All my life I've loved books. But the Bible was the only book that ever loved me back.
- Edward Grinnan, author of The Promise of Hope: How True Stories of Hope and Inspiration Saved My Life and How They Can Transform Yours
Do you need encouragement to lose a few pounds, begin a new task or just to get through a tough day? The Bible is one of the best sources for inspirational passages that will lift your spirit and give you the energy and encouragement you need to persevere and reach your goals.
I can do all things through Him who strengthens me.
Whatever your hand finds to do, do it with all your might.
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.
Never be lazy, but work hard and serve the Lord enthusiastically.
Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways acknowledge Him, and He shall direct your paths.
Delight yourself in the Lord, and He will give you the desires of your heart.
For we are God's masterpiece. He has created us anew in Christ Jesus, so we can do the good things he planned for us long ago.
Now all glory to God, who is able, through his mighty power at work within us, to accomplish infinitely more than we might ask or think.
The Lord says, "I will guide you along the best pathway for your life. I will advise you and watch over you".
The Lord directs the steps of the godly. He delights in every detail of their lives. Though they may stumble, they will never fall, for the Lord holds them by the hand.