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Christ's message in all its richness must live in your hearts. Teach and instruct one another with all wisdom. Sing psalms, hymns, and sacred songs; sing to God with thanksgiving in your hearts.
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Let the word of Christ dwell in you abundantly: in all wisdom, teaching and admonishing one another in psalms, hymns and spiritual canticles, singing in grace in your hearts to God.
John 5:39,40 Search the scriptures: for you think in them to have life everlasting. And the same are they that give testimony of me. . . .
2 Timothy 3:15 And because from thy infancy thou hast known the holy scriptures which can instruct thee to salvation by the faith which is in Christ Jesus.
Hebrews 4:12,13 For the word of God is living and effectual and more piercing than any two edged sword; and reaching unto the division of the soul and the spirit, of the joints also and the marrow: and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart. . . .
1 Peter 1:11,12 Searching what or what manner of time the Spirit of Christ in them did signify, when it foretold those sufferings that are in Christ and the glories that should follow. . . .
Revelation 19:10 And I fell down before his feet, to adore him. And he saith to me: See thou do it not. I am thy fellow servant and of thy brethren who have the testimony of Jesus. Adore God. For the testimony of Jesus is the spirit of prophecy.
Deuteronomy 6:6-9 And these words which I command thee this day, shall be in thy heart: . . .
Deuteronomy 11:18-20 Lay up these words in your hearts and minds, and hang them for a sign on your hands, and place them between your eyes. . . .
Job 23:12 I have not departed from the commandments of his lips, and the words of his mouth I have hid in my bosom.
Psalm 119:11 Thy words have I hidden in my heart, that I may not sin against thee.
Jeremiah 15:16 Thy words were found, and I did eat them, and thy word was to me a joy and gladness of my heart: for thy name is called upon me, O Lord God of hosts.
Luke 2:51 And he went down with them and came to Nazareth and was subject to them. And his mother kept all these words in her heart.
John 15:7 If you abide in me and my words abide in you, you shall ask whatever you will: and it shall be done unto you.
1 John 2:14,24,27 I write unto you, babes, because you have known the Father. I write unto you, young men, because you are strong, and the word of God abideth in you, and you have overcome the wicked one. . . .
2 John 1:2 For the sake of the truth which dwelleth in us and shall be with us for ever.
1 Timothy 6:17 Charge the rich of this world not to be highminded nor to trust in the uncertainty of riches, but in the living God (who giveth us abundantly all things to enjoy)
Titus 3:6 Whom he hath poured forth upon us abundantly, through Jesus Christ our Saviour:
Colossians 1:9 Therefore we also, from the day that we heard it, cease not to pray for you and to beg that you may be filled with the knowledge of his will, in all wisdom and spiritual understanding:
1 Kings 3:9-12,28 Give therefore to thy servant an understanding heart, to judge thy people, and discern between good and evil. For who shall be able to judge this people, thy people, which is so numerous? . . .
Proverbs 2:6,7 He wilt keep the salvation of the righteous, and protect them that walk in simplicity, . . .
Proverbs 14:8 The wisdom of a discreet man is to understand his way: and the imprudence of fools erreth.
Proverbs 18:1 He that hath a mind to depart from a friend, seeketh occasions: he shall ever be subject to reproach.
Isaiah 10:2 To oppress the poor in judgment, and do violence to the cause of the humble of my people: that widows might be their prey, and that they might rob the fatherless.
Ephesians 1:17 That the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give unto you the spirit of wisdom and of revelation, in the knowledge of him:
Ephesians 5:17 Wherefore, become not unwise: but understanding what is the will of God.
James 1:5 But if any of you want wisdom, let him ask of God who giveth to all men abundantly and upbraideth not. And it shall be given him.
James 3:17 But the wisdom that is from above, first indeed is chaste, then peaceable, modest, easy to be persuaded, consenting to the good, full of mercy and good fruits, without judging, without dissimulation.
Colossians 1:28 Whom we preach, admonishing every man and teaching every man in all wisdom, that we may present every man perfect in Christ Jesus.
Romans 15:14 And I myself also, my brethren, am assured of you that you also are full of love, replenished with all knowledge, so that you are able to admonish one another.
1 Thessalonians 4:18 Wherefore, comfort ye one another with these words.
1 Thessalonians 5:11,12 For which cause comfort one another and edify one another, as you also do. . . .
2 Thessalonians 3:15 Yet do not esteem him as an enemy but admonish him as a brother.
Hebrews 12:12-15 Wherefore, lift up the hands which hang down and the feeble knees: . . .
Matthew 26:30 And a hymn being said, they went out unto mount Olivet.
