Your adornment must not be merely outwardbraiding the hair, and wearing gold jewelry, or putting on fine clothing;
but let it be the hidden person of the heart, with the imperishable beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit, which is precious in God's sight.
Each one must give just as he has purposed in his heart, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver.
so that he may establish your hearts without blame in holiness before our God and Father, at the coming of our Lord Jesus with all his saints.
For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.
do not harden your hearts as in the rebellion,on the day of testing in the wilderness,
But thanks be to God, that you who were once slaves of sin have become obedient from the heart to the standard of teaching to which you were committed,
Jesus said to him, »You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind.
Truly, I say to you, whoever says to this mountain, Be taken up and cast into the sea, and does not doubt in his heart, but believes that what he says will come to pass, it will be done for him.