Nehemiah 6:10-13 10) I went to the house of Shemaiah the son of Delaiah the son of Mehetabel, who was shut up; and he said, Let us meet together in the house of God, within the temple, and let us shut the doors of the temple: for they will come to kill you; yes, in the night will they come to kill you. 11) I said, Should such a man as I flee? and who is there that, being such as I, would go into the temple to save his life? I will not go in. 12) I discerned, and, behold, God had not sent him; but he pronounced this prophecy against me: and Tobiah and Sanballat had hired him. 13) For this cause was he hired, that I should be afraid, and do so, and sin, and that they might have matter for an evil report, that they might reproach me.
Nehemiah 4:8-9 8) and they conspired all of them together to come and fight against Jerusalem, and to cause confusion therein. 9) But we made our prayer to our God, and set a watch against them day and night, because of them.
Nehemiah 2:17-18 17) Then said I to them, You see the evil case that we are in, how Jerusalem lies waste, and the gates of it are burned with fire: come, and let us build up the wall of Jerusalem, that we be no more a reproach. 18) I told them of the hand of my God which was good on me, as also of the king‘s words that he had spoken to me. They said, Let us rise up and build. So they strengthened their hands for the good [work].
2 Timothy 3:12-14 12) Yes, and all who desire to live godly in Christ Jesus will suffer persecution. 13) But evil men and impostors will grow worse and worse, deceiving and being deceived. 14) But you remain in the things which you have learned and have been assured of, knowing from whom you have learned them.
2 Corinthians 7:1 1) Having therefore these promises, beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from all defilement of flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God.
Psalm 1:1-3 1) Blessed is the man who doesn‘t walk in the counsel of the wicked, Nor stand in the way of sinners, Nor sit in the seat of scoffers; 2) But his delight is in the law of Yahweh; On his law he meditates day and night. 3) He shall be like a tree planted by the streams of water, That brings forth its fruit in its season, Whose leaf also does not wither. Whatever he does shall prosper.
1 Timothy 4:7-8 7) But refuse profane and old wives‘ fables. Exercise yourself toward godliness. 8) For bodily exercise has some value, but godliness has value for all things, having the promise of the life which is now, and of that which is to come.
James 1:22 22) But be doers of the word, and not only hearers, deluding your own selves.
Hebrews 10:23-24 23) let us hold fast the confession of our hope unyieldingly. For he who promised is faithful. 24) Let us consider how to provoke one another to love and good works,