If there is therefore any exhortation in Christ, if any consolation of love, if any fellowship of the Spirit, if any tender mercies and compassion,
Put on therefore, as God's chosen ones, holy and beloved, a heart of compassion, kindness, lowliness, humility, and perseverance;
The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, the love of God, and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit, be with you all. Amen.
For in one Spirit we were all baptized into one body, whether Jews or Greeks, whether bond or free; and were all given to drink into one Spirit.
Beloved, let us love one another, for love is of God; and everyone who loves is born of God, and knows God.
No one has seen God at any time. If we love one another, God remains in us, and his love has been perfected in us.
If you keep my commandments, you will remain in my love; even as I have kept my Father's commandments, and remain in his love.
Day by day, continuing steadfastly with one accord in the temple, and breaking bread at home, they took their food with gladness and singleness of heart,
The multitude of those who believed were of one heart and soul. Not one of them claimed that anything of the things which he possessed was his own, but they had all things in common.
But you are not in the flesh but in the Spirit, if it is so that the Spirit of God dwells in you. But if any man doesn't have the Spirit of Christ, he is not his.
In the same way, the Spirit also helps our weaknesses, for we don't know how to pray as we ought. But the Spirit himself makes intercession for us with groanings which can't be uttered.
And because you are children, God sent out the Spirit of his Son into your hearts, crying, "Abba, Father!"
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faith,
For through him we both have our access in one Spirit to the Father.
Don't grieve the Holy Spirit of God, in whom you were sealed for the day of redemption.
We know and have believed the love which God has for us. God is love, and he who remains in love remains in God, and God remains in him.
The angel said to them, "Don't be afraid, for behold, I bring you good news of great joy which will be to all the people.
Behold, there was a man in Jerusalem whose name was Simeon. This man was righteous and devout, looking for the consolation of Israel, and the Holy Spirit was on him.
Peace I leave with you. My peace I give to you; not as the world gives, give I to you. Don't let your heart be troubled, neither let it be fearful.
Therefore you now have sorrow, but I will see you again, and your heart will rejoice, and no one will take your joy away from you.
But now I come to you, and I say these things in the world, that they may have my joy made full in themselves.
Being therefore justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ;
and hope doesn't disappoint us, because God's love has been poured out into our hearts through the Holy Spirit who was given to us.
Again, Isaiah says, "There will be the root of Jesse, he who arises to rule over the Gentiles; in him the Gentiles will hope."
Or don't you know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit which is in you, which you have from God? You are not your own,
I affirm, by the boasting in you which I have in Christ Jesus our Lord, I die daily.
For as the sufferings of Christ abound to us, even so our comfort also abounds through Christ.
Now thanks be to God, who always leads us in triumph in Christ, and reveals through us the sweet aroma of his knowledge in every place.
in whom you also, having heard the word of the truth, the Good News of your salvation -- in whom, having also believed, you were sealed with the Holy Spirit of promise,
There is one body, and one Spirit, even as you also were called in one hope of your calling;
For God is my witness, how I long after all of you in the tender mercies of Christ Jesus.
For we are the circumcision, who worship God in the Spirit, and rejoice in Christ Jesus, and have no confidence in the flesh;
that their hearts may be comforted, they being knit together in love, and gaining all riches of the full assurance of understanding, that they may know the mystery of God, both of the Father and of Christ,
Now our Lord Jesus Christ himself, and God our Father, who loved us and gave us eternal comfort and good hope through grace,
that by two immutable things, in which it is impossible for God to lie, we may have a strong encouragement, who have fled for refuge to take hold of the hope set before us.
according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, in sanctification of the Spirit, that you may obey Jesus Christ and be sprinkled with his blood: Grace to you and peace be multiplied.
Wherein you greatly rejoice, though now for a little while, if need be, you have been put to grief in various trials,
Seeing you have purified your souls in your obedience to the truth through the Spirit in sincere brotherly affection, love one another from the heart fervently: