But ye are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, an holy nation, a peculiar people; that ye should shew forth the praises of Him who hath called you out of darkness into His marvelous light: — 1 Peter 2:9

Which in time past were not a people, but are now the people of God: which had not attained mercy, but now have obtained mercy. — 1 Peter 2:10


Ye lust, and ye have not: ye kill, and desire to have, and cannot obtain: ye fight and war, yet ye have not, because ye ask not. — James 4:2

Ye ask, and receive not, because ye ask amiss, that ye may consume it upon your lusts. — James 4:3

Submit yourselves there to God. Resist the devil and he will flee from you. — James 4:7

Humble yourselves in the sight of the Lord, and He shall lift you up. — James 4:10


Even so the tongue is a little member, and boasteth great things. Behold, how great a matter a little fire kindleth! — James 3:5

And the tongue is a fire, a world of iniquity among our members, that it defileth the whole body, and setteth on fire the course of nature; and it is set on fire of hell. — James 3:6


Rejoice not when thy enemy faileth, and let not thine heart be glad when he stumbleth: — Proverbs 24:17

Lest the LORD see it, and it displease Him, and He turn His wrath from him. — Proverbs 24:18