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Joshua 24:14-15

14 And now, fear the LORD and serve him in pureness and truth: And put away the gods which your fathers served on the other side of the water, and in Egypt, and serve the LORD. 15 But if it seem evil unto you to serve the LORD, then choose you this day, whom you will serve: whether the gods which your fathers served, that were on the other side of the water, or the gods of the Amorites in whose land, ye dwelt. As for me and my house, we will serve the LORD."

Ruth 4:11

11 And all the people that were in the gate, and the elders, said "We are witnesses: the LORD make the woman that is come into thine house like Rachel and Lea, which twain did build the house of Israel: that she may do virtuously in Ephrata, and be famous in Bethlehem,

Exodus 20:5-6

5 See that thou neither bow thyself unto them neither serve them: for I, the LORD thy God, am a jealous God, and visit the sin of the fathers upon the children unto the third and fourth generation of them that hate me: 6 and yet show mercy unto thousands among them that love me and keep my commandments.

Joshua 4:21-22

21 And he spake unto the children of Israel, saying, "When your children ask you in time to come saying, 'What mean these stones?' 22 Show your children and say, 'Israel came over this Jordan on dry land.'

Proverbs 13:22

22 which their children's children shall have in possession - for the riches of the sinner is laid up for the just.

Psalms 103:17

17 But the merciful goodness of the LORD endureth for ever and ever upon them that fear him, and his righteousness upon their children's children;

Psalms 112:1-3

1 {Praise the Everlasting} Blessed is the man that feareth the LORD, and hath great delight in his commandments. 2 His seed shall be mighty upon earth; the generation of the faithful shall be blessed. 3 Riches and plenteousness shall be in his house, and his righteousness endureth forever.

John 17:20-25

20 I pray not for them alone: but for them also which shall believe on me through their preaching, 21 that they all may be one, as thou father art in me, and I in thee; that they may be also one in us, that the world may believe that thou hast sent me. 22 And that glory that thou gavest me, I have given them, that they may be one, as we are one. 23 I am in them, and thou art in me: that they may be made perfect in one, and that the world may know that thou hast sent me, and hast loved them, as thou hast loved me. 24 "Father, I will that they, which thou hast given me, be with me where I am: that they may see my glory which thou hast given me. For thou lovedest me before the making of the world. 25 O righteous father, the very world hath not known thee: but I have known thee, and these have known that thou hast sent me.

2 Timothy 4:1-22

1 I testify therefore before God, and before the Lord Jesus Christ, which shall judge quick and dead at his appearing in his kingdom: 2 Preach the word, be fervent; be it in season, or out of season. Improve, rebuke, exhort with all long suffering and doctrine. 3 For the time will come, when they will not suffer wholesome doctrine: but after their own lusts shall they whose ears itch get them a heap of teachers, 4 and shall turn their ears from the truth, and shall be given unto fables: 5 But watch thou in all things, and suffer adversity, and do the work of an evangelist, fulfil thine office unto the utmost. 6 For I am now ready to be offered, and the time of my departing is at hand. 7 I have fought a good fight, and have fulfilled my course, and have kept the faith. 8 From henceforth is laid up for me a crown of righteousness, which the Lord that is a righteous judge shall give me at that day: not to me only: but unto all them that love his coming. 9 Make speed to come unto me at once. 10 For Demas hath left me, and hath loved this present world, and is departed into Thessalonica. Crescens is gone to Galatia, and Titus unto Dalmatia. 11 Only Luke is with me. Take Mark and bring him with thee, for he is necessary unto me for to minister. 12 And Tychicus have I sent to Ephesus. 13 The cloak that I left at Troas with Carpus when thou comest bring with thee, and the books, but specially the parchment. 14 Alexander the coppersmith did me much evil, the Lord reward him according to his deeds, 15 of whom be thou ware also. For he withstood our preaching, sore. 16 At my first answering for myself, no man assisted me, but all forsook me. I pray God, that it may not be laid to their charges: 17 notwithstanding the Lord assisted me, and strengthed me, that by me the preaching should be fulfilled to the utmost and that all the gentiles should hear. And I was delivered out of the mouth of the lion. 18 And the Lord shall deliver me from all evil doing, and shall keep me unto his heavenly kingdom. To whom be praise for ever and ever. Amen. 19 Salute Prisca and Aquila, and the household of Onesiphorus. 20 Erastus abode at Corinth. Trophimus I left at Miletus sick. 21 Make speed to come before winter. Eubulus greeteth thee, and Pudens, and Linus, and Claudia, and all the brethren. 22 The Lord Jesus Christ be with thy spirit. Grace be with you. Amen. {The end of the Second Epistle unto Timothy, Written from Rome, when Paul was presented the second time up before the Emperor Nero}

2 Peter 1:12-15

12 Wherefore I will not be negligent to put you always in remembrance of such things, though that ye know them yourselves and be also established in the present truth. 13 Notwithstanding, I think it mete, as long as I am in this tabernacle, to stir you up by putting you in remembrance; 14 forasmuch as I am sure how that the time is at hand that I must put off this my tabernacle, even as our Lord Jesus Christ hath showed me. 15 I will enforce, therefore, that on every side ye might have wherewith to stir up the remembrance of these things after my departing.

Psalms 145:4

4 One generation shall praise thy works unto another, and declare thy power.

Matthew 6:20-21

20 But gather ye treasures together in heaven, where neither rust, nor yet moths corrupt: and where thieves neither break up, nor yet steal. 21 For wheresoever your treasure is, there will your heart be also.

2 Timothy 2:2

2 And what things thou hast heard of me, many bearing witness, the same deliver to faithful men, which are apt to teach others.

2 Timothy 4:6-8

6 For I am now ready to be offered, and the time of my departing is at hand. 7 I have fought a good fight, and have fulfilled my course, and have kept the faith. 8 From henceforth is laid up for me a crown of righteousness, which the Lord that is a righteous judge shall give me at that day: not to me only: but unto all them that love his coming.

Deuteronomy 6:5-7

5 And thou shalt love the LORD thy God with all thine heart, with all thy soul and with all thy might. 6 And these words which I command thee this day, shall be in thine heart. 7 And thou shalt whet them on thy children, and shalt talk of them when thou art at home in thine house and as thou walkest by the way; and when thou liest down and when thou risest up.

Psalms 78:4

4 that we should not hide them from the children of the generations to come but to show the honour of the LORD, his mighty and wonderful works that he hath done.

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