Don't Alter the Word - Part 2

2 Corinthians 5:17 ESV / 19 helpful votes Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has passed away; behold, the new has come. 1 Corinthians 2:14 ESV / 19 helpful votes The natural person does not accept the things of the Spirit of God, for they are folly to him, and he is not able to understand them because they are spiritually discerned. Romans 12:1-2 ESV / 19 helpful votes I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship. Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect. Matthew 15:14 ESV / 19 helpful votes Let them alone; they are blind guides. And if the blind lead the blind, both will fall into a pit.” Psalm 18:2 ESV / 19 helpful votes The Lord is my rock and my fortress and my deliverer, my God, my rock, in whom I take refuge, my shield, and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold. Hebrews 7:12 ESV / 18 helpful votes For when there is a change in the priesthood, there is necessarily a change in the law as well. 2 Timothy 2:15 ESV / 18 helpful votes Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved, a worker who has no need to be ashamed, rightly handling the word of truth. 1 Thessalonians 2:13 ESV / 18 helpful votes And we also thank God constantly for this, that when you received the word of God, which you heard from us, you accepted it not as the word of men but as what it really is, the word of God, which is at work in you believers. Galatians 2:20 ESV / 18 helpful votes I have been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me. And the life I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me. Acts 19:1-5 ESV / 18 helpful votes And it happened that while Apollos was at Corinth, Paul passed through the inland country and came to Ephesus. There he found some disciples. And he said to them, “Did you receive the Holy Spirit when you believed?” And they said, “No, we have not even heard that there is a Holy Spirit.” And he said, “Into what then were you baptized?” They said, “Into John's baptism.” And Paul said, “John baptized with the baptism of repentance, telling the people to believe in the one who was to come after him, that is, Jesus.” On hearing this, they were baptized in the name of the Lord Jesus. John 6:63 ESV / 18 helpful votes It is the Spirit who gives life; the flesh is no help at all. The words that I have spoken to you are spirit and life. Deuteronomy 8:3 ESV / 18 helpful votes And he humbled you and let you hunger and fed you with manna, which you did not know, nor did your fathers know, that he might make you know that man does not live by bread alone, but man lives by every word that comes from the mouth of the Lord. 2 Corinthians 4:2 ESV / 17 helpful votes But we have renounced disgraceful, underhanded ways. We refuse to practice cunning or to tamper with God's word, but by the open statement of the truth we would commend ourselves to everyone's conscience in the sight of God. Acts 2:38 ESV / 17 helpful votes And Peter said to them, “Repent and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins, and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit. Psalm 119:1-176 ESV / 17 helpful votes Blessed are those whose way is blameless, who walk in the law of the Lord! Blessed are those who keep his testimonies, who seek him with their whole heart, who also do no wrong, but walk in his ways! You have commanded your precepts to be kept diligently. Oh that my ways may be steadfast in keeping your statutes! ... Psalm 56:4 ESV / 17 helpful votes In God, whose word I praise, in God I trust; I shall not be afraid. What can flesh do to me? Deuteronomy 31:6 ESV / 17 helpful votes Be strong and courageous. Do not fear or be in dread of them, for it is the Lord your God who goes with you. He will not leave you or forsake you.” Revelation 1:1-20 ESV / 16 helpful votes The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave him to show to his servants the things that must soon take place. He made it known by sending his angel to his servant John, who bore witness to the word of God and to the testimony of Jesus Christ, even to all that he saw. Blessed is the one who reads aloud the words of this prophecy, and blessed are those who hear, and who keep what is written in it, for the time is near. John to the seven churches that are in Asia: Grace to you and peace from him who is and who was and who is to come, and from the seven spirits who are before his throne, and from Jesus Christ the faithful witness, the firstborn of the dead, and the ruler of kings on earth. To him who loves us and has freed us from our sins by his blood ... 1 Peter 5:7 ESV / 16 helpful votes Casting all your anxieties on him, because he cares for you. Philippians 4:6-7 ESV / 16 helpful votes Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. Psalm 18:30 ESV / 16 helpful votes This God—his way is perfect; the word of the Lord proves true; he is a shield for all those who take refuge in him. 2 Peter 1:20-21 ESV / 15 helpful votes Knowing this first of all, that no prophecy of Scripture comes from someone's own interpretation. For no prophecy was ever produced by the will of man, but men spoke from God as they were carried along by the Holy Spirit. John 8:31-32 ESV / 15 helpful votes So Jesus said to the Jews who had believed in him, “If you abide in my word, you are truly my disciples, and you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.” Jeremiah 29:11 ESV / 15 helpful votes For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope. Psalm 119:160 ESV / 15 helpful votes The sum of your word is truth, and every one of your righteous rules endures forever. Joshua 1:8 ESV / 15 helpful votes This Book of the Law shall not depart from your mouth, but you shall meditate on it day and night, so that you may be careful to do according to all that is written in it. For then you will make your way prosperous, and then you will have good success. Ephesians 6:17 ESV / 14 helpful votes And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God, 2 Corinthians 4:16-18 ESV / 14 helpful votes So we do not lose heart. Though our outer self is wasting away, our inner self is being renewed day by day. For this light momentary affliction is preparing for us an eternal weight of glory beyond all comparison, as we look not to the things that are seen but to the things that are unseen. For the things that are seen are transient, but the things that are unseen are eternal. 