These words I am commanding you today must be kept in mind,
Fix these words of mine into your mind and being, and tie them as a reminder on your hands and let them be symbols on your forehead.
he said to them, "Keep in mind all the words I am solemnly proclaiming to you today; you must command your children to observe carefully all the words of this law.
Listen to me, you who know what is right, you people who are aware of my law! Don't be afraid of the insults of men; don't be discouraged because of their abuse!
"But I will make a new covenant with the whole nation of Israel after I plant them back in the land," says the Lord. "I will put my law within them and write it on their hearts and minds. I will be their God and they will be my people.
Your commandments make me wiser than my enemies, for I am always aware of them.
For wisdom will enter your heart, and moral knowledge will be attractive to you.
My child, do not forget my teaching, but let your heart keep my commandments,
Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not rely on your own understanding.
Then he went down with them and came to Nazareth, and was obedient to them. But his mother kept all these things in her heart.
But as for the seed that landed on good soil, these are the ones who, after hearing the word, cling to it with an honest and good heart, and bear fruit with steadfast endurance.
revealing that you are a letter of Christ, delivered by us, written not with ink but by the Spirit of the living God, not on stone tablets but on tablets of human hearts.
Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly, teaching and exhorting one another with all wisdom, singing psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs, all with grace in your hearts to God.