Let us therefore follow after the things which make for peace, and things with which one may edify another.
Having therefore these promises, dearly beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from all filthiness of the flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God.
But now being made free from sin, and become servants to God, you have your fruit unto holiness, and the end everlasting life.
Hearken to me, you that follow after righteousness, you that seek the LORD: look unto the rock from where you were hewn, and to the hole of the pit from which you were dug.
Blessed are the pure in heart: for they shall see God.
Salt is good: but if the salt has lost its saltiness, how will you season it? Have salt in yourselves, and have peace one with another.
For this you know, that no fornicator, nor unclean person, nor covetous man, who is an idolater, has any inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and of God.
For they verily for a few days chastened us after their own pleasure; but he for our profit, that we might be partakers of his holiness.
But as he who has called you is holy, so be holy in all manner of conduct;
Let him turn away from evil, and do good; let him seek peace, and pursue it.
Beloved, follow not that which is evil, but that which is good. He that does good is of God: but he that does evil has not seen God.
And there shall be no more curse: but the throne of God and of the Lamb shall be in it; and his servants shall serve him:
And there was a strife between the herdsmen of Abram's cattle and the herdsmen of Lot's cattle: and the Canaanites and the Perizzites dwelled then in the land.
And Jacob called the name of the place Peniel: for I have seen God face to face, and my life is preserved.
He shall pray unto God, and he will be favorable unto him: and he shall see his face with joy: for he will render unto man his righteousness.
Depart from evil, and do good; seek peace, and pursue it.
They also that render evil for good are my adversaries; because I follow the thing that is good.
But judgment shall return unto righteousness: and all the upright in heart shall follow it.
My soul has long dwelt with him that hates peace.
[A song of ascents. Of David.] Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity!
A soft answer turns away wrath: but grievous words stir up anger.
When a man's ways please the LORD, he makes even his enemies to be at peace with him.
The beginning of strife is like releasing water: therefore leave off contention, before a quarrel starts.
The wolf also shall dwell with the lamb, and the leopard shall lie down with the kid; and the calf and the young lion and the fatling together; and a little child shall lead them.
Now I beseech you, brethren, by the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that you all speak the same thing, and that there be no divisions among you; but that you be perfectly joined together in the same mind and in the same judgment.
For now we see in a mirror dimly; but then face to face: now I know in part; but then shall I know even as also I am known.
Therefore come out from among them, and be you separate, says the Lord, and touch not the unclean thing; and I will receive you,
Is the law then against the promises of God? God forbid: for if there had been a law given which could have given life, verily righteousness should have been by the law.
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith,
I therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, beseech you that you walk worthy of the vocation by which you are called,
Not as though I had already attained, either were already perfect: but I follow after, if indeed I may apprehend that for which also I am apprehended of Christ Jesus.
To the end he may establish your hearts unblamable in holiness before God, even our Father, at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ with all his saints.
See that none render evil for evil unto any man; but ever follow that which is good, both among yourselves, and to all men.
But you, O man of God, flee these things; and follow after righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience, meekness.
Flee also youthful lusts: but follow righteousness, faith, love, peace, with them that call on the Lord out of a pure heart.
But the wisdom that is from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, and compliant, full of mercy and good fruits, without partiality, and without hypocrisy.
Seeing then that all these things shall be dissolved, what manner of persons ought you to be in all holy conduct and godliness,
But grow in grace, and in the knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. To him be glory both now and forever. Amen.
Beloved, now are we the children of God, and it does not yet appear what we shall be: but we know that, when he shall appear, we shall be like him; for we shall see him as he is.
And the nations of them who are saved shall walk in the light of it: and the kings of the earth do bring their glory and honor into it.
He that is unjust, let him be unjust still: and he that is filthy, let him be filthy still: and he that is righteous, let him be righteous still: and he that is holy, let him be holy still.