Forty Scripture Directions
Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world. If any man love the world, the love of the Father is not in him (1 John 2:15).
For what is a man profited, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul? or what shall a man give in exchange for his soul? (Matthew 16:26).
Stand in awe, and sin not: commune with your own heart upon your bed, and be still. Selah (Psalm 4:4).
Remember now thy Creator in the days of thy youth, while the evil days come not, nor the years draw nigh, when thou shalt say, I have no pleasure in them (Ecclesiastes 12:1).
I am a companion of all them that fear thee, and of them that keep thy precepts (Psalm 119:63).
Redeeming the time, because the days are evil (Ephesians 5:16).
And these shall go away into everlasting punishment: but the righteous into life eternal (Matthew 25:46).
Wherefore, my beloved, as ye have always obeyed, not as in my presence only, but now much more in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling (Philippians 2:12).
But I keep under my body, and bring it into subjection: lest that by any means, when I have preached to others, I myself should be a castaway (1 Corinthians 9:27).
Blessed are they that mourn: for they shall be comforted (Matthew 5:4).
For they being ignorant of God's righteousness, and going about to establish their own righteousness, have not submitted themselves unto the righteousness of God (Romans 10:3).
Be surety for thy servant for good: let not the proud oppress me (Psalm 119:122).
For the love of Christ constraineth us; because we thus judge, that if one died for all, then were all dead (2 Corinthians 5:14).
Who, when he came, and had seen the grace of God, was glad, and exhorted them all, that with purpose of heart they would cleave unto the Lord (Acts 11:23).
Yea, and all that will live godly in Christ Jesus shall suffer persecution (2 Timothy 3:12).
For not he that commendeth himself is approved, but whom the Lord commendeth (2 Corinthians 10:18).
Behold, what manner of love the Father hath bestowed upon us, that we should be called the sons of God: therefore the world knoweth us not, because it knew him not... Hereby perceive we the love of God, because he laid down his life for us: and we ought to lay down our lives for the brethren (1 John 3:1, 16).
Who appeared in glory, and spake of his decease which he should accomplish at Jerusalem (Luke 9:31).
But he turned, and said unto Peter, Get thee behind me, Satan: thou art an offence unto me: for thou savourest not the things that be of God, but those that be of men (Matthew 16:23).
The LORD is good unto them that wait for him, to the soul that seeketh him (Lamentations 3:25).
Then said Jesus unto his disciples, If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me (Matthew 16:24).
That, according as it is written, He that glorieth, let him glory in the Lord (1 Corinthians 1:31).
Surely, shall one say, in the LORD have I righteousness and strength: even to him shall men come; and all that are incensed against him shall be ashamed (Isaiah 45:24).
And whatsoever ye do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God and the Father by him (Colossians 3:17).
I have set the LORD always before me: because he is at my right hand, I shall not be moved (Psalm 16:8).
Mine eyes are ever toward the LORD; for he shall pluck my feet out of the net (Psalm 25:15).
Whether therefore ye eat, or drink, or whatsoever ye do, do all to the glory of God (1 Corinthians 10:31).
Pray without ceasing (1 Thessalonians 5:17).
And if it seem evil unto you to serve the LORD, choose you this day whom ye will serve; whether the gods which your fathers served that were on the other side of the flood, or the gods of the Amorites, in whose land ye dwell: but as for me and my house, we will serve the LORD (Joshua 24:15).
Then David returned to bless his household. And Michal the daughter of Saul came out to meet David, and said, How glorious was the king of Israel to day, who uncovered himself to day in the eyes of the handmaids of his servants, as one of the vain fellows shamelessly uncovereth himself? (2 Samuel 6:20).
I will both lay me down in peace, and sleep, for thou, LORD, only makest me dwell in safety (Psalm 4:8).
My voice shalt thou hear in the morning, O LORD; in the morning will I direct my prayer unto thee, and will look up (Psalm 5:3).
Boast not thyself of tomorrow; for thou knowest not what a day may bring forth (Proverbs 27:1).
And if ye call on the Father, who without respect of persons judgeth according to every man's work, pass the time of your sojourning here in fear (1 Peter 1:17).
But this I say, brethren, the time is short: it remaineth, that both they that have wives be as though they had none. And they that weep, as though they wept not; and they that rejoice, as though they rejoiced not; and they that buy, as though they possesed not; And they that use this world, as not abusing it: for the fashion of this world passeth away (1 Corinthians 7:29-31).
Thy vows are upon me, O God: I will render praises unto thee. For thou hast delivered my soul from death: wilt not thou deliver my feet from falling, that I may walk before God in the light of the living? (Psalm 56:12-13).
And he called his ten servants, and delivered them ten pounds, and said unto them, Occupy till I come (Luke 19:13).
For thou hast delivered my soul from death, mine eyes from tears, and my feet from falling....What shall I render unto the LORD for all his benefits toward me? (Psalm 116:8 & 12).
And if ye salute your brethren only, what do ye more than others? do not even the publicans so? (Matthew 5:47).
The Lord give mercy unto the house of Onesiphorus; for he oft refreshed me, and was not ashamed of my chain (2 Timothy 1:16).
Set a watch, O LORD, before my mouth; keep the door of my lips (Psalm 141:3).
Not that I speak in respect of want: for I have learned, in whatsoever state I am, therewith to be content (Philippians 4:11).
Jesus said unto him, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind (Matthew 22:37).
Now the just shall live by faith: but if any man draw back, my soul shall have no pleasure in him. But we are not of them who draw back unto perdition; but of them that believe to the saving of the soul (Hebrews 10:38-39).
I was also upright before him, and I kept myself from mine iniquity (Psalm 18:23).
Wherefore seeing we also are compassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which doth so easily beset us, and let us run with patience the race that is set before us (Hebrews 12:1).
Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven (Matthew 6:10).
And blessed be his glorious name for ever: and let the whole earth be filled with his glory; Amen, and Amen (Psalm 72:19).
Laying up in store from themselves a good foundation against the time to come, that they may lay hold on eternal life (1 Timothy 6:19).
For I am in a strait betwixt two, having a desire to depart, and to be with Christ; which is far better (Philippians 1:23).
And he saith unto me, Write, Blessed are they which are called unto the marriage supper of the Lamb. And he saith unto me, These are the true sayings of God (Revelation 19:9).