Let us not lose heart in doing good, for in due time we will reap if we do not grow weary.
See that none of you repays evil for evil, but always seek to do good to one another and to all.
For he »will render to each one according to his works«:
Finally, brethren, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is gracious, if there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things.
For our sake he made him to be sin who knew no sin, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God.
Do not be deceived; God is not mocked, for whatever a man sows, that he will also reap.
And if you do good to those who do good to you, what credit is that to you? For even sinners do the same.
Therefore, confess your sins to one another, and pray for one another so that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous man is powerful and effective.
For the grace of God that brings salvation has appeared to all men,
training us to renounce ungodliness and worldly passions, and to live sober, upright, and godly lives in this present age,
But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things shall be given to you as well.
And the harvest of righteousness is sown in peace by those who make peace.
Draw near to God and he will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands, you sinners, and purify your hearts, you double-minded.
But even if you should suffer for the sake of righteousness, you are blessed. Do not fear their intimidation, and do not be troubled,
But you, man of God, flee from all this, and pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, endurance and gentleness.