Therefore, my dear brothers and sisters, stand firm. Let nothing move you. Always give yourselves fully to the work of the Lord, because you know that your labor in the Lord is not in vain.
As you do not know the path of the wind, or how the body is formed in a mother's womb, so you cannot understand the work of God, the Maker of all things.
All those the Father gives me will come to me, and whoever comes to me I will never drive away.
Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you.
If you remain in me and my words remain in you, ask whatever you wish, and it will be done for you.
Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for human masters,
Therefore he is able to save completely those who come to God through him, because he always lives to intercede for them.
And without faith it is impossible to please God, because anyone who comes to him must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who earnestly seek him.
I will say of the , “He is my refuge and my fortress,
Whoever believes in him is not condemned, but whoever does not believe stands condemned already because they have not believed in the name of God’s one and only Son.
Dear friends, since God so loved us, we also ought to love one another.
But thanks be to God! He gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.
Therefore the Lord himself will give you a sign: The virgin will conceive and give birth to a son, andwill call him Immanuel.
You are my refuge and my shield;
For everything that was written in the past was written to teach us, so that through the endurance taught in the Scriptures and the encouragement they provide we might have hope.
Jesus looked at them and said,
But you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, God’s special possession, that you may declare the praises of him who called you out of darkness into his wonderful light.
And my God will meet all your needs according to the riches of his glory in Christ Jesus.
Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friends.
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