But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.
But the eyes of the Lord are on those who fear him,
on those whose hope is in his unfailing love.
Do not let any unwholesome talk come out of your mouths, but only what is helpful for building others up according to their needs, that it may benefit those who listen.
“There is no one holy like the Lord;
there is no one besides you;
there is no Rock like our God.”
For I am the Lord your God
who takes hold of your right hand
and says to you, Do not fear;
I will help you.
The Lord will fight for you; you need only to be still.
The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom,
and knowledge of the Holy One is understanding.
Be wise in the way you act toward outsiders; make the most of every opportunity. 6 Let your conversation be always full of grace, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how to answer everyone.
Children’s children are a crown to the aged, and parents are the pride of their children.
Praise be to the Lord, to God our Savior,
who daily bears our burdens.