I urge you, brethren, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies a living and holy sacrifice, acceptable to God, which is your spiritual service of worship.
For whom the Lord loves He reproves, even as a father corrects the son in whom he delights.
But from now on the Son of Man will be seated at the right hand of the power of God.
The Lord is good unto them that wait for Him, to the soul that seeketh Him.
But ye are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a peculiar people; that ye should shew forth the praises of Him who hath called you out of darkness into His marvelous light.
Suffer hardship with me, as a good soldier of Christ Jesus.
Who is the King of glory? The Lord strong and mighty, the Lord mighty in battle.
Put on the full armor of God, so that you will be able to stand firm against the schemes of the devil.
Therefore, putting aside all filthiness and all that remains of wickedness, in humility receive the word implanted, which is able to save your souls.
Little children, keep yourselves from idols. Amen.
But as for you, only keep yourselves from the things under the ban, so that you do not covet them and take some of the things under the ban, and make the camp of Israel accursed and bring trouble on it.
Be imitators of God, therefore, as dearly loved children and live a life of love, just as Christ loved us and gave Himself up for us as a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God.