Most Relevant Verses
Let love be without hypocrisy Abhor what is evil; cling to what is good.
so that the proof of your faith, being more precious than gold which is perishable, even though tested by fire, may be found to result in praise and glory and honor at the revelation of Jesus Christ;
More Verses on Genuineness
Then he examined it and said, "It is my son's tunic. A wild beast has devoured him; Joseph has surely been torn to pieces!"
But I trust that you will realize that we ourselves do not fail the test.
Since you have in obedience to the truth purified your souls for a sincere love of the brethren, fervently love one another from the heart,
"Therefore everyone who hears these words of Mine and acts on them, may be compared to a wise man who built his house on the rock.
But when they heard this, they were cut to the quick and intended to kill them.
When he came to Jerusalem, he was trying to associate with the disciples; but they were all afraid of him, not believing that he was a disciple.
Now He who establishes us with you in Christ and anointed us is God,
The one who says, "I have come to know Him," and does not keep His commandments, is a liar, and the truth is not in him;
For the report of your obedience has reached to all; therefore I am rejoicing over you, but I want you to be wise in what is good and innocent in what is evil.
so that you may approve the things that are excellent, in order to be sincere and blameless until the day of Christ;