who by God's power are protected through faith for a salvation ready to be revealed in the last time.
For by grace you are saved through faith, and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God;
As for me, I know that my Redeemer lives, and that as the last he will stand upon the earth.
He watches over his holy ones, but the wicked are made speechless in the darkness, for it is not by one's own strength that one prevails.
The Lord grants success to the one whose behavior he finds commendable.
For the Lord promotes justice, and never abandons his faithful followers. They are permanently secure, but the children of evil men are wiped out.
But the Lord continually shows loyal love to his faithful followers, and is faithful to their descendants,
A song of ascents. Those who trust in the Lord are like Mount Zion; it cannot be upended and will endure forever.
Israel will be delivered once and for all by the Lord; you will never again be ashamed or humiliated.
Look up at the sky! Look at the earth below! For the sky will dissipate like smoke, and the earth will wear out like clothes; its residents will die like gnats. But the deliverance I give is permanent; the vindication I provide will not disappear.
No weapon forged to be used against you will succeed; you will refute everyone who tries to accuse you. This is what the Lord will do for his servants -- I will vindicate them," says the Lord.
I will make a lasting covenant with them that I will never stop doing good to them. I will fill their hearts and minds with respect for me so that they will never again turn away from me.
But whoever drinks some of the water that I will give him will never be thirsty again, but the water that I will give him will become in him a fountain of water springing up to eternal life."
"I tell you the solemn truth, the one who hears my message and believes the one who sent me has eternal life and will not be condemned, but has crossed over from death to life.
I give them eternal life, and they will never perish; no one will snatch them from my hand.
The one who rejects me and does not accept my words has a judge; the word I have spoken will judge him at the last day.
I am no longer in the world, but they are in the world, and I am coming to you. Holy Father, keep them safe in your name that you have given me, so that they may be one just as we are one.
I am not asking you to take them out of the world, but that you keep them safe from the evil one.
What then shall we say about these things? If God is for us, who can be against us?
Granted! They were broken off because of their unbelief, but you stand by faith. Do not be arrogant, but fear!
I do not mean that we rule over your faith, but we are workers with you for your joy, because by faith you stand firm.
I have been crucified with Christ, and it is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me. So the life I now live in the body, I live because of the faithfulness of the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me.
that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith, so that, because you have been rooted and grounded in love,
For I am sure of this very thing, that the one who began a good work in you will perfect it until the day of Christ Jesus.
because we recall in the presence of our God and Father your work of faith and labor of love and endurance of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ.
But we ought to thank God always for you, brothers and sisters loved by the Lord, because God chose you from the beginning for salvation through sanctification by the Spirit and faith in the truth.
to obey this command without fault or failure until the appearing of our Lord Jesus Christ
and how from infancy you have known the holy writings, which are able to give you wisdom for salvation through faith in Christ Jesus.
as we wait for the happy fulfillment of our hope in the glorious appearing of our great God and Savior, Jesus Christ.
so that you may not be sluggish, but imitators of those who through faith and perseverance inherit the promises.
so also, after Christ was offered once to bear the sins of many, to those who eagerly await him he will appear a second time, not to bear sin but to bring salvation.
Therefore, get your minds ready for action by being fully sober, and set your hope completely on the grace that will be brought to you when Jesus Christ is revealed.
Dear friends, we are God's children now, and what we will be has not yet been revealed. We know that whenever it is revealed we will be like him, because we will see him just as he is.
From Jude, a slave of Jesus Christ and brother of James, to those who are called, wrapped in the love of God the Father and kept for Jesus Christ.
Now to the one who is able to keep you from falling, and to cause you to stand, rejoicing, without blemish before his glorious presence,