So every good tree bears good fruit, but the bad tree bears bad fruit.
Apply your heart to discipline
And your ears to words of knowledge.
Whoever confesses that Jesus is the Son of God, God abides in him, and he in God.
Finally, brethren, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is of good repute, if there is any excellence and if anything worthy of praise, dwell on these things.
See to it that no one takes you captive through philosophy and empty deception, according to the tradition of men, according to the elementary principles of the world, rather than according to Christ.
When I was a child, I used to speak like a child, think like a child, reason like a child; when I became a man, I did away with childish things.
Their end is destruction, their god is their belly, and they glory in their shame, with minds set on earthly things.
Now, O Lord God, You are God, and Your words are truth, and You have promised this good thing to Your servant. Now therefore, may it please You to bless the house of Your servant, that it may continue forever before You. For You, O Lord God, have spoken; and with Your blessing may the house of Your servant be blessed forever.”
that the creation itself also will be set free from its slavery to corruption into the freedom of the glory of the children of God.