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Monday, October 6

100th Post ~ 100 Loved Verses

To commemorate my 100th blog post, I’d like to share with you 100 of my favorite Bible verses (this will be a very long post). In doing so, I honor Him, who has blessed me by giving me the opportunity to have this blog and share my thoughts. God’s Word is full of hope, comfort, wisdom, instruction, and love. All of these verses have done that and more for me. They are in Biblical order. Some may include more than one verse, while others may be a partial verse. Also, I have a tendency to use different versions of the Bible – the verse may be taken from the NIV, Amplified, NLT or NKJV. I hope you enjoy!

1. This day I call heaven and earth as witnesses against you that I have set before you life and death, blessings and curses. Now choose life, so that you and your children may live. Deut. 30:19

2. Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or terrified because of them, for the LORD your God goes with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you. ~ Deut. 31:6

3. This is my command – be strong and courageous! Do not be afraid or discouraged. For the LORD your God is with you wherever you go. ~ Josh. 1:9

4. “For the LORD does not see as man sees; for man looks at the outward appearance, but the LORD looks at the heart.” ~ 1 Sam. 16:7

5. Don’t be dejected and sad, for the joy of the Lord is your strength! ~ Neh. 8:10

6. Blessed is the man who does not walk in the counsel of the wicked or stand in the way of sinners or sit in the seat of mockers. But his delight is in the law of the LORD, and on his law he meditates day and night. He is like a tree planted by streams of water, which yields its fruit in season and whose leaf does not wither. Whatever he does prospers. ~ Psa. 1:1-3

7. May the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be pleasing to you, O LORD, my Rock and my Redeemer. ~ Psa. 19:14

8. For His anger is but for a moment, His favor is for life; weeping may endure for a night, but joy comes in the morning. ~ Psa. 30:5

9. Delight yourself in the LORD, and He shall give you the desires of your heart. ~ Psa. 37:4

10. God is our refuge and strength, always ready to help in times of trouble. ~ Psa. 46:1

11. Be still, and know that I am God. ~ Psa. 46:10

12. You keep track of all my sorrows. You have collected all my tears in your bottle. You have recorded each one in your book. ~ Psa. 56:8

13. Upon you have I leaned and relied from birth; You are He Who took me from my mother’s womb and You have been my benefactor from that day. ~ Psa. 71:6

14. He who dwells in the secret place of the Most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty. ~ Psa. 91:1

15. For as high as the heavens are above the earth, so great is his love for those who fear him; as far as the east is from the west, so far has he removed our transgressions from us. ~ Psa. 103:11-12

16. They who sow in tears shall reap in joy and singing. ~ Psa. 126:5

17. For you created my inmost being; you knit me together in my mother’s womb. I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well. ~ Psa. 139:13-14

18. How precious are your thoughts about me, O God. They cannot be numbered! I can’t even count them; they outnumber the grains of sand. ~ Psa. 139:17-18

19. The LORD is near to all who call on him, to all who call on him in truth. ~ Psa. 145:18

20. 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

21. One man gives freely, yet gains even more; another withholds unduly, but comes to poverty. A generous man will prosper; he who refreshes others will himself be refreshed. ~ Pro. 11:24-25

22. A virtuous and worthy wife [earnest and strong in character] is a crowning joy to her husband. ~ Pro. 12:4

23. Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but a dream fulfilled is a tree of life. ~ Pro. 13:12

24. Commit to the LORD whatever you do, and your plans will succeed. ~ Prov. 16:3

25. A merry heart does good, like medicine, but a broken spirit dries the bones. ~ Prov. 17:22

26. A man’s gift makes room for him and brings him before great men. ~ Pro. 18:16

27. Death and life are in the power of the tongue, and those who love it will eat its fruit. ~ Pro. 18:21

28. Charm is deceptive, and beauty is fleeting; but a woman who fears the Lord is to be praised. ~ Pro. 31:30

29. He gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak. ~ Isa. 40:29

30. Even youths grow tired and weary, and young men stumble and fall; 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. ~ Isa. 40:30-31

31. A bruised reed He will not break, and a dimly burning wick He will not quench; He will bring forth justice in truth. ~ Isa. 42:3

32. Fear not, for I have redeemed you; I have called you by your name; you are Mine. When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and through the rivers, they shall not overflow you. When you walk through the fire, you shall not be burned, nor shall the flame scorch you. ~ Is. 43:1-2

