Ruth 4:13-22New International Version (NIV) Naomi Gains a Son 13 So Boaz took Ruth and she became his wife. When he made love to her, the Lord enabled her to conceive, and she gave birth to a son. 14 The women said to Naomi: “Praise be to the Lord, who this day has not left you without […]

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..because He delighted in me

Psalm 18:1-6New International Version (NIV) Psalm 18[a] For the director of music. Of David the servant of the Lord. He sang to the Lord the words of this song when the Lord delivered him from the hand of all his enemies and from the hand of Saul. He said: 1 I love you, Lord, my strength. […]

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More than Conquerors!

Romans 8:28-39New International Version (NIV) 28 And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who[a] have been called according to his purpose. 29 For those God foreknew he also predestined to be conformed to the image of his Son, that he might be the firstborn among many brothers […]

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诗篇 126Chinese Contemporary Bible (CCB) 被掳者归回的喜乐 上圣殿朝圣之诗。 126 耶和华带领被掳者归回耶路撒冷的时候,我们犹如在梦中。 2 我们笑声不止,欢呼歌唱。列邦都说:“耶和华为他们成就了伟大的事。” 3 耶和华实在为我们成就了伟大的事,我们充满了喜乐。 4 耶和华啊,求你恢复我们的繁荣,就像干旱的南地重现溪流。 5 含泪撒种的必欢呼着收割。 6 含泪出去撒种的必欢呼着带回禾捆。 Psalm 126New International Version (NIV) Psalm 126 A song of ascents. 1 When the Lord restored the fortunes of[a] Zion,     we were like those who dreamed.[b] 2 Our mouths were filled with laughter,     our tongues with songs of joy. Then it was said among […]

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The Energy of Encouragement

Ephesians 5:22-6:4New International Version (NIV) 22 Wives, submit yourselves to your own husbands as you do to the Lord. 23 For the husband is the head of the wife as Christ is the head of the church, his body, of which he is the Savior. 24 Now as the church submits to Christ, so also wives should submit […]

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Acts 2:36-47New International Version (NIV) 36 “Therefore let all Israel be assured of this: God has made this Jesus, whom you crucified, both Lord and Messiah.” 37 When the people heard this, they were cut to the heart and said to Peter and the other apostles, “Brothers, what shall we do?” 38 Peter replied, “Repent and be baptized, […]

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Acts 2:1-18New International Version (NIV) The Holy Spirit Comes at Pentecost 2 When the day of Pentecost came, they were all together in one place. 2 Suddenly a sound like the blowing of a violent wind came from heaven and filled the whole house where they were sitting. 3 They saw what seemed to be tongues of fire […]

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Acts 2:41-47New International Version (NIV) 41 Those who accepted his message were baptized, and about three thousand were added to their number that day. The Fellowship of the Believers 42 They devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and to fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer. 43 Everyone was filled with awe at the many wonders […]

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Acts 2:41-47 New International Version (NIV) 41 Those who accepted his message were baptized, and about three thousand were added to their number that day. The Fellowship of the Believers 42 They devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and to fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer. 43 Everyone was filled with awe at the many […]

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Living in Living Hope – Bilingual

1 Peter 1:3-9New International Version (NIV) Praise to God for a Living Hope 3 Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! In his great mercy he has given us new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, 4 and into an inheritance that can never […]

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