Blessed are those whose strength is in you, whose hearts are set on pilgrimage. As they pass through the valley of Baca (weeping), they make it a place of springs; the autumn rains also cover it with pools (blessings). They go from strength to strength, every one of them in Zion appears before God.
You, God, are my God, earnestly I seek you; I thirst for you, my whole being longs for you, in a dry and parched land where there is no water.
As the deer pants for streams of water, so my soul pants for you, my God.
Very truly I tell you, unless a kernel of wheat falls to the ground and dies, it remains only a single seed. But if it dies, it produces many seeds. Anyone who loves their life will lose it, while anyone who hates their life in this world will keep it for eternal life.
He opened the rock (Jesus), and water gushed out; it flowed like a river in the desert.
The LORD will guide you always; he will satisfy your needs in a sun-scorched land and will strengthen your frame. You will be like a well-watered garden, like a spring whose waters never fail.
Is there yet any seed left in the barn? Until now, the vine and the fig tree, the pomegranate and the olive tree have not borne fruit. “ ‘From this day on I will bless you.’ ”
I am the LORD your God, who brought you up out of Egypt. Open wide your mouth and I will fill it.