33. Surely he took up our infirmities and carried our sorrows, yet we considered him stricken by God, smitten by him, and afflicted. But he was pierced for our transgressions, he was crushed for our iniquities; the punishment that brought us peace was upon him, and by his wounds we are healed. ~ Is. 53:4-5

34. No weapon formed against you shall prosper, and every tongue that shall rise against you in judgment you shall show to be in the wrong. ~ Is. 54:17

35. “For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways,” declares the Lord. “As the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways and my thoughts than your thoughts.” ~ Is. 55:8-9

36. “The rain and snow come down from the heavens and stay on the ground to water the earth. They cause the grain to grow, producing seed for the farmer and bread for the hungry. It is the same with my word. I send it out, and it always produces fruit. It will accomplish all I want it to, and it will prosper everywhere I send it.” ~ Is. 55:10-11

37. Blessed is the man who trusts in the LORD, and whose hope is in the LORD. For he shall be like a tree planted by the waters, which spreads out its roots by the river, and it will not fear when heat comes; but its leaf will be green, and will not be anxious in the year of the drought, nor will it cease from yielding fruit. ~ Jer. 17:7-8

38. 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

39. “I am the LORD, the God of all mankind. Is anything too hard for me? ~ Jer. 32:27

40. Because of the Lord’s great love we are not consumed, for His compassions never fail. They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness. ~ Lam. 3:22-23

41. I will search for my lost ones who strayed away, and I will bring them safely home again. I will bandage the injured and strengthen the weak. But I will destroy those who are fat and powerful. I will feed them, yes—feed them justice! ~ Eze. 34:16

42. I will give you a new heart and put a new spirit in you; I will remove from you your heart of stone and give you a heart of flesh. ~ Eze. 36:26

43. Freely you have received, freely give. ~ Matt. 10:8

44. Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. ~ Matt. 11:28-29

45. If you have faith as small as a mustard seed, you can say to this mountain, ‘Move from here to there’ and it will move. Nothing will be impossible for you. ~ Matt. 17:20

46. All things are possible with God. ~ Mark 10:27

47. Therefore I say to you, whatever things you ask when you pray, believe that you receive them, and you will have them. ~ Mark 11:24

48. Then He said to her, “Daughter, your faith has healed you. Go in peace.” ~ Luke 4:48

49. Give, and it will be given to you. A good measure, pressed down, shaken together and running over, will be poured into your lap. For with the measure you use, it will be measured to you. ~ Luke 6:38

50. “I tell you, her sins – and they are many – have been forgiven, so she has shown me much love. But a person who is forgiven little shows only little love.” ~ Luke 7:47

51. For everyone to whom much is given, from him much will be required. ~ Luke 12:48

52. The Word gave life to everything that was created, and his life brought light to everyone. The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness can never extinguish it. ~ John 1:4-5

53. From the fullness of His grace we have all received one blessing after another. ~ John 1:16

54. God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life. ~ John 3:16

55. Therefore if the Son makes you free, you shall be free indeed. ~ John 8:36

56. The thief does not come except to steal, and to kill, and to destroy. I have come that they may have life, and that they may have it more abundantly. ~ John 10:10

57. Jesus wept. ~ John 11:35

58. “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

59. Most certainly and thoroughly I now perceive and understand that God shows no partiality and is no respecter of persons. ~ Acts 10:34

60. Therefore there is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus. ~ Rom. 8:1

61. And we know that all things work together for good to those who love God, to those who are the called according to His purpose. ~ Rom. 8:28

62. If God is for us, who can be against us? ~ Rom. 8:31

63. Yet in all these things we are more than conquerors through Him who loved us. For I am persuaded that neither death nor life, nor angels nor principalities nor powers, nor things present nor things to come, nor height nor depth, nor any other created thing, shall be able to separate us from the love of God which is in Christ Jesus our Lord. ~ Rom. 8:37-39

64. And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, that you may prove what is that good and acceptable and perfect will of God. ~ Rom. 12:2

65. So all of us who have had that veil removed can see and reflect the glory of the Lord. And the Lord – who is the Spirit – makes us more and more like him as we are changed into his glorious image. ~ 2 Cor. 3:18

66. We are hard pressed on every side, but not crushed; perplexed, but not in despair; persecuted, but not abandoned; struck down, but not destroyed. ~ 2 Cor. 4:8-9

