Scripture quotations are from the New World Translation of the Holy Scriptures 2013 Revised Edition.

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Mark 8:34

“If anyone wants to come after me, let him disown himself and pick up his torture stake and keep following me.”

Ecclesiastes 12:13

"The conclusion of the matter, everything having been heard, is: Fear the true God and keep his commandments. For this is the whole obligation of man."

Isaiah 48:17b

“I, Jehovah, am your God, the One teaching you to benefit yourself, the One guiding you in the way you should walk.”

Psalms 51:17

“The sacrifices pleasing to God are a broken spirit; a heart broken and crushed, O God, you will not reject.” (David after his sin with Bathsheba)

Isaiah 49:15

“Can a woman forget her nursing child or have no compassion for the son of her womb? Even if these women forget, I would never forget you.”

Psalms 27:10

“Even if my own father and mother abandon me, Jehovah himself will take me in.”

1 Corinthians 1:3

“May you have undeserved kindness and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.”

Psalms 55:22

“Throw your burden on Jehovah, and he will sustain you. Never will he allow the righteous one to fall.”

Luke 12:6-7

“Five sparrows sell for two coins of small value, do they not? Yet not one of them is forgotten by God. But even the hairs of your head are all numbered. Have no fear; you are worth more than many sparrows.”

Psalms 34:18

“Jehovah is close to the brokenhearted; He saves those who are crushed in spirit.”

1 Peter 5:6-11

“Humble yourselves, therefore, under the mighty hand of God, so that he may exalt you in due time, while you throw all your anxiety on him, because he cares for you.  Keep your senses, be watchful! Your adversary, the Devil, walks about like a roaring lion, seeking to devour someone.  But take your stand against him, firm in the faith, knowing that the same kind of sufferings are being experienced by the entire association of your brothers in the world.  But after you have suffered a little while, the God of all undeserved kindness, who called you to his everlasting glory in union with Christ, will himself finish your training. He will make you firm, he will make you strong, he will firmly ground you. To him be the might forever. Amen.”

Isaiah 41:10

“Do not be afraid, for I am with you. Do not be anxious, for I am your God. I will fortify you, yes, I will help you, I will really hold on to you with my right hand of righteousness.”

Hebrews 6:10

“For God is not unrighteous so as to forget your work and the love you showed for his name by ministering and continuing to minister to the holy ones.”

Psalms 121:1-8

“I raise my eyes to the mountains. From where will my help come? My help comes from Jehovah, The Maker of heaven and earth. He will never allow your foot to slip. The One guarding you will never be drowsy. Look! He will never be drowsy nor go to sleep. The One guarding Israel. Jehovah is guarding you. Jehovah is the shade at your right hand. By day the sun will not strike you, nor the moon by night. Jehovah will guard you against all harm. He will guard your life. Jehovah will guard you in all you do from now on and forever.”

Proverbs 3:5,6

“Trust in Jehovah with all your heart, and do not rely on your own understanding. In all your ways take notice of him, and he will make your paths straight.”

Proverbs 27:11

“Be wise, my son, and make my heart rejoice, So that I can make a reply to him who taunts me.”

Job 29:12

“For I would rescue the poor who cried for help, along with the fatherless child and anyone who had no helper.”

2 Corinthians 6:17-7:1

“‘Therefore, get out from among them, and separate yourselves,’ says Jehovah, ‘and quit touching the unclean thing’; ‘and I will take you in.’ ‘And I will become a father to you, and you will become sons and daughters to me,’ says Jehovah, the Almighty. Therefore, since we have these promises, beloved ones, let us cleanse ourselves of every defilement of flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God.”

Psalms 65:3

“My errors have overwhelmed me, but you cover over our transgressions.”

Psalms 139:23,24

“Search through me, O God, and know my heart. Examine me, and know my anxious thoughts. See whether there is in me any harmful way, and lead me in the way of eternity.”

 Jeremiah 29:11,12

“’For I well know the thoughts that I am thinking toward you,’ declares Jehovah, ‘thoughts of peace, and not of calamity, to give you a future and a hope. And you will call me and come and pray to me, and I will listen to you.’”

2 Chronicles 16:9a

“For the eyes of Jehovah are roving about through all the earth to show his strength in behalf of those whose heart is complete toward him.”

Psalms 37:4,5

Find exquisite delight in Jehovah, and he will grant you the desires of your heart. Commit your way to Jehovah; rely on him, and he will act in your behalf.”

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