (Ephesians 5:8)
God rescued us from eternal darkness (Colossians 1:13)
There is no darkness in Jesus (1 John 1:5)
Sinner's eternal punishment will be in darkness (Jude 1:4-13)

Death is a result of sin (Genesis 3:17-19)
Life is short (Job 7:6-7)
Every person will face death (Psalm 89:48)
Death of christians is precious (Psalm 116:15)
Christians enter perfect peace at death (Isaiah 57:1-2)
God has power over death (John 14:19)
The death of christians brings fellowship with Jesus (Acts 7:59)
God provides eternal life (Romans 6:23)
Jesus will raise everyone who has died (1 Corinthians 15:20-23)
Living in heaven is better than living on earth (2 Corinthians 5:6-7)
Death is not the end of a person (1 Thessalonians 4:13-14)
Prepare your spiritual life for death (Hebrews 9:27-28)
We don't know how long we'll live (James 4:13-14)
God will destroy death (Revelation (21:4)

Pray before making decisions (Nehemia 1:4)
Decide to do things that honor God (Job 1:8)
God's Word helps us make decisions (Psalm 119:105)
Get good advice before making decisions (Proverbs 18:15)
Ask God for wisdom before making decisions (James 1:2-8)

Worship in false religions honors demons (Psalm 106:37)
Demons try to hinder God's plan (Daniel 10:13)
Demons are no match for Jesus (Mark 1:34)
Demons want to destroy people (Mark 5:5)
Demons submit to the name of Jesus (Luke 10:17)
Demons can be driven out by Jesus' followers (Acts 16:16-18)
Demons are powerful (Acts 19:16)
Demons cannot separate people from God's love (Romans 8:38-39)
Demons deceive people (2 Corninthians 11:13-15)
Christians fight against the plans of demons (Ephesians 6:12)
Demons want to mislead people (1 Timothy 4:1-2)
Demons believe in God (James 2:19)
Demons are angels that have sinned (2 Peter 2:4)
God will judge demons (Jude 1:6)
Do not take demons lightly (Jude 1:8-9)
Demons can work miracles (Revelation 16:13-14)
In the last days, demons will be bound by God (Revelation 20:1-3)

Depression can follow exhausting times (Judges 15:18)
God can encourage hurting people (2 Samuel 22:29-31)
Depression can follow success (1 Kings 19:3-4)
God helps those who feel crushed (Psalm 34:18)
Abraham had hope when there was no reason to hope (Romans 4:18-22)
God will wipe away depression (Revelation 21:4)

You should not desire something that belongs to someone else (Exodus 20:17)
Wicked people desire evil (Psalm 36:1-4)
God gives those who fellowship with him what they desire (Psalm 37:4)
Desire to know God (Psalm 42:1
Desire to worship God (Psalm 84:1-2)
Desire to honor God (Psalm 86:12)
Do not desire self promotion (Psalm 119:36)
Money doesn't satisfy desires (Ecclesiastes 5:10)
Christians should not give in to sinful desires (Ephesians 4:22)
Sinful desires should not have a home with God's childen (1 Peter 1:14)
Desire to do God's will (1 Peter 4:2)
God's children desire to obey God (1 John 2:3-6)

Be fully devoted to God (1 Chronicles 28:9)
Worship God with devotion (1 Chronicles 29:9)
Be devoted to prayer (Psalm 5:3)
Let your life be devoted to God (Romans 12:1-2)

The bible will help you discern bad teaching (Acts 17:11)
God grants discernment (1 Corinthians 12:10)
Discern between right and wrong behavior (Hebrews 5:14)
Ask God forhelp in discerning his will (James 1:5)

Christians are to make disciples (Matthew 28:19-20)
Jesus' followers are known by their love (John 13:35)
christians should help other christians grow (Acts 14:21-22)

Punishment is a consequence of sinful actions (Genesis 3:6-19)
God's punishment does not change his love for us (Psalm 89:32-33)
The Lord disciplines those he loves (proverbs 3:11-12)
Parents are responsible to discipline their children (Proverbs 13:24)
Punishment for sin may be swift and severe (Acts 5:1-11)
Paul commanded punishment for blatant sin in the church (1 Corinthians 5:1-5)
Punishment should lead to repentance (2 Corinthians 7:8-9)
Sometims God punishes us to bring us back to himself (Hebrews 12:5-11)

