ANCHOR SCRIPTURES FOR MEDITATIONS:
“Then the word of the LORD came unto me, saying, before I formed thee in the belly I knew thee; and before thou camest forth out of the womb I sanctified thee, and I ordained thee a prophet unto the nations.”
VERSE 2. All the ways of a man are clean in his own eyes; but the LORD weigheth the spirits.
VERSE 4. The LORD hath MADE ALL THINGS for HIMSELF: yea, even the wicked for the day of evil.
VERSE 5. Everyone that is proud in heart is an abomination to the LORD: though hand join in hand, he shall not be unpunished.
VERSE 6. BY MERCY AND TRUTH iniquity is purged: and by the fear of the LORD men depart from evil.
VERSE 7. When a man’s ways PLEASE THE LORD, he maketh even his enemies to be at peace with him.
VERSE 10. A divine sentence is in the lips of the king: his mouth transgresseth not in judgment.
VERSE 12. It is an abomination to kings to commit wickedness: for the throne is established by righteousness.
VERSE 13. Righteous lips are the delight of kings; and they love him that speaketh right.
VERSE 16. How much better is it to GET WISDOM than gold! and to GET UNDERSTANDING rather to be chosen than silver!
VERSE 17. THE HIGHWAY OF THE UPRIGHT IS TO DEPART FROM EVIL: he that keepeth his way preserveth his soul.
VERSE 18. Pride goeth before destruction, and an haughty spirit before a fall.
JOB CHAPTER 23:
VERSE 3. Oh, that I knew where I might find him! that I might come even to his seat.
8. Behold, I go forward, but he is not there; and backward, but I cannot perceive him:
9. On the left hand, where he doth work, but I cannot behold him: he hideth himself on the right hand, that I cannot see him:
VERSE 10. But he knoweth the way that I take: when he hath tried me, I shall come forth as gold.
VERSE 12. Neither have I gone back from the commandment of his lips; I have esteemed the words of his mouth more than my necessary food.
VERSE 13. But he is in one mind, and who can turn him? and what his soul desireth, even that he doeth.
VERSE 14. For he performeth the thing that is appointed for me: and many such things are with him.