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December 1, 2010

25 Bible Verses for the Advent Season

25 Bible Verses I've Selected for Our Advent Calendar
Jesus said, "Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these."  Matthew 19:14
Children, obey your parents in everything, for this pleases the Lord.  Colossians 3:20
Don't let anyone look down on you because you are young, but set an example for the believers in speech, in life, in love, in faith and in purity. 1 Timothy 4:12
For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten son, and whosoever believes him, shall not perish, but have everlasting life.  John 3:16
"The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want.
He makes me lie down in green pastures; he leads me beside still waters.
He restores my soul. He leads me in right paths for his name's sake.
Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I fear no evil; for you are with me; your rod and your staff - they comfort me.
You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies; you anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows.
Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life, and I shall dwell in the house of the Lord my whole life long."
Psalms 23
"Delight thyself also in the Lord; and he shall give me the desires of my heart."
Psalms 37:4
"Be still and know that I am God."
Psalms 46:10
"This is the day the Lord has made. We will rejoice and be glad in it."
Psalms 118:24
"Trust in the Lord with all your heart, And lean not on your own understanding; In all your ways acknowledge Him, And he shall direct your paths."
Proverbs 3:5
"A good name is rather to be chosen than great riches."
Proverbs 22:1
"but those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength.
They will soar on wings like eagles;
They will run and not grow weary,
They will walk and not be faint."
Isaiah 40:31
"The Lord's Prayer"
Our Father in heaven
Hallowed be your name.
Your Kingdom come.
Your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven.
Give us this day our daily bread.
And forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors.
And do not bring us to the time of trial, but rescue us from the evil one.
Matthew 6: 9-13
But seek you first the Kingdom of God, and his righteousness, and all these things shall be given you.
Matthew 6:33
Do not judge, so that you may not be judged.
Matthew 7:1
Jesus looked at them and said, "With man this is impossible, but with God all things are possible."
Matthew 19:26
You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul and with all your mind.
Matthew 22:36
You shall love your neighbor as yourself.
Matthew 22:38
I am with you always, to the close of the age.
Matthew 28:20
Do unto others as you would have them do to you.
Luke 6:31
For where your treasure is, there will your heart also be.
Luke 12:34
Again Jesus spoke to them, saying, "I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness but will have the light of life."
John 8:12
Jesus said, "I am the resurrection and the life. Those who believe in me, even though they die, will live, and everyone who lives and believes in me will never die."
John 11: 25-26
Love is patient; love is kind; love is not boastful or arrogant or rude. It does not insist on its own way; it is not irritable or resentful; it does not rejoice in wrongdoing, but rejoices in the truth. It bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things.
I Corinthians 13: 4-7
I can do all things through Christ which strengthens me.
Philippians 4:13
"Make a joyful noise to the Lord, all the Earth
Worship the Lord with gladness; come into his presence with singing.
Know that the Lord is God.
It is he who made us, and we are his;
We are his people and the sheep of his pasture.
Enter his gates with thanksgiving, and his courts with praise.
Give thanks to him, bless his name.
For the Lord is good; his steadfast love endureth forever,
and his faithfulness to all generations."
Psalms 100

1 comment:

  1. Great choices! I just picked up a new bible from B&N and am looking forward to rediscovering some of these :)

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