Warrior Verses to Remember

Coming to Amazon Sept 2019

This is not a complete list of all scripture used in my upcoming book, and it may include more than I am going to use in my book, but all of it is great for you to digest and live off of. I hope it provides you with strength, encouragement, and bravery for whatever it is you’re facing in life and in your walk with the Lord. Pick out a few that really speak to you and leave it around for little doses of wisdom and strength. Write it on a piece of paper and use it as a book mark. Grab a dry erase marker and scripture up your bathroom mirror. Whatever it takes to keep some of these in front of you at all times, it’s worth it! You’re worth it!

“Do not be afraid, for I am with you and will bless you.” (Genesis 26:24)

“I will protect you wherever you go.” (Genesis 28:15)

“God has made me fruitful in this land of my grief.” (Genesis 41:52)

“You intended to harm me, but God intended it all for good.” (Genesis 50:20)

“Don’t be afraid. Just stand still and watch the Lord rescue you today.” (Exodus 14:13)

“The Lord himself will fight for you. Just stay calm.” (Exodus 14:14)

“I will personally go with you and I will give you rest—everything will be fine for you.” (Exodus 33:14)

“Do not be afraid as you go out to fight your enemies today! Do not lose heart or panic or tremble before them. For the Lord your God is going with you! He will fight for you against your enemies, and he will give you victory!” (Deuteronomy 20:3-4)

“This is my command—be strong and courageous! Do not be afraid or discouraged. For the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.” (Joshua 1:9)

“Even when you are chased by those who seek to kill you, your life is safe in the care of the Lord your God, secure in his treasure pouch!” (1 Samuel 25:29)

“For the Lord sees every heart and knows every plan and thought.” (1 Chronicles 28:9)

“Don’t be dejected and sad for the joy of the Lord is your strength!” (Nehemiah 8:10)

“From six disasters he will rescue you; even in the seventh, he will keep you from evil. He will save you from death in time of famine, from the power of the sword in time of war. You will be safe from slander and have no fear when destruction comes. You will laugh at destruction and famine; wild animals will not terrify you. You will at peace with the stones of field, and its wild animals will be at peace with you. You will know that your home is safe. When you survey your possessions, nothing will be missing. You will have many children; your descendants will be as plentiful as grass! You will go to the grave at a ripe old age, like a sheaf of grain harvested at the proper time!” (Job 5: 19-26)

“Is not all human life a struggle?” (Job 7: 1)

“When he tests me, I will come out as pure as gold.” (Job 23:10)

“The Lord set apart the godly for himself. The Lord will answer when I call to him.” (Psalm 4:3)

“God arms me with strength, and he makes my way perfect.” (Psalm 18:32)

“Your help has made me great.” (Psalm 18:35)

“The Lord is close to the brokenhearted; he rescues those whose spirits are crushed.” (Psalm 34:18)

“Put on your sword, O mighty warrior! You are so glorious, so majestic!” (Psalm 45:3)

“Let all who seek God’s help be encouraged. For the Lord hears the cries of the needy; he does not despise his imprisoned people.” (Psalm 69: 32-33)

“They do not fear bad news; they confidently trust the Lord to care for them. They are confident and fearless and can face their foes triumphantly.” (Psalm 112:7-8)

“The Lord is for me, so I will have no fear. What can mere people do to me? Yes, the Lord is for me; he will help me. I will look in triumph at those who hate me. It is better to take refuge in the Lord than to trust in people.” (Psalm 118:6-8)

“We can make our plans, but the Lord determines our steps.” (Proverbs 16:9)

“Don’t’ say, ‘I will get even for this wrong.’ Wait for the Lord to handle the matter.” (Proverbs 20:22)

“Don’t go to war without wise guidance; victory depends on having many advisers.” (Proverbs 24:6)

“The godly may trip seven times, but they will get up again.” (Proverbs 24:16)

“The wicked run away when no one is chasing them, but the godly are as bold as lions.” (Proverbs 28:1)