Be fair in your judgment of others (Leviticus 19:15)
Don't discriminate against someone who is not powerful (Deuteronomy 1:17)
Do not oppress the disadvantaged (Malachi 3:5)
God does not discriminate among his people (Acts 10:34)
All christians are equal in God's eyes (Galatians 3:28)
God will judge those who discriminate (Colossians 3:25)
Do not discriminate against the poor (James 2:1-9)

Dishonesty is listed in the Ten Commandments (Leviticus 19:11)
Be honest in your business dealings (Leviticus 19:35-36)
Do not lie for your own gain (Deuteronomy 19:14)
Dishonest people cannot know God (Psalm 101:7)
God hates deception (Proverbs 12:22)
God will punish those who take advantage of others(1 Thessalonians 4:6)

God will help us overcome doubts (Psalm 42:5-6)
God doesn't leave us during our time of doubt (Isaiah 40:27-28)
Help those who have spiritual doubts (Hebrews 3:12)
Doubt inhibits our prayers (James 1:5-7)

People controlled by alcohol are fools (Proverbs 20:1)
Alcohol can cause you to become poor (Proverbs (21:17)
Alcohol can destroy you (Proverbs 23:29-35)
God will judge those who are controlled by alcohol (Isaiah 5:22)
Becoming drunk is dangerous (Luke 21:34)
Drunkenness is not fitting for a christian (Romans 13:11-14)
Drunkenness can cause immoral behavior (Ephesians 5:18)

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Parents are responsible to teach their children (Deuteronomy 6:1-9)
Train children to follow God (Proverbs 22:6)
Christians should always learn more about God (Ephesians 4:14-15

Be careful not to embarass others (Ruth 2:15)
Embarrassment can lead to rash actions (Matthew 14:1-12)
We should not be embarrassed about the gospel (Romans 1:16)
We should not be embarrassed by Jesus (Galatians 1:10)

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God's people should be good workers (Genesis 31:42)
Work should not overrun your time with God (Exodus 16:23)
God gives you the ability to work (Exodus 35:30-31)
Workers should be trustworthy (Proverbs 25:13)
Do the best job you can (Ecclesiastes 9;10)
Work as though Jesus were your boss (Ephesians 6:6-7)
Christians should do their best at their job (Titus 2:9-10)

Encourage the underprivileged (Isaiah 1:17)
Encourage your neighbor (Romans 15:2)
Encourage each other (1 Thessalonians 4:18)
Encourage those who are weak and afraid (1 Thessalonians 5;14)
Encourage the elderly (1 Timothy 5:1-4)
Encourage others not to sin (Hebrews 3:13)
Encourage others to love (Hebrews 10:24)
God encourages us (Isaiah 40:31)
The Holy Spirit encourages us (Acts 9:31)
The Bible encourages us (Romans 15:4)

Envy can destroy someone (Job 5:2)
Do not envy those who do wrong (Psalm 37:1)
Do not envy the prosperity of the wicked (Psalm 73:2-3)
Envy can steal your peace (Proverbs 14:30)
Envy is a powerful enemy (Proverbs 27:4)
Being envious is foolish (Ecclesiastes 4:4)
Envy can cause you to act rashly (Acts 7:9)
Envy characterizes sinful people (Romans 1:29)
Do not envy other Christians (Galatians 4:26)
Envy has no place in a Believers life (Titus 3:3)
Do not harbor envy (James 3:14-15)
Get rid of envy (1 Peter 2:1)

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Beliving God takes faith (Genesis 15:6)
Only a small amount of faith is needed (Luke 17:6)
Faith is needed for salvation (Romans 3:28)
Faith puts us in a right relationship with God (Romans 5:1)
Faith comes from hearing the Word of God (Romans 10:17)
Accept those with weak faith (Romans 14:1)
Christianity is the only true faith (Ephesians 4:5)
Faith is hoping in what is not seen (Hebrews 11;1)
Faith accompanies obedience to God (Hebrews 11:7-12)

