God guards you, so you can love Him without distraction.

God guards you, so you can love Him without distraction.

“Keep [natsar] your heart with all diligence [mishmar], for out of it spring the issues [totsaah] of life.” (Prov 4:23)

“Watch, stand fast in the faith, be brave, be strong.” (1Cor 16:13)

“For now we live, if you stand fast in the Lord.” (1Thes 3:8)

“Therefore, my beloved and longed-for brethren, my joy and crown, so stand fast in the Lord, beloved.” (Phil 4:8)

“Therefore, my beloved brethren, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord” (1Cor 15:58)

“if indeed you continue in the faith, grounded and steadfast, and are not moved away from the hope of the gospel which you heard” (Col 1:23)

“And you shall love the LORD your God with all your heart, with all your soul, with all your mind, and with all your strength. This is the first commandment.” (Mk 12:30)

“Therefore let us not sleep, as others do, but let us watch and be sober.” (1Thes 5:6)

“Stand fast therefore in the liberty by which Christ has made us free, and do not be entangled again with a yoke of bondage.” (Gal 5:1)

“That good thing which was committed to you, keep by the Holy Spirit who dwells in us.” (2Tim 1:14)

“Little children, keep yourselves from idols.” (1Jn 5:21)

“But the Lord is faithful, who will establish you and guard you from the evil one.” (2Thes 3:3)

“Those whom You gave Me I have kept; and none of them is lost” (Jn 17:12)

“I charge you before God and the Lord Jesus Christ and the elect angels that you observe these things without prejudice, doing nothing with partiality.” (1Tim 5:21)

“O Timothy! Guard what was committed to your trust” (1Tim 6:20)

“Let integrity and uprightness preserve me, for I wait for You.” (Ps 25:21)

“You are my hiding place; You shall preserve me from trouble” (Ps 32:7)

“Let Your lovingkindness and Your truth continually preserve me.” (Ps 40:11)

“Hear my voice, O God, in my meditation; preserve my life from fear of the enemy.” (Ps 64:1)

“Blessed are those who keep His testimonies, who seek Him with the whole heart!” (Ps 119:2)

“Your testimonies are wonderful; therefore my soul keeps them.” (Ps 119:129)

“You will keep him in perfect peace [shalom shalom], whose mind is stayed on You, because he trusts in You.” (Isa 26:3)

“So he put them [10 brothers of Joseph] all together in prison [mishmar] three days.” (Gen 42:17)

“But the ones that fell on the good ground are those who, having heard the word with a noble [kalos=intrinsically good, praiseworthy] and good [agathos=beneficial] heart, keep it and bear fruit with patience.” (Lk 8:15)

Reading: Prov 4-6; Acts 27