2016 Challenge Verse Practice Page

2016 Challenge Verse Practice Page

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God’s Word and Why We Study it

I have hidden your word in my heart that I might not sin against you.  Psalms 119:11 (NIV)

Thy word have I hid in mine heart, that I might not sin against thee. – Psalms 119:11 (KJV)

Your word is a lamp for my feet, a light on my path. – Psalms 119:105 (NIV)

Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path. – Psalms 119:105 (KJV)

All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness, – 2 Timothy 3:16 (NIV)

All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness: – 2 Timothy 3:16 (KJV)

So that the servant of God may be thoroughly equipped for every good work. – 2 Timothy 3:17 (NIV)

That the man of God may be perfect, thoroughly furnished unto all good works. – 2 Timothy 3:17 (KJV)

Do not merely listen to the word, and so deceive yourselves. Do what it says. – James 1:22 (NIV)

But be ye doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving your own selves. – James 1:22 (KJV)

How Awesome Our God Really Is

In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. – Genesis 1:1 (NIV)

In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. – Genesis 1:1 (KJV)

The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of his hands. – Psalms 19:1 (NIV)

The heavens declare the glory of God; and the firmament sheweth his handywork. – Psalms 19:1 (KJV)

He says, “Be still, and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth.” – Psalms 46:10 (NIV)

Be still, and know that I am God: I will be exalted among the heathen, I will be exalted in the earth. – Psalms 46:10 (KJV)

God’s Plan for Salvation

For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God – Romans 3:23 (NIV)

For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God; – Romans 3:23 (KJV)

For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord. – Romans 6:23 (NIV)

For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord. – Romans 6:23 (KJV)

For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life. – John 3:16 (NIV)

For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. – John 3:16 (KJV)

But God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us. – Romans 5:8 (NIV)

But God commendeth his love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us. – Romans 5:8 (KJV)

If you declare with your mouth, “Jesus is Lord,” and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. – Romans 10:9 (NIV)

That if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved. – Romans 10:9 (KJV)

Jesus answered, “I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me. – John 14:6 (NIV)

Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me. – John 14:6 (KJV)

Living According to God’s Word

Love the LORD your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength. – Deuteronomy 6:5 (NIV)

And thou shalt love the LORD thy God with all thine heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy might. – Deuteronomy 6:5 (KJV)

Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; – Proverbs 3:5 (NIV)

Trust in the LORD with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. – Proverbs 3:5 (KJV)

In all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight. – Proverbs 3:6 (NIV)

In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths. – Proverbs 3:6 (KJV)

Blessed is the one who does not walk in step with the wicked or stand in the way that sinners take or sit in the company of mockers, – Psalms 1:1 (NIV)

Blessed is the man that walketh not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor standeth in the way of sinners, nor sitteth in the seat of the scornful. – Psalms 1:1 (KJV)

I lift up my eyes to the mountains–where does my help come from? – Psalms 121:1 (NIV)

I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills, from whence cometh my help. – Psalms 121:1 (KJV)

My help comes from the LORD, the Maker of heaven and earth. – Psalms 121:2 (NIV)

My help cometh from the LORD, which made heaven and earth. – Psalms 121:2 (KJV)

Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good. – Romans 12:21 (NIV)

Be not overcome of evil, but overcome evil with good. – Romans 12:21 (KJV)

Do everything without grumbling or arguing, – Philippians 2:14 (NIV)

Do all things without murmurings and disputings: – Philippians 2:14 (KJV)

Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for human masters, – Colossians 3:23 (NIV)

And whatsoever ye do, do it heartily, as to the Lord, and not unto men; – Colossians 3:23 (KJV)

The LORD has done it this very day; let us rejoice today and be glad. – Psalms 118:24 (NIV)

This is the day which the LORD hath made; we will rejoice and be glad in it. – Psalms 118:24 (KJV)

Trusting God’s Plan and Knowing He’s in Control

For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. – Jeremiah 29:11 (NIV)

For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, saith the LORD, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you an expected end. – Jeremiah 29:11 (KJV)

“For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways,” declares the LORD. – Isaiah 55:8 (NIV)

For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, saith the LORD. – Isaiah 55:8 (KJV)

And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose. – Romans 8:28 (NIV)

And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose. – Romans 8:28 (KJV)

Jesus replied, “What is impossible with man is possible with God.” – Luke 18:27 (NIV)

And he said, The things which are impossible with men are possible with God. – Luke 18:27 (KJV)

I can do all this through him who gives me strength. – Philippians 4:13 (NIV)

I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me. – Philippians 4:13 (KJV)

True Wisdom

The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge, but fools despise wisdom and instruction. – Proverbs 1:7 (NIV)