“Two people are better off than one, for they can help each other succeed. If one person falls, the other can reach out and helps. But someone who falls alone is in real trouble. (Ecclesiastes 4:9-10)

“Everything has already been decided. It was known long ago what each person would be. So there’s no arguing with God about your destiny.” (Ecclesiastes 6:10)

“for sadness has a refining influence on us.” (Ecclesiastes 7:3)

“Not a single person on earth is always good and never sins.” (Ecclesiastes 7:20)

“The Lord has given me a strong warning not to think like everyone else does.” (Isaiah 8:11)

“The Lord God is my strength and my song; he has given me victory.” (Isaiah 12:2)

“Lord, you will grant us peace; all we have accomplished is really from you.” (Isaiah 26:12)

“I, the Lord of Heaven’s Armies, will act for you with thunder and earthquake and great noise, with whirlwind and storm and consuming fire.” (Isaiah 29:6)

“Be strong, and do not fear, for your God is coming to destroy your enemies. He is coming to save you.” (Isaiah 35:4)

“When you go through deep waters, I will be with you. When you go through rivers of difficulty, you will not drown. When you walk through the fires of oppression, you will not be burned up; the flames will not consume you.” (Isaiah 43:2)

“I have equipped you for battle.” (Isaiah 45:5)

“I replied, ‘But my work seems so useless! I have spent my strength for nothing and to no purpose. Yet I leave it all in the Lord’s hand; I will trust God for my reward.” (Isaiah 49:4)

“Listen to me, you who know right from wrong, you who cherish my law in your hearts. Do not be afraid of people’s scorn, nor fear their insults.” (Isaiah 51:7)

“Clothe yourself with strength.” (Isaiah 52:1)

“Fear not; you will no longer live in shame. Don’t be afraid; there is no more disgrace for you.” (Isaiah 54:4)

“Good people pass away; the godly often die before their time. But no one seems to care or wonder why. No one seems to understand that God is protecting them from the evil to come. For those who follow godly paths will rest in peace when they die.” (Isaiah 57:1-2)

“I restore the crushed spirit of the humble and revive the courage of those with repentant hearts.” (Isaiah 57:15)

“But as for me, I am filled with power—with the Spirit of the Lord. I am filled with justice and strength…” (Micah 3:8)

“Do not gloat over me, my enemies! For though I fall, I will rise again. Though I sit in darkness, the Lord will be my light.” (Micah 7:8)

“By my power I will make my people strong, and by my authority they will go wherever they wish.” (Zechariah 10:12)

“God blesses you when people mock you and persecute you and lie about you and say all sorts of evil things against you because you are my followers. Be happy about it! Be very glad! For a great reward awaits you in heaven.” (Matthew 5:11-12)

“Keep on asking, and you will receive what you ask for. Keep on seeking, and you will find. Keep on knocking, and the door will be opened to you.” (Matthew 7:7)

“Daughter, be encouraged! Your faith has made you well.” (Matthew 9:22)

“Look, I am sending you out as sheep among wolves. So be as shrewd as snakes and harmless as doves.” (Matthew 10:16)

“Don’t worry about how to respond or what to say. God will give you the right words at the right time.” (Matthew 10:19)

“Don’t be afraid of those who want to kill your body; they cannot touch your soul. Fear only God, who can destroy both soul and body in hell.” (Matthew 10:28)

“’If you had faith even as small as a mustard seed, you could say to this mountain, ‘Move from here to there’, and it would move. Nothing would be impossible.’” (Matthew 17:20)

“’If two of you agree here on earth concerning anything you ask, my Father in heaven will do it for you. For where two or three gather together as my followers, I am there among them.’” (Matthew 18:19-20)

“’Since they are no longer two but one, let no one split apart what God has joined together.’” (Matthew 19:6)

“’Humanly speaking, it is impossible. But with God everything is possible.’” (Matthew 19:26)

