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What's Your Favorite Scripture Verse?

  1. fierycj profile image85
    fierycjposted 7 years ago

    I have a whole bunch of them, so here I'm gonna say you're allowed to post as many as you like (from any Holy book, except the Satanic Bible, obviously) . Here's one of mine..."And I looked, and there was none to help; and I wondered that there was none to uphold: therefore mine own arm brought salvation unto me; and my fury, it upheld me." Isaiah 63:5

    1. mohitmisra profile image60
      mohitmisraposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      "The only way you can conquer me is through love and there I am gladly conquered" krishna- Bhagwat Gita

      "I am thy shield and thy exceedingly great reward" Holy Bible

      "Unto Allah is your return and he is able to do all things" Holy Quran.


      So many more fierycj. smile

      1. fierycj profile image85
        fierycjposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        Sure, Mohit. Nice verses there, my man.

      2. fierycj profile image85
        fierycjposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        Sure, Mohit. Nice verses there, my man.

      3. mohitmisra profile image60
        mohitmisraposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        "Seven breaths of one pointed concentration will get you enlightened. " Patanjali Yoga Sutras

        "Behold but one in all things, It is the second that leads you astray" Kabir.-The Dohas of Kabir

        "One who sees inaction in action and action in inaction, he is a wise man." Holy Bhagwat Gita

        This one I dont think is from a book but is a classic.
        "in three words I think I summon everything I have learned about life: it goes on." Robert Frost.

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      ellie1142545posted 7 years ago in reply to this

      My favorite is John 3:16....The very first verse I ever learned by heart, and it still holds true today....

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    dennisemattposted 7 years ago

    sorry, my bible is not handy and its been a while since i had stuff memorized. BUT, I love Song of Solomen..the whole thing...and any scripture relating to the fact that god can make good of any situation...(im not really stalking you, you just start ineresting threads)ill have to go get my bible so i can say wich scripture specifically..

    1. fierycj profile image85
      fierycjposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      and I was hoping you were stalking me, lol. Humph, tough luck.

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    badcompany99posted 7 years ago

    The 23rd Psalm for me, especially these 3 verses.

    "He maketh me to lie down in green pastures:
    He leadeth me beside the still waters.
    He restoreth my soul"

    1. fierycj profile image85
      fierycjposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Psalm 23 is a classic. First passage I ever memorized. Nice reminder, Badcompany.

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    dennisemattposted 7 years ago

    all i can find is my dictionary...but i also love the descritpion of what a wife should be. proverbs i think...i may jsut be setting myself up for trouble here, but its just my opinion and Im allowed to have it..but that description is exactly what ive always wanted to be. a wife.

    1. fierycj profile image85
      fierycjposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Proverbs 31. Its called The Virtuous Woman Passage. If thats what you want to be, then its a wonder you haven't been snatched up already. No kidding.

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        dennisemattposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        thank you, that is what I meant, and Ive been happily snatched up for the past 10 years.  smile

        1. fierycj profile image85
          fierycjposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          Would have been a wonder.

        2. fierycj profile image85
          fierycjposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          Would have been a wonder.

  5. Paraglider profile image89
    Paragliderposted 7 years ago

    "A Book of Verses underneath the Bough,
    A Jug of Wine, a Loaf of Bread---and Thou
    Beside me singing in the Wilderness--
    Oh, Wilderness were Paradise enow!"

    And don't tell me the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam isn't scripture!

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    \Brenda Scullyposted 7 years ago

    Proverbs 10;22
      A blessing from the lord that is what makes rich, and he adds no pain with it....


    Ruth 2;12  The Lord will reward you for all the good things you have done.  You will be paid in full bY The Lord God of Israel. you have come to him for safety and he will protect you...

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      dennisemattposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      OH YEAH!! I love Ruth too!! and I love the scriptures my kids have been learning. I love hearing thier tiny little voices recite them with such conviction. Now, if only I could find a church that I liked...

  7. spiderpam profile image56
    spiderpamposted 7 years ago

    Just one?, Ok.
    John 14:27
    "Peace I leave with you; my peace I give unto you: not as the world giveth, give I unto you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be fearful."
    There is a song called "A Blessing", that uses this verse.

