QUOTES (Bible)

Definition of Quote: repeat of words or a text by another person.
Synonyms of Quote: recite, repeat, reproduce, restate, echo, reiterate, excerpt, etc.

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Love in fellowship.

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Fools think they need no advice, but the wise listen to others.
A fool is quick-tempered, but a wise person stays calm when insulted.
An honest witness tells the truth; a false witness tells lies.
Some people make cutting remarks, but the words of the wise bring healing.
Truth stands the test of time; lies are soon exposed.
Deceit fills hearts that are plotting evil; joy fills hearts that are planning peace! –Proverbs 12:15-20

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My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness. –2 Corinthians 12:9
You can make many plans, but the LORD’s purpose will prevail. –Prov. 19:21

Whoever believes in me will never be thirsty. –John 6:35
My grace is sufficient for you, for My strength is made perfect in weakness. –2 Corinthians 12:9

Consider it pure joy, my brothers, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith develops perseverance. Perseverance must finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything. –James 1:2-4

Patience with others brings peace to our own soul.
Whatever you ask in prayer, believe that you have received it, and it will be yours. But the wisdom that comes from heaven is first of all pure; then peace-loving, considerate, submissive, full of mercy and good fruit, impartial and sincere. –James 3:17

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This is the message He has given us to announce to you: God is light and there is no darkness in Him at all. So we are lying if we say we have fellowship with God but go on living in spiritual darkness. We are not living in the truth. But if we are living in the light of God’s presence, then we have fellowship with each other. –1 John 1:5-7

Keep alert and pray.
Otherwise temptation will overpower you.
For though the spirit is willing enough, the body is weak! –Matthew 26:41

Your body is the temple of the Holy Spirit –1 Corinthians 6:19

Love your neighbour as yourself. –Luke 10:27
For all of God’s promises have been fulfilled in him. That is why we say “Amen” when we give glory to God through Christ. –2 Corinthians 1:20

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For all of God’s promises have been fulfilled in him.
That is why we say “Amen” when we give glory to God through Christ. –2 Corinthians 1:20

In Hebrew Abraham is Abraham Aman, like the rappers yea man, oh man, Adam saw Eve and went WOW man – hence the word woman –Joseph Prince

Therefore confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous man is powerful and effective. –James 5:16

However, as it is written: ‘No eye has seen, no ear has heard, no mind has conceived what God has prepared for those who love him.’ –I Corinthians 2:9

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Let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath. –James 1:19
Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up. –Galatians 6:9

Not that I speak in regard to need, for I have learned in whatever state I am, to be content. –Philippians 4:11
A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger. –Proverbs 15:1

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law. –Galatians 5:22-23

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How good and pleasant it is when brothers live together in harmony. –Psalm 133:1
He that walketh with wise men shall be wise: but a companion of fools shall be destroyed. –Proverbs, 13:20

A soft answer turneth away wrath; but grievous words stir up anger. –Proverbs 16:1
Let us not give up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, but let us encourage one another. –Hebrews 10:25

Hatred stirs up dissension, but love covers over all wrongs. –Proverbs 10:12
For all of God’s promises have been fulfilled in him. That is why we say “Amen” when we give glory to God through Christ. –2 Corinthians 1:20

For the foolishness of God is wiser than man’s wisdom, and the weakness of God is stronger than man’s strength. –1 Corinthians 1:25
No temptation has seized you except what is common to man. And God is faithful; he will not let you be tempted beyond what you can bear. But when you are tempted, he will also provide a way out so that you can stand up under it. –I Corinthians 10:13

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I trust in the steadfast love of God forever and ever. –Psalm 52:8
Every word of God is flawless; he is a shield to those who take refuge in him. –Proverbs 30:5

Then they cried to the Lord in their trouble, and He saved them from their distress. –Psalm 107:19
We are troubled on every side, yet not distressed; we are perplexed, but not in despair; persecuted, but not forsaken; cast down, but not destroyed. –2 Corinthians 4:8-9

Without wood a fire goes out; without gossip a quarrel dies down. –Proverbs 26:20
What good will it be for a man if he gains the whole world, yet forfeits his soul? –Matthew 16:26

My little children, let us not love in word, neither in tongue; but in deed and in truth. –1 John 3:18
For by grace you have been saved through faith, and that not of yourselves; it is the gift of God. –Ephesians 2:8

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Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father. –James 1:17
God blesses the people who patiently endure testing. –James 1:12

