Do not be led astray; "bad associations corrupt good morals."
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, slowness to anger, kindness, benevolence, faithfulness,
gentleness, self-control; against such there is no law.
So then as we have opportunity let us work for the good of all men, and especially of those who belong to the household of the faith.
Be kind to one another, sympathetic, forgiving one another just as God in Christ has forgiven you.
Also that the women adorn themselves in becoming dress modestly and discreetly, not with braided hair or gold or pearls or costly clothes,
but \'97 as is becoming for women professing piety \'97 with good deeds.
People do not light a lamp and put it under a peck-measure, but on the stand, and it gives light for all in the house.
So let your light shine before men that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father in heaven.
5 for this very reason make it your whole endeavor to supply to your faith virtue, and to your virtue knowledge,
6 and to your knowledge self-control, and to your self-control endurance, and to your endurance reverence,
7 and to your reverence brotherliness, and to your brotherliness love.
All things are lawful, but not all are beneficial. All things are lawful, but not all build up character.
And who is it that will harm you if you become earnest for the good?
Become compassionate as your Father is compassionate.
who gave himself for us to redeem us from all sin and purify us as his own people earnest in honorable work.
Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.
Let your love be without pretense. Abhor what is evil; cling to the good.
Let no vile word come out of your mouth, but, if anything, a good word for needed upbuilding of character to give grace to those who hear.
God is able to make every blessing abound for you so that having in everything always all that you need, you may abound in every good work,