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Joshua 24:14-15

14 Now, then, fear Jehovah, and serve Him in sincerity and truth, and turn away from the gods which your fathers served Beyond the River, and in Egypt; and you serve Jehovah. 15 And if it seems evil in your eyes to serve Jehovah, choose for yourselves today whom you will serve, whether the gods whom your fathers served Beyond the River, or the gods of the Amorites in whose land you are living. But as for me and my house, we will serve Jehovah.

Ruth 4:11

11 And all the people who were in the gate and the elders, said, We are witnesses. May Jehovah make the woman who is coming into your house to be as Rachel and as Leah, both of whom built the house of Israel. And may you do worthily in Ephratah, and proclaim the name in Bethlehem.

Exodus 20:5-6

5 you shall not bow to them, and you shall not serve them; for I am Jehovah your God, a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of fathers on sons, on the third and on the fourth generation, to those that hate Me; 6 and doing kindness to thousands, to those loving Me, and to those keeping My commandments.

Joshua 4:21-22

21 And he spoke to the sons of Israel, saying, When your sons ask their fathers hereafter, saying, What do these stones mean ? 22 Then you shall make your sons know, saying, Israel came over this Jordan on dry land,

Proverbs 13:22

22 A good man leaves an inheritance to his son's sons, but the wealth of the sinner is laid up for the just.

Psalms 103:17

17 But the mercy of Jehovah is from everlasting, even to everlasting, on those who fear Him; yea, His righteousness is to the sons of sons;

Psalms 112:1-3

1 Praise Jehovah! Blessed is the man who fears Jehovah, delighting greatly in His commands. 2 His seed shall be mighty on the earth; the generation of the upright shall be blessed; 3 wealth and riches in his house; and his righteousness is standing forever.

John 17:20-25

20 And I do not pray concerning these only, but also concerning those who will believe in Me through their word; 21 that all may be one, as You are in Me, Father, and I in You, that they also may be one in Us, that the world may believe that You sent Me. 22 And I have given them the glory which You have given Me, that they may be one, as We are one: 23 I in them, and You in Me, that they may be perfected in one; and that the world may know that You sent Me and loved them, even as You loved Me. 24 Father, I desire that those whom You have given Me, that where I am, they may be with Me also, that they may behold My glory which You gave Me, because You loved Me before the foundation of the world. 25 Righteous Father, indeed the world did not know You, but I knew You; and these have known that You sent Me.

2 Timothy 4:1-22

1 Then I solemnly witness before God and the Lord Jesus Christ, He being about to judge living and dead at His appearance and His kingdom: 2 preach the Word, be urgent in season, out of season, convict, warn, encourage with all long-suffering and teaching. 3 For a time will be when they will not endure sound doctrine, but according to their own lusts, they will heap up to themselves teachers tickling the ear; 4 and they will turn away the ear from the truth and will be turned aside to myths. 5 But you be clear-minded in all, suffer hardship, do the work of an evangelist, fully carry out your ministry. 6 For I am already being poured out, and the time of my release is here. 7 I have fought the good fight. I have finished the course. I have kept the faith. 8 For the rest, the crown of righteousness is laid up for me, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will give to me in that Day, and not only to me, but also to all the ones loving His appearance. 9 Make haste to come to me shortly. 10 For Demas deserted me, loving the present age, and he went to Thessalonica. Crescens went to Galatia, Titus to Dalmatia. 11 Only Luke is with me. Taking Mark, bring him with you, for he is useful to me for ministry. 12 But I sent Tychicus to Ephesus. 13 When you come, bring the cloak which I left in Troas with Carpus, and the books, especially the parchments. 14 Alexander the coppersmith demonstrated many evil things to me. The Lord "will give back to him according to his works." LXX-Psa. 61:13; Prov. 24:12; MT-Psa. 62:12 15 You also guard against him, for he greatly withstood our words. 16 In my first defense no one was beside me, but all deserted me. May it not be reckoned to them. 17 But the Lord stood with me and gave me power, that through me the preaching might be fulfilled, and all the nations might hear. And I was delivered out of the mouth of the lion. 18 And the Lord will deliver me from every wicked work and will save me for His heavenly kingdom; to whom be the glory forever and ever. Amen. 19 Greet Prisca and Aquila and the house of Onesiphorus. 20 Erastus remained in Corinth, but I left Trophimus sick in Miletus. 21 Try to come before winter. Eubulus greets you, and Pudens, and Linus, and Claudia, and all the brothers. 22 The Lord Jesus Christ be with your spirit. Grace be with you. Amen.

2 Peter 1:12-15

12 For this reason I will not neglect to cause you to remember always concerning these things, though you know and have been confirmed in the present truth. 13 But I deem it right, so long as I am in this tabernacle, to stir you up by a reminder, 14 knowing that the putting off of my tabernacle is soon, as indeed our Lord Jesus Christ made clear to me. 15 And I will also be diligent to cause you always to have memory of these things after my departure.

Psalms 145:4

4 Generation to generation shall praise Your works; and shall declare Your mighty acts.

Matthew 6:20-21

20 But treasure up for you treasures in Heaven, where neither moth nor rust cause to vanish, and where thieves do not dig through and steal. 21 For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.

2 Timothy 2:2

2 And what things you heard from me through many witnesses, commit these things to faithful men, such as will be competent also to teach others.

2 Timothy 4:6-8

6 For I am already being poured out, and the time of my release is here. 7 I have fought the good fight. I have finished the course. I have kept the faith. 8 For the rest, the crown of righteousness is laid up for me, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will give to me in that Day, and not only to me, but also to all the ones loving His appearance.

Deuteronomy 6:5-7

5 And you shall love Jehovah your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your might. 6 And these words which I am commanding you today shall be on your heart. 7 And you shall teach them to your sons, and shall speak of them as you sit in your house, and as you walk in the way, and as you are lying down, and as you are rising up.

Psalms 78:4

4 We will not hide them from their sons; to declare to the coming generation the praises of Jehovah; yea, His strength and His wonderful works that He has done.

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