Depart from wickedness and do good, Aim at well-being, and pursue it.
Be not deceiving yourselves,evil communications corrupt gentle manners:
But, the fruit of the Spirit, islove, joy, peace, long-suffering, graciousness, goodness, faithfulness,
meekness, self-control;against such things as these, there is no law.
I believe that I shall seeThe goodness of Yahweh in the land of the living,
Hence, then, as we have opportunity, let us be working what is good, towards all,but, especially, towards the family of the faith.
And be ye gracious one to another, tenderly affectionate, in favour forgiving one anothereven as, God also, in Christ, hath in favour forgiven you;
In the same way, that, the women, in seemly attire, with modesty and sober-mindedness, be adorning themselves,not with plaitings and ornamentation of gold, or with pearls, or with costly apparel,
But, which becometh women promising godliness, through means of good works.
Remember thy compassions, O Yahweh, and thy lovingkindnesses, For, from age-past times, have they been.
The sins of my youth, and my transgressions, do not thou call to mind,According to thine own lovingkindness, remember thou me, for the sake of thine own goodness, O Yahweh.
Thus saith YahwehStand ye at the waysand see, And ask for the paths of age-past times, Where is the good way? And walk therein, And ye shall find rest to your souls. But they said, We will not walk !
Neither light they a lamp, and place it under the measure; but upon the lampstand, and it giveth light to all that are in the house.
In like manner, let your light shine before men,that they may see your good works,and glorify your Father who is in the heavens.
5 And, for this very reason alsoadding, on your part, all diligence, supply, in your faith, excellence, and, in your excellence, knowledge,
6 And, in your knowledge, self-control, and, in your self-control, endurance, and, in your endurance, godliness,
7 And, in your godliness, brotherly affection, and, in your brotherly affection, love.
All things are allowablebut, not all things, are profitable,all things are allowablebut, not all things, upbuild.
Who, then, is he that shall harm you, if, for that which is good, ye become zealous?
The charm of a man, is his lovingkindness,and better a poor man, than one who deceiveth.
Become ye compassionate, according as, your Father, is, compassionate;
Who gave himself up in our behalf, that he might redeem us from all manner of lawlessness, and purify for himself a people as his own treasurezealous of noble works.
Then, shalt thou understand righteousness and justice, and equityevery noble course.
Be not overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.
Your love, without hypocrisy,loathing that which is wicked, cleaving to that which is good;
Let, no putrid discourse, out of your mouth, be going forth, but if anything is goodsuited to the needful upbuilding,that it may give benefit unto them that hear;
Trust in Yahweh, and do good, Dwell in the land, and feed on fidelity;
Good is Yahweh, as a protection in the day of distress,and one who acknowledgeth them who seek refuge in him.
Righteous is Yahweh in all his ways, and kind in all his works.
Moreover God is able to cause, every gracious gift, to superabound unto you, in order that, having in every thing, at every time, every kind of sufficiency of your own, ye may be superabounding unto every good work;