67. For we walk by faith, not by sight. ~ 2 Cor. 5:7

68. For God is the one who provides seed for the farmer and then bread to eat. In the same way, he will provide and increase your resources and then produce a great harvest of generosity in you. ~ 2 Cor. 9:10

69. And He said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for My strength is made perfect in weakness.” ~ 2 Cor. 12:9

70. Do not be deceived: God cannot be mocked. A man reaps what he sows. ~ Gal. 6:7

71. Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up. ~ Gal. 6:9

72. For we are God’s workmanship, created in Christ Jesus, to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do. ~ Eph. 2:10

73. Now to Him who is able to do exceedingly abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that works in us. ~ Eph. 3:20

74. A final word: Be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power. Eph. 6:10

75. Put on the full armor of God so that you can take your stand against the devil’s schemes. For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms. ~ Eph. 6:11-12

76. And I am certain that God, who began the good work within you, will continue his work until it is finally finished on the day when Christ Jesus returns. ~ Phi. 1:6

77. I focus on this one thing: Forgetting the past and looking forward to what lies ahead, I press on to reach the end of the race and receive the heavenly prize for which God, through Christ Jesus, is calling us. ~ Phi. 3:13-14

78. Rejoice in the Lord always. Again I will say, rejoice! ~ Phil. 4:4

79. Whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable – if anything is excellent or praiseworthy – think about such things. Phi. 4:13

80. I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me. ~ Phi. 4:13

81. And my God will meet all your needs according to his glorious riches in Christ Jesus. ~ Phi. 4:19

82. Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for men, since you know that you will receive an inheritance from the Lord as a reward. It is the Lord Christ you are serving. ~ Col. 3:23-24

83. Be joyful always, pray without ceasing, in everything give thanks; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you. ~ 1 Thes. 5:16-18

84. For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind. ~ 2 Tim 1:7

85. All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness, so that the man of God may be thoroughly equipped for every good work. ~ 2 Tim. 3:16-17

86. For the word of God is living and active. Sharper than any double-edged sword, it penetrates even to dividing soul and spirit, joints and marrow; it judges the thoughts and attitudes of the heart. ~ Heb. 4:12

87. So let us come boldly to the throne of our gracious God. There we will receive his mercy, and we will find grace to help us when we need it most. ~ Heb. 4:16

88. For I will forgive their wickedness and remember their sins no more. ~ Heb. 8:12

89. Faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen. ~ Heb. 11:1

90. If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask of God, who gives to all liberally and without reproach, and it will be given to him. ~ Jas. 1:5

91. Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of heavenly the lights, who does not change like shifting shadows. ~ Jas. 1:17

92. Draw near to God and He will draw near to you. ~ Jas. 4:8

93. Confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed. The earnest prayer of a righteous person has great power and produces wonderful results. ~ Jas. 5:16

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

95. If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness. ~ 1 John 1:9

96. You, dear children, are from God and have overcome them, because the one who is in you is greater than the one who is in the world. ~ 1 John 4:4

97. And so we know and rely on the love God has for us. God is love. Whoever lives in love lives in God, and God in him. ~ 1 John 4:16

98. To him who overcomes I will give some of the hidden manna to eat. And I will give him a white stone, and on the stone a new name written which no one knows except him who receives it. ~ Rev. 2:17

99. What he opens no one can shut, and what he shuts no one can open. I know your deeds. See, I have placed before you an open door that no one can shut. ~ Rev. 3:7-8

100. Behold, I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears My voice and opens the door, I will come in to him and dine with him, and he with Me. ~ Rev. 3:20

4 comments:

valerie lynn said...

Congrats on your 100th post! All glory to God for you and your blogging for Christ! Keep spreading the word and see you at your 200th post anniversary!

Grace and Peace

AnooCre8ion said...

Congratulations Tracy on your 100th post. Yeahhhhhhhhh!!!!!!!!!!!

I just love the version of Psalm 71:6 isn't that awesome.

"Upon you have I leaned and relied from birth; You are He Who took me from my mother’s womb and You have been my benefactor from that day. ~ Psa. 71:6"

Great job!

Blessings,
Vickie

Jill said...

NOW THAT IS COOL!!!!!

Happy 100th post day!

Love,
Jill

soundofasoftbreath said...

Congrats on 100 ... Great list of verses! Enjoying checking out your blog.

Here is a list of posts I did on 100 passages through the Bible. 100 passages that give a big picture view of God's story.

peace & grace in Christ,
brad