And Mary said: "My soul glorifies the Lord and my spirit rejoices in God my Savior... From now on all generations will call me blessed, for the Mighty One has done great things for me- holy is His name. His MERCY extends to those who fear Him, from generation to generation...."
Acts 2:38-39 "Peter replied, "Repent and be baptized, every one of you, in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins. And you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit. The promise is for you and your children and for all who are far off-for all whom the Lord our God will call."
Romans 10:8-13 "That if you confess with your mouth, "Jesus is Lord," and believe in your heart that God raised Him from the dead, you will be saved..for, "Everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved."
Acts 22:16 "And now what are you waiting for? Get up, be baptized and wash your sins away, calling on His name."
Galatians 3:26-27 "You are all sons of God through faith in Christ Jesus, for all of you who were baptized into Christ have clothed yourselves with Christ."
2 Corinthians 5:17-18 "Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; the old has gone, the new has come! "
1 Peter 1:3-4 "Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! In His great MERCY He has given us new birth into a living HOPE through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, and into an inheritance that can never perish, spoil or fade-kept in heaven for you..."
The words above can be found in the New Testament, a book filled with HOPE...