Being A Part Of The Family Of God
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having predestined us for adoption as children through Jesus Christ to himself, according to the good pleasure of his desire,
you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind, and with all your strength.' This is the first commandment.
But when the fullness of the time came, God sent out his Son, born to a woman, born under the law,
But sexual immorality, and all uncleanness, or covetousness, let it not even be mentioned among you, as becomes saints;
Know this for sure, that no sexually immoral person, nor unclean person, nor covetous man, who is an idolater, has any inheritance in the Kingdom of Christ and God.
That which is born of the flesh is flesh. That which is born of the Spirit is spirit.
My son, listen to your father's instruction, and don't forsake your mother's teaching:
Be therefore imitators of God, as beloved children. Walk in love, even as Christ also loved you, and gave himself up for us, an offering and a sacrifice to God for a sweet-smelling fragrance. But sexual immorality, and all uncleanness, or covetousness, let it not even be mentioned among you, as becomes saints;read more.
nor filthiness, nor foolish talking, nor jesting, which are not appropriate; but rather giving of thanks. Know this for sure, that no sexually immoral person, nor unclean person, nor covetous man, who is an idolater, has any inheritance in the Kingdom of Christ and God. Let no one deceive you with empty words. For because of these things, the wrath of God comes on the children of disobedience. Therefore don't be partakers with them. For you were once darkness, but are now light in the Lord. Walk as children of light, for the fruit of the Spirit is in all goodness and righteousness and truth, proving what is well pleasing to the Lord. Have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather even reprove them.
For God so loved the world, that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish, but have eternal life.
Yahweh is my light and my salvation. Whom shall I fear? Yahweh is the strength of my life. Of whom shall I be afraid?