The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge: but fools despise wisdom and instruction. – Proverbs 1:7 (KJV)

Listen to advice and accept discipline, and at the end you will be counted among the wise. – Proverbs 19:20 (NIV)

Hear counsel, and receive instruction, that thou mayest be wise in thy latter end. – Proverbs 19:20 (KJV)

A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger. – Proverbs 15:1 (NIV)

A soft answer turneth away wrath: but grievous words stir up anger. – Proverbs 15:1 (KJV)

Love and Humility

Do not seek revenge or bear a grudge against anyone among your people, but love your neighbor as yourself. I am the LORD. – Leviticus 19:18 (NIV)

Thou shalt not avenge, nor bear any grudge against the children of thy people, but thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself: I am the LORD. – Leviticus 19:18 (KJV)

Pride goes before destruction, a haughty spirit before a fall. – Proverbs 16:18 (NIV)

Pride goeth before destruction, and an haughty spirit before a fall. – Proverbs 16:18 (KJV)

When pride comes, then comes disgrace, but with humility comes wisdom. – Proverbs 11:2 (NIV)

When pride comes, disgrace follows, but with humility comes wisdom. – Proverbs 11:2 (KJV)

Humble yourselves before the Lord, and he will lift you up. – James 4:10 (NIV)

Humble yourselves in the sight of the Lord, and he shall lift you up. – James 4:10 (KJV)

Therefore, as it is written: “Let the one who boasts boast in the Lord.” – 1 Corinthians 1:31 (NIV)

so that, as it is written, “Let the one who boasts, boast in the Lord.” – 1 Corinthians 1:31 (KJV)

Do not boast about tomorrow, for you do not know what a day may bring. – Proverbs 27:1 (NIV)

Boast not thyself of tomorrow; for thou knowest not what a day may bring forth. – Proverbs 27:1 (KJV)

God’s Discipline

My son, do not despise the LORD’s discipline, and do not resent his rebuke, because the LORD disciplines those he loves, as a father the son he delights in. – Proverbs 3:11-12 (NIV)

My son, despise not the chastening of the LORD; neither be weary of his correction: For whom the LORD loveth he correcteth; even as a father the son in whom he delighteth. – Proverbs 3:11-12 (KJV)

Giving and Stewardship

Those who give to the poor will lack nothing, but those who close their eyes to them receive many curses. – Proverbs 28:27 (NIV)

He that giveth unto the poor shall not lack: but he that hideth his eyes shall have many a curse. – Proverbs 28:27 (KJV)

The King will reply, ‘Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me.’ – Matthew 25:40 (NIV)

And the King shall answer and say unto them, Verily I say unto you, Inasmuch as ye have done it unto one of the least of these my brethren, ye have done it unto me. – Matthew 25:40 (KJV)

Remember this: Whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and whoever sows generously will also reap generously. – 2 Corinthians 9:6 (NIV)

But this I say, He which soweth sparingly shall reap also sparingly; and he which soweth bountifully shall reap also bountifully. – 2 Corinthians 9:6 (KJV)

Whoever can be trusted with very little can also be trusted with much, and whoever is dishonest with very little will also be dishonest with much. – Luke 16:10 (NIV)

He that is faithful in that which is least is faithful also in much: and he that is unjust in the least is unjust also in much. – Luke 16:10 (KJV)

Godly Families

Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. – Ephesians 6:1 (NIV)

Children, obey your parents in the Lord: for this is right. – Ephesians 6:1 (KJV)

Wives, submit yourselves to your own husbands as you do to the Lord. – Ephesians 5:22 (NIV)

Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands, as unto the Lord. – Ephesians 5:22 (KJV)

Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her – Ephesians 5:25 (NIV)

Husbands, love your wives, even as Christ also loved the church, and gave himself for it; – Ephesians 5:25 (KJV)

God’s Marching Orders

you were bought at a price. Therefore honor God with your bodies. – 1 Corinthians 6:20 (NIV)

For ye are bought with a price: therefore glorify God in your body, and in your spirit, which are God’s. – 1 Corinthians 6:20 (KJV)

Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good; his love endures forever. – 1 Chronicles 16:34 (NIV)

O give thanks unto the LORD; for he is good; for his mercy endureth for ever. – 1 Chronicles 16:34 (KJV)

Shout for joy to the LORD, all the earth.   – Psalms 100:1 (NIV)

Make a joyful noise unto the LORD, all ye lands. – Psalms 100:1 (KJV)

Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, – Matthew 28:19 (NIV)

Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost: – Matthew 28:19 (KJV)

Finally, be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power. – Ephesians 6:10 (NIV)

Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord, and in the power of his might. – Ephesians 6:10 (KJV)