Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God. Ecclesiastes 3:22 ESV So I saw that there is nothing better than that a man should rejoice in his work, for that is his lot. Who can bring him to see what will be after him? Matthew 5:4-12 ESV “Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted. “Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth. “Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be satisfied. “Blessed are the merciful, for they shall receive mercy. “Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God. … 1 John 3:18 ESV Little children, let us not love in word or talk but in deed and in truth. Hebrews 11:1 ESV Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen. Proverbs 14:21 ESV Whoever despises his neighbor is a sinner, but blessed is he who is generous to the poor. Psalm 128:2 ESV You shall eat the fruit of the labor of your hands; you shall be blessed, and it shall be well with you. Luke 16:25 ESV But Abraham said, ‘Child, remember that you in your lifetime received your good things, and Lazarus in like manner bad things; but now he is comforted here, and you are in anguish. 2 Corinthians 4:18 ESV As we look not to the things that are seen but to the things that are unseen. For the things that are seen are transient, but the things that are unseen are eternal. Matthew 5:9 ESV “Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God. 1 Peter 4:13 ESV But rejoice insofar as you share Christ’s sufferings, that you may also rejoice and be glad when his glory is revealed. Matthew 5:5 ESV “Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth. Matthew 5:3-12 ESV “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. “Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted. “Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth. “Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be satisfied. “Blessed are the merciful, for they shall receive mercy. Proverbs 16:20 ESV Whoever gives thought to the word will discover good, and blessed is he who trusts in the Lord. Ecclesiastes 5:10 ESV He who loves money will not be satisfied with money, nor he who loves wealth with his income; this also is vanity. Proverbs 28:14 ESV Blessed is the one who fears the Lord always, but whoever hardens his heart will fall into calamity. Psalm 146:5 ESV Blessed is he whose help is the God of Jacob, whose hope is in the Lord his God, Psalm 37:7 ESV Be still before the Lord and wait patiently for him; fret not yourself over the one who prospers in his way, over the man who carries out evil devices! Ecclesiastes 2:24-26 ESV There is nothing better for a person than that he should eat and drink and find enjoyment in his toil. This also, I saw, is from the hand of God, for apart from him who can eat or who can have enjoyment? For to the one who pleases him God has given wisdom and knowledge and joy, but to the sinner he has given the business of gathering and collecting, only to give to one who pleases God. This also is vanity and a striving after wind. Psalm 17:14 ESV From men by your hand, O Lord, from men of the world whose portion is in this life. You fill their womb with treasure; they are satisfied with children, and they leave their abundance to their infants. 2 Corinthians 1:15-18 ESV Because I was sure of this, I wanted to come to you first, so that you might have a second experience of grace. I wanted to visit you on my way to Macedonia, and to come back to you from Macedonia and have you send me on my way to Judea. Was I vacillating when I wanted to do this? Do I make my plans according to the flesh, ready to say “Yes, yes” and “No, no” at the same time? As surely as God is faithful, our word to you has not been Yes or no.