Therefore as you have received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk in Him,
so that you will walk in a manner worthy of the Lord, to please Him in all respects, bearing fruit in every good work and increasing in the knowledge of God;
Finally then, brethren, we request and exhort you in the Lord Jesus, that as you received from us instruction as to how you ought to walk and please God (just as you actually do walk), that you excel still more.
Come, house of Jacob, and let us walk in the light of the LORD.
Many nations will come and say, "Come and let us go up to the mountain of the LORD And to the house of the God of Jacob, That He may teach us about His ways And that we may walk in His paths " For from Zion will go forth the law, Even the word of the LORD from Jerusalem.
"He who receives you receives Me, and he who receives Me receives Him who sent Me.
But as many as received Him, to them He gave the right to become children of God, even to those who believe in His name,
"Truly, truly, I say to you, he who receives whomever I send receives Me; and he who receives Me receives Him who sent Me."
Jesus said to him, "I am the way, and the truth, and the life; no one comes to the Father but through Me.
But by His doing you are in Christ Jesus, who became to us wisdom from God, and righteousness and sanctification, and redemption,
for we walk by faith, not by sight--
"I have been crucified with Christ; and it is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me; and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave Himself up for me.
Therefore I, the prisoner of the Lord, implore you to walk in a manner worthy of the calling with which you have been called,
Therefore be imitators of God, as beloved children;
Only conduct yourselves in a manner worthy of the gospel of Christ, so that whether I come and see you or remain absent, I will hear of you that you are standing firm in one spirit, with one mind striving together for the faith of the gospel;
Whatever you do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks through Him to God the Father.
For we have become partakers of Christ, if we hold fast the beginning of our assurance firm until the end,
the one who says he abides in Him ought himself to walk in the same manner as He walked.
And the testimony is this, that God has given us eternal life, and this life is in His Son.
And we know that the Son of God has come, and has given us understanding so that we may know Him who is true; and we are in Him who is true, in His Son Jesus Christ This is the true God and eternal life.
Watch yourselves, that you do not lose what we have accomplished, but that you may receive a full reward.
Beloved, while I was making every effort to write you about our common salvation, I felt the necessity to write to you appealing that you contend earnestly for the faith which was once for all handed down to the saints.