Do not rebuke an older man, but entreat him as a father, the younger men as brothers,
In his own flesh he has ended the force of the law of commandments in ordinances in order to make the two, in himself, into one new man, thus making peace,
45 Just as it is written, "The first man Adam became a living animal," the last Adam became a lifegiving spirit.
46 But the spiritual is not first, but the animal, then the spiritual.
47 The first man was from the earth, earthly; the second man is the Lord from heaven.
48 As is the earthly man such are also those who are earthly, and as is the heavenly man such are also those who are heavenly.
49 And as we have borne the image of the earthly man, we shall bear the image of the heavenly man.
But somewhere one says, "What is man that thou rememberest him? Or the son of man that thou carest for him?
For that man must not think that he will obtain anything from the Lord \'97
a two-minded man unsteady in all his ways.
But you, O man of God, must shun this. Pursue righteousness, piety, faith, love, endurance, gentleness.
When I was a child, I talked like a child, I thought like a child, I reasoned like a child. Since I have become a man, I have no use for childish things.
22 that you should put away the old man who belonged to your former way of life and was perishing in deluding passions,
23 and that you should be made new in the spirit of your minds
24 and put on the new man formed as God approves in the righteousness and holiness of truth.
Therefore as through one man sin entered the world, and through sin death entered, and so death spread to all men, since all sinned \'97