Most Relevant Verses
Do not be concerned about your own interests, but also be concerned about the interests of others.
For it is only right for me to think this way about all of you, because you're constantly on my mind. Both in my imprisonment and in the defense and confirmation of the gospel, all of you are partners with me in this privilege.
Pleasant words are honey from a honeycomb sweet to the soul and healing for the body.
Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is fair, whatever is pure, whatever is acceptable, whatever is commendable, if there is anything of excellence and if there is anything praiseworthy keep thinking about these things.
A joyful heart is good medicine, but a broken spirit drains one's strength.
Have the same attitude among yourselves that was also in the Messiah Jesus:
and the parts of the body that we think are less honorable are treated with special honor, and we make our less attractive parts more attractive.
Remind others about these things, and warn them before God not to argue over words. Arguing does not do any good but only destroys those who are listening.
just as he chose us in the Messiah before the creation of the universe to be holy and blameless in his presence. In love
to be renewed in your mental attitude,
What is born of the flesh is flesh, and what is born of the Spirit is spirit.
so that you may be able to choose what is best and be pure and blameless until the day when the Messiah returns,
"Do not think that I came to destroy the Law or the Prophets. I didn't come to destroy them, but to fulfill them,
If anyone wants to do his will, he'll know whether this teaching is from God or whether I'm speaking on my own.
So be perfect, as your heavenly Father is perfect."
Were you a slave when you were called? Do not let that bother you. Of course, if you have a chance to become free, take advantage of the opportunity.
For whenever gentiles, who do not possess the Law, do instinctively what the Law requires, they are a law to themselves, even though they do not have the Law.
Be joyful in hope, patient in trouble, and persistent in prayer.
Accept anyone who is weak in faith, but not for the purpose of arguing over differences of opinion.
demonstrating all expressions of humility, gentleness, and patience, accepting one another in love.
So the rumor spread among the brothers that this disciple wasn't going to die. Yet Jesus didn't say to Peter that he wasn't going to die, but, "If it's my will for him to remain until I come back, how does that concern you?"
To those who do not have the Law, I became like a man who does not have the Law in order to win those who do not have the Law. However, I am not free from God's Law, but I'm subject to the Messiah's law.
Or are you unaware of his rich kindness, forbearance, and patience, that it is God's kindness that is leading you to repent?
But he delights in the LORD's instruction, and meditates in his instruction day and night.
Therefore, if you have been raised with the Messiah, keep focusing on the things that are above, where the Messiah is seated at the right hand of God.
"You certainly will not die!" the Shining One told the woman.
Jesus told her, "I am the resurrection and the life. The person who believes in me, even though he dies, will live.
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,
This is the message that we have heard from him and declare to you: God is light, and in him there is no darkness none at all!
Also, make it your goal to live quietly, to mind your own business, and to work with your own hands, as we instructed you,
I have written these things 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 accord. I judge according to what I hear, and my judgment is just, because I do not seek my own will but the will of the one who sent me."