God forgives our many sins (Psalm 65:3)
God forgives us because he loves us (Psalm 86:5)
God makes us as clean as snow (Isaiah 1:18)
God removes our impurities (Ezekies 36:25)
We are to forgive others (Matthew 6:14-15)
Don't count the times you forgive (Matthew 18:21-25)
Forgive others as God has forgiven you (Colossians 4:6)
God forgives sins if we confess them (1 John 1:8-9)

Foul language is not fitting for a Believer (Ephesians 5:4)
Our speech reflects our relationship with God (Colossians 4:6)
Our speech should be an example to others (1 Timothy 4:12)

Friends can cause pain (Psalm 55:12-14)
Friends love during difficult times (Proverbs 17:17)
Faithful friends are not common (Proverbs 18:24)
Friends influence you (Proverbs 22:24-25)
Friendship is marked by sacrifice (John 15:13-15)
We can be friends with God (James 2:23)

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God is honored by our gifts (Exodus 35:22)
Generous giving honors God (Ezra 2:68-69)
God will reward us for giving to others (Mark 9:41)
Giving helps others live (Acts 2:44-45)
We are to support Christian workers (Acts 28:10)
Wealthy people should give generously (1 Timothy 6:17-19)
God is pleased with our gifts (Hebrews 13:16)
Giving reflects God's love (1 John 3:17)

Do not gossip (Exodus 23;1)
Be careful not to slander (Leviticus 19:16)
Gossiping betrays confidence (Proverbs 11:13)
Gossip separates friends (Proverbs 16:28)
Gossip prolongs tension between people (Proverbs 26;20)
Gossip is attractive (Proverbs 26;22)
People who gossip are wicked (Romans 1:29)
Gossip should have no place among Believers (1 Timothy 5:13)

God holds those in government accountable (Deuteronomy 17:18-19)
God gives authority to those in government (Romans 13:1)
Believers should obey the government (Titus 3;1)

God is full of grace (Exodus 34;6)
God is slow to anger (Psalm 86:15)
God's grace make salvation possible (Ephesians 1:7-8)
God accepts us by His grace (Ephesians 2:8-9)
God's grace gives us hope (1 Peter 1:13)

Greed creates disagreement (Proverbs 28;25)
The Pharisees had greedy hearts (Matthew 23:25)
Christians should avoid being greedy (Ephssians 5;3)
People full of greed will not enter heaven (Ephesians 5:5)
Leaders of the church must not be greedy (Titus 1:7)

Comfort each other (Job 2:12-13)
God comforts us in our darkets times (Job 35:9-10)
God provides comfort (Isaiah 40)
God promises to comfort those who grieve (Matthew 5:4)
The Holy Spirit comforts us (Acts 9:31)
The Bible comforts us (Romans 15:4)
God comforts those who grieve (2 Corinthians 1:3-11)
All grief will end (Revelation 21:3-4)

Ask God to guide you (Psalm 25:4-5)
The Bible guides us (Psalm 119:133)
God directs your path when you trust Him (Proverbs 3:5-6)

Guilt causes us to hide from God (Genesis 3:7-11)
Ask God to forgive hidden sins (Psalm 19:12-13)
God forgives sins and removes guilt (Psalm 32:5)
God cleanses us from all sin (Psalm 51:2)
All are guilt of sin (Romans 3:9-12)
Christ takes away all guilt (Romans 3:23-24)

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Hatred causes trouble (Proverbs 10:12)
Followers of Jesus will be hated (Matthew 10:22)
Many in the world hate Jesus (John 15:18)
Believers should hate evil (Romans 12:9)
All people are equal in Christ (Galatians 3:28-29)
Believers need to get rid of their own hatred (Colossians 3:8)

Honesty is commanded by God (Exodus 20:16)
Only honest people can worship God (Psalm 24:3-4)
God is truth and desires truth (Psalm 51:6)
God hates lies (Proverbs 6:16-17)
Be honest (Proverbs 19:1)
Believers should be known by their honesty (Matthew 5:37)
Lies make a person unclean before God (matthew 15:18-20)
Put away dishonesty (Ephesians 4:25)