1 Corinthians 15:58 ESV / 14 helpful votes Therefore, my beloved brothers, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that in the Lord your labor is not in vain. 1 Corinthians 15:51 ESV / 14 helpful votes Behold! I tell you a mystery. We shall not all sleep, but we shall all be changed, 1 Corinthians 4:6 ESV / 14 helpful votes I have applied all these things to myself and Apollos for your benefit, brothers, that you may learn by us not to go beyond what is written, that none of you may be puffed up in favor of one against another. Ecclesiastes 3:1 ESV / 14 helpful votes For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven: Proverbs 4:23 ESV / 14 helpful votes Keep your heart with all vigilance, for from it flow the springs of life. 1 John 1:8-10 ESV / 13 helpful votes If we say we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us. If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness. If we say we have not sinned, we make him a liar, and his word is not in us. 2 Peter 3:16 ESV / 13 helpful votes As he does in all his letters when he speaks in them of these matters. There are some things in them that are hard to understand, which the ignorant and unstable twist to their own destruction, as they do the other Scriptures. 2 Peter 2:21 ESV / 13 helpful votes For it would have been better for them never to have known the way of righteousness than after knowing it to turn back from the holy commandment delivered to them. 2 Corinthians 2:17 ESV / 13 helpful votes For we are not, like so many, peddlers of God's word, but as men of sincerity, as commissioned by God, in the sight of God we speak in Christ. John 15:3 ESV / 13 helpful votes Already you are clean because of the word that I have spoken to you. John 10:35 ESV / 13 helpful votes If he called them gods to whom the word of God came—and Scripture cannot be broken— John 7:38 ESV / 13 helpful votes Whoever believes in me, as the Scripture has said, ‘Out of his heart will flow rivers of living water.’” Matthew 7:24 ESV / 13 helpful votes “Everyone then who hears these words of mine and does them will be like a wise man who built his house on the rock. Jonah 3:10 ESV / 13 helpful votes When God saw what they did, how they turned from their evil way, God relented of the disaster that he had said he would do to them, and he did not do it. Psalm 119:89 ESV / 13 helpful votes Forever, O Lord, your word is firmly fixed in the heavens. Psalm 1:2 ESV / 13 helpful votes But his delight is in the law of the Lord, and on his law he meditates day and night. Exodus 32:14 ESV / 13 helpful votes And the Lord relented from the disaster that he had spoken of bringing on his people. Philippians 4:13 ESV / 12 helpful votes I can do all things through him who strengthens me. John 16:13 ESV / 12 helpful votes When the Spirit of truth comes, he will guide you into all the truth, for he will not speak on his own authority, but whatever he hears he will speak, and he will declare to you the things that are to come. Luke 1:37 ESV / 12 helpful votes For nothing will be impossible with God.” 1 John 5:3 ESV / 11 helpful votes For this is the love of God, that we keep his commandments. And his commandments are not burdensome. Acts 17:11 ESV / 11 helpful votes Now these Jews were more noble than those in Thessalonica; they received the word with all eagerness, examining the Scriptures daily to see if these things were so. Psalm 33:4 ESV / 11 helpful votes For the word of the Lord is upright, and all his work is done in faithfulness. 2 Peter 3:15-16 ESV / 10 helpful votes And count the patience of our Lord as salvation, just as our beloved brother Paul also wrote to you according to the wisdom given him, as he does in all his letters when he speaks in them of these matters. There are some things in them that are hard to understand, which the ignorant and unstable twist to their own destruction, as they do the other Scriptures. 2 Thessalonians 2:13 ESV / 10 helpful votes But we ought always to give thanks to God for you, brothers beloved by the Lord, because God chose you as the firstfruits to be saved, through sanctification by the Spirit and belief in the truth. Colossians 3:10 ESV / 10 helpful votes And have put on the new self, which is being renewed in knowledge after the image of its creator. Philippians 2:14-16 ESV / 10 helpful votes Do all things without grumbling or questioning, that you may be blameless and innocent, children of God without blemish in the midst of a crooked and twisted generation, among whom you shine as lights in the world, holding fast to the word of life, so that in the day of Christ I may be proud that I did not run in vain or labor in vain. Ephesians 4:23 ESV / 10 helpful votes And to be renewed in the spirit of your minds, Matthew 10:28 ESV / 10 helpful votes And do not fear those who kill the body but cannot kill the soul. Rather fear him who can destroy both soul and body in hell. Proverbs 3:5-6 ESV / 10 helpful votes Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths. Psalm 119:18 ESV / 10 helpful votes Open my eyes, that I may behold wondrous things out of your law. Psalm 19:7 ESV / 10 helpful votes The law of the Lord is perfect, reviving the soul; the testimony of the Lord is sure, making wise the simple; Psalm 1:1-3 ESV / 10 helpful votes Blessed is the man who walks not in the counsel of the wicked, nor stands in the way of sinners, nor sits in the seat of scoffers; 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 that yields its fruit in its season, and its leaf does not wither. In all that he does, he prospers. Proverbs 2:6 ESV / 9 helpful votes For the Lord gives wisdom; from his mouth come knowledge and understanding; Revelation 1:1 ESV / 8 helpful votes Helpful Not Helpful The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave him to show to his servants the things that must soon take place. He made it known by sending his angel to his servant John,