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Having therefore these promises, dearly beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from all filthiness of the flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God.
be ye therefore perfect, even as your father who is in heaven is perfect.
thus fitly qualifying his servants for their respective offices, in order to build up the body of Christ:
for I am not yet secure of the prize, I have not yet finish'd my course: but I press to obtain the reward, which Jesus Christ invited me to.
1 Thessalonians 3:13
that by the sanctity of your affections, you may stand unreprov'd in the presence of God our father, when our Lord Jesus Christ shall come with all his holy angels.
1 Thessalonians 4:7
for God has not called us to impurity, but to holiness:
the church of the first-born who are enroll'd in heaven, to God the judge of all, to the spirits of just men made perfect,
1 Peter 5:10
but may the all-gracious God, who has called us to eternal glory, perfect, confirm, fortify, and settle you, during the short interval of your sufferings.