Take care of those in need (Matthew 25:34-40)
Hospitality brings heavenly reward (Mark 9:41)
Believers should be hospitable (Romans 12:13)
Be hospitable to those you do not know well (Hebrews 13:2)
Be cheerful about being hospitable (1 Peter 4:9-11)
hospitality reflects God's love (3 John 1:5-8)

God humbles us for our own good (Deuteronomy 8:16)
God hears the prayers of the humble (2 Chronicles 7:14)
God saves those who are humble (Psalm 18:27)
God preserves the lives of humble people (Psalm 147:6)
Those who are humble become wise (Proverbs 11:2)
God cares for the humble (Isaiah 66:2)
God will exalt the humble (Luke 18:14)
Be humble in dealing with others (Philippians 2:1-11)
Humble yourself before God (James 4:10)

Do not associate with hypocrites (Psalm 26:4)
God hates hypocrisy in worship (Isaiah 29;13)
Hypocrites pretend to be devoted to God (Ezekiel 33:31-32)
God finds hypocrites repulsive (Matthew 23:27-28)
Beware of hypocrisy in your life (Luke 12:1-2)
God will punish hypocirisy (Luke 20:46-47)
Hypocrites are worthless (Titus 1;16)
Get rid of hypocrisy (1 Peter 2:1)

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Have no other gods (Exodus 20:3)
Do not devote yourself to anyone or anything more than God (Deuteronomy 4:23)
Devote your heart to God (Joshua 24;14)
Look to God for security (Judges 10:13-16)
We give in to idolatry when we forget God (Psalm 106:19-22)
God will not share His glory with anything else (Isaiah 42:8)
You cannot serve both God and the things of this world (Luke 16:13)

Compromise can lead to immorality (Judges 3:1-11)
Immorality should have no place among Christians (Ephesians 4:17-19)

Leaders should have integrity (Psalm 78:72)
Integrity takes effort (Psalm 101:3-8)
Leaders in the church should be full of integrity (Titus 1:7)
Maintain integrity in teaching others (Titus 2:7)

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Jealousy can destroy (Job 5:2)
Do not envy those who do wrong (Psalm 37:1)
Do not be jealous of the wicked (Psalm 73:2-3)
Jealousy steals peace (Proverbs 14:30)
Jealousy is a powerful enemy (Proverbs 27:4)
Jealousy is foolish (Ecclesiastes 4:4)
Jealousy can cause rash behavior (Acts 7:9)
Do not be jealous of other Christians (Galatians 5:26)
Jealousy has no place in the life a a Christian (Titus 3:3-5)

Justice should not be influenced by a crowd (Exodus 23:2)
Protect the poor (Exodus 23:6)
Do not hold back justice (Deuteronomy 27:19)
God loves justice (Psalm 11:7)
Jesus' death was justice for sin (Romans 3:25-26)

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Laziness can ruin you (Proverbs 6:6-11)
Laziness can make you poor (Proverbs 10:4-5)
Lazy people work for others (Proverbs 12:24)
Lazy people make excuses (Proverbs 22:13)
Lazy people oversleep (Proverbs 26:14)
Encourage lazy people to work (1 Thessalonians 5:14)
Lazy people should not be allowwed to be freeloaders (2 Thessalonians 3:10)

Leaders should be trustworthy (Exodus 18:21)
Leaders look out for the people's best interest (Numbers 27:16-17)
Leaders should represent God in their decisions (2 Chronicles 19:5-7)
Leaders should receive advice (Proverbs 11;14)
Leaders must serve others (Matthew 20:26-28)
Leaders should sacrifice for others (John 10:11)
Leaders should be obeyed (Romans 13:1-4)
Leaders give an account to God for their actions (Hebrews 13:17)

God is concerned about our loneliness (Genesis 2:18)
God encourages the lonely (1 Kings 19:14-18)
God takes care of lonely people (psalm 68:6)
Friends help in times of loneliness (Ecclesiastes 4:10-11)
God remains with us (matthew 28:20)

