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…the Lord himself will give you the sign. Look! The virgin will conceive a child! She will give birth to a son and will call him Immanuel (which means ‘God is with us’).

Isaiah 7:14 NLT

It helps to remember an important quality of Jesus — that he is always with us.

It always helps us to remember the promises of God, that he’s with us, cares for us, and has a plan for our lives. Listen to these verses any day of the year for a boost of faith and confidence.

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…the Lord himself will give you the sign. Look! The virgin will conceive a child! She will give birth to a son and will call him Immanuel (which means ‘God is with us’).

Isaiah 7:14 NLT

The yes to all of God’s promises is in Christ.

2 Corinthians 1:20 ERV

Like a branch that sprouts from a stump, someone from David’s family will someday be king. [2] The Spirit of the LORD will be with him to give him understanding, wisdom, and insight. He will be powerful, and he will know and honor the LORD. [3] His greatest joy will be to obey the LORD. This king won’t judge by appearances or listen to rumors.

Isaiah 11:1-3 CEV

A child will be born to us. A son will be given to us. He will rule over us. And he will be called Wonderful Adviser and Mighty God. He will also be called Father Who Lives Forever and Prince Who Brings Peace. [7] There will be no limit to how great his authority is. The peace he brings will never end. He will rule on David’s throne and over his kingdom. He will make the kingdom strong and secure. His rule will be based on what is fair and right. It will last forever. The LORD’s great love will make sure that happens. He rules over all.

Isaiah 9:6-7 NIrV
[3] He will not break even a crushed reed. He will not put out even the weakest flame. He will bring true justice. [4] He will not grow weak or give up until he has brought justice to the world. And people in faraway places will hope to receive his teachings.”

Isaiah 42:3-4 ERV

The Spirit of the Lord, the Eternal, is on me. The Lord has appointed me for a special purpose. He has anointed me to bring good news to the poor. He has sent me to repair broken hearts, And to declare to those who are held captive and bound in prison, “Be free from your imprisonment!”

[3] As for those who grieve over Zion, God has sent me to give them a beautiful crown in exchange for ashes, To anoint them with gladness instead of sorrow, to wrap them in victory, joy, and praise instead of depression and sadness. People will call them magnificent, like great towering trees standing for what is right. They stand to the glory of the Eternal who planted them.

Isaiah 61:1, 3 Voice

But the angel said to her, “Do not be afraid, Mary. God is very pleased with you. [31] You will become pregnant and give birth to a son. You must call him Jesus. [32] He will be great and will be called the Son of the Most High God. The Lord God will make him a king like his father David of long ago.

Luke 1:30-32 NIrV

“Joseph, son of David,” the angel said, “do not be afraid to take Mary as your wife. For the child within her was conceived by the Holy Spirit. [21] And she will have a son, and you are to name him Jesus, for he will save his people from their sins.” [22] All of this occurred to fulfill the Lord’s message through his prophet: [23] “Look! The virgin will conceive a child! She will give birth to a son, and they will call him Immanuel, which means ‘God is with us.’”

Matthew 1:20-23 NLT

But you, Bethlehem Ephrathah, are the smallest town in Judah. Your family is almost too small to count, but the “Ruler of Israel” will come from you to rule for me. His beginnings are from ancient times, from long, long ago.

Micah 5:2 ERV

Suddenly, an angel of the Lord appeared among them, and the radiance of the Lord’s glory surrounded them. They were terrified, [10] but the angel reassured them. “Don’t be afraid!” he said. “I bring you good news that will bring great joy to all people. [11] The Savior— yes, the Messiah, the Lord—has been born today in Bethlehem, the city of David!

Luke 2:9-11 NLT

“Listen to me, O Jeshua the high priest, and all you other priests. You are symbols of things to come. Soon I am going to bring my servant, the Branch. … I will remove the sins of this land in a single day.

Zechariah 3:8-9 NLT

The fact is, it was our suffering he took on himself; he bore our pain. But we thought that God was punishing him, that God was beating him for something he did. [5] But he was being punished for what we did. He was crushed because of our guilt. He took the punishment we deserved, and this brought us peace. We were healed because of his pain.

Isaiah 53:4-5 ERV

“Come to me, all you who are tired and are carrying heavy loads. I will give you rest. [29] Become my servants and learn from me. I am gentle and free of pride. You will find rest for your souls. [30] Serving me is easy, and my load is light.”

Matthew 11:28-30 NIrV

So we take comfort and are encouraged and confidently and boldly say, The Lord is my Helper; I will not be seized with alarm [I will not fear or dread or be terrified]. What can man do to me?

Hebrews 13:6 – Amplified Bible Classic

So he came to them and said, “All authority in heaven and on earth is given to me. [19] So go and make followers of all people in the world. Baptize them in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit. [20] Teach them to obey everything that I have told you to do. You can be sure that I will be with you always. I will continue with you until the end of time.”

Matthew 28:18-20 ERV

David spoke about him. He said, “ ’I know that the Lord is always with me. Because he is at my right hand, I will always be secure.

Acts 2:25 – New International Reader’s Version

The first time I defended myself, no one helped me. Everyone left me. I pray that God will forgive them. [17] But the Lord stayed with me. The Lord gave me strength so that I could tell the Good News everywhere.

2 Timothy 4:16-18 ERV

And the LORD himself, the King of Israel, will live among you! At last your troubles will be over, and you will never again fear disaster. [16] On that day the announcement to Jerusalem will be, “Cheer up, Zion! Don’t be afraid! [17] For the LORD your God is living among you. He is a mighty savior. He will take delight in you with gladness. With his love, he will calm all your fears. He will rejoice over you with joyful songs.”

Zephaniah 3:15-17 NLT

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