(2 Tim 3:16-17 NRSV) All scripture is inspired by God
and is useful for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training
in righteousness, 17 so that everyone who belongs to God may be
proficient, equipped for every good work.
(Acts 17:11 NRSV) These Jews were more receptive than
those in Thessalonica, for they welcomed the message very eagerly and examined
the scriptures every day to see whether these things were so.
(Psa 119:11 NRSV) I treasure your word in my heart, so
that I may not sin against you.
(Psa 119:9 NRSV) How can young people keep their way pure?
By guarding it according to your word.
(Psa 119:16 NRSV) I will delight in your statutes; I
will not forget your word.
(Psa 119:28 NRSV) My soul melts away for sorrow; strengthen
me according to your word.
(Psa 119:43 NRSV) Do not take the word of truth utterly
out of my mouth, for my hope is in your ordinances.
(Psa 119:67 NRSV) Before I was humbled I went astray,
but now I keep your word.
(Psa 119:105 NRSV) Your word is a lamp to my feet and
a light to my path.
(Psa 119:160 NRSV) The sum of your word is truth; and
every one of your righteous ordinances endures forever.
(Psa 119:162 NRSV) I rejoice at your word like one who
finds great spoil.