Love in marriage is strong (Song of Songs 8:6-7)
Love your enemis (Matthew 5:43-44)
Loving God is the most important command (Mark 12:29-30)
Love each other (John 13:34)
We cannot be separated from Jesus' love (Romans 8:35-39)
Love must be genuine (Romans 12:9)
Love never quits (1 Corinthians 13:4-8)
God's love is beyond our understanding (Ephesians 3:18)
Love helps you look past offenses (1 Peter 4:8)
God is love (1 John 4;16)
We must be known for our love (2 John 1:5)

Friends are loyal (Proverbs 17:7)
We cannot divide our loyalty (Matthew 6:24)
There must be loyalty in marriage (Hebrews 13:4)

Lustful thoughts are sinful (Matthew 5:28
Christians should not give in to lust (Colossians 3:5)
Christians should avoid lust (1 thessalonians 4:3-5)
Godless people enjoy immorality (1 Peter 4:3)

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God hates divorce (Malachi 2:16)
Two people become one through marriage (Mark 10:2-12)
Angels do not get married (Mark 12:25)
Married partners should meet each other's needs (1 Corinthians 7:2-5)
Husband & wife are united for life (1 Corinthians 7:39)
A Christian wife can witness to her non-Christian husband (1 Peter 3:1-6)

God requires we show mercy (Micah 6:8)
Peole who show mercy will be rewarded (Matthew 5:7)
We are to imitate God's mercy (Luke 6:36)
Jesus is merciful (1 Timothy 1:2)
Mercy is from God (2 Timothy 1:2)

Greed brings trouble (Proverbs 15:27)
Do not put money as the most important part of your life (Matthew 6:19)
Money can distract from God (Mark 10:17-24)
You cannot serve both God and money (Luke 16:13)
Share your resources with those in need (Acts 2:42-45)
Look to God for security, not money (1 Timothy 6:17-19)
Do not love money (Hebrews 13:5)
Be careful to treat rich & poor equally (James 2:1-9)

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Obeying is better than saying "I'm sorry" (1 Samuel 15:22)
People who obey God's Word will be blessed (Luke 11:28)
Obey the government (Romans 13:1-4)
Children should obey their parents (Ephesians 6:1)
Obey God (1 John 2:3)

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God cares for His people (Deuteronomy 7:9)
Friends should comfort each other (Job 2:12-13)
God comforts us in our darkest times (Job 35:10)
God watches over the weak (Psalm 12:5)
God comforts us (Isaiah 40:9-11)
God promises comfort to those who mourn (Matthew 5:4)
God's Holy Spirit is our Comforter (John 14:16)
Christians should comfort each other (1 Thessalonians 4:18)
All pain will end (Revelation 21:3-4)

Be patient with God (Psalm 75:2)
Patience is valuable (Proverbs 25:15)
Patience is better than pride (Ecclesiastes 7:8)
Patience demonstrates love (1 Corinthians 13:4)
Patience is evidence of the Holy Spirit working in our lives (Galatians 5:22)
Be patient with each other (Ephesians 4:2)

Ask God for help (psalm 40:13)
God does not hear our prayers if we purposely sin (Micah 3:4)
Prayer should not be for show (Matthew 6:6)
Jesus taught His disciples how to pray (Matthew 6:9-13)
Pray with an attitude of humility (Luke 18:9-14)
Pray in Jesus' name (John 16:23-24)
Pray all the time (Ephesians 6:18)
Pray without doubting (James 1:6)
Pray with the right motives (James 4:3)
Pray according to God's will (1 John 5:14-15)

Pride leads to shame (Proverbs 11:2)
Pride leads to arguments (Proverbs 13:10)
Pride will be punished (Proverbs 16:5)
Pride ends in destruction (Proverbs 16:18)
Pride cuts us off from God and others (Luke 18:9-14)
There is no place for proud boasting (Romans 3:27)
God chose to reveal Himself to the humble, not the proud (1 Corinthians 1:26-31)
Pride is not compatible with the fruit of the Spirit (Galatians 5:22-26)
God opposes the proud (James 4:6)

