Go to the ant, you lazy man! Observe its ways and become wise.
Do not be overly righteous, nor be overly wise. Why be self-destructive?
If he were to decide to do so, that is, to take back to himself his spirit and breath of life,
This saying is trustworthy. I want you to insist on these things, so that those who have put their faith in God may devote themselves to good actions. These things are good and helpful to other people.
Then, instead of being lazy, you will imitate those who are inheriting the promises through faith and patience.
God is spirit, and those who worship him must worship in spirit and truth."
Now to someone who works, wages are not considered a gift but an obligation.
Even though a sinner does what is wrong a hundred times and still survives, nevertheless I also know that things will go well for those who fear God, who fear in his presence.
"If he remains silent, who will condemn him? If he conceals his face, who can see him? He watches over both nation and individual alike,
Then Moses issued an order, and the message was taken throughout the camp, "Men and women, don't bring any more offerings for the sanctuary." The people were restrained from bringing any more,
He spreads out the north over empty space, suspending the earth over nothing.
They claim to know God, but they deny him by their actions. They are detestable, disobedient, and disqualified to do anything good.
Have nothing to do with a divisive person after you have warned him once or twice.
When Jesus saw the crowds, he went up on the hill. After taking his seat, his disciples came to him,
At the right time he revealed his message through the proclamation that was entrusted to me by the command of God our Savior.
But as for me, I will look to the LORD; I will wait for the God who will deliver me. My God will hear me.
"He strikes the wicked among them in a place where they can be seen
However, if it's from God, you won't be able to stop them, and you may even discover that you are fighting against God!"
They are not to insult anyone or be argumentative. Instead, they are to be gentle and perfectly courteous to everyone.
Do you instill the horse with strength? Do you clothe its neck with a mane?
every living thing would die all at once, and mankind would return to dust."
Everything is clean to those who are clean, but nothing is clean to those who are corrupt and unbelieving. Indeed, their very way of thinking and their consciences have been corrupted.
Can one who hates justice really govern? And if God is righteous and mighty, can you condemn him?
But avoid foolish controversies, arguments about genealogies, quarrels, and fights about the Law. These things are useless and worthless.
2 Corinthians 10:5
and every proud obstacle that is raised against the knowledge of God, taking every thought captive in order to obey the Messiah.
When he had said this, he breathed on them and told them, "Receive the Holy Spirit.
When the time comes for rebuilding your walls, that time will surely be extended.
"Observe the heavens! Take a look around! Look! The clouds are higher than you, aren't they?
None of the others dared join them, although the rest of the people continued to hold them in high regard.
"Has anyone ever really told God, "I've endured, and I won't act corruptly anymore.
because he repays a person for his behavior; and according to a person's conduct, he lets it happen to him.
When the Council heard this, they became furious and wanted to kill them.
One of their very own prophets said, "Liars ever, men of Crete, savage brutes that live to eat."
"Therefore you men of understanding, listen to me! Far be it for God to practice wickedness, or the Almighty to do what is wrong,
and poured him out upon us, too, through Jesus the Messiah our Savior true.
Truly, God doesn't practice wickedness, and the Almighty doesn't pervert justice.
"I'm telling you to keep away from these men for now. Leave them alone, because if this plan or movement is of human origin, it will fail.
Now many signs and wonders were being performed by the apostles among the people, who were gathered together in Solomon's Colonnade.
"He restricts the waters within clouds and the clouds don't burst open under them.
By his power he disturbs the sea; and with his skill he shatters the sea monster.