  8. Christa Dovel profile image89
    Christa Dovelposted 7 years ago

    One of my favorites:

    God is not a man, that He should lie,
    Nor a son of man, that He should repent.
    Has he not said, and will He not do?
    Or has He spoken, and will He not make it good?

    -Numbers 23:19

    1. Lady_E profile image82
      Lady_Eposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Nice one Christa, Love to use this one when claiming a promise of God.

    2. Eaglekiwi profile image73
      Eaglekiwiposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Oh so glad you posted that one Christa ,cuz thats one of my fav's ,but could not remember the scripture.

      By the way CJ ,great thread ,positive ! heads up smile

  9. DoodleLyn profile image78
    DoodleLynposted 7 years ago

    My favorite...hmm.  There are so many I love.  I guess, right now, I would say Matthew 6:33, "Seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things shall be added to you."  Pretty much says it all.

  10. frogpatch profile image77
    frogpatchposted 7 years ago

    I believe it is Proverbs 3 4-5

    Trust in the Lord
    Lean not upon your own understanding,
    Acknowledge Him in all your ways,
    And He will direct your path.

    I have been reciting that one almost everyday for years!

  11. RedElf profile image86
    RedElfposted 7 years ago

    Song of Solomon

  12. Tom Cornett profile image54
    Tom Cornettposted 7 years ago

    "It is God's will that all be saved."

  13. Make  Money profile image72
    Make Moneyposted 7 years ago

    What's Your Favorite Scripture Verse?

    The most important message in the Bible.

    John 6:54 Then Jesus said to them: Amen, amen I say unto you: Except you eat the flesh of the Son of man, and drink his blood, you shall not have life in you. 55 He that eateth my flesh, and drinketh my blood, hath everlasting life: and I will raise him up in the last day.

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    sandra rinckposted 7 years ago

    1 John 4:8 and 1John 4:18

    God is love and perfect love caste out fear. smile

    1. mohitmisra profile image60
      mohitmisraposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Sweet. smile

  15. Lady Guinevere profile image60
    Lady Guinevereposted 7 years ago

    Not my top favorite but one that needs to be shared:

    Ecclesiastes 1
    9 What [is] that which hath been? it [is] that which is, and what [is] that which hath been done? it [is] that which is done, and there is not an entirely new thing under the sun.

    10 There is a thing of which [one] saith: `See this, it [is] new!' already it hath been in the ages that were before us!

  16. viryabo profile image85
    viryaboposted 7 years ago

    "The Lord bless me and keep me
    The Lord make his face to shine upon me and be gracious unto me"
    I recite this all the time.

  17. viryabo profile image85
    viryaboposted 7 years ago

    "God is good, God is truth, God is beauty, Praise Him"

  18. onthewriteside profile image60
    onthewritesideposted 7 years ago

    Genesis 6 verse 7:

    So the LORD said, "I will blot out man whom I have created from the face of the ground, man and beast and creeping things and birds of the air, for I am sorry that I have made them."

    1. Lady_E profile image82
      Lady_Eposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Favourite?

      1. onthewriteside profile image60
        onthewritesideposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        Yep.  With all of the idiocy going on in the world right now, we could probably use another cleansing too.

        1. Lady_E profile image82
          Lady_Eposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          I think everyone just needs a bit more knowledge. That would eradicate a lot of idiocy.

          1. onthewriteside profile image60
            onthewritesideposted 7 years ago in reply to this

            You said it!  Of course I'm sure we would disagree on what that "knowledge" would entail...

    2. Lady Guinevere profile image60
      Lady Guinevereposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      This is about the Flood, I presuume?  All things did not die in that flood.  Think about all the things that lived in the waters that supposedly rose above the land.

      1. onthewriteside profile image60
        onthewritesideposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        You're right...all things didn't die, including mankind, and anything else "in Noah's proverbial Ark".  I still like the idea of a "cleansing" though!  lol

        1. Lady_E profile image82
          Lady_Eposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          Total wipe out..........  Mmmmh.

