For God so loved the world that He gave His one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.
The Lord replied, “My Presence will go with you, and I will give you rest.”
In peace I will lie down and sleep, for you alone, Lord, make me dwell in safety.
The trumpeters and musicians joined in unison to give praise and thanks to the LORD. Accompanied by trumpets, cymbals and other instruments, the singers raised their voices in praise to the LORD and sang: “He is good; his love endures forever.” Then the temple of the LORD was filled with the cloud,
The Lord is all I have, and so in him I put my hope.
Remember that I have commanded you to be determined and confident! Do not be afraid or discouraged, for I, the Lord your God, am with you wherever you go.
Be on your guard; stand firm in the faith; be courageous; be strong.
And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose.
Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friends.
For the Spirit God gave us does not make us timid, but gives us power, love and self-discipline.