Blessed is the one who perseveres under trial because, having stood the test, that person will receive the crown of life that the Lord has promised to those who love him.
Now to him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to his power that is at work within us,
For everything that was written in the past was written to teach us, so that through the endurance taught in the Scriptures and the encouragement they provide we might have hope.
But the said unto Samuel, Look not on his countenance, or on the height of his stature; because I have refused him: for the seeth not as man seeth; for man looketh on the outward appearance, but the looketh on the heart.
Give, and it will be given to you. A good measure, pressed down, shaken together and running over, will be poured into your lap. For with the measure you use, it will be measured to you.
Now faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see.
If I have the gift of prophecy and can fathom all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I have a faith that can move mountains, but do not have love, I am nothing.
Therefore I tell you, whatever you ask for in prayer, believe that you have received it, and it will be yours.
Today is Wednesday