1 Corinthians 11:1-2Follow my example, as I follow the example of Christ.  2) I praise you because you remember me in everything, and you follow closely the teachings just as I gave them to you.

Philippians 3:17  Dear brothers and sisters, pattern your lives after mine, and learn from those who follow our example.

3 John 4  I have no greater joy than to hear that my children     walk in truth.

Chinese Proverb - “One generation plants a tree and another     generation gets the shade.”

Matthew 6:19-21 (MSG) Don’t hoard treasure down here where it gets eaten by moths and corroded by rust or - worse! - stolen by burglars.  20) Stockpile treasure in heaven, where it’s safe     from moth and rust and burglars. 21) It’s obvious, isn’t it? The place where your treasure is, is the place you will most want to be, and end up being.

John 10:10 The thief’s purpose is to steal and kill and destroy. My purpose is to give them a rich and satisfying life.

Deuteronomy 6:1-2  These are the commands, decrees and laws the Lord your God directed me to teach you to observe in the land that you are crossing the Jordan to possess,  2) so that you, your children and their children after them may fear the Lord your God as long as you live by keeping all his decrees and commands that I give you, and so that you may enjoy long life.

Romans 3:23 For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God.

Philippians 4:9  Keep putting into practice all you learned and received from me - everything you heard from me and saw me doing. Then the God of peace will be with you.

Proverbs 14:25 A truthful witness rescues lives, but the one who breathes lies brings deception.

I Peter 3:15  Set Christ apart as Lord in your hearts and always be ready to give an answer to anyone who asks about the hope you possess.

Joshua 24:15  If you don’t want to worship the Lord, then choose right now!  Will you worship the same idols your ancestors did?  Or since you’re living on land that once belonged to the Amorites, maybe you’ll worship their gods. I won’t. My family and I are going to worship and obey the Lord!

Jeremiah 31:3-4  The Lord will say - “I have loved you with an everlasting love. That is why I have continued to be faithful to you. 4) I will rebuild you, my dear children… so that you will once again be built up. Once again you will take up the tambourine and join in the happy throng of dancers.

Philippians 3:13-14  Brothers and sisters, I do not consider myself to have attained this.  Instead I am single-minded: Forgetting the things that are behind and reaching out for the things that are ahead,  14) with this goal in mind, I strive toward the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus.

Philippians 4:13  For I can do everything through Christ, who gives me strength.