1 Timothy 6:10 (NLT)
10 For the love of money is the root of all kinds of evil. And some people, craving money, have wandered from the true faith and pierced themselves with many sorrows.
2 Timothy 1:6-8 (ESV)
6 For this reason I remind you to fan into flame the gift of God, which is in you through the laying on of my hands, 7 for God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control.
8 Therefore do not be ashamed of the testimony about our Lord, nor of me his prisoner, but share in suffering for the gospel by the power of God,
Proverbs 24:16 (ESV)
16 for the righteous falls seven times and rises again,
but the wicked stumble in times of calamity.
John 1:11 (ESV)
11 He came to his own,[a] and his own people[b] did not receive him.
Romans 8:31 (ESV)
God’s Everlasting Love
31 What then shall we say to these things? If God is for us, who can be[a] against us?
Numbers 23:19 (ESV)
19 God is not man, that he should lie,
or a son of man, that he should change his mind.
Has he said, and will he not do it?
Or has he spoken, and will he not fulfill it?