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Therefore, "'Come out from among them, and be separate,' says the Lord. 'Touch no unclean thing. I will receive you. I will be to you a Father. You will be to me sons and daughters,' says the Lord Almighty."
Having therefore these promises, beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from all defilement of flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God.
that you may become blameless and harmless, children of God without blemish in the midst of a crooked and perverse generation, among whom you are seen as lights in the world,
Beloved, now we are children of God, and it is not yet revealed what we will be. But we know that, when he is revealed, we will be like him; for we will see him just as he is. Everyone who has this hope set on him purifies himself, even as he is pure.
But I tell you, love your enemies, bless those who curse you, do good to those who hate you, and pray for those who mistreat you and persecute you, that you may be children of your Father who is in heaven. For he makes his sun to rise on the evil and the good, and sends rain on the just and the unjust.
Therefore you shall be perfect, just as your Father in heaven is perfect.
Be therefore imitators of God, as beloved children.
- Beatitudes, the
- God, Perfection Of
- Good Children
- Holiness, Purpose Of
- Living As God's Children
- Loving Children
- People Made Perfect
- Perfection, Human
- Restored In Jesus Christ
- Sanctification, Means And Results
- Spiritual Adoption