“’You can pray for anything, and if you have faith, you will receive it.’” (Matthew 21:22)

“’For many are called, but few are chosen.’” (Matthew 22:14)

“’To those who use well what they are given, even more will be given, and they will have an abundance.’” (Matthew 25:29)

“Don’t be afraid. Just have faith.” (Mark 5:36)

“Then Jesus said, ‘Let’s go off by ourselves to a quiet place and rest a while’”. (Mark 6:31)

“Anything is possible if a person believes.” (Mark 9:23)

“Anyone who is not against us is for us.” (Mark 9:40)

“Watch and pray so that you will not fall into temptation. The spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak.” (Mark 14:38)

“Tell them everything God has done for you.” (Luke 8:39)

“Look, I have given you authority over all the power of the enemy, and you can walk among snakes and scorpions and crush them. Nothing will injure you.” (Luke 10:19)

“But I tell you this—though he won’t do it for friendship’s sake, if you keep knocking long enough, he will get up and give you whatever you need because of your shameless persistence. And so I tell you, keep on asking, and you will receive what you ask for. Keep on seeking, and you will find it. Keep on knocking and the door will be opened to you.” (Luke 11:8-9)

“Beware! Guard against every kind of greed. Life is not measured by how much you own.” (Luke 12:15)

“That is why I tell you not to worry about everyday life—whether you have enough food to eat or enough clothes to wear. For life is more than food, and your body more than clothing.” (Luke 12:22-23)

“Can all your worries add a single moment to your life? And if worry can’t accomplish a little thing like that, what’s the use of worrying over bigger things?” (Luke 12:25-26)

“You can ask for anything in my name, and I will do it, so that the Son can bring glory to the Father. Yes, ask me for anything in my name, and I will do it!” (John 14:13-14)

“If you love me, obey my commandments. And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another Advocate, who will never leave you. He is the Holy Spirit, who leads into all truth.” (John 14:15-17)

“I am leaving you with a gift—peace of mind and heart. And the peace I give is a gift the world cannot give. So don’t be troubled or afraid.” (John 14:27)

“For apart from me you can do nothing.” (John 15:5)

“But if you remain in me and my words remain in you, you may ask for anything you want, and it will be granted!” (John 15:7)

“Here on earth you will have many trials and sorrow. But take heart, because I have overcome the world.” (John 16:33)

“The members of the council were amazed when they saw the boldness of Peter and John, for they could see that they were ordinary men with no special training in the Scriptures.” (Acts 4:13)

“Everyone who believes in him is made right in God’s sight.” (Acts 13:39)

“Don’t be afraid! Speak out! Don’t be silent! For I am with you, and no one will attack and harm you.” (Acts 18:9-10)

“Because of our faith, Christ has brought us into this place of undeserved privilege where we now stand, and we confidently and joyfully look forward to sharing God’s glory.” (Romans 5:2)

“We can rejoice too, when we run into problems and trials, for we know that they help us develop endurance. And endurance develops strength of character, and character strengthens our confident hope in salvation. And this hope will not lead to disappointment. For we know how dearly God loves us, because he has given us the Holy Spirit to fill our hearts with his love.” (Romans 5:3-5)

“We are no longer slaves to sin. For when we died with Christ we were set free from the power of sin.” (Romans 6: 6-7)

“Do not let sin control the way you live; do not give in to sinful desires. Do not let any part of your body become an instrument of evil to serve sin. Instead, give yourselves completely to God, for you were dead, but now you have new life. So use your whole body as an instrument to do what is right for the glory of God.” (Romans 6:12-13)

“Yet what we suffer now is nothing compared to the glory he will reveal to us later.” (Romans 8:18)

“And we believers also groan, even though we have the Holy Spirit within us as a foretaste of future glory, for we long for our bodies to be released from sin and suffering. We, too, wait with eager hope for the day when God will give us our full rights as his adopted children, including the new bodies he has promised us.” (Romans 8:23)

“We don’t know what God wants us to pray for. But the Holy Spirit prays for us with groanings that cannot be expressed in words. And the Father who knows all hearts knows what the Spirit is saying , for the Spirit pleads for us believers in harmony with God’s own will.” (Romans 8:26-27)

“And we know that God causes everything to work together for the good of those who love God and are called according to his purpose for them.” (Romans 8:28)

“Oh, how great are God’s riches and wisdom and knowledge! How impossible it is for us to understand his decisions and his ways!” (Romans 11:33)

“Don’t let evil conquer you, but conquer evil by doing good.” (Romans 12:21)

“Remove your dark deeds like dirty clothes, and put on the shining armor of right living.” (Romans 13:12)

“Don’t you realize that in a race everyone runs, but only one person gets the prize? So run to win! (1 Corinthians 9:24)

“If you think you are standing strong, be careful not to fall.” (1 Corinthians 10:12)

“The temptations of your life are no different from what others experience.” (1 Corinthians 10:13)

“He will not allow the temptation to be more than you can stand. When you are tempted, he will show you a way out so that you can endure.” (1 Corinthians 10:13)

“So, my dear brothers and sisters, be strong and immovable. Always work enthusiastically for the Lord, for you know that nothing you do for the Lord is ever useless.” (1 Corinthians 15:58)

“Be on guard. Stand firm in the faith. Be courageous. Be strong. And do everything in love.” (1 Corinthians 16:13)

“Since this new way gives us such confidence, we can be very bold.” (2 Corinthians 3:12)

“Therefore, since God in his mercy has given us this new way, we never give up. We reject all shameful deeds and underhanded methods. We don’t try to trick anyone or distort the word of God. We tell the truth before God, and all who are honest know this.” (2 Corinthians 4:1-2)

“We are pressed on every side by troubles, but we are not crushed. We are perplexed, but not driven to despair. We are hunted down, but never abandoned by God. We get knocked down, but we are not destroyed.” (2 Corinthians 4:8-9)

“Though our bodies are dying, our spirits are being renewed every day.” (2 Corinthians 4:16)

“For our present troubles are small and won’t last very long. Yet they produce for us a glory that vastly outweighs them and will last forever!” (2 Corinthians 4:17)

“For we live by believing and not by seeing.” (2 Corinthians 5:7)

“Since we believe that Christ died for all, we also believe that we have all died to our old life.” (2 Corinthians 5:14)

“Our hearts ache, but we always have joy.” (2 Corinthians 6:10)

“For the kind of sorrow God wants us to experience leads us away from sin and results in salvation. There’s no regret for that kind of sorrow. But worldly sorrow, which lacks repentance, results in spiritual death.” (2 Corinthians 7:10)

“It would be good for you to finish what you started a year ago.” (2 Corinthians 8:10)

“Give in proportion to what you have. Whatever you give is acceptable if you give it eagerly. And give according to what you have, not what you don’t have.” (2 Corinthians 8:11-12)

“I am glad to boast about my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ can work through me. That’s why I take pleasure in my weaknesses, and in the insults, hardships, persecutions, and troubles that I suffer for Christ. For when I am weak, then I am strong.” (2 Corinthians 12:9-10)

“I am a sinner if I rebuild the old system of law I already tore down. For when I tried to keep the law, it condemned me. So I died to the law—I stopped trying to meet all its requirements—so that I might live for God. My old self has been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me. So I live in this earthly body by trust in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me. I do not treat the grace of God as meaningless. For if keeping the law could make us right with God, then there was no need for Christ to die.” (Galatians 2:18-21)

“After starting your new lives in the Spirit, why are you now trying to become perfect by your own human effort?” (Galatians 3:3)

“Pay careful attention to your own work, for then you will get the satisfaction of a job well done, and you won’t need to compare yourself to anyone else. (Galatians 6:4)

“Because of Christ and our faith in him, we can now come boldly and confidently into God’s presence.” (Ephesians 3:12)

