So we fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is unseen, since what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal.
Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friends.
for he guards the course of the just and protects the way of his faithful ones.
If anyone says, “I love God,” and hates his brother, he is a liar; for he who does not love his brother whom he has seen cannot love God whom he has not seen.
And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose.
God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.
Praise be to the Lord, to God our Savior, who daily bears our burdens.
And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love.
Therefore the Lord himself will give you a sign: The virgin will conceive and give birth to a son, andwill call him Immanuel.
But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.
Resist him, standing firm in the faith, because you know that the family of believers throughout the world is undergoing the same kind of sufferings.
Blessed is the one who does not walk in step with the wicked or stand in the way that sinners take or sit in the company of mockers,
In everything I did, I showed you that by this kind of hard work we must help the weak, remembering the words the Lord Jesus himself said:
Wisdom is the principal thing; therefore get wisdom: and with all thy getting get understanding.
And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.
The mind governed by the flesh is death, but the mind governed by the Spirit is life and peace.
Humble yourselves, therefore, under God's mighty hand, that he may lift you up in due time.
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