James, the brother of Jesus, asked, “[FROM WHENCE COME WARS] and [FIGHTINGS] among you? Ye lust, and have not: ye kill, and desire to have, and cannot obtain: [YE FIGHT AND WAR, YET YE HAVE NOT, BECAUSE YE ASK NOT]” (James 4:1–2).
“[WISDOM IS THE PRINCIPAL THING]; therefore get wisdom: and with all thy getting get [UNDERSTANDING]” (Proverbs 4:7).
“The [FEAR] of the LORD is the [BEGINNING OF WISDOM: AND THE KNOWLEDGE OF THE HOLY IS UNDERSTANDING]” (Proverbs 9:10).
“There is gold, and a multitude of rubies: but the lips of [KNOWLEDGE] are a precious jewel. The heart of the prudent getteth knowledge; and the ear of [THE WISE SEEKETH KNOWLEDGE]” (Proverbs 20:15, 18:15).
“Seek ye the LORD [WHILE HE MAY BE FOUND, CALL YE UPON HIM WHILE HE IS NEAR]” (Isaiah 55:6).
“[THE NAME] of the LORD is [A STRONG TOWER]: the [RIGHTEOUS RUNNETH INTO IT, AND IS SAFE]” (Proverbs 18:10).
Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ says: “[ALL THESE ARE THE BEGINNING OF SORROWS]” (Matthew 24:8).
“[AND YE SHALL HEAR OF WARS AND RUMOURS OF WARS]: see that ye [BE NOT TROUBLED: FOR ALL THESE THINGS MUST COME TO PASS], but [THE END IS NOT YET]” (Matthew 24:6).
“[FEAR NOT, LITTLE FLOCK]; for it is your Father’s good pleasure to give you the kingdom” (Luke 12:32). “I am with you alway, [EVEN UNTO THE END OF THE WORLD]. Amen” (Matthew 28:20).
Let us be reminded that the Apostle Paul said: “[FOR TO ME TO LIVE IS CHRIST, AND TO DIE IS GAIN]” (Philippians 1:21).
“A GOOD name is better than precious ointment; [AND THE DAY OF DEATH THAN THE DAY OF ONE’S BIRTH]” (Ecclesiastes 7:1).
“It is better to go to the house of mourning, than to go to the house of feasting: [FOR THAT IS THE END OF ALL MEN; AND THE LIVING WILL LAY IT TO HIS HEART]” (Ecclesiastes 7:2).
“Be not righteous over much; neither make thyself over wise: why shouldest thou destroy thyself?
Be not over much wicked, neither be thou foolish: why shouldest thou die before thy time?
It is good that thou shouldest take hold of this; yea, also from this withdraw not thine hand: for he that [FEARETH] God shall come forth of them all” (Ecclesiastes 7:16-18).
“[LET US HEAR THE CONCLUSION] of the whole matter: [FEAR GOD, AND KEEP HIS COMMANDMENTS]: for this is the whole duty of man. For God shall bring EVERY WORK INTO JUDGMENT], with every secret thing, whether it be good, or whether it be evil” (Ecclesiastes 12:13–14).
“[DEPART FROM EVIL, AND DO GOOD]; and dwell for evermore” (Psalms 37:27).
“The [FEAR] of the LORD is a [FOUNTAIN OF LIFE], to depart from the snares of death” (Proverbs 14:27).
“Blessed be the LORD God of Israel [FROM EVERLASTING, AND TO EVERLASTING]. Amen, and Amen” (Psalm 41:13).
“[IN THE HOUSE OF THE RIGHTEOUS IS MUCH TREASURE]: but in the revenues of the wicked is trouble” (Proverbs 15:6).
“The LORD knoweth [THE DAYS OF THE UPRIGHT: AND THEIR INHERITANCE SHALL BE FOR EVER]” (Psalm 37:18).
Our Lord Jesus Christ reminds us, says: “TAKE HEED, AND BEWARE OF COVETOUSNESS: for a man’s life consisteth not in the abundance of the things which he possesseth” (Luke 12:15).
“Therefore [TAKE NO THOUGHT], saying, [WHAT SHALL WE EAT]? or, [WHAT SHALL WE DRINK]? or, [WHEREWITHAL SHALL WE BE CLOTHED]? But [SEEK YE FIRST THE KINGDOM OF GOD, AND HIS RIGHTEOUSNESS; AND ALL THESE THINGS SHALL BE ADDED UNTO YOU]” (Matthew 6:31).
The Apostle Paul said: “[FOR THE KINGDOM OF GOD IS] not meat and drink; but [RIGHTEOUSNESS, AND PEACE, AND JOY IN THE HOLY GHOST]” (Romans 14:17).
“[THE KINGDOM OF GOD] IS not in word, but [IN POWER; THAT YOUR FAITH SHOULD] not [STAND] in the wisdom of men, but [IN THE POWER OF GOD]” (1 Corinthians 4:20, 2:5).
“[GIVING THANKS ALWAYS FOR ALL THINGS] unto God and the Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ” (Ephesians 5:20).
“The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the communion of the Holy Ghost, be with you all. Amen” (2 Corinthians 13:14).
“A SOFT answer turneth away wrath: but grievous words stir up anger. The tongue of the wise useth knowledge aright: but the mouth of fools poureth out foolishness” (Proverbs 15:1-2).
“Death and life are in the power of the tongue: and they that love it shall eat the fruit thereof” (Proverbs 18:21).
“The poor useth intreaties; but the rich answereth roughly” (Proverbs 18:23).
“Pleasant words are as an honeycomb, sweet to the soul, and health to the bones” (Proverbs 16:24).
“A wholesome tongue is a tree of life: but perverseness therein is a breach in the spirit” (Proverbs 15:4).
“He that hath knowledge spareth his words: and a man of understanding is of an excellent spirit” (Proverbs 17:27).
JESUS says: “[HE THAT REJECTETH ME, AND RECEIVETH NOT MY WORDS], hath one that judgeth him: [THE WORD THAT I HAVE SPOKEN, THE SAME SHALL JUDGE HIM IN THE LAST DAY]” (John 12:48).
“But I say unto you, that every idle word that men shall speak, they shall give account thereof in the Day of Judgment. For by thy words thou shalt be justified, and by thy words thou shalt be condemned” (Matthew 12:36-37).
“Heaven and earth shall pass away, but my words shall not pass away” (Matthew 24:35).
“To him be glory and dominion for ever and ever. Amen” (1 Peter 5:11).