Psalm 42:11 (AMPC) "Why are you cast down, O my inner self? And why should you moan over me and be disquieted within me? Hope in God and wait expectantly for Him, for I shall yet praise Him, Who is the help of my countenance, and my God." Psalm 7:17 (AMPC) "I will give to the Lord the thanks due to His rightness and justice, and I will sing praise to the name of the Lord Most High." Psalm 103:2-5 (AMPC) "Bless (affectionately, gratefully praise) the Lord, O my soul, and forget not [one of] all His benefits— Who forgives [every one of] all your iniquities, Who heals [each one of] all your diseases, Who redeems your life from the pit and corruption, Who beautifies, dignifies, and crowns you with loving-kindness and tender mercy; Who satisfies your mouth [your necessity and desire at your personal age and situation] with good so that your youth, renewed, is like the eagle’s [strong, overcoming, soaring]!"
1 Corinthians 9:24-25 (NLT) "Don’t you realize that in a race everyone runs, but only one person gets the prize? So run to win! All athletes are disciplined in their training. They do it to win a prize that will fade away, but we do it for an eternal prize."
Acts 20:24 (NIV) "However, I consider my life worth nothing to me; my only aim is to finish the race and complete the task the Lord Jesus has given me the task of testifying to the good news of God’s grace."
Isaiah 8:10 (NIV) "Devise your strategy, but it will be thwarted; propose your plan, but it will not stand, for God is with us."
Isaiah 8:10 CEB (CEB) "Create a plan, but be frustrated! Speak a word, but it won’t stand, for God is with us."
Isaiah 55:11 (TLB) "So also is my word. I send it out, and it always produces fruit. It shall accomplish all I want it to and prosper everywhere I send it." Amos 9:13-15 (MSG) “Yes indeed, it won’t be long now.” God’s Decree. “Things are going to happen so fast your head will swim, one thing fast on the heels of the other. You won’t be able to keep up. Everything will be happening at once—and everywhere you look, blessings! Blessings like wine pouring off the mountains and hills. I’ll make everything right again for my people Israel."