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 laugh.
"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
The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I came that they may
have life, and have it abundantly.
Matthew 7:7 Ask,
it will be given you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened
Promise of Rest
Matthew 11:28 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
John 3:16 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.
Hearing His Words
John 5:24 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
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.