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VerseD: Proverbs 29:25

The fear of man lays a snare, but whoever trusts in the Lord is safe.
Proverbs 29:25, ESV

What can people do to you that is so bad? At worst, they kill. At best, they make us happy.
Only God can give us eternal life and peace through Christ.

VerseD: Jeremiah 17:7

“Blessed is the man who trusts in the Lord, whose trust is the Lord.”
Jeremiah 17:7, ESV

All of our hope, peace, and strength come from God. He has given us more than enough reason to trust Him, most notably by the cross of Christ.

VerseD: James 4:7

Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.
James 4:7, ESV

Temptations and troubles come, but turning to God gives us the power and peace to overcome.

VerseD: Psalm 27:4

One thing have I asked of the Lord , that will I seek after: that I may dwell in the house of the Lord all the days of my life, to gaze upon the beauty of the Lord and to inquire in his temple.
Psalm 27:4, ESV

Is our heart’s desire to be with God? Trials, troubles, and challenges should draw us closer to Him, for He is our only hope and strength.

VerseD: Psalm 18:2

The Lord is my rock and my fortress and my deliverer, my God, my rock, in whom I take refuge, my shield, and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold.
Psalm 18:2, ESV

When the troubles and temptations of this world seem great, we know that our God is greater and is helping and defending us.

VerseD: Proverbs 13:6

Righteousness guards him whose way is blameless, but sin overthrows the wicked.
Proverbs 13:6, ESV

Our righteousness is found in Christ alone,  and without turning and believing that we are destined for eternal destruction.
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VerseD: Isaiah 66:13

As one whom his mother comforts, so I will comfort you; you shall be comforted in Jerusalem.
Isaiah 66:13, ESV

Good is our Great Comforter, giving us peace and courage in a hard world that others will see and want.

VerseD: Proverbs 9:10

The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom, and the knowledge of the Holy One is insight.
Proverbs 9:10, ESV

Knowing our Creator and His wrath against sin leads us to understanding this world and our need for His forgiveness and salvation through Jesus Christ.

VerseD: Numbers 18:20

And the Lord said to Aaron, “You shall have no inheritance in their land, neither shall you have any portion among them. I am your portion and your inheritance among the people of Israel.
Numbers 18:20, ESV

Aaron and his descendants (and the Levites) were the shadow of the Church: we have no earthly inheritance, for we are co-heirs with Christ. Christ is our inheritance. Yet, He gets all of Creation.

VerseD: Numbers 18:11

This also is yours: the contribution of their gift, all the wave offerings of the people of Israel. I have given them to you, and to your sons and daughters with you, as a perpetual due. Everyone who is clean in your house may eat it.
Numbers 18:11, ESV

God provides for His servants, those who tend to His Temple. In Christ, all Christians are and tend to His Temple, the Church.
How much does He want to provide for us?