"I am still as strong today as the day Moses sent me out; I'm
just as vigorous to go out to battle now as I was then" (Joshua
14:11). "Never be lacking in zeal, but keep your spiritual fervor,
serving the Lord" (Romans 12:11).
"Why do you spend money for what is not bread, and your wages
for what does not satisfy? Listen carefully to Me, and eat what is
good, and delight yourself in abundance" (Isaiah 55:2). "Satisfy us
in the morning with your unfailing love, that we may sing for joy
and be glad all our days" (Psalm 90:14).
"Join with others in following my example, brothers, and take
note of those who live according to the pattern we gave you"
(Philippians 3:17). "For you yourselves know how you ought to
follow our example" (2 Thessalonians 3:7a). "Likewise urge the
young men to be sensible; in all things show yourself to
"As the rain and the snow come down from heaven, and do not
return to it without watering the earth and making it bud and
flourish, so that it yields seed for the sower and bread for the
eater, so is My word that goes out from My mouth: It will not
return to Me empty, but will accomplish what I desire
"On the first day of the week we came together to break bread.
Paul spoke to the people and, because he intended to leave the next
day, kept on talking until midnight. There were many lamps in the
upstairs room where we were meeting. Seated in a window was a young
man named Eutychus, who was sinking into a deep...