“Though the mountains be shaken and the hills be removed, yet my unfailing love for you will not be shaken nor my covenant of peace be removed,” says the Lord, who has compassion on you.
What has happened to all your joy?
My command is this: Love each other as I have loved you.
The gospel is bearing fruit and growing throughout the whole world— just as it has been doing among you since the day you heard it and truly understood God’s grace.
Now about your love for one another we do not need to write to you, for you yourselves have been taught by God to love each other.
Then you will have success if you are careful to observe the decrees and laws that the Lord gave Moses … He holds success in store for the upright.
You, my brothers and sisters … serve one another. … be filled with the Spirit, speaking to one another with psalms, hymns and songs from the Spirit.
It is for freedom that Christ has set us free. Stand firm, then, and do not let yourselves be burdened again by a yoke of slavery.
The righteousness of the upright delivers them, but the unfaithful are trapped by evil desires.
He who was seated on the throne said, “I am making everything new!” Then he said, “Write this down, for these words are trustworthy and true.”