1 Corinthians 14:26 How is it then, brethren? When you come together, every one of you hath a psalm, hath a doctrine, hath a revelation, hath a tongue, hath an interpretation: let all things be done to edification.
Ephesians 5:19 Speaking to yourselves in psalms and hymns and spiritual canticles, singing and making melody in your hearts to the Lord:
James 5:13 Is any of you sad? Let him pray: Is he cheerful in mind? Let him sing.
1 Chronicles 25:7 And the number of them with their brethren, that taught the song of the Lord, all the teachers, were two hundred and eighty-eight.
Nehemiah 12:46 And all Israel, in the days of Zorobabel, and in the days of Nehemiah gave portions to the singing men, and to the porters, day by day, and they sanctified the Levites, and the Levites sanctified the sons of Aaron.
Psalm 32:7 Thou art my refuge from the trouble which hath encompassed me: my joy, deliver me from them that surround me.
Psalm 119:54 Thy justifications were the subject of my song, in the place of my pilgrimage.
Songs 1:1 Let him kiss me with the kiss of his mouth: for thy breasts are better than wine,
Isaiah 5:1 I will sing to my beloved the canticle of my cousin concerning his vineyard. My beloved had a vineyard on a hill in a fruitful place.
Isaiah 26:1 In that day shall this canticle be sung in the land of Juda. Sion the city of our strength a saviour, a wall and a bulwark shall be set therein.
Isaiah 30:29 You shall have a song as in the night of the sanctified solemnity, and joy of heart, as where one goeth with a pipe, to come into the mountain of the Lord, to the Mighty One of Israel.
Revelation 5:9 And they sung a new canticle, saying: Thou art worthy, O Lord, to take the book and to open the seals thereof: because thou wast slain and hast redeemed us to God, in thy blood, out of every tribe and tongue and people and nation:
Revelation 14:3 And they sung as it were a new canticle, before the throne and before the four living creatures and the ancients: and no man could say the canticle, but those hundred forty-four thousand who were purchased from the earth.
Revelation 15:3 And singing the canticle of Moses, the servant of God, and the canticle of the Lamb, saying: Great and wonderful are thy works, O Lord God Almighty. Just and true are thy ways, O King of ages.
Colossians 4:6 Let your speech be always in grace seasoned with salt: that you may know how you ought to answer every man.
Psalm 28:7 The Lord is my helper and my protector: in him hath my heart confided, and I have been helped. And my flesh hath flourished again, and with my will I will give praise to him.
Psalm 30:11,12 Thou hast turned for me my mourning into joy: thou hast cut my sackcloth, and hast compassed me with gladness: . . .
Psalm 47:6,7 Sing praises to our God, sing ye: sing praises to our king, sing ye. . . .
Psalm 63:4-6 Thus will I bless thee all my life long: and in thy name I will lift up my hands. . . .
Psalm 71:23 My lips shall greatly rejoice, when I shall sing to thee; and my soul which thou hast redeemed.
Psalm 103:1,2 For David himself. Bless the Lord, O my soul: and let all that is within me bless his holy name. . . .
Psalm 138:1 For David himself. I will praise thee, O Lord, with my whole heart: for thou hast heard the words of my mouth. I will sing praise to thee in the sight of the angels:
1 Corinthians 14:15 What is it then? I will pray with the spirit, I will pray also with the understanding, I will sing with the spirit, I will sing also with the understanding.
Colossians 3:23 Whatsoever you do, do it from the heart, as to the Lord, and not to men:
ContextPutting on the New Self
…15And let the peace of Christ rejoice in your hearts, wherein also you are called in one body: and be ye thankful. 16Let the word of Christ dwell in you abundantly: in all wisdom, teaching and admonishing one another in psalms, hymns and spiritual canticles, singing in grace in your hearts to God. 17All whatsoever you do in word or in work, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ, giving thanks to God and the Father by him.…
Faith then cometh by hearing; and hearing by the word of Christ.
1 Corinthians 14:15
What is it then? I will pray with the spirit, I will pray also with the understanding, I will sing with the spirit, I will sing also with the understanding.
Speaking to yourselves in psalms and hymns and spiritual canticles, singing and making melody in your hearts to the Lord:
That he might sanctify it, cleansing it by the laver of water in the word of life:
Whom we preach, admonishing every man and teaching every man in all wisdom, that we may present every man perfect in Christ Jesus.
1 Thessalonians 1:8
For from you was spread abroad the word of the Lord not only in Macedonia and in Achaia but also in every place: your faith which is towards God, is gone forth, so that we need not to speak any thing.
Is any of you sad? Let him pray: Is he cheerful in mind? Let him sing.
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