Do not be proud, but be willing to associate with people of low position. Do not be conceited.
My dear children, I write this to you so that you will not sin. But if anybody does sin, we have an advocate with the Father—Jesus Christ, the Righteous One. He is the atoning sacrifice for our sins, and not only for ours but also for the sins of the whole world.
I know whom I have believed, and am convinced that he is able to guard what I have entrusted to him for that day.
For there is one God and one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus, who gave himself as a ransom for all men.
We cared for you. Because we loved you so much, we were delighted to share with you not only the gospel of God but our lives as well. … Others will praise God for the obedience that accompanies your confession of the gospel of Christ
Masters, provide your slaves with what is right and fair, because you know that you also have a Master in heaven.
Start children off on the way they should go, and even when they are old they will not turn from it. … Folly is bound up in the heart of a child, but the rod of discipline will drive it far away.
For I have chosen him, so that he will direct his children and his household after him to keep the way of the Lord by doing what is right and just.
“Who is he, sir?” the man asked. “Tell me so that I may believe in him.”
If my steps have turned from the path, if my heart has been led by my eyes, or if my hands have been defiled, then may others eat what I have sown, and may my crops be uprooted. … If I have put my trust in gold or said to pure gold, “You are my security,” if I have rejoiced over my great wealth, the fortune my hands had gained,