in that I command you today to love the Lord your God, to walk [that is, to live each and every day] in His ways and to keep His commandments and His statutes and His judgments (precepts), so that you will live and multiply, and that the Lord your God will bless you in the land which you are entering to possess.
DEUTERONOMY 30:16 (AMP)
Therefore You are great, O Lord G od ; for there is none like You, and there is no God besides You, according to all that we have heard with our ears.
2 SAMUEL 7:22 (AMP)
Understand this, my beloved brothers and sisters. Let everyone be quick to hear [be a careful, thoughtful listener], slow to speak [a speaker of carefully chosen words and], slow to anger [patient, reflective, forgiving];
JAMES 1:19 (AMP)
”See that no one repays another with evil for evil, but always seek that which is good for one another and for all people.”
1 THESSALONIANS 5:15 (AMP)
It takes a lot less energy to be kind and wish someone well rather than the opposite.
Barbara J Couch, MDiv.