For the Spirit God gave us does not make us timid, but gives us power, love and self-discipline.
You need to persevere so that when you have done the will of God, you will receive what he has promised.
There is no fear in love. But perfect love drives out fear, because fear has to do with punishment. The one who fears is not made perfect in love.
Praise be to the Lord, to God our Savior, who daily bears our burdens.
Jesus looked at them and said,
I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has called me heavenward in Christ Jesus.
“He himself bore our sins” in his body on the cross, so that we might die to sinsand live for righteousness; “by his wounds you have been healed.”
you were bought at a price. Therefore honor God with your bodies.
But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my witnessesin Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.
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,
However, if you suffer as a Christian, do not be ashamed, but praise God that you bear that name.
Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.
Today is Friday