Therefore, beloved, since you look for these things, be diligent to be found by Him in peace, spotless and blameless,
Therefore, my beloved brethren, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that your toil is not in vain in the Lord.
so that He may establish your hearts without blame in holiness before our God and Father at the coming of our Lord Jesus with all His saints.
Now may the God of peace Himself sanctify you entirely; and may your spirit and soul and body be preserved complete, without blame at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ.
so that you may approve the things that are excellent, in order to be sincere and blameless until the day of Christ;
So if they say to you, ‘Behold, He is in the wilderness,’ do not go out, or, ‘Behold, He is in the inner rooms,’ do not believe them.
“Now Lord, You are releasing Your bond-servant to depart in peace,
According to Your word;
Blessed is that slave whom his master finds so doing when he comes.
who will also confirm you to the end, blameless in the day of our Lord Jesus Christ.
so that you will prove yourselves to be blameless and innocent, children of God above reproach in the midst of a crooked and perverse generation, among whom you appear as lights in the world,
For our citizenship is in heaven, from which also we eagerly wait for a Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ;
so Christ also, having been offered once to bear the sins of many, will appear a second time for salvation without reference to sin, to those who eagerly await Him.
Pure and undefiled religion in the sight of our God and Father is this: to visit orphans and widows in their distress, and to keep oneself unstained by the world.
Now for this very reason also, applying all diligence, in your faith supply moral excellence, and in your moral excellence, knowledge,
And everyone who has this hope fixed on Him purifies himself, just as He is pure.