An elder do not reprimand, but persuade him as a father, and those who are young as thy brethren,
and the enmity, through his flesh; and the law of prescriptions, with its requirements, he hath abolished, that of the two he might create in himself one new man, and make peace;
45 as also it is written, Adam the first man became a living soul, and the last Adam a life-giving spirit.
46 But the spiritual was not first, but the animal; and then the spiritual.
47 The first man who is of the earth is dust, the second man the Lord from heaven.
48 As was he who was dust, so also are they who are dust: as is he who is from heaven, so also are the heavenly ones.
49 And as we have worn the likeness of him who was dust, so shall we wear the likeness of him who is from heaven.
But, as the scripture testifieth and saith, What is man, that thou rememberedst him, and the Son of man, that thou didst visit him?
And let not that man expect to receive any thing from the Lord,
who is divided in his mind, and disturbed in all his ways.
But thou, O man of God, from these things flee, and follow after righteousness, and after equity, and after faith, and after charity, and after patience, and after meekness.
When I was a child, as a child I spake, and as a child I thought, and as a child I reasoned; but when I had become a man I abolished these things of childhood.
but that you put from you your former habitudes, the old man who is corrupt in deceitful lusts,
and be renewed in the spirit of your minds,
and wear the new man, who by Aloha is created in righteousness and in the sanctity of truth.
As by one man sin entered into the world, and by sin death, so death hath passed upon all men through this, that all have sinned.