Do not procrastinate in choosing to serve the Lord (Joshua 24:15)
God does not procrastinate (Habakkuk 2:3)
Those who procrastinte lose out (Luke 14:16-21)
Today is the day to be saved (2 Corinthians 6:2)
No one can procrastinate forever (Revelation 10:6)

Prophecy reveals a message from God (Deuteronomy 18:21-22)
False prophecy is not from God (Jeremiah 23:25-32)
Claiming to prophesy does not indicate salvation (Matthew 7:21-23)
The Holy Spirit allows believers to prophesy (Acts 2:17-18)
Prophecy is a spiritual gift (1 Corinthians 14:1-5)
We should listen to God's message (1 thessalonians 5:20)
True prophets speak God's words (2 Peter 1:20-23)

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God is worthy of our respect (Exodus 3:5)
Parents are worthy of respect (Leviticus 19:3)
Those in authority should have our respect (1 Samuel 24:1-6)
Husbands and wives should respect each other (Ephesians 5:33)
Those in leadership should have respectful children (1 Timothy 3:4)
Show respect to all people (1 Peter 2:17)

Responsible people admit their wrongs (1 Chronicles 21:8)
responsible people are faithful with what they have been given (Matthew 25:14-30)
People are responsible for their decision about Christ (John 3:18-19)
Responsible people know their abilities and limitations (Acts 6:1-7)
People are responsible for their own actions (James 1:13-15)

God gave us an example and a command to rest (Genesis 2:3)
Rest is important for worship (Exodus 20:8)
God tells us to rest (Exodus 23;12)
Jesus promises to give us rest from our burdens (Matthew 11:28-30)
Rest is a gift of God (Hebrews 4:9-11)
Heaven will be a place of rest (Revelation 14:13)

God's people should not seek revenge (Leviticus 19:18)
Do not pay back evil for evil (Proverbs 24:29)
Believers need to resist revenge (Matthew 5:38-42)
Leave revenge in God's hands (Romans 12:19)
Do not desire revenge (1 Thessalonians 5;15)
Jesis is our example (1 Peter 2:21-23)

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We do not know when Jesus will return (Matthew 24:36)
Christ's return will be unmistakable (Mark 13:26-27)
Christ's return will be joyous for those who are ready (Luke 12:35-40)
The Second Coming will be a time of judgment of unbelievers (John 12:37-50)
At Christ's second coming we will be with Him forever (John 14:1-3)
The promise of Christ's return (Acts 1;10-11)
Believers will be resurrected and given glorious bodies (1 Corinthians 15:51-57)
The Second Coming will be visible and glorious (1 thessalonians 4;16)
Christians who are dead and alive will rise to meet him (1 Thessalonians 4:16-17)
Continue to serve God as you await the Second Coming (1 Peter 4:7-8)
Patiently await Christ's return 92 Peter 3:8-13)
Jesus is coming soon (Revelation 22:20-21)

Forbidden sexual practices (Leviticus 18)
Sex is God's gift to married people (Proverbs 5:15-21)
Sex outside of marriage is foolish (Proverbs 6:23-35)
Sex within marriage is meant to be a delight (Song of Songs 4:1-16)
Sexual sin begins in the mind (Matthew 5:27-30)
God will judge those who practice sexual impurity and lustful behavior (Romans 1:18-32)
Sex is a powerful bond not meant to be taken lightly (1 Corinthians 6:9-20)
Sexual immorality has no place among Christians (Ephesians 5:1-3)
Have nothing to do with sexual immorality (Colossians 3:5)
God wants us to live in holiness, not lustful passion (1 Thessalonians 4:1-8)
Sex in marriage is honorable and pure (Hebrews 13:4)

Some remain single to work for God's Kingdom (Matthew 19:12)
Singleness is a gift from God (1 Corinthians 7:7-8)
Single people can serve God (1 Corinthians 7:25-31)
Single people have more time to focus on service for God (1 Corinthians 7:32-35)

God expects us to use our gifts (Romans 12:3-8)
God gives us our spiritual gifts (1 Corinthians 12:4-11)
Spiritual gifts build up the body of Christ (Ephesians 4;11-13)
Spiritual gifts ought not be denied nor overemphasized (1 Thessalonians 5:19-22)
God distributes spiritual gifts according to His will (Hebrews 2:4)

