Luke 19:40: “I tell you,” he replied, “if they keep quiet, the stones will cry out.”
The idea of all creation crying out in praise of the One through whom it is held together is just so beautiful to me.
2 Cor 1:20: For no matter how many promises God has made, they are “Yes” in Christ. And so through him the “Amen” is spoken by us to the glory of God.
This is a delightful reminder for me.
"My goal is that they may be encouraged in heart and united in love, so that they may have the full riches of complete understanding, in order that they may know the mystery of God, namely, Christ, in whom are hidden all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge."
ALL the treasures of wisdom and knowledge! Wow!
The opening of John’s gospel is one of the most stunning and gorgeous passages in the Bible imo.
This one might seem a little weird, but I’ve always loved it as Jeremiah’s dialogue with God:
When your words came, I ate them; they were my joy and my heart’s delight, for I bear your name, Lord God Almighty. I never sat in the company of revelers, never made merry with them; I sat alone because your hand was on me and you had filled me with indignation. Why is my pain unending and my wound grievous and incurable? You are to me like a deceptive brook, like a spring that fails. Therefore this is what the Lord says: “If you repent, I will restore you that you may serve me; if you utter worthy, not worthless, words, you will be my spokesman. Let this people turn to you, but you must not turn to them.
It’s so hard to narrow it down!