TWENTY YEARS OF SCRIPTURE (pp. 234-236)
1st year – “The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom; all who follow his precepts have good understanding.” Psalm 111:10

2nd year – “And do everything with love.” 1 Corinthians 16:14

3rd year – “Better a patient man than a warrior, a man who controls his temper than one who takes a city.” Proverbs 16:32

4th year – “Be kind and compassionate to one another, tenderhearted, and forgiving each other, just as in Christ, God forgave you.” Ephesians 4:32

5th year – “We will tell the next generation the praiseworthy deeds of the Lord, his power, and the wonders he has done.” Psalm 78:4

6th year – “The goal of this command is love, which comes from a pure heart and a good conscience and a sincere faith.” 1 Timothy 1:5

7th year – “How good and pleasant it is when brothers live together in unity!” Psalm 133:1

8th year – “The wise in heart are called discerning, and pleasant words promote instruction.” Proverbs 16:21

9th year – “Clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience.” Colossians 3:12

10th year – “Fathers, do not exasperate your children; instead bring them up in the training and instruction of the Lord.” Ephesians 6:4

11th year – “Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts … and be thankful. Let the word of Christ dwell in your richly as you teach and admonish one another with all wisdom.” Colossians 3:15-16

12th year – “Let us therefore make every effort to do what leads to peace and to mutual edification.” Romans 14:19

13th year – “But the wisdom that is from above is first of all pure, then peace-loving, considerate, submissive, full of mercy and good fruit, impartial, and sincere.” James 3:17

14th year – “Set your minds on things above, not on earthly things.” Colossians 3:2

15th year –  “I will be careful to lead a blameless life … I will walk in my house with a blameless heart.” Psalm 101:2

16th year – “Peacemakers who sow in peace raise a harvest of righteousness.” James 3:18

17th year – “Blessed is the man who does not walk in the counsel of the wicked, or stand in the way of sinners, or sit in the seat of mockers.” Psalm 1:1

18th year – “Get rid of all bitterness, rage and anger, brawling and slander, along with every form of malice.” Ephesians 4:31

19th year – “Bear with each other and forgive whatever grievances you may have against one another. Forgive as the Lord forgave you.” Colossians 3:13

20th year – “But from everlasting to everlasting the Lord’s love is with those who fear him, and his righteousness with their children’s children – with those who keep his covenant and remember to obey his precepts.” Psalm 103:17-18

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