Most Relevant Verses
each of you not just looking to his own things, but each of you also to the things of others.
It is even right for me to think this way on behalf of all of you, because I have you in my heart, because, both in my bonds and in the defense and confirmation of the Good News, you all are partakers with me of grace.
Pleasant words are a honeycomb, sweet to the soul, and health to the bones.
Finally, brothers, whatever things are true, whatever things are honorable, whatever things are just, whatever things are pure, whatever things are lovely, whatever things are of good report; if there is any virtue, and if there is any praise, think about these things.
If any man thinks himself to be a prophet, or spiritual, let him recognize the things which I write to you, that they are the commandment of the Lord.
A cheerful heart makes good medicine, but a crushed spirit dries up the bones.
Have this in your mind, which was also in Christ Jesus,
Those parts of the body which we think to be less honorable, on those we bestow more abundant honor; and our unpresentable parts have more abundant propriety;
Remind them of these things, charging them in the sight of the Lord, that they don't argue about words, to no profit, to the subverting of those who hear.
even as he chose us in him before the foundation of the world, that we would be holy and without blemish before him in love;
and that you be renewed in the spirit of your mind,
That which is born of the flesh is flesh. That which is born of the Spirit is spirit.
so that you may approve the things that are excellent; that you may be sincere and without offense to the day of Christ;
"Don't think that I came to destroy the law or the prophets. I didn't come to destroy, but to fulfill.
If anyone desires to do his will, he will know about the teaching, whether it is from God, or if I am speaking from myself.
Therefore you shall be perfect, just as your Father in heaven is perfect.
rejoicing in hope; enduring in troubles; continuing steadfastly in prayer;
Now accept one who is weak in faith, but not for disputes over opinions.
with all lowliness and humility, with patience, bearing with one another in love;
This saying therefore went out among the brothers, that this disciple wouldn't die. Yet Jesus didn't say to him that he wouldn't die, but, "If I desire that he stay until I come, what is that to you?"
to those who are without law, as without law (not being without law toward God, but under law toward Christ), that I might win those who are without law.
Or do you despise the riches of his goodness, forbearance, and patience, not knowing that the goodness of God leads you to repentance?
but his delight is in Yahweh's law. On his law he meditates day and night.
If then you were raised together with Christ, seek the things that are above, where Christ is, seated on the right hand of God.
The serpent said to the woman, "You won't surely die,
Jesus said to her, "I am the resurrection and the life. He who believes in me will still live, even if he dies.
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faith,
This is the message which we have heard from him and announce to you, that God is light, and in him is no darkness at all.
and that you make it your ambition to lead a quiet life, and to do your own business, and to work with your own hands, even as we instructed you;
These things I have written to you who believe in the name of the Son of God, that you may know that you have eternal life, and that you may continue to believe in the name of the Son of God.
I can of myself do nothing. As I hear, I judge, and my judgment is righteous; because I don't seek my own will, but the will of my Father who sent me.