“Your roots will grow down into God’s love and keep you strong.” (Ephesians 3:17)

“We will not be influenced when people try to trick us with lies so clever they sound like the truth.” (Ephesians 4:14)

“Let the Spirit renew your thoughts and attitudes. Put on your new nature, created to be like God—truly righteous and holy.” (Ephesians 4:23-24)

“Don’t sin by letting anger control you. Don’t let the sun go down while you are still angry, for anger give a foothold to the devil.” (Ephesians 4:26-27)

“Make the most of every opportunity in these evil days.” (Ephesians 5:16)

“Don’t act thoughtlessly, but understand what the Lord wants you to do.” (Ephesians 5:17)

“Be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power. Put on all of God’s armor so that you will be able to stand firm against all strategies of the devil. For we are not fighting against flesh-and-blood enemies, but against evil rulers and authorities of the unseen world, against mighty powers in this dark world, and against evil spirits in the heavenly places.” (Ephesians 6:10-12)

“Therefore, put on every piece of God’s armor so you will be able to resist the enemy in the time of evil. Then after the battle you will be standing firm. Stand your ground, putting on the belt of truth and the body armor of God’s righteousness. For shoes, put on the peace that comes from the Good News so that you will be fully prepared. In addition to all of these, hold up the shield of faith to stop the fiery arrows of the devil. Put on salvation as your helmet, and take the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God.” (Ephesians 6:13-17)

“Pray in the Spirit at all times and on every occasion. Stay alert and be persistent in your prayers for all believers everywhere.” (Ephesians 6:18)

“I am certain that God, who began the good work within you, will continue his work until it is finally finished on the day when Christ Jesus returns.” (Philippians 1:6)

“Don’t be intimidated in any way by your enemies.” (Philippians 1:28)

“We are in this struggle together. You have seen my struggle in the past, and you know that I am still in the midst of it.” (Philippians 1:30)

“For God is working in you, giving you the desire and the power to do what pleases him.” (Philippians 2:13)

“I focus on this one thing: Forgetting the past and looking forward to what lies ahead, I press on to reach the end of the race and receive the heavenly prize for which God, through Christ Jesus, is calling us.” (Philippians 3:13-14)

“Don’t worry about anything; instead pray about everything. Tell God what you need, and thank him for all he has done. Then you will experience God’s peace, which exceeds anything we can understand. His peace will guard your hearts and minds as you live in Christ Jesus.” (Philippians 4:6-7)

“Fix your thoughts on what is true, and honorable, and right, and pure, and lovely, and admirable. Think about things that are excellent and worthy of praise.” (Philippians 4:8)

“For I can do everything through Christ, who gives me strength.” (Philippians 4:13)

So why do you keep on following the rules of the world, such as, “’Don’t handle! Don’t taste! Don’t touch!’? Such rules are mere human teachings about things that deteriorate as we use them. These rules may seem wise because they require strong devotion, pious self-denial, and severe bodily discipline. But they provide no help in conquering a person’s evil desires.” (Colossians 2:20-23)

“Think about the things of heaven, not the things of earth.” (Colossians 3:2)

“Put on your new nature, and be renewed as you learn to know your Creator and become like him.” (Colossians 3:10)

“In this new life, it doesn’t matter if you are a Jew or a Gentile, circumcised or uncircumcised, barbaric, uncivilized, salve or free. Christ is all that matters, and he lives in all of us.” (Colossians 3:11)

“Live wisely among those who are not believers, and make the most of every opportunity. Let your conversations be gracious and attractive so that you will have the right response for everyone.” (Colossians 4:5-6)

“Our purpose is to please God, not people. He alone examines the motives of our hearts.” (1 Thessalonians 2:4)

“But let us who live in the light be clearheaded, protected by the armor of faith and love, and wearing as our helmet the confidence of our salvation.” (1 Thessalonians 5:8)

