Little children, let us not love with word or with tongue, but in deed and truth.
Let love be without hypocrisy. Abhor what is evil; cling to what is good.
My little children, I am writing these things to you so that you may not sin. And if anyone sins, we have an Advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous;
They come to you as people come, and sit before you as My people and hear your words, but they do not do them, for they do the lustful desires expressed by their mouth, and their heart goes after their gain.
“Then He will also say to those on His left, ‘ Depart from Me, accursed ones, into the eternal fire which has been prepared for the devil and his angels;
but speaking the truth in love, we are to grow up in all aspects into Him who is the head, even Christ,
Love is patient, love is kind and is not jealous; love does not brag and is not arrogant,
For you were called to freedom, brethren; only do not turn your freedom into an opportunity for the flesh, but through love serve one another.
Brethren, even if anyone is caught in any trespass, you who are spiritual, restore such a one in a spirit of gentleness; each one looking to yourself, so that you too will not be tempted.
Therefore I, the prisoner of the Lord, implore you to walk in a manner worthy of the calling with which you have been called,
constantly bearing in mind your work of faith and labor of love and steadfastness of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ in the presence of our God and Father,
If a brother or sister is without clothing and in need of daily food,
Since you have in obedience to the truth purified your souls for a sincere love of the brethren, fervently love one another from the heart,
The elder to the chosen lady and her children, whom I love in truth; and not only I, but also all who know the truth,
Then the Lord said, “Behold, there is a place by Me, and you shall stand there on the rock;