Brethren, I do not regard myself as having laid hold of it yet; but one thing I do: forgetting what lies behind and reaching forward to what lies ahead, I press on toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus."
"Do not seek what you will eat and what you will drink, and do not keep worrying. For all these things the nations of the world eagerly seek; but your Father knows that you need these things. But seek His kingdom, and these things will be added to you."
"So then, brethren, stand firm and hold to the traditions which you were taught, whether by word of mouth or by letter from us."
2 Thessalonians 2:15
"The greatest among you shall be your servant. Whoever exalts himself shall be humbled; and whoever humbles himself shall be exalted."
"You shall not covet
your neighbor's house; you shall not covet your neighbor's wife or his male
servant or his female servant or his ox or his donkey or anything that belongs to your neighbor."
"Whatever your hand finds to do, do it with all your might."
"We must work the works of Him who sent Me as long as it is day; night is coming when no one can work."
"This man had been instructed in the way of the Lord; and being fervent in spirit, he was speaking and teaching accurately the things concerning Jesus, being acquainted only with the baptism of John."
"Do you not know
that those who run in a race all run, but only one receives the prize? Run in
such a way that you may win."
1 Corinthians 9:24
"Again, the devil
took Him to a very high mountain and showed Him all the kingdoms of the
world and their glory; and he said to Him, 'All these things I will give You, if You fall down and worship me.' Then Jesus said to him, 'Go, Satan! For it is written, "You shall worship the Lord your God, and serve Him only."'"
"Earnestly desire the greater gifts. And I show you a still more excellent way."
1 Corinthians 12:31
"How can you believe, when you receive glory from one another and you do not seek the glory that is from the one and only God?"