Ponder These Things in Your Heart

 “In the world you have tribulation; but be of good cheer, I have conquered the world” (Jn 16:33). “In all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us” (Rom 8:37).

“Having purified your souls by your obedience to the truth for a sincere love of the brethren, love one another earnestly from the heart” (1 Pet 1:22).

 “Do not be conformed to this age, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind” (Rom 12:2). 
 “Seek the things that are above” (Col 3:1). 
 “In your struggle against sin you have not yet resisted to the point of shedding your blood” (Heb 12:4). 
 “Be renewed in the spirit of your minds” (Eph 6:11, 4:23). 
“And every one who thus hopes in him purifies himself as he is pure” (1 Jn 3:17.)
 “For what shall it profit a man to gain the whole world and lose his soul?” (Mk 8:36). 
“For the grace of God has appeared, saving all and training us to reject godless ways and worldly passions and to live temperately, justly, and devoutly in this age” (Titus 2:11-12). 
 “Finally, brethren, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is gracious, if there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things” (Phil 4:8). 
 “For the Son of God, Jesus Christ… was not Yes and No; but in him it is always Yes. For all the promises of God find their Yes in him” (2 Cor 1:19-20)
“How much more shall the blood of Christ, who through the eternal Spirit offered himself without blemish to God, purify your conscience from dead works to serve the living God?” (Heb 9:14) 
 “Jesus answered him, ‘If a man loves me, he will keep my word, and my Father will love him, and we will come to him and make our home with him’ ” (Jn 14:23). 
“Father, into your hands I commend my spirit” (Lk 23:46). 
 “In this is love, not that we loved God but that he loved us and sent his Son to be the expiation for our sins” (1 Jn 4:10). “But God shows his love for us in that while we were yet sinners Christ died for us” (Rom 5:8).