JESUS says: “Search the Scriptures; for in them ye think ye have eternal life: and they are they which testify of me. And ye will not come to me, that ye might have life” (John 5:39–40).
“[IF ANY MAN WILL COME AFTER ME, LET HIM DENY HIMSELF, AND TAKE UP HIS CROSS, AND FOLLOW ME]” (Matthew 16:24).
“And he that taketh not his cross, and followeth after me, is not worthy of me” (Matthew 10:38).
“[NO MAN, HAVING PUT HIS HAND TO THE PLOUGH, AND LOOKING BACK, IS FIT FOR THE KINGDOM OF GOD]” (Luke 9:62).
“[WHOSOEVER THEREFORE SHALL BE ASHAMED OF ME AND OF MY WORDS] in this adulterous and sinful generation; [OF HIM ALSO SHALL THE SON OF MAN BE ASHAMED, WHEN HE COMETH] in the glory of his Father with the holy angels” (Mark 8:37-38).
“[BLESSED ARE THEY THAT HEAR] the word of God, and keep it” (Luke 11:28).
“[HEAVEN AND EARTH SHALL PASS AWAY], but my words shall not pass away” (Matthew 24:35).
“[HE THAT REJECTETH ME, AND RECEIVETH NOT MY WORDS], hath one that judgeth him: the word that I have spoken, the same shall [JUDGE] him in the [LAST DAY]” (John 12:48).
“[IN THE WAY OF RIGHTEOUSNESS IS LIFE; AND IN THE PATHWAY THEREOF THERE IS NO DEATH]” (Proverbs 12:28).
“[THEY THAT FOLLOWETH AFTER RIGHTEOUSNESS AND MERCY FINDETH LIFE, RIGHTEOUSNESS, AND HONOR]” (Proverbs 21:21).
“[LAYING UP IN STORE FOR THEMSELVES A GOOD FOUNDATION AGAINST THE TIME TO COME, THAT THEY MAY LAY HOLD ON ETERNAL LIFE]” (1 Timothy 6:19).
“[TAKE HEED, BRETHREN], lest there be in any of you an evil heart of unbelief, in departing from the living God. But exhort one another daily, while it is called To day; lest any of you be hardened through the deceitfulness of sin. [FOR WE ARE MADE PARTAKERS OF CHRIST, IF WE HOLD THE BEGINNING OF OUR CONFIDENCE STEDFAST UNTO THE END]” (Hebrews 3:12-14).
“The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the communion of the Holy Ghost, be with you all. Amen” (2 Corinthians 13:14).