          1. onthewriteside profile image60
            onthewritesideposted 7 years ago in reply to this

            Naaaa....just a cleansing...

            1. Lady_E profile image82
              Lady_Eposted 7 years ago in reply to this

              Actually, I see where your coming from now. Doh! (My brain goes to slow motion after I've had a big meal).

              Cleansing is more appropriate. The world is going a bit Crazy. smile

              1. onthewriteside profile image60
                onthewritesideposted 7 years ago in reply to this

                wink

  19. Inspirepub profile image85
    Inspirepubposted 7 years ago

    "Judge not lest ye be judged"

    And 1 Corinthians 13: "... these things abide, faith hope and love, and the greatest of these is love ..."

    Jenny

  20. 1weddingsource profile image61
    1weddingsourceposted 7 years ago

    John 3:16 "For God so Love the World, He gave his only begotten Son".

    A sacrifice to save the world from sins.

    1. onthewriteside profile image60
      onthewritesideposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Every time I see John 3:16, I feel like I'm watching a football game... lol

  21. Lor's Stories profile image60
    Lor's Storiesposted 7 years ago

    I think I may have to say simply: "God is Love."
    We blame God for bad things, but I believe God loves those more when they are in trouble.
    We are always in a battle between good and bad.
    If those living in the First Century believed that God is all  love, we in the twenty-first century should also believe that God Is Love.

    But first we must try and love first.

    Lorrie Mac Gregor

  22. SparklingJewel profile image67
    SparklingJewelposted 7 years ago

    Luke 11:33-35   in part     ...The light of the body is the eye: Therefore when thy eye is single, they whole body also is full of light; but when thine eye is evil, thy body also is full of darkness...

  23. Sanctus Vesania profile image60
    Sanctus Vesaniaposted 7 years ago

    Isaiah 45:7 - 7I form the light, and create darkness: I make peace, and create evil: I the LORD do all these things.

    Job 26:13 - 13 By his spirit he hath garnished the heavens; his hand hath formed the crooked serpent.

    Gospel of Thomas 114: 1-3
    (1) Simon Peter said to them: "Let Mary go away from us, for women are not worthy of life."
    (2) Jesus said: "Look, I will draw her in so as to make her male,
    so that she too may become a living male spirit, similar to you."
    (3) (But I say to you): "Every woman who makes herself male will enter the kingdom of heaven."

    (Okay, I just like the last one because it's so lulzy.)

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    Leta Sposted 7 years ago

    I'm coming to this late...but I'm just really curious, Sanctus, what your actual take on those passages might be, other than what most reasonable people would see as obvious.

    1. onthewriteside profile image60
      onthewritesideposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      The way I read those quotes is that God not only created Evil but also Jeebus apparently agrees with his Diciples that women are nothing but skanks until he turns them into men.

      WOW...sounds like my kind of religion!  NOT....

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        sandra rinckposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        Really cuz to me it sounds like Jeebus really gave it to her. wink

        The whole, when two become one bit... if you catch my drift.

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          Leta Sposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          Well, I'm actually reading it like the Apollonian idea of perfection--the beginning of an androgynous sense of it...  In that (and moms, don't hate me!  Just theory from women's history, etc.) women's life was dominated by childbirth, etc. (Back then they barely made it to 30 and died giving birth a LOT.)  So that literally, and physically, they didn't have time for enlightenment.  So that these passages are actually seeking those 'rights' for women.

          Just a thought--other than the obvious--that they were all a bunch of misogynists!  ...Sandra's on to something, I think...But Sanctus seems to study this stuff, so I thought I'd ask.

          1. onthewriteside profile image60
            onthewritesideposted 7 years ago in reply to this

            If you can find a Christian that would even half-heartedly acknowledge the sacred feminine, more power to ya, Jewels!  But I feel ya...

  25. Sanctus Vesania profile image60
    Sanctus Vesaniaposted 7 years ago

    To me it sounds like a verse that people would use to defend female to male sex changes.

    "BUT IT'S IN DA BIBLE! D:"  "IT'S IN THE SUPER SECRET SPECIAL BIBLE!  D:"

    I know I've read that certain sects of Gnosticism see women as evil, because according to them, it was a female that created the demiurge (architect) 'Yaldabaoth' (The Christian God of the Old Testament.)

