Luke 6:20 And he
lifted up his eyes on his disciples, and said:
"Blessed are you poor, for yours
is the kingdom of God.
"Blessed are you that hunger now, for you shall be
satisfied. "Blessed are you that weep now, for you shall
"Blessed are you when men hate you, and when they
exclude you and revile you, and cast out your name as
evil, on account of the Son of man!
Rejoice in that day, and leap for joy, for behold, your
reward is great in heaven; for so their fathers did to
The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I came
that they may have life, and have it abundantly.
Ask, and it will be given you;
seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to
Promise of Rest
Come to me, all who labor and are
heavy laden, and I will give you rest.
Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me; for I am gentle
and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls.
For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light."
John 11:25, 26
I am the resurrection and the life; he
who believes in me, though he die, yet shall he live, and
whoever lives and believes in me shall never die
For God so loved the world that he
gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should
not perish but have eternal life.
For God sent the Son into the world, not to condemn the
world, but that the world might be saved through him.
On Hearing His Words
Truly, truly, I say to you, he who
hears my word and believes him who sent me, has eternal
life; he does not come into judgment, but has passed from
death to life.
The Light of the World
Again Jesus spoke to them, saying, "I am the light of the
world; he who follows me will not walk in darkness, but will
have the light of life.