Therefore leaving the principles of the doctrine of Christ, let us go on unto perfection; not laying again the foundation of repentance from dead works, and of faith toward God,
Ointment and perfume rejoice the heart: so doth the sweetness of a man’s friend by hearty counsel.
Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth.
And why call ye me, Lord, Lord, and do not the things which I say?
The Lord is nigh unto all them that call upon him, to all that call upon him in truth. He will fulfil the desire of them that fear him: he also will hear their cry, and will save them.
And whatsoever we ask, we receive of him, because we keep his commandments, and do those things that are pleasing in his sight.
The heart of the prudent getteth knowledge; and the ear of the wise seeketh knowledge.
Uphold me according unto thy word, that I may live: and let me not be ashamed of my hope.
Be of good courage, and he shall strengthen your heart, all ye that hope in the Lord.
Wash you, make you clean; put away the evil of your doings from before mine eyes; cease to do evil; Learn to do well; seek judgment, relieve the oppressed, judge the fatherless, plead for the widow.