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Finally brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is commendable—if there is any moral excellence and if there is any praise—dwell on these things.
Set your minds on what is above, not on what is on the earth.
Let the wicked one abandon his way
and the sinful one his thoughts;
let him return to the Lord,
so He may have compassion on him,
and to our God, for He will freely forgive.
It is better to go to a house of mourning
than to go to a house of feasting,
since that is the end of all mankind,
and the living should take it to heart.
“Don’t assume that I came to destroy the Law or the Prophets. I did not come to destroy but to fulfill.
What do you think? If a man has 100 sheep, and one of them goes astray, won’t he leave the 99 on the hillside and go and search for the stray?
Or do you think that I cannot call on My Father, and He will provide Me at once with more than 12 legions of angels?
And He responded to them, “Do you think that these Galileans were more sinful than all Galileans because they suffered these things?
(I know and am persuaded by the Lord Jesus that nothing is unclean in itself. Still, to someone who considers a thing to be unclean, to that one it is unclean.)
When I was a child,
I spoke like a child,
I thought like a child,
I reasoned like a child.
When I became a man,
I put aside childish things.
What then? I will pray with the spirit, and I will also pray with my understanding. I will sing with the spirit, and I will also sing with my understanding.
Brothers, don’t be childish in your thinking, but be infants in regard to evil and adult in your thinking.
you are being renewed in the spirit of your minds;
Make your own attitude that of Christ Jesus,
Therefore, since Christ suffered in the flesh, equip yourselves also with the same resolve—because the one who suffered in the flesh has finished with sin—