You shall remember that you were a slave in the land of Egypt, and the Lord your God redeemed you; therefore I command you this today.
You shall remember that you were a slave in Egypt, and you shall be careful to observe these statutes.
“ I am the Lord your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of slavery.
but the seventh day is a sabbath of the Lord your God; in it you shall not do any work, you or your son or your daughter or your male servant or your female servant or your ox or your donkey or any of your cattle or your sojourner who stays with you, so that your male servant and your female servant may rest as well as you.
“ Listen to me, you who pursue righteousness, Who seek the Lord: Look to the rock from which you were hewn And to the quarry from which you were dug.
For if you forgive others for their transgressions, your heavenly Father will also forgive you.
Then summoning him, his lord *said to him, ‘You wicked slave, I forgave you all that debt because you pleaded with me.
In Him we have redemption through His blood, the forgiveness of our trespasses, according to the riches of His grace
remember that you were at that time separate from Christ, excluded from the commonwealth of Israel, and strangers to the covenants of promise, having no hope and without God in the world.
Be kind to one another, tender-hearted, forgiving each other, just as God in Christ also has forgiven you.
who gave Himself for us to redeem us from every lawless deed, and to purify for Himself a people for His own possession, zealous for good deeds.
We know love by this, that He laid down His life for us; and we ought to lay down our lives for the brethren.
By this the love of God was manifested in us, that God has sent His only begotten Son into the world so that we might live through Him.