Most Relevant Verses
do not merely look out for your own personal interests, but also for the interests of others.
For it is only right for me to feel this way about you all, because I have you in my heart, since both in my imprisonment and in the defense and confirmation of the gospel, you all are partakers of grace with me.
Pleasant words are a honeycomb, Sweet to the soul and healing to the bones.
Finally, brethren, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is of good repute, if there is any excellence and if anything worthy of praise, dwell on these things.
A joyful heart is good medicine, But a broken spirit dries up the bones.
Have this attitude in yourselves which was also in Christ Jesus,
and those members of the body which we deem less honorable, on these we bestow more abundant honor, and our less presentable members become much more presentable,
Remind them of these things, and solemnly charge them in the presence of God not to wrangle about words, which is useless and leads to the ruin of the hearers.
just as He chose us in Him before the foundation of the world, that we would be holy and blameless before Him In love
and that you be renewed in the spirit of your mind,
"That which is born of the flesh is flesh, and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit.
so that you may approve the things that are excellent, in order to be sincere and blameless until the day of Christ;
"Do not think that I came to abolish the Law or the Prophets; I did not come to abolish but to fulfill.
"If anyone is willing to do His will, he will know of the teaching, whether it is of God or whether I speak from Myself.
"Therefore you are to be perfect, as your heavenly Father is perfect.
rejoicing in hope, persevering in tribulation, devoted to prayer,
Now accept the one who is weak in faith, but not for the purpose of passing judgment on his opinions.
with all humility and gentleness, with patience, showing tolerance for one another in love,
Therefore this saying went out among the brethren that that disciple would not die; yet Jesus did not say to him that he would not die, but only, "If I want him to remain until I come, what is that to you?"
to those who are without law, as without law, though not being without the law of God but under the law of Christ, so that I might win those who are without law.
Or do you think lightly of the riches of His kindness and tolerance and patience, not knowing that the kindness of God leads you to repentance?
But his delight is in the law of the LORD, And in His law he meditates day and night.
Therefore if you have been raised up with Christ, keep seeking the things above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God.
The serpent said to the woman, "You surely will not die!
Jesus said to her, "I am the resurrection and the life; he who believes in Me will live even if he dies,
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,
This is the message we have heard from Him and announce to you, that God is Light, and in Him there is no darkness at all.
and to make it your ambition to lead a quiet life and attend to your own business and work with your hands, just as we commanded you,
These things I have written to you who believe in the name of the Son of God, so that you may know that you have eternal life.
"I can do nothing on My own initiative As I hear, I judge; and My judgment is just, because I do not seek My own will, but the will of Him who sent Me.