Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Jesus answered, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born of water and of the Spirit, he cannot enter into the kingdom of God.
owing their birth not to nature nor to any human or physical impulse, but to God.
For the life-giving law of the Spirit through Christ Jesus has freed you from the Law of sin and death.
1 Corinthians 2:12
But the Spirit we have received is not that of the world, but the Spirit that comes from God, which we have to make us realize the blessings God has given us.
1 Corinthians 6:11
Some of you used to be like that; but you have washed it all away, you have been consecrated, you have become upright, by the power of our Lord Jesus Christ and through the Spirit of our God.
1 John 2:29
If you know that he is upright, you may be sure that everyone who acts uprightly is his child.
1 John 5:1
Everyone who believes that Jesus is the Christ is a child of God, and everyone who loves the Father loves those who are his children.
For I tell you that unless your uprightness is far superior to that of the scribes and Pharisees, you will never even enter the Kingdom of Heaven!
and he said, "I tell you, unless you change and become like children, you will never get into the Kingdom of Heaven at all.
Therefore go and make disciples of all the heathen, baptize them in the name of the Father, the Son, and the holy Spirit,
No, I tell you; unless you repent, you will all perish as they did!
Peter said to them, "You must repent, and every one of you be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ, in order to have your sins forgiven; then you will receive the gift of the holy Spirit,
So repent and turn to God, to have your sins wiped out, and happier times will come from the presence of the Lord,
The Kingdom of God is not a matter of what we eat or drink, but of uprightness, peace, and happiness through the possession of the holy Spirit.
2 Corinthians 5:17
So if anyone is in union with Christ, he is a new being; the old state of things has passed away; there is a new state of things.
For neither circumcision nor the want of it is of any importance, but only a new creation.
But God is so rich in mercy that because of the great love he had for us,
2 Thessalonians 2:13
We always have to thank God for you, brothers whom the Lord so loves, because God chose you from the beginning to be saved through consecration by the Spirit and through faith in the truth,
I tell you, whoever does not accept the Kingdom of God like a child shall not enter it at all."