1 Corinthians 15:20 (NIV)
20But Christ has indeed been raised from the dead, the firstfruits of those who have fallen asleep.
Titus 2:11 (NIV)
11For the grace of God that brings salvation has appeared to all men.
Hebrews 11:6 (NIV)
6And without faith it is impossible to please God, because anyone who comes to him must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who earnestly seek him.
Psalm 145:8 (NIV)
8The Lord is gracious and compassionate, slow to anger and rich in love.