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What Is You Favorite Passage of Scripture? Why?

Discussion in 'Christian Scriptures' started by mark kennedy, Mar 17, 2019.

  1. If Not For Grace

    If Not For Grace Legend-but then so's Keith Richards

    Jeremiah 29:11

    For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.
  2. miknik5

    miknik5 "Let not your heart be troubled"

    United States
    My favorite passage is from John
    It is during Jesus upper room discourse to His disciples where He says....
    Let not your heart be troubled...ye believe in God, believe also in Me
  3. kcnalp

    kcnalp Member

    United States
    Acts 16:31 Believe in the Lord Jesus Christ and you'll be saved, you and your household.
  4. mark kennedy

    mark kennedy Natura non facit saltum Supporter

    One of my favorite for justidication by faith, is Acts 10:43. All the prophets testify about him that everyone who believes in hin recieves forgiveness of sins in his name
  5. Julian of Norwich

    Julian of Norwich English Catholic

    United States
    Oh that's where the verse is! I've been wondering and love it where it says,
    "You will go out in joy

    and be led forth in peace;

    the mountains and hills

    will burst into song before you,

    and all the trees of the field

    will clap their hands." Is. 55:12

    I love that!
  6. Jordan1989

    Jordan1989 Member

    United States
    I love these verses in Pslams. Yet strangely I never hear anyone mention these. So many wonderful promises contained in them.

    If you make the Lord your refuge,

    if you make the Most High your shelter,
    no evil will conquer you;

    no plague will come near your home.
    For he will order his angels
 to protect you wherever you go.
    They will hold you up with their hands
 so you won't even hurt your foot on a stone.
    You will trample upon lions and cobras;

    you will crush fierce lions and serpents under your feet!
    The Lord says, “I will rescue those who love me.

    I will protect those who trust in my name. When they call on me, I will answer;
 I will be with them in trouble.

    I will rescue and honor them.
    I will reward them with a long life
 and give them my salvation.” --Psalm 91:9-16 NLT
  7. Stranger36147

    Stranger36147 Active Member

    Other Religion
    Cain saying to God "I know not; Am I my brother's keeper?"
  8. FenderTL5

    FenderTL5 864511320 Supporter

    United States
    Eastern Orthodox
    Psalm 104.

    I love the poetic way it speaks of the grandeur of God and I particularly appreciate its place in the evening prayers.
  9. bcbsr

    bcbsr Newbie

    1John 3:9,10 "No one who is born of God will continue to sin, because God’s seed remains in him; he cannot go on sinning, because he has been born of God. This is how we know who the children of God are and who the children of the devil are: Anyone who does not do what is right is not a child of God; nor is anyone who does not love his brother."

    It speaks of the effect of regeneration being such the believe loses the ability to continue to live in sin, and consequently characteristically does what is right and loves others who have likewise been born of God, this being so inevitable that it is the primary indicator that one has been born of God.

    Thus while under the Old Covenant behavior was regulated through fear of condemnation, under the New Covenant behavior is regulated through regeneration such that it becomes natural to do what is right.