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I fear that there may be discord, jealousy, fits of rage, selfish ambition, slander, gossip, arrogance and disorder

Among you there must not be even a hint of sexual immorality, or of any kind of impurity, or of greed, because these are improper for God’s holy people. … Put to death, therefore, whatever belongs to your earthly nature: … Continue reading

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Whoever sows generously will also reap generously

Remember this: Whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and whoever sows generously will also reap generously. … Each of you should give what you have decided in your heart to give, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver.

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We want you to know about the grace that God has given

Out of the most severe trial, their overflowing joy and their extreme poverty welled up in rich generosity. For I testify that they gave as much as they were able, and even beyond their ability. Entirely on their own, they … Continue reading

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Save yourselves from this corrupt generation

A scoundrel and villain, who goes about with a corrupt mouth, who winks with his eye, signals with his feet and motions with his fingers, who plots evil with deceit in his heart—he always stirs up dissension. Therefore disaster will … Continue reading

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I am the Lord your God; follow my decrees and be careful to keep my laws

Be careful to do what the Lord your God has commanded you; do not turn aside to the right or to the left. Walk in obedience to all that the Lord your God has commanded you, so that you may … Continue reading

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I am the Lord your God; follow my decrees and be careful to keep my laws

Just as he who called you is holy, so be holy in all you do; for it is written: “Be holy, because I am holy.” … Whoever claims to live in him must live as Jesus did. … So I … Continue reading

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There remains, then, a Sabbath rest for the people of God

Anyone who enters God’s rest also rests from his own work, just as God did from his. … Let us, therefore, make every effort to enter that rest, so that no one will fall by following their example of disobedience.

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The righteous stand firm forever

Do not be afraid. Stand firm and you will see the deliverance the LORD will bring you today. … Stand firm, and you will win life. … Now it is God who makes both us and you stand firm in … Continue reading

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Here I am! I stand at the door and knock

If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in and eat with that person, and they with me. … If you declare with your mouth, “Jesus is Lord,” and believe in your heart that God raised … Continue reading

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I consider that our present sufferings are not worth comparing with the glory that will be revealed in us

For the creation waits in eager expectation for the children of God to be revealed. For the creation was subjected to frustration, not by its own choice, but by the will of the one who subjected it, in hope that … Continue reading

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