“We urge you to warn those who are lazy. Encourage those who are timid. Take tender care of those who are weak. Be patient with everyone. See that no one pays back evil for evil, but always try to do good to each other and to all people. Always be joyful. Never stop praying. Be thankful in all circumstances, for this is God’s will for you who belong to Christ Jesus. Don’t stifle the Holy Spirit. Do not scoff at prophecies, but test everything that is said. Hold on to what is good. Stay away from every kind of evil.” (1 Thessalonians 5:14-22)

“And God will use this persecution to show his justice and to make you worthy of his Kingdom, for which you are suffering. In his justice he will pay back those who persecuted you.” (2 Thessalonians 1:5-6)

“But the Lord is faithful; he will strengthen you and guard you from the evil one.” (2 Thessalonians 3:3)

“Don’t think of them as enemies, but warn them as you would a brother or sister.” (2 Thessalonians 3:15)

“The purpose of my instruction is that all believers would be filled with love that comes from a pure heart, a clear conscience, and genuine faith.” (1 Timothy 1:5)

“Cling to your faith in Christ, and keep your conscience clear for some people have deliberately violated their conscience; as a result, their faith has been shipwrecked.” (1 Timothy 1:19)

“I urge you, first of all, to pray for all people. Ask God to help them; intercede on their behalf, and give thanks for them. Pray this way for kings and all who are in authority so that we can live peaceful and quiet lives marked by godliness and dignity. This is good and pleases God our Savior, who wants everyone to be saved and to understand the truth.” (1 Timothy 2:1-4)

“Don’t let anyone think less of you because you are young. Be an example to all believers in what you say, in the way you live, in your love, your faith, and your purity.” (1 Timothy 4:12)

“Never speak harshly to an older man, but appeal to him respectfully as you would to your own father. Talk to younger men as you would to your own brothers. Treat old women as you would your mother, and treat younger women with all purity as you would your own sisters.” (1 Timothy 5:1-2)

“For God has not given us a spirit of fear and timidity, but of power, love, and self-discipline.” (2 Timothy 1:7)

“Never be ashamed to tell others about our Lord.” (2 Timothy 1:8)

“Endure suffering along with me, as a good soldier of Christ Jesus. Soldiers don’t get tied up in the affairs of civilian life, for they cannot please the offer who enlisted them. And athletes cannot win the prize unless they follow the rules. And hardworking farmers should be the first to enjoy the fruit of their labor.” (2 Timothy 2:3-6)

“Gently instruct those who oppose the truth. Perhaps God will change those people’s hearts, and they will learn the truth. Then they will come to their senses and escape from the devil’s trap.” (2 Timothy 2:25-26)

“You should keep a clear mind in every situation.” (2 Timothy 4:5)

“God’s promise of entering his rest still stands, so we ought to tremble with fear that some of you might fail to experience it.” (Hebrews 4:1)

“For the word of God is alive and powerful. It is sharper than the sharpest two-edged sword, cutting between soul and spirit, between join and marrow. It exposes our innermost thoughts and desires. Nothing in all creation is hidden from God. Everything is naked and exposed before his eyes, and he is the one to whom we are accountable.” (Hebrews 4:12-13)

“So let us come boldly to the throne of our gracious God. There we will receive his mercy, and we will find grace to help us when we need it most.” (Hebrews 4:16)

“He learned obedience from the things he suffered.” (Hebrews 5:8)

“He lives forever to intercede with God on their behalf.” (Hebrews 7:25)

“Let us go right into the presence of God with sincere hearts fully trusting him. For our guilty consciences have been sprinkled with Christ’s blood to make us clean, and our bodies have been washed with pure water.” (Hebrews 10:22)

“Let us think of ways to motivate one another to acts of love and good works.” (Hebrews 10:24)

“Patient endurance is what you need now, so that you will continue to do God’s will.” (Hebrews 10:36)

