Deuteronomy 31:6-8 NKJV (6) Be strong and of good courage, do notfear nor be afraid of them; for the LORD your God, He is the One whogoes with you. He will not leave you nor forsake you." (7) ThenMoses called Joshua and said to him in the sight of all Israel, "Bestrong and of good courage, for you must go with this people to theland which the LORD has sworn to their fathers to give them, and youshall cause them to inherit it. (8) And the LORD, He is the One whogoes before you. He will be with you, He will not leave you nor forsakeyou; do not fear nor be dismayed.”
1 Corinthians 16:13 ESV (13) Be watchful, stand firm in the faith, actlike men, be strong.
Do Not Fear Nor Be DismayedDeut. 31:6,8 NKJV (6) Be strong and of good courage, do not fear norbe afraid of them; for the LORD your God, He is the One who goeswith you. He will not leave you nor forsake you.” (8) And the LORD,He is the One who goes before you. He will be with you, He will notleave you nor forsake you; do not fear nor be dismayed.”
Matthew 10:26-31 NKJV Therefore do not fear them. For there isnothing covered that will not be revealed, and hidden that will not beknown. (27) "Whatever I tell you in the dark, speak in the light; andwhat you hear in the ear, preach on the housetops. (28) And do notfear those who kill the body but cannot kill the soul. But rather fearHim who is able to destroy both soul and body in hell. (29) Are nottwo sparrows sold for a copper coin? And not one of them falls to theground apart from your Fathers will. (30) But the very hairs of yourhead are all numbered. (31) Do not fear therefore; you are of morevalue than many sparrows.
Deuteronomy 31:23 NKJV Then He inaugurated Joshua the son ofNun, and said, "Be strong and of good courage; for you shall bring thechildren of Israel into the land of which I swore to them, and I will bewith you.”
Romans 8:31-36 NKJV What then shall we say to these things? If Godis for us, who can be against us? (32) He who did not spare His ownSon, but delivered Him up for us all, how shall He not with Him alsofreely give us all things? (33) Who shall bring a charge against Godselect? It is God who justifies. (34) Who is he who condemns? It isChrist who died, and furthermore is also risen, who is even at the righthand of God, who also makes intercession for us. (35) Who shallseparate us from the love of Christ? Shall tribulation, or distress, orpersecution, or famine, or nakedness, or peril, or sword? (36) As it iswritten: "FOR YOUR SAKE WE ARE KILLED ALL DAY LONG;WE ARE ACCOUNTED AS SHEEP FOR THE SLAUGHTER.”
Romans 8:38-39 NKJV For I am persuaded that neither death nor life,nor angels nor principalities nor powers, nor things present nor thingsto come, (39) nor height nor depth, nor any other created thing, shallbe able to separate us from the love of God which is in Christ Jesus ourLord.
Josh.1:6-9 NKJV Be strong and of good courage, for to this people youshall divide as an inheritance the land which I swore to their fathers togive them. (7) Only be strong and very courageous, that you may observeto do according to all the law which Moses My servant commanded you;do not turn from it to the right hand or to the left, that you may prosperwherever you go. (8) This Book of the Law shall not depart from yourmouth, but you shall meditate in it day and night, that you may observe todo according to all that is written in it. For then you will make your wayprosperous, and then you will have good success. (9) Have I notcommanded you? Be strong and of good courage; do not be afraid, nor bedismayed, for the LORD your God is with you wherever you go.”
Doing Right is HARD!!!Matthew 7:13-14 NKJV "Enter by the narrow gate; for wide is thegate and broad is the way that leads to destruction, and there aremany who go in by it. (14) Because narrow is the gate and difficultis the way which leads to life, and there are few who find it.
We Must Obey God!!! Hebrews 4:5-6 NKJV and again in this place: "THEY SHALL NOT ENTER MY REST." (6) Since therefore it remains that some must enter it, and those to whom it was first preached did not enter because of disobedience,Hebrews 4:11 NKJV Let us therefore be diligent to enter that rest, lestanyone fall according to the same example of disobedience.
Remain Faithful Until Work is Finished 1 Chronicles 22:13 NKJV (13) Then you will prosper, if you take care to fulfill the statutes and judgments with which the LORD charged Moses concerning Israel. Be strong and of good courage; do not fear nor be dismayed.1 Chronicles 28:20 NKJV (20) And David said to his son Solomon,"Be strong and of good courage, and do it; do not fear nor be dismayed,for the LORD God—my God—will be with you. He will not leave younor forsake you, until you have finished all the work for the service ofthe house of the LORD.
Remain Faithful Until Work is FinishedRevelation 14:13 NKJV Then I heard a voice from heaven saying tome, "Write: Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord from now on." "Yes," says the Spirit, "that they may rest from their labors, andtheir works follow them.”
In the Face of our EnemiesJoshua 10:25 NKJV Then Joshua said to them, "Do not be afraid,nor be dismayed; be strong and of good courage, for thus the LORDwill do to all your enemies against whom you fight.”
The LORD will Do Good1 Chronicles 19:12-13 NKJV (12) Then he said, "If the Syrians aretoo strong for me, then you shall help me; but if the people ofAmmon are too strong for you, then I will help you. (13) Be ofgood courage, and let us be strong for our people and for the cities ofour God. And may the LORD do what is good in His sight.”
The LORD will Do GoodRomans 8:28 NKJV And we know that all things work together forgood to those who love God, to those who are the called according toHis purpose.
Let Us Serve The LORDJoshua 24:15 NKJV And if it seems evil to you to serve the LORD,choose for yourselves this day whom you will serve, whether thegods which your fathers served that were on the other side of theRiver, or the gods of the Amorites, in whose land you dwell. But asfor me and my house, we will serve the LORD.”