Matthew 5:3 (KJV)
3 Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
Isaiah 57:18 (NLT)
18 I have seen what they do, but I will heal them anyway! I will lead them. I will comfort those who mourn,
Matthew 5:3 (NLT)
3 “God blesses those who are poor and realize their need for him, for the Kingdom of Heaven is theirs.
Romans 7:15-17 (TLB)
15 I don’t understand myself at all, for I really want to do what is right, but I can’t. I do what I don’t want to—what I hate. 16 I know perfectly well that what I am doing is wrong, and my bad conscience proves that I agree with these laws I am breaking. 17 But I can’t help myself because I’m no longer doing it. It is sin inside me that is stronger than I am that makes me do these evil things.
Proverbs 14:12 (KJV)
12 There is a way which seemeth right unto a man, but the end thereof are the ways of death.
Genesis 3:10 (KJV)
10 And he said, I heard thy voice in the garden, and I was afraid, because I was naked; and I hid myself.
Romans 7:21 (TLB)
21 It seems to be a fact of life that when I want to do what is right, I inevitably do what is wrong.
Psalm 32:3 (TLB)
3 There was a time when I wouldn’t admit what a sinner I was. But my dishonesty made me miserable and filled my days with frustration.
Psalm 32:4-5 (TLB)
4 All day and all night your hand was heavy on me. My strength evaporated like water on a sunny day
5 until I finally admitted all my sins to you and stopped trying to hide them. I said to myself, “I will confess them to the Lord.” And you forgave me! All my guilt is gone.
Proverbs 28:13 (KJV)
13 He that covereth his sins shall not prosper: but whoso confesseth and forsaketh them shall have mercy.
Psalm 6:6 (TLB)
6 I am worn out with pain; every night my pillow is wet with tears.
Jeremiah 6:14 (TLB)
14 You can’t heal a wound by saying it’s not there! Yet the priests and prophets give assurances of peace when all is war.
2 Peter 2:19 (NLT)
19 They promise freedom, but they themselves are slaves of sin and corruption. For you are a slave to whatever controls you.
2 Corinthians 1:9 (TLB)
9 We felt we were doomed to die and saw how powerless we were to help ourselves; but that was good, for then we put everything into the hands of God, who alone could save us, for he can even raise the dead.
2 Corinthians 12:9 (KJV)
9 And he said unto me, My grace is sufficient for thee: for my strength is made perfect in weakness. Most gladly therefore will I rather glory in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest upon me.
James 4:6 (KJV)
6 But he giveth more grace. Wherefore he saith, God resisteth the proud, but giveth grace unto the humble.