But you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, God’s special possession, that you may declare the praises of him who called you out of darkness into his wonderful light.
And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love.
They are from the world; therefore they speak from the world, and the world listens to them.
But whoever lives by the truth comes into the light, so that it may be seen plainly that what they have done has been done in the sight of God.
I can do all this through him who gives me strength.
Love does no harm to a neighbor. Therefore love is the fulfillment of the law.
Very truly I tell you, whoever hears my word and believes him who sent me has eternal lifeand will not be judged but has crossed over from death to life.
you were bought at a price. Therefore honor God with your bodies.
Therefore, since we have these promises, dear friends, let us purify ourselves from everything that contaminates body and spirit, perfecting holiness out of reverence for God.
He is the one we proclaim, admonishing and teaching everyone with all wisdom, so that we may present everyone fully mature in Christ.
Give, and it will be given to you. A good measure, pressed down, shaken together and running over, will be poured into your lap. For with the measure you use, it will be measured to you.
for he guards the course of the just and protects the way of his faithful ones.
So do not throw away your confidence; it will be richly rewarded.
And without faith it is impossible to please God, because anyone who comes to him must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who earnestly seek him.
My help comes from the LORD, the Maker of heaven and earth.
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