To you they cried out and were saved; in you they trusted and were not put to shame. … The Lord protects the unwary; when I was brought low, he saved me.
At one time we too were foolish, disobedient, deceived and enslaved by all kinds of passions and pleasures. We lived in malice and envy, being hated and hating one another.
(Treat) older women as mothers … with absolute purity.
Praise the LORD from the earth … young women … Let them praise the name of the LORD, for his name alone is exalted.
Teach the older men to be temperate, worthy of respect, self-controlled, and sound in faith, in love and in endurance.
This sin of the young men was very great in the LORD’s sight, for they were treating the LORD’s offering with contempt.
Like apples of gold in settings of silver is a ruling rightly given. Like an earring of gold or an ornament of fine gold is the rebuke of a wise judge to a listening ear.
All things are yours; … And you are of Christ; and Christ is of God. … Our great God and Savior, Jesus Christ, who gave himself for us to redeem us from all wickedness and to purify for himself a people that are his very own, eager to do what is good. … God placed all things under his feet and appointed him to be head over everything for the
For the grace of God has appeared that offers salvation to all people. … We have seen his glory, the glory of the one and only Son, who came from the Father, full of grace and truth.
Who is a God like you? You do not stay angry forever but delight to show mercy. … The Lord is full of compassion and mercy.