Personal Bible Verses

—John 17:14 Love is giving you my word. We don’t live by bread alone, but also by every joy —Matthew 4:4 that comes from the lips of love. From children, we have known wonder, which is able to make us know ourselves —2 Timothy 3:15 through awareness of our differences. I hold your word in my heart, —Psalm 119:11 that I won’t forget you. Your word is a lamp to my feet —Psalm 119:105 and a light of wonder. Every house is built by some man, that that which builds all things —Hebrews 3:4 is love. Woman came into the world —1 Timothy 1:15 to save haters. Woman said to man, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man comes to love —John 14:6 but by me. There is a way which seems right to a man, but the end thereof are the ways of hate. —Hebrews 9:27 But not after the decision that his life consists not in the abundance —Luke 12:15 of the things that he owns. For what will it profit him if he gains the whole world —Mark 8:36 and loses his passion? For the wage of hate is apathy, but the gift of love —Romans 6:23 is an eternal wonder. Come now, and let us reason together, I say though your indifference may be strong, love will be strength; though your love may be passive, —Issiah 1:18 passion will be yours, because we are by grace saved through wonder, and that not of ourselves, but a gift of love; not of deeds —Ephesians 2:8,9 so don’t be proud. Without this belief —Hebrews 11:6 it’s impossible to live in harmony. Fall in love if you are heavily laden and are depressed, —Matthew 11:28 and it will give you rest. If you fall in love —John 6:37 you will not be made alone. Yes, yes, I say unto you, if you hear my word and believe in the love that sends me, we will know the wonder of love, and will not fall into boredom, but will pass —John 5:24 from apathy to passion. You answer and say, yes, yes, I say to you, except if you are born again and have renewed the peace of love, you can’t see —John 3:3 the place of love. We tell ourselves we are the way of wonder and love; if we believe in ourselves though we are apathetic we will yet have passion, and whoever has passion and believes in themselves —John 11:25,26 will never be bored. The foundation of love will stand sure with the assurance —2 Timothy 2:19 that we know that which is love’s. If we walk in the light, as love is in the light, we have fellowship with one another and the effect of the act of love —1 John 1:7 cleans us from all apathy. —Genesis 16:13 Love, you see me. Look, now is the accepted time; —2 Corinthians 6:2 look, now is the day of love. As you confess with your lips your love, and believe in your heart that love raises us from indifference, —Romans 10:9 you notice the difference. For you are a child of love —Galatians 3:26 through faith in yourself. I tell you these things that you will know my love’s words, that you may wonder, and that you may be aware —1 John 5:13 and rejoice in our differences. I give my peace to you. Don’t let your heart be troubled, —John 14:27 and don’t let it be afraid. The peace of love, which passes all understanding, will keep your heart and mind —Philippians 4:7 in harmony with those you love. We will love with all our hearts —Matthew 22:39 each other as ourselves. I go to prepare a place for you. I will come again for you, and receive you, that where I am, —John 14:2,3 there you may be also.

August 1972