Psalms 16:1- Preserve me, O God: for in thee do I put my trust. (Psalms 25:20) O keep my soul, and deliver me: let me not be ashamed; for I trust in thee.
Reading from Proverbs 8
Verses 32 – 36. Now therefore hearken unto me, O ye children: for blessed are they that keep my ways. (Luke 11:28) But He said, “On the contrary, blessed are those who hear the word of God, and observe it.” Hear instruction, and be wise, and refuse it not.Blessed is the man that heareth me, watching daily at my gates, waiting at the posts of my doors. For whoso findes me findes life, and shall obtain favour of the LORD. (John 3:16,36. Phil.3:8-9.) “For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish, but have eternal life. “He who believes in the Son has eternal life; but he who does not obey the Son shall not see life, but the wrath of God abides on him.” More than that I count all things to be loss in view of the surpassing value of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord, for whom I have suffered the loss of all things, and count them but rubbish in order that I may gain Christ, and may be found in Him, not having a righteousness of my own derived from the Law, but that which is through faith in Christ, the righteousness which comes from God on the basis of faith. But he that sinneth against me wrongeth his own Soul: All they that hate me love death. (Heb.2:3) how shall we escape if we neglect so great a salvation? After it was at the first spoken through the Lord, it was confirmed to us by those who heard,