Jesus said to her, »I am the resurrection and the life. He who believes in me, though he die, yet shall he live;
and whoever lives and believes in me shall never die. Do you believe this?«
He who calls you is faithful, and he will do it.
For bodily training is of some value, but godliness is of value in all things, as it holds promise for the present life and also for the life to come.
He who overcomes shall be clothed in white garments, and I will not blot out his name from the Book of Life; but I will confess his name before my Father and before his angels.
For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.
By these he has granted to us his precious and very great promises, so that through them you may escape from the corruption that is in the world because of lust, and become partakers of the divine nature.
»Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you.
For this reason he is the mediator of a new covenant, that those who are called may receive the promised eternal inheritance, now that he has died as a ransom to set them free from the transgressions committed under the first covenant.
And after you have suffered a little while, the God of all grace, who has called you to his eternal glory in Christ, will himself restore, establish, and strengthen you.
Let us hold fast the confession of our hope without wavering, for he who promised is faithful;
Beloved, now we are children of God; and it has not yet been revealed what we shall be, but we know that when he appears, we shall be like him, for we shall see him as he is.
And everyone who has this hope in him purifies himself, just as he is pure.
But the Scripture has bound everyone under sin, so that that what was promised by faith in Jesus Christ might be given to those who believe.
Behold, I stand at the door and knock. If any one hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in to him and eat with him, and he with me.
The Lord is not slow about his promise, as some count slowness, but is patient toward you, not wishing for any to perish but for all to come to repentance.
Since we have these promises, beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from every defilement of flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God.
But as it is, he has obtained a ministry which is as much more excellent than the old as the covenant he mediates is better, since it is enacted on better promises.