1 Corinthians 1:27-29 ()
But God chose what is foolish in the world to shame the wise; God chose what is weak in the world to shame the strong;
God chose what is low and despised in the world, even things that are not, to bring to nothing things that are,
so that no human being might boast in the presence of God.
Ecclesiastes 5:15 ()
As he came from his mother’s womb he shall go again, naked as he came, and shall take nothing for his toil that he may carry away in his hand.
Isaiah 61:7 ()
Instead of your shame there shall be a double portion; instead of dishonor they shall rejoice in their lot; therefore in their land they shall possess a double portion; they shall have everlasting joy.
Mark 8:34-35 ()
And calling the crowd to him with his disciples, he said to them, “If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross and follow me.
For whoever would save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for my sake and the gospel’s will save it.
1 Chronicles 16:34 ()
Oh give thanks to the LORD, for he is good; for his steadfast love endures forever!
Psalms 105:1 ()
Oh give thanks to the LORD; call upon his name; make known his deeds among the peoples!
Proverbs 6:6-11 ()
Go to the ant, O sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise.
Without having any chief, officer, or ruler,
she prepares her bread in summer and gathers her food in harvest.
How long will you lie there, O sluggard? When will you arise from your sleep?
A little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to rest,
and poverty will come upon you like a robber, and want like an armed man.
Acts 20:24 ()
But I do not account my life of any value nor as precious to myself, if only I may finish my course and the ministry that I received from the Lord Jesus, to testify to the gospel of the grace of God.
Ecclesiastes 5:10 ()
He who loves money will not be satisfied with money, nor he who loves wealth with his income; this also is vanity.
Hebrews 11:6 ()
And without faith it is impossible to please him, for whoever would draw near to God must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who seek him.