“By faith these people overthrew kingdoms, ruled with justice, and receive what God had promised them. They shut the mouths of lions, quenched the flames of fire, and escaped death by the edge of the sword. Their weakness was turned to strength. The became strong in battle and put whole armies to flight.” (Hebrews 11:33-34)

“Let us strip off every weight that slows us down, especially the sin that so easily trips us up. And let us run with endurance the race God has set before us. We do this by keeping our eyes on Jesus, the champion who initiates and perfects our faith.” (Hebrews 12:1-2)

“Think of all the hostility he endured from sinful people; then you won’t become weary and give up.” (Hebrews 12:3)

“As you endure this divine discipline, remember that God is treating you as his own children. Who ever heard of a child who is never disciplined by its father?” (Hebrews 12:7)

“God’s discipline is always good for us, so that we might share in his holiness. No discipline is enjoyable while it’s happening—it’s painful! But afterward there will be a peaceful harvest of right living for those who are trained in this way.” (Hebrews 12:11)

“Don’t love money; be satisfied with what you have.” (Hebrews 13:5)

“Dear brothers and sisters, when trouble of any kind come your way, consider it an opportunity for great joy. For you know when your faith is tested, your endurance has a chance to grow. So let it grow, for when your endurance is fully developed, you will be perfect and complete, needing nothing.” (James 1:2-4)

“Do not waver, for a person with divided loyalty is as unsettled as a wave of the sea that is blown and tossed by the wind. Such people should not expect to receive anything from the Lord. Their loyalty is divided between God and the world, and they are unstable in everything they do.” (James 1:6-8)

“God blesses those who patiently endure testing and temptation.” (James 1:12)

“God is never tempted to do wrong, and he never tempts anyone else. Temptation comes from our own desires, which entice us and drag us away. These desires give birth to sinful actions.” (James 1:13-15)

“You must all be quick to listen, slow to speak, and slow to get angry. Human anger does not produce the righteousness God desires. So get rid of all the filth and evil in your lives, and humbly accept the word God has planted in your hearts, for it has the power to save your souls.” (James 1:19-21)

“But don’t just listen to God’s word. You must do what it says. Otherwise, you are only fooling yourselves. For if you listen to the word and don’t obey, it is like glancing at your face in a mirror. You see yourself, walk away, and forget what you look like. But if you look carefully into the perfect law that sets you free, and if you do what it says and don’t forget what you heard, then God will bless you for doing it.” (James 1:22-25)

“If you claim to be religious but don’t control your tongue, you are fooling yourself, and your religion is worthless. Pure and genuine religion in the sight of God the Father means caring for orphans and widows in their distress and refusing to let the world corrupt you.” (James 1:26-27)

“For the person who keeps all of the laws except one is as guilty as a person who has broken all of God’s law.” (James 2:10)

“So you see, faith by itself isn’t enough. Unless it produces good deeds, it is dead and useless.” (James 2:17)

“If you want to be a friend of the world, you make yourself an enemy of God.” (James 4:4)

“So humble yourselves before God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.” (James 4:7)

“Come close to God, and God will come close to you.” (James 4:8)

“Don’t speak evil against each other. If you criticize and judge each other, then you are criticizing and judging God’s law.” (James 4:11)

“How do you know what your life will be like tomorrow? Your life is like the morning fog—it’s here a little while, then it’s gone. What you ought to say is, ‘If the Lord wants us to, we will live and do this or that.’ Otherwise you are boasting about your own pretentious plans, and all such boasting is evil.” (James 4:14-16)

“Are any of you suffering hardships? You should pray. Are any of you happy? You should sing praises. Are any of you sick? You should call for the elders of the church to come and pray over you, anointing you with oil in the name of the Lord. Such a prayer offered in faith will heal the sick, and the Lord will make you well.” (James 5:13-15)

“Confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed.” (James 5:16)

“The earnest prayer of a righteous person has great power and produces wonderful results.” (James 5:16)

“And remember that the heavenly Father to whom you pray has no favorites. He will judge or reward you according to what you do.” (1 Peter 1:17)

