It is like leaven, which a woman took and hid in three pecks of flour until it was all leavened.”
He spoke another parable to them, “The kingdom of heaven is like leaven, which a woman took and hid in three pecks of flour until it was all leavened.”
Your boasting is not good. Do you not know that a little leaven leavens the whole lump of dough?
“Nevertheless the righteous will hold to his way,
And he who has clean hands will grow stronger and stronger.
Planted in the house of the Lord,
They will flourish in the courts of our God.
But the path of the righteous is like the light of dawn,
That shines brighter and brighter until the full day.
“So let us know, let us press on to know the Lord.
His going forth is as certain as the dawn;
And He will come to us like the rain,
Like the spring rain watering the earth.”
but whoever drinks of the water that I will give him shall never thirst; but the water that I will give him will become in him a well of water springing up to eternal life.”
Every branch in Me that does not bear fruit, He takes away; and every branch that bears fruit, He prunes it so that it may bear more fruit.
For I am confident of this very thing, that He who began a good work in you will perfect it until the day of Christ Jesus.
And this I pray, that your love may abound still more and more in real knowledge and all discernment,
Now may the God of peace Himself sanctify you entirely; and may your spirit and soul and body be preserved complete, without blame at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ.
Therefore, putting aside all filthiness and all that remains of wickedness, in humility receive the word implanted, which is able to save your souls.