But the Lord is faithful, and he will strengthen you and protect you from the evil one.
However, I consider my life worth nothing to me; my only aim is to finish the race and complete the task the Lord Jesus has given me—the task of testifying to the good news of God’s grace.
Lord, you are my God; I will exalt you and praise your name, for in perfect faithfulness you have done wonderful things, things planned long ago
But even if he does not, we want you to know, Your Majesty, that we will not serve your gods or worship the image of gold you have set up
You see, at just the right time, when we were still powerless, Christ died for the ungodly.
He did what was right in the eyes of the Lord and followed completely the ways of his father David, not turning aside to the right or to the left
But we do not belong to those who shrink back and are destroyed, but to those who have faith and are saved
He held fast to the Lord and did not stop following him; he kept the commands the Lord had given Moses.
Because the Sovereign Lord helps me, I will not be disgraced. Therefore have I set my face like flint, and I know I will not be put to shame.
My feet have closely followed his steps; I have kept to his way without turning aside.
But the man of God answered the king, “Even if you were to give me half your possessions, I would not go with you, nor would I eat bread or drink water here.
Therefore, my brothers and sisters, you whom I love and long for, my joy and crown, stand firm in the Lord in this way, dear friends!
Let us hold unswervingly to the hope we profess, for he who promised is faithful
Be on your guard; stand firm in the faith; be courageous; be strong
All you need to say is simply “Yes,” or “No”; anything beyond this comes from the evil one.