A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger.
The tongue of the wise commends knowledge, but the mouth of the fool gushes folly.
The tongue that brings healing is a tree of life, but a deceitful tongue crushes the spirit.
A fool spurns his father’s discipline, but whoever heeds correction shows prudence.
The house of the righteous contains great treasure, but the income of the wicked brings them trouble. –Proverbs 15:1-6

Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry, for man’s anger does not bring about the righteous life that God desires. –James 1:19-21
Whether therefore ye eat, or drink, or whatsoever ye do, do all to the glory of God. –1 Corinthians 10:31

But the wisdom that comes from heaven is first of all pure; then peace-loving, considerate, submissive, full of mercy and good fruit, impartial and sincere. –James 3:17

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This is the message He has given us to announce to you: God is light and there is no darkness in Him at all. So we are lying if we say we have fellowship with God but go on living in spiritual darkness. We are not living in the truth. But if we are living in the light of God’s presence, then we have fellowship with each other. –1 John 1:5-7

I can do all things through Him who strengthens me. –Philippians 4:13
The tongue that brings healing is a tree of life. –Proverbs 15:4

Do not merely listen to the word, and so deceive yourselves. Do what it says. –James 1:22

Your Father knows what you need before you ask him. –Matthew 6:8
You will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you. –Acts 1:8

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But the wisdom that comes from heaven is first of all pure; then peace-loving, considerate, submissive, full of mercy and good fruit, impartial and sincere. –James 3:17
Let us not grow weary while doing good, for in due season we shall reap if we do not lose heart. –Galatians 6:9

No temptation has overtaken you but such as is common to man; and God is faithful, who will not allow you to be tempted beyond what you are able, but with the temptation will provide the way of escape also, that you may be able to endure it. –1 Corinthians 10:13

The measure you give will be the measure you get back. –Luke 6:38
Do not judge, or you too will be judged. For in the same way you judge others, you will be judged, and with the measure you use, it will be measured to you. –Matthew 7:1-2

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 Peter 5:6-7
And this is love: that we walk in obedience to his commands. As you have heard from the beginning, his command is that you walk in love. –2 John 1:6

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Love is patient and kind; love is not jealous or boastful; it is not arrogant or rude. Love does not insist on its own way; it is not irritable or resentful; it does not rejoice at wrong, but rejoices in the right. Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things. Love never ends… –I Corinthians 13

And all things, whatsoever ye shall ask in prayer, believing, ye shall receive. –Matthew 21:22
Be on guard. Stand firm in the faith. Be courageous. Be strong. And do everything with love. –1 Corinthians 16:11

Watch and pray so that you will not fall into temptation. The spirit is willing, but the body is weak. –Matthew 26:41
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law. –Galatians 5:22-23

By the tender mercy of our God, the dawn from on high will break upon us, to give light to those who sit in darkness. –Luke 1:78-79
Create in me a clean heart, O God, and put a new and right spirit within me. –Psalm 51:10

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Your heart will be where your treasure is. –Luke 12:34
But blessed are your eyes because they see, and your ears because they hear. –Matthew 13:16

God has given gifts to each of you from His great variety of spiritual gifts. Manage them well so that God’s generosity can flow through you. –1 Peter 4:10
Until now you have not asked for anything in my name. Ask and you will receive, and your joy will be complete. –John 16:24

God is able to do far more than we would dare to ask or even dream of – infinitely beyond our highest prayers, desires, thoughts, or hopes. –Ephesians 3:20
“He who covers and forgives an offense seeks love, but he who repeats or harps on a matter separates even close friends. –Proverbs 17:9

I honor and love your commands. I meditate on your principles. Remember your promise to me, for it is my only hope. Your promise revives me; it comforts me in all my troubles. –Psalm 119:48-50

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I urge, then, first of all, that requests, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for everyone– for kings and all those in authority, that we may live peaceful and quiet lives in all godliness and holiness. This is good, and pleases God our Saviour, who wants all men to be saved and to come to a knowledge of the truth. –I Timothy 2:1-5

“He who covers and forgives an offense seeks love, but he who repeats or harps on a matter separates even close friends. –Proverbs 17:9
Your life will be brighter than the noonday….And you will have confidence, because there is hope. –Job 11:17-18

For the foolishness of God is wiser than man’s wisdom, and the weakness of God is stronger than man’s strength. –1 Corinthians 1:25
All things work together for good to them that love God. –Romans 8:28

NB: Quotes are accredited to Books in the Bible, and are submitted/contributed by individual program members

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