Scriptures & Quotes

“Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways acknowledge Him, and He shall direct your paths.” Prov. 3:5-6

“The best limit of sobriety for us will be not only to follow God’s lead always in learning but, when He sets an end to teaching, to stop trying to be wise.” – John Calvin

“Life is a succession of lessons that must be lived to be understood.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Now we see things imperfectly, like puzzling reflections in a mirror, but then we will see everything with perfect clarity.  All that I know now is partial and incomplete, but then I will know everything completely, just as God now knows me completely.” 1 Cor. 13:12

“When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us.” -Helen Keller

“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.” Jer. 29:11

“All misfortune is but a stepping stone to fortune.” -Henry David Thoreau

“I may not be there yet, but I am closer than I was yesterday.”

“The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want.
He makes me lie down in green pastures,
He leads me beside quiet waters,
He refreshes my soul.
He guides me along the right paths for His name’s sake.
Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death,
I will fear no evil,
for You are with me;
Your rod and your staff, they comfort me.

You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies.
You anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows.
Surely Your goodness and love will follow me all the days of my life,
and I will dwell in the house of the Lord forever.” Ps. 23

“The best way out is always through.” -Robert Frost

“For the Lord your God is bringing you into a good land – a land with streams and pools of water, with springs flowing in the valleys and hills; a land with wheat and barley, vines and fig trees, pomegranates, olive oil and honey; a land where bread will not be scarce and you will lack nothing; a land where the rocks are iron and you can dig copper out of the hills.
“He led you through the vast and dreadful desert, that thirsty and waterless land, with its venomous snakes and scorpions. He brought you water out of hard rock.”  Deut. 8:7-9, 15

“Look not mournfully into the past, it comes not back again. Wisely improve the present, it is thine. Go forth to meet the shadowy future without fear and with a manly heart.” -Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

“Don’t worry about anything, instead, pray about everything.  Tell God what you need, and thank him for all he has done.  Then you will experience God’s peace which exceeds anything we can understand.  His peace will guard your hearts and minds as you live in Christ Jesus.”  Phil. 4:6-7

“Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has plenty; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.” -Charles Dickens

“Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.” -Anne Frank

“Be strong and courageous. Do not be terrified; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.” Josh. 1:9

“Where there is sorrow, there is holy ground.” -Oscar Wilde

“Let me embrace thee, sour adversity, for wise men say it is the wisest course.” -William Shakespeare

“The Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit.” Ps. 34:18

“Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.” Matt. 5:3
“Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted.” Matt. 5:4

“The human spirit is stronger than anything that can happen to it.” – C.C. Scott

“For God has not given us a spirit of fear and timidity, but of power, love and self discipline.” 2 Tim. 1:7

“When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.” -FDR

“Wisdom is nothing more than healed pain.” – Robert E. Lee

“It has been said, ‘time heals all wounds’. I do not agree. The wounds remain. In time, the mind, protecting its sanity, covers them with scar tissue and the pain lessens. But it is never gone.” -Rose Kennedy

“But those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength.
They will soar on wings like eagles;
They will run and not grow weary,
They will walk and not be faint.” Isaiah 40:31

“But even the hairs of your head are all counted.  Do not be afraid; you are of more value than many sparrows.” Luke 12:7

“Never give up on something you can’t go a day without thinking about.” -Anonymous

“I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.” John 16:33

“Don’t be afraid, for I am with you.
Don’t be discouraged, for I am your God.
I will strengthen you and help you.
I will hold you up With my victorious right hand.” Isaiah 40:10

“For God is not the author of confusion, but of peace.” 1 Cor. 14:33

“Therefore let us draw near with confidence to the throne of grace, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help in time of need. ” Hebrews 4:16

“I sought the Lord, and He answered me,
And delivered me from all my fears. ” Psalm 34:4

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