Your adornment must not be of the external kind \'97 braiding the hair and putting on gold and wearing fine dresses;
but the hidden personality of the heart must wear the imperishable beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit, which is in God's sight most precious.
Let each give as he has purposed in his heart, not grudgingly nor of necessity, for God loves a cheerful giver.
that your hearts may be made firm and you may be blameless in holiness before our God and Father at the coming of our Lord Jesus with all his holy ones.
For where your treasure is there will your heart be also.
do not harden your hearts as when they made me angry on the day when they tried me in the desert,
Thanks be to God that though you were slaves of sin you became obedient from the heart to the type of teaching in which you were instructed.
Jesus said to him, " 'Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart and with all thy soul and with all thy mind.'
I tell you truly whoever says to this mountain, 'Be taken up and be cast into the sea,' and does not doubt in his mind, but believes that what he says will be, will have it.