The Bible is clear in many places (not just Ezekiel 18:2) that God punishes people for their own sins, not for the sins of their fathers. Examples of this abound in the books of Kings and Chronicles in which kings who did what was right were never held accountable for the sins of their fathers.
First Corinthians 14:34-35 should be excised from the text, according to various scholars (principally Straatman, Fitzer, Barrett, Ruef, Fee, and Payne). This is because many of the Western witnesses have these verses after v. 40, while the rest of the tradition retains them here. 1 There are no manuscripts that omit the verses.
Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. Romans 8:15 ESV For you did not receive the spirit of slavery to fall back into fear, but you have received the Spirit of adoption as sons, by whom we cry, “Abba!
The Bible is full of encouragement for any and every situation we could possibly face. Here are 25 of my favorite scriptures. These are my go to scriptures when I feel like giving up. They encourage me to keep going. I hope they encourage you as well. 25 Bible Verses To Run To When You Feel Like Giving Up.
For all that is in the world—the lust of the flesh, the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life—is not of the Father but is of the world. And the world is passing away, and the lust of it; but he who does the will of God abides forever. Matthew 4:4.
King Ahab’s response took glory away from Yahweh, focused attention on the instrument, and fanned the flames of jealousy, revenge, and hatred. As a result, his focus precluded any chance for repentance. Jezebel Reacts with Vengeance (19:2).
Below are 7 Bible verses to help us in difficult times: Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things.
The Bible says “all have sinned and fallen short of the glory of God” (Rom 3:23) and 1st John 1:8 and 10 says “If we say we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us. 10 If we say we have not sinned, we make him a liar, and his word is not in us” however the good news is If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from.