    So, Gnosticism, just like Christianity blames women for the downfall of everything.   Women's only salvation is if they get sex changes.

    ...

  26. usmanali81 profile image60
    usmanali81posted 7 years ago

    Qur'an, Ch 2-THE COW, V 255: Allah. There is no god but He,-the Living, the Self-subsisting, Eternal. No slumber can seize Him nor sleep. His are all things in the heavens and on earth. Who is there can intercede in His presence except as He permitteth? He knoweth what (appeareth to His creatures as) before or after or behind them. Nor shall they compass aught of His knowledge except as He willeth. His Throne doth extend over the heavens and the earth, and He feeleth no fatigue in guarding and preserving them for He is the Most High, the Supreme (in glory).

  27. iyoung03 profile image84
    iyoung03posted 7 years ago

    Good threat!

    It's hard to pick just one.  Some of my top faves in no particular order are:

    "I also told them about the gracious hand of my God upon me..."
                                                      - Nehemiah 2:18a

    "6Humble yourselves, therefore, under God's mighty hand, that he may lift you up in due time. 7Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you."
                                                         1 Peter 5:6-7

    Romans 5:1-11 is one of my favorite passages to read right now.

  28. Onusonus profile image87
    Onusonusposted 7 years ago

    Isaiah 2:2-3, And it shall come to pass in the last days that the mountain of the Lord's house shall be established in the top of the mountains, and shall be exhalted above the hills; and all nations shall flow unto it.
         And many people shall go and say, come ye, and let us go up to the mountain of the Lord, to the house of the God of Jacob; and he will teach us of his ways, and we will walk in his paths: for out of Zion shall go forth the law, and the word of the Lord from Jerusalem.

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    SirDentposted 7 years ago

    Joh 3:16  For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.

    1Jn 3:16  Hereby perceive we the love of God, because he laid down his life for us: and we ought to lay down our lives for the brethren.

  30. curiozities profile image61
    curiozitiesposted 7 years ago

    1 Corinthians 13:4-7
    Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It is not rude, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres.

  31. spiderpam profile image56
    spiderpamposted 7 years ago

    II Timothy 3:1-5,7 "But realize this, that in the last days difficult times will come.  For men will be lovers of self, lovers of money, boastful, arrogant, disobedient to their parents, ungrateful, unholy, unloving, unforgiving, malicious gossips, without self-control, brutal, haters of good, treacherous, reckless, conceited, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God; holding to a form of godliness, although they have denied its power; always learning and never able to come to the knowledge of the truth."

    "For anyone who has watched television, read a newspaper, lost a retirement to corporate greed and corruption, or just walked outside their front door, it is obvious this prophecy has been fulfilled by our generation.  Our leaders are often corrupt; our cities are filled with crime, brutality, and neon signs proclaiming our sinful, godless nature.  The New Age Movement brings in increasing numbers of mystics who claim to be the enlightened ones.  They are some of the most educated and influential people in our societies, and yet the most lacking in real truth."
    I found this and it seems to define the times.

  32. AsherKade profile image76
    AsherKadeposted 7 years ago

    Matthew 6:31.
    I am a worry-wart.

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    susanafeposted 7 years ago

    Psalm 4:9 - "In peace I shall both lie down and sleep, for you alone, Lord, make me secure."

    Psalm 56:4 - "when I am afraid, in you I place my trust."

    John 10:11 - "I am the Good Shepherd.  A good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep."

    1 John 1:9 - "If we acknowledge our sins, he is faithful and just and will forgive our sins and clease us from every wrong doing."

  34. lrohner profile image84
    lrohnerposted 7 years ago

    The one where God tells me Quizno's is on sale.  smile

    1. Staci-Barbo7 profile image89
      Staci-Barbo7posted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Tsk, gluttony? big_smile When tempted, I try to recall that He will not place upon me more than I can bear.

  35. Drew Breezzy profile image82
    Drew Breezzyposted 7 years ago

    "Take no thought for tomorrow; for tomorrow shall take thought for the things of itself. [Matthew 6:34]"

 
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