seeing that His divine power has granted to us everything pertaining to life and godliness, through the true knowledge of Him who called us by His own glory and excellence.
so that you would walk in a manner worthy of the God who calls you into His own kingdom and glory.
It was for this He called you through our gospel, that you may gain the glory of our Lord Jesus Christ.
After you have suffered for a little while, the God of all grace, who called you to His eternal glory in Christ, will Himself perfect, confirm, strengthen and establish you.
who has saved us and called us with a holy calling, not according to our works, but according to His own purpose and grace which was granted us in Christ Jesus from all eternity,
Grace and peace be multiplied to you in the knowledge of God and of Jesus our Lord;
For the LORD God is a sun and shield; The LORD gives grace and glory; No good thing does He withhold from those who walk uprightly.
And Jesus came up and spoke to them, saying, "All authority has been given to Me in heaven and on earth.
even as You gave Him authority over all flesh, that to all whom You have given Him, He may give eternal life.
And we know that God causes all things to work together for good to those who love God, to those who are called according to His purpose.
He who did not spare His own Son, but delivered Him over for us all, how will He not also with Him freely give us all things?
God is faithful, through whom you were called into fellowship with His Son, Jesus Christ our Lord.
And He has said to me, "My grace is sufficient for you, for power is perfected in weakness " Most gladly, therefore, I will rather boast about my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may dwell in me.
and what is the surpassing greatness of His power toward us who believe. These are in accordance with the working of the strength of His might
Therefore I, the prisoner of the Lord, implore you to walk in a manner worthy of the calling with which you have been called,
For God has not called us for the purpose of impurity, but in sanctification.
For you have been called for this purpose, since Christ also suffered for you, leaving you an example for you to follow in His steps,
not returning evil for evil or insult for insult, but giving a blessing instead; for you were called for the very purpose that you might inherit a blessing.
"Now, my daughter, do not fear. I will do for you whatever you ask, for all my people in the city know that you are a woman of excellence.
Your people will volunteer freely in the day of Your power; In holy array, from the womb of the dawn, Your youth are to You as the dew.
An excellent wife is the crown of her husband, But she who shames him is like rottenness in his bones.
An excellent wife, who can find? For her worth is far above jewels.
"Many daughters have done nobly, But you excel them all."
even us, whom He also called, not from among Jews only, but also from among Gentiles.
So then let no one boast in men For all things belong to you,
There is one body and one Spirit, just as also you were called in one hope of your calling;
Finally, brethren, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is of good repute, if there is any excellence and if anything worthy of praise, dwell on these things.
For by Him all things were created, both in the heavens and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or rulers or authorities--all things have been created through Him and for Him.
for bodily discipline is only of little profit, but godliness is profitable for all things, since it holds promise for the present life and also for the life to come.
And He is the radiance of His glory and the exact representation of His nature, and upholds all things by the word of His power When He had made purification of sins, He sat down at the right hand of the Majesty on high,
who are protected by the power of God through faith for a salvation ready to be revealed in the last time.
but like the Holy One who called you, be holy yourselves also in all your behavior;
But you are A CHOSEN RACE, A royal PRIESTHOOD, A HOLY NATION, A PEOPLE FOR God's OWN POSSESSION, so that you may proclaim the excellencies of Him who has called you out of darkness into His marvelous light;
Now for this very reason also, applying all diligence, in your faith supply moral excellence, and in your moral excellence, knowledge,