“For God called you to do good, even if it means suffering.” (1 Peter 2:21)

“Don’t be concerned about the outward beauty of fancy hairstyles, expensive jewelry, or beautiful clothes. You should clothe yourselves instead with the beauty that comes from within, the unfading beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit, which is so precious to God.” (1 Peter 3:3-4)

“Finally, all of you should be of one mind. Sympathize with each other. Love each other as brothers and sisters. Be tenderhearted, and keep a humble attitude. Don’t repay evil for evil. Don’t retaliate with insults when people insult you. Instead, pay them back with blessings. That is what God has called you to do, and he will grant you his blessing.” (1 Peter 3:8-9)

“If someone asks about your hope as a believer, always be ready to explain it. But do this in a gentle and respectful way.” (1 Peter 3:15-16)

“So if you are suffering in a manner that pleases God, keep on doing what is right, and trust your lives to the God who created you, for he will never fail you.” (1 Peter 4:19)

“Care for the flock that God has entrusted to you. Watch over it willingly, not grudgingly—for not what you will get out of it, but because you are eager to serve God. Don’t lord it over the people assigned to your care, but lead them by your own good example.” (1 peter 5:2-3)

“Give all your worries and cares to God, for he cares about you.” (1 Peter 5:7)

“Stay alert! Watch out for the great enemy, the devil. He prowls around like a roaring lion, looking for someone to devour. Stand firm against him, and be strong in your faith. Remember that your family of believers all over the world is going through the same kind of suffering you are.” (1 Peter 5:8-9)

“After you have suffered a little while, he will restore, support, and strengthen you, and he will place you on a firm foundation.” (1 Peter 5:10)

“But you must not forget this one thing, dear friends: A day is like a thousand years to the Lord, and a thousand years is like a day. The Lord isn’t really being slow about his promise, as some people think. No, he is being patient for your sake.” (2 Peter 3:8-9)

“If we claim we have no sin, we are only fooling ourselves and not living in the truth. But if we confess our sins to him, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all wickedness.” (1 John 1:8-9)

“God is greater than our feelings, and he knows everything.” (1 John 3:20)

“Dear friends, do not believe everyone who claims to speak by the Spirit. You must test them to see if the spirit they have comes from God.” (1 John 4:1)

“The Spirit who lives in you is great than the spirit who lives in the world.” (1 John 4:4)

“Such love has no fear, because perfect love expels all fear. If we are afraid, it is for fear of punishment, and this shows that we have not fully experience his perfect love.” (1 John 4:18)

“For every child of God defeats this evil world, and we achieve this victory through our faith.” (1 John 5:4)

“And we are confident that he hears us whenever we ask for anything that pleases him. And since we know he hears us when we make our requests, we also know that he will give us what we ask for.” (1 John 5:14-15)

“You must show mercy to those whose faith is wavering. Rescue others by snatching them from the flames of judgement. Show mercy to still others, but do so with great caution, hating the sins that contaminate their lives.” (Jude 1:22-23)

“All who are victorious will be clothed in white. I will never erase their names from the Book of Life, but I will announce before my Father and his angels that they are mine.” (Revelations 3:5)

“Because you have obeyed my command to persevere, I will protect you from the great time of testing that will come upon the whole world to test those who belong to this world.” (Revelations 3:10)

“Hold onto what you have, so that no one will take away your crown.” (Revelations 3:11)

“I stand at the door and knock. If you hear my voice and open the door, I will come in, and we will share a meal together as friends.” (Revelations 3:20)

“Those who are victorious will sit with me on my throne, just as I was victorious and sat with my Father on his throne.” (Revelations 3:21)

Phew! This is not the complete list of scripture that I gathered for the Warrior part of the Warrior Princess: Claiming Your Identity in Christ book, but it is almost all of it! Even if you just had enough to browse through some it, I hope it gave your strength and encouragement and bravery to face whatever it is you are facing right now.

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