Delegating work can alleviate stress (Exodus 18:13-26)
god is a refuge in times of stress (Psalm 62;1-8)
Pray to God in times of stress (Psalm 69:1-36)
Wait upon the Lord (Isaiah 40:30-31)
God is always with us (Romans 8:31-39)
God cares about our stress (2 Corinthians 4:8-12)
Don't let stress cause you to worry (Philippians 4:4-9)

Those who suffer need encouragement (Job 16:1-6)
Christ's followers will face suffering (Matthew 16:21-26)
Our suffering helps us to comfort others (2 Corinthians 1:3-7)
Our suffering will end in glory (2 Corinthians 4;17-18)
Jesus can help us through suffering (Hebrews 2:11-18)
Christ showed how to handle suffering (1 Peter 2:21-24)
there will be no suffering in Christ's Kingdom (Revelation 21:4)

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Temptation comes from Satan (Genesis 3;1-6)
How to avoid temptation (Proverbs 7:1-5)
How to respond when tempted (Matthew 4:1-11)
God will provide a way of escape from every temptation (1 Corinthians 10:13)
Run from temptation (2 Timothy 2:22)
Christ can help us, He faced temptation (Hebrews 4:15-16)
God never tempts people to sin (James 1:13-15)

Christ promises rest from our trials (Matthew 11:28-30)
Jesus understands our struggles (John 15:18)
Have peace in trials (John 16:33)
Trials help us to develop patience (Romans 5:1-5)
God knows what He is doing with our life (Romans 8:28)
Believers can expect to suffer for their faith (2 Corinthians 6:3-13)
Present trials fade when compared to the joy of our relationship with Christ (Philippians 3:7-11)
God expects us to grow through our trials (James 1:2-4)

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The fear of God is the beginning of wisdom (Proverbs 1:7)
To find wisdom, first find God (Proverbs 2:6-12)
Wise people accept advice (Proverbs 13:10)
Wise people boast not in their wisdom but in knowing God (Jeremiah 9;23-24)
The wise understand God's ways and follow His guidance (Hosea 14:9)
Wise people build on the solid foundation of God and His Word (Matthew 7:24-27)
God's wisdom is different from the world's wisdom (1 Corinthians 2:1-16)
God will give us wisdom if we ask for it (James 1:5)

Bringing the good news of Christ is a wonderful privilege (Isaiah 52:7)
God's message will accomplish what He desires whever it is spoken (Isaiah 55:10-11)
God holds us accountable for avoiding a chance to witness for Him (Ezekiel 3:18-19)
Let your light shine (Matthew 5:14-16)
Jesus commanded all believers to witness (Matthew 28:16-20)
If we acknowledge our faith before people, jesus will acknowledge us (Luke 12:8-9)
Christians are called to spread the gospel across the world (Acts 1:8)
We plant or water the seed of faith, but only God makes it grow (1 Corinthians 3:5-9)
God has entrusted us with the message we need to share with others (2 Corinthians 5:18-21)
Always be ready to tell what God has done for you (1 Peter 3:15)

God's image is shared equally by women and men (Genesis 1;26-27)
Women should fulfill their responsibilities well (Proverbs 31:10-31)
Women and men are equal before God (Galatians 3;28)
The church should care for widows who have no relatives (1 Timothy 5:3-16)

Hard work is honored by God (Genesis 31:38-42)
Use your skills to honor god (Exodus 36:1)
Hard work brings rewards (Proverbs 12;14)
Hard work helps supply basic needs (Proverbs 28:19)
Our work for God is never wasted (1 Corinthians 15:58)
All work should be done as though we are working for God (Ephesians 6:5-9)

Worship is an encounter with the living and holy god (Exodus 3;1-6)
Worship is reserved for God alone (Exodus 34:14)
In worship we give the Lord the glory due Him (Psalm 29:1-2)
We can worship because of Christ's sacrifice on our behalf (Hebrews 10:1-10)
We should worship with reverence for God (Hebrews 12:28)
When we draw near to God, He draws near to us (James 4:8)

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