Revelation 16:15 (MSG): “Keep watch! I come unannounced, like a thief. You’re blessed if, awake and dressed, you’re ready for me. Too bad if you’re found running through the streets, naked and ashamed.”
Psalm 147:3,5,11(MSG): He heals the heartbroken and bandages their wounds. Our Lord is great, with limitless strength; we’ll never comprehend what he knows and does. Those who fear God get God’s attention; they can depend on his strength.
Revelation 16:9 (MSG): Burned and blistered, they cursed God’s Name, the God behind these disasters. They refused to repent, refused to honor God.
Nehemiah 1:4 (MSG): When I heard this, I sat down and wept. I mourned for days, fasting and praying before the God-of-Heaven.
Nehemiah1:5-6 (MSG): I said, “God, God-of-Heaven, the great and awesome God, loyal to his covenant and faithful to those who love him and obey his commands: Look at me, listen to me. Pay attention to this prayer of your servant that I’m praying day and night in intercession for your servants, the People of Israel, confessing the sins of the People of Israel. And I’m including myself, I